Weekly Housekeeping Services

Elan Vacations understands that the appearance of your vacation rental home is essential to your success. Cleanliness largely determines the quality of the guest's stay, and their likelihood to return to your home. Our in-house cleaning team is experienced in vacation rental cleanings and can provide you with the highest quality and efficient service. Our cleaning service involves a careful cleaning of the entire unit each week, bringing it back to the high standards you hold. Our cleaners are happy to meet with you to custom tailor a clean that fits your needs. We can develop a checklist of special tasks to be completed during each turnover if your home requires.

Each home is assigned a cleaning staff for the duration of the season. On each visit, sheets and towels will be changed out and beds freshly made each week. Below you will find a checklist of the standard cleaning tasks completed each week:

Kitchen

  • Clean appliances, counters, cabinets, table and chairs
  • Clean, scrub and sanitize sinks, countertops and backsplashes
  • Clean range top and wipe out inside of oven and drawer
  • Clean appliance exteriors, including the inside of toaster oven and coffee maker
  • Clean inside and outside of refrigerator and microwave oven
  • Wash floor
  • Run and/or empty dishwasher and check organization of cupboards

Living Room

  • Broom clean or sweep floors, then vacuum/wash
  • Dust window sills and ledges
  • Dust furniture, blinds, picture frames, knick-knacks, ceiling fans and lamps
  • Vacuum furniture including under seat cushions
  • Check sofa bed for dirty linens
  • Wash inside and out on sliding glass doors
  • Empty and clean wastebaskets

Bedrooms

  • Change sheets and make beds
  • Vacuum floor and under beds
  • Check for personal belongings left in drawers and closets
  • Dust furniture and clean mirrors
  • Clean inside and out any sliding glass doors
  • Clean blankets and comforters as needed
  • Organize closets

Bathrooms

  • Clean, scrub and sanitize showers, bathtubs, vanity, sinks and backsplashes
  • Clean mirrors
  • Clean and sanitize toilets
  • Wash floors and tile walls
  • Empty wastebasket

Other Areas

  • Check washer/dryer and clean out lint trap
  • Wipe off outdoor furniture
  • Wipe stairwells and banisters
  • Clean entry ways of debris and bugs
  • Clean screened porches
  • Sweep carports weekly
  • Make sure all trash receptacles are down by the street for pickup
  • Notify Elan immediately if there is any damage, missing items or excessive cleaning is needed

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