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New and Improved Airbnb cleaning Checklist

Take a look at the Airbnb checklist that Hummingbird Cleaning services uses to ensure a efficient, fast and accurate cleaning every time. As a Airbnb Host, we understand and know you want to eliminate the stress and hassles of having customer complaints about cleanliness. We know that receiving the absolute best reviews will contribute to consistent revenue from you Airbnb. In case you’re offering guests basic lodgings to rest temporarily, or long term high end accommodations, cleanliness is the ultimately the most important to your guests.


Unquestionably, if your guest notice one small thing that hasn’t been cleaned properly, they are more likely to perceive the whole place as unkempt. That’s a frustrating experience if you’ve worked hard to get the place clean. It’s important to prepare for these situations and present to your guests a favorable clean each time, but without spending a huge amount of time doing so.


We have taken the time to redecorate our Airbnb checklist to ensure your guests give you exceptional reviews on cleanliness, while making your reset as thorough and quick as possible.


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“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” ~Hummingbird cleaning services




Airbnb Cleaning Checklist




1.) Sweep, vacuum and mop

  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping floors of various types.

  • We vacuum all floors in every room. This includes stairs, carpeted rooms, hardwood, and tile floors. We remove furniture cushions and vacuum up crumbs, pet hair, and dust.


2.) Clean Kitchen

  • Wash and put away any dishes left out

  • Wipe out stove and stove top

  • Check other appliances are empty, clean and functional

  • Check fridge remove anything left behind by guests, wipe any spills

  • Wipe down all kitchen surfaces

  • Clean and polish sink, taps and other hardware.

  • Empty trash cans


3.) Clean Bathroom

  • Sanitize and clean toilet

  • Shine sink

  • Squeegee mirrors

  • Spot clean shower: depending on how long your guests stayed, you may only need to wipe over the shower for most cleans and give it a deeper clean periodically.

  • Scrub glass shower screen or squeegee.


4.) Change linen & towels

  • Strip used linen and wash

  • Bed sheets, towels, bathmats etc. All replace with fresh set.

5.) Re-stock consumables


What you choose to leave for your guests is totally up to you, but normally this would include:

  • tea, coffee, paper towel, trash can liners, dish soap, facial tissues, toilet paper, hand soap, shampoo and conditioner, body wash.


6.) Dust, Tidy, Reset

  • We dust each surface of your home to reduce allergens. This includes mantles, picture frames, light fixtures, fan blades, window sills, blinds, wardrobes, entertainment centers, dressers, side tables, and more.

  • Make sure all lights are working

  • Tidy area and plump up cushions, straighten rugs, fix décor items, leave out guest information brochure, reset blinds and curtains


"Even if you have mastered your change/reset cleaning routine, a common mistake we see Airbnb hosts make is to neglect the ‘bigger picture’ presentation of their properties. Some tasks, such as cobwebbing, window cleaning and carpet steam cleaning may not need to be done every time, but they definitely can build up over time and take away from the presentation of your Airbnb. So, make a plan to vacuum out your window tracks, spot clean your walls and dust those blinds!"


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Additional links:

Hummingbird Full cleaning checklist

Community Service updates

Cleaning Guide lines

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