CottageCare's Cleaning Checklist

There are, on average, about 165 tasks we perform in the typical home while cleaning. This is not a point-by-point inspection list; it merely summarizes the overall focus and extent to which we go to create an industry-wide best in a CottageCare cleaning.

Kitchen

  • Countertops and backsplash cleaned and sanitized (all items removed and cleaned behind)
  • Sink cleaned and sanitized
  • Window above the sink clean and free of smudges
  • Blinds are cobwebbed
  • Cabinet exteriors cleaned
  • Appliance exteriors are cleaned
  • Microwave is cleaned inside and out
  • Small appliances are wiped down
  • Walls and fixtures cobwebbed
  • Window sills wiped down
  • Pictures and ledges cobwebbed
  • Trash is emptied
  • Throw rugs are shaken out or vacuumed
  • Kitchen nook dusted
  • Pantry Vacuumed
  • Floors edged and vacuumed
  • Baseboards are wiped down
  • Floors are hand washed
  • Our signature finishing touches are completed

Bathroom

  • Sinks cleaned and sanitized
  • Countertops cleaned and sanitized
  • Glass is clean and free of smudges
  • Cabinet exteriors are cleaned
  • Shower and tub are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized
  • Chrome is shined
  • Toilet is cleaned and sanitized (base and behind)
  • Walls and fixtures are cobwebbed
  • Blinds are cobwebbed
  • Window sills are wiped down
  • Trash is emptied
  • Switch plates are clean
  • Pictures and ledges are cobwebbed
  • Baseboards are wiped down
  • Closet is vacuumed
  • Throw rugs are shaken out or vacuumed
  • Floor is hand washed
  • Our signature finishing touches are completed

Other Rooms

  • Glass is clean and free of smudges
  • Walls, fixtures, ceiling fans, and baseboards are cobwebbed
  • Window sills wiped down
  • Blinds are cobwebbed
  • Trash and paper shredders are emptied
  • Beds are made
  • Rooms are tidied
  • All furniture is dusted
  • Decor is dusted
  • Glass is cleaned (excluding windows)
  • One set of French doors are cleaned (inside and out)
  • Front storm door is cleaned
  • All upholstery is vacuumed
  • Floors are edged and vacuumed
  • Our signature finishing touches are completed