According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics almost 30% of households are rented. When moving house, landlords and property managers expect that the condition of the property will be the same as when you moved in, leaving an allowance for fair wear and tear.

The property will be inspected after you move out, and the return of your bond will be assessed.

Moving can be a financial burden and there is a lot to do and organise. Here are some tips to get your bond back with end of lease cleaning:

Check the Condition Report

When you moved in you will have received a condition report. Ensure that you leave the home in the same condition as it was originally.

Repair anything that has been broken and where possible change any alterations back to the way they were before you moved in, unless the alterations have been agreed with your landlord.

There May Be A Requirement To Steam Clean The Carpet

It is often a condition of your lease that the carpet be steam cleaned when you vacate a property. Usually a receipt  needs to be produced as proof that this has occurred.

Pest Control

Pest Contrl may be a requirement of vacating the premises. A receipt may be needed.

Thoroughly Clean The Property When Empty

You will often be given a checklist of items to clean. A bond clean needs to be extremely thorough and is best left to professional bond cleaners.

Questa Services Professional home cleaning services Sydney, will know exactly what process to go through, in order to ensure that the property is immaculately clean and you have the best chance of getting back your bond.

The following are some of the areas that must be cleaned thoroughly on exit:

  • Windows
  • Window tracks
  • Architraves
  • Light fittings
  • Walls
  • Ledges
  • Oven
  • Bathrooms
  • Cupboards
  • Floors
  • Driveways
  • Garage

Take Photos Of The Property On The Last Day

Take photos or video of the property when you are ready to hand back the keys. This is evidence of the condition that you left the property in.

There is a lot to do when relocating. Moving is a busy and expensive time. To put yourself in a better position to get your bond back ensure that the property is immaculately cleaned and that there are no repairs to be made.

Always go through an exit checklist, usually available through your landlord or real estate agency. Questa Service offers bond cleaning, office cleaning and home cleaning services Sydney areas.