Routine Inspection Guide

Routine Inspection Guide - pruning
This simple checklist is designed to help you prepare for routine inspections. For more information please talk to our property management team.


  • Carpets and floors – sweep, mop and vacuum.
  • Windows – clean the inside and outside of windows, as well as windowsills, runners and tracks.
  • Wood work – clean skirting and window frames.
  • Doors – interior and exterior doors, the tops of doors, handles and edges.
  • Cupboards – clean internal and external doors and shelves.
  • Walls – remove marks, especially around light switches.
  • Light fittings – clean fittings and replace globes.
  • Cobwebs – remove from corners and other areas inside.
  • Curtains and blinds – ensure they are clean and dust-free.


  • Oven – clean inside and out per manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Hot plates and top – lift up and clean underneath where possible.
  • Griller – clean drip tray too.
  • Walls and floors – including under and behind the stove (pull out from the wall if possible).
  • Exhaust fans – remove cover and wash in detergent or bleach.
  • Cupboards – clean internal and external doors and shelves.
  • Refrigerator – clean exterior (and interior if rental is furnished).

Bathroom & Laundry

  • Toilet – clean thoroughly.
  • Cabinets – clean internal and external doors and shelves.
  • Bench tops – wipe down and tidy.
  • Shower – scrub shower recess. Grouting and tiles should be free of soap residue and mould.
  • Ceilings and walls – mould and mark free.
  • Bath – scrub and wipe down.
  • Basin – scrub and wipe down.
  • Exhaust fan – remove cover and wash in detergent or bleach.
  • Lint filters – in dryer and washer cleaned.


  • Cobwebs – remove from windows, doorways, light fittings, garage and carports.
  • Oil and grease stains – remove from driveways, carports and garage.
  • Rubbish – remove from property.
  • Windows – exterior windows cleaned.
  • Lawns – mowed and edges trimmed.
  • Garden beds – weed free.
  • Flowering bushes etc. – pruned per original condition.
  • Paths and paving – weed free.
Routine Inspection Guide - pruning