Are you looking for a few home cleaning tips before you host?

Airbnb cleaning doesn’t have to be daunting. If you have a checklist, you can make sure you remember everything.

Keep reading for a cleaning checklist with everything you need.

Essential Cleaning Supplies and Equipment

Essential cleaning supplies and equipment are a must for the quick, efficient cleaning of an Airbnb. Things like trash bags, vacuum cleaners, mops and buckets, cleaning chemicals, sponges, clothes, and plastic bins for storage are essential. 

Other important items such as a ladder or stepladder, a dustpan, a brush, scouring pads, and gloves are also important. With all of these items on your Airbnb cleaning checklist, you’ll be sure to have an efficient clean.

Bedrooms and Linens

The bedding should be changed and each bed made. Vacuum the floors and make sure all surfaces are wiped down and/or dusted.

Next, clean the mirrors, and wipe window sills, lampshades, and any exposed surfaces. Linens should be replaced if needed. Wipe down the closet and dressers, making sure all closets are organized.

Dust and mop baseboards and the corner molding. Finish by replacing all towels, checking for damage, and having a basket of fresh, clean towels ready for guests. Finally, pay special attention to any d├ęcor items that might need a quick dusting.

Bathrooms and Surfaces

When an efficient Airbnb cleaning checklist, bathrooms, and surfaces should be a top priority. Clean the bathroom sink, shower, and toilet with a cleaner and disinfectant. Then wipe all the counter surfaces, mirror, and tile of any water and residue.

Wipe down all the cabinets and any other surfaces in the bathroom with a damp cloth. Mop the floor with your preferred cleaning solution, and if desired, add some air freshener. You may also ask for help from professionals at

Kitchen and Appliances

The kitchen and appliances are some of the most important items to consider when creating a quick Airbnb cleaning checklist. Start by cleaning out the inside and outside of the fridge, microwave, and oven.

Wipe down cabinets, shelves, and drawers to remove any built-up grime. Sweep and mop the kitchen floor, taking special care to ensure that any spills and crumbs are cleaned.

Final Touches and Sanitisation

Final Touches and Sanitisation are the last steps in the Airbnb cleaning checklist. Furniture, surfaces, windows, and fans should be dusted to remove any particles.

Sheets and towels should be changed, and floors should be swept and vacuumed. High-touch surfaces, such as doorknobs, handles, remote controls, and light switches, should be wiped down with an antibacterial cleaner or disinfectant wipes.

Learn About This Airbnb Cleaning Checklist

Overall, this checklist is a great starting template to get your Airbnb listing clean and efficient. Make sure to customize it according to your own needs and preferences.

Feel free to add or remove tasks as needed. Now that you have the essentials to create an efficient Airbnb cleaning checklist, start cleaning and get ready for your next booking!

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By Manali