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End-of-Tenancy Cleaning: Ensuring Your Rental Property Sparkles for Every New Tenant

Updated: May 19, 2023

The Challenge of End-of-Tenancy Cleaning

End-of-tenancy cleaning can often be a significant challenge. This task, while necessary, is often time-consuming and detailed, requiring a lot of effort to ensure a property is ready for the next tenant. It's even more critical if your property is located in the enchanting Cotswolds area, where standards for cleanliness and maintenance are high.

Your property's attractiveness, including its cleanliness, will determine the caliber of tenants you attract, whether they're locals or tourists looking for a short-term rental.

This clean we undertook recently was for a 3 bedroom house that Kim and I (Chris) undertook together. It took a total of 3 days to do it properly. The challenge for most tenants who are leaving is that they are so busy actually packing and moving that they cannot fit it in. Moreover, if they are moving to a new area, come moving day the house is still full of furniture. If you are renting a quality house many landlords will build the clean into the rental cost and employ professionals, like us, between tenants.

Why a Poorly Cleaned Property Can Cost You.

Failing to maintain your property's cleanliness can have dire consequences. For tenants, a poorly cleaned property at the end of their lease can lead to hefty deductions from their security deposit. On the other hand, landlords with unclean properties may face difficulty attracting new tenants, lowering the potential rental rates. It's especially important for properties under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST), where property standards must be maintained to keep the property in tip-top condition to attract the right tenants. This reduces the periods where the property is not occupied, keeps rent prices in line with the area, and finding new tenants easier.

Unveiling the Transformation: Before and After Pictures.

But fear not - here's where Cotswold Magic Carpets steps in. We pride ourselves on our ability to refresh and revive properties, making them sparkle like new. Don't just take our word for it; let's allow the pictures to speak for themselves. Our before and after pictures showcase the stark transformation, from grime-ridden to sparkling clean.

It is not always the tenants fault, limescale builds up, pets leave hair under beds and sofas, and ovens naturally become greasy over time. Scroll through the image gallery below to see for yourself.

Our Comprehensive End-of-Tenancy Cleaning Service Covers every area of your property.

The Living Room and Bedrooms: Maintaining a Comfortable Space

We deep clean carpets, polish wooden skirting, sills and door frames, wipe down walls and even dust light fixtures. Ensuring that these often heavily-used spaces are immaculate is crucial for creating a comfortable and inviting environment for your next tenant. The new tenant will be delighted, and more inclined to keep it this way, if you set the tone and initial high standards.

The Kitchen: Dealing with Ovens, Worktops, and Appliances.

Our expertise extends to the kitchen where we tackle hardened grease and grime on ovens, sanitise worktops and appliances, remove limescale from sinks, and wash out cupboards. After all, a clean kitchen is key to a happy home. You have invested all of that money to create a fantastic place to live, why leave it to fade from it's original glory and risk unhappy tenants moving in.

A clean kitchen after end of tenancy clean

The Bathroom: Ensuring Hygiene and Sparkle.

When it comes to the bathroom, our focus is on ensuring hygiene, and a sparkling first impression. We meticulously clean the shower, bath tub, sink, and toilet, making fixtures gleam and tiles sparkle. This was a really lovely bathroom, but it did have a build-up of limescale, particularly in the shower area.

end of tenancy bathroom cleaning

Carpets and Upholstery: Refreshing Fabrics and Removing Stains.

Using our signature carpet cleaning services, we refresh carpets and remove any stubborn stains, ensuring they look as good as new. As Carpets Cleaning was the start of our business, this is really where we excel over other cleaning companies. Our equipment is professional commercial-grade and the products we use are tried and tested - they really gets those carpets looking like new again, see for yourself!

end of tenancy carpet cleaning

Meeting the Cleaning Challenges of Short-Term Rentals.

Our end-of-tenancy cleaning services are not just for long-term rentals. We understand the unique challenges of maintaining short-term rental properties, which often require more frequent deep cleaning due to the rapid turnover of guests. Let us ensure your guests always step into a sparkling clean property. This can ensure that the cleans in between guest stays are faster and have a more efficient turnaround time. They also keep your property well-maintained which ensures you can charge premium prices without having to worry about giving refunds after guest complaints.

Assuring Property Standards under an Assured Short-Hold Tenancy Agreement.

For properties under an Assured Short-Hold Tenancy Agreement, maintaining cleanliness and property standards is more than a necessity; it's a requirement for a sustainable property investment business. As part of our comprehensive cleaning services, we help landlords meet these obligations, ensuring the property's cleanliness and maintenance are always up to par. This gives you piece of mind, and the tenant a great start to their relationship with you. It builds trust, and ensure the tenant wants to stay for as long as they can. Many Landlords are given a bad rep by the public and press, but by offering a professional service you are sure to have few void periods, keep rent rates commensurate, and be the first recommended property for any letting agents.

Trust Cotswold Magic Carpets to Work the Magic.

We understand that cleaning at the end of a tenancy can be a daunting task. However, with Cotswold Magic Carpets on your side, you don't have to worry. Our experienced team, backed by top-quality cleaning solutions and equipment, ensures a thorough and professional clean that leaves no corner untouched. Our before and after pictures bear testimony to the magic we can work on your property. This ensures a seamless departure and arrival for your tenants, during a stressful period for them.

Serving the Cotswolds and Beyond.

Located in Chipping Camden, our service area covers the North Cotswolds and extends to Evesham, Mickleton, Moreton-In-Marsh, Stowe, Bidford, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Shipston-on-Stour, and all the local villages. Whether it's an emergency call-out or a scheduled end-of-tenancy clean, we're just a call away.

Conclusion: Make End-of-Tenancy Cleaning Hassle-Free.

With a reliable partner like Cotswold Magic Carpets, end-of-tenancy cleaning doesn't have to be a hassle. We pride ourselves on providing top-class service that leaves properties sparkling clean and ready for the next tenant. So, whether you're a landlord preparing for your next tenant or a tenant hoping to secure your full security deposit, let us work our magic and transform your property. For more information or to get a quote, please visit our website.

We hope you enjoyed reading this, and look forward to working with you in the future.

Chris & Kim, Cotswold magic Carpets
Chris & Kim Golding


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