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End of Lease Cleaning

In this blog we dive into the world of commercial end of lease cleaning. As experts in the field of commercial office cleaning, we understand the challenges and requirements that come with ensuring a smooth transition when your lease is coming to an end. Whether you're a tenant looking to leave a lasting impression on the landlord or a property manager aiming to prepare a space for new occupants, this comprehensive guide will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips to achieve a spotless and impeccable workplace. Below we will share an in-depth end of lease cleaning specification that Brisbane Office Cleaning performs during a vacate clean for a commercial office space.

General Overview

This cleaning specification outlines the requirements for an end of lease/vacate clean for a commercial office space. The objective is to ensure that the office is left in a clean, presentable, and ready-to-occupy condition for the next tenant. The cleaning must be performed in accordance with industry standards and any specific requirements outlined in the lease agreement.

Areas and Surfaces


  • Vacuum carpets and rugs thoroughly, paying attention to corners and edges.
  • Carpet clean all carpets and rugs using effective commercial carpet cleaning equipment.
  • Mop hard floors, removing any stains, marks, or scuffing.
  • Clean and scrub hard floors, such as tiles or wood, to restore their original shine.

Walls and Windows:

  • Wipe down walls, removing any dirt, marks, or fingerprints.
  • Clean interior and exterior windows, frames, and sills, ensuring a streak-free finish.
  • Remove any stickers, tape, or adhesive residue from windows and walls.

Doors and Handles:

  • Clean and sanitise all doors, including handles, frames, and glass panels.
  • Remove any marks from door surfaces.

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Furniture and Fixtures:

  • Dust and wipe down all furniture, including desks, tables, chairs, and shelves.
  • Clean and sanitise light switches, power outlets, and other fixtures.
  • Remove any stains or marks from furniture surfaces.

Kitchen and Break Room:

  • Thoroughly clean and sanitise all kitchen appliances, including refrigerator, oven, microwave, and dishwasher.
  • Clean and disinfect countertops, sinks, and faucets.
  • Empty and clean out cabinets and drawers, removing any food or debris.


  • Clean and sanitise toilets, urinals, sinks, and countertops.
  • Disinfect bathroom fixtures and fittings, including faucets and hand dryers.
  • Remove any soap residue, limescale, or stains from bathroom surfaces.

Additional Tasks


  • Dust all surfaces, including shelves, ledges, picture frames, and decorations.
  • Pay attention to hard-to-reach areas, corners, and ceiling edges.

Air Vents and Ducts:

  • Clean and remove dust from air vents and ducts to improve air quality.
  • Ensure proper functioning of HVAC systems.

Light Fixtures:

  • Clean light fixtures, including bulbs, shades, and covers.
  • Replace any burnt-out bulbs.

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Rubbish Removal:

  • Empty and dispose of all rubbish and recycling bins.
  • Ensure all waste is properly bagged and removed from the premises.

Exterior Cleaning:

  • Clean entrance areas, including sidewalks, windows, and door frames.
  • Remove any debris or cobwebs from the exterior of the building.

Completion Checklist


  • Inspection:
  • Conduct a thorough inspection of all cleaned areas to ensure they meet the required standards.
  • Address any areas that require additional attention or re-cleaning.


  • Provide a detailed report of the cleaning activities performed, including any challenges encountered and their resolutions.
  • Document any damages or issues discovered during the cleaning process.

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Timing and Scheduling:

  • Coordinate the cleaning process with the lease termination date, ensuring completion before the final inspection.


Please note that this specification serves as a general guideline and may require customisation based on the specific requirements of the commercial office space and lease agreement.

In conclusion, commercial end of lease cleaning plays a vital role in the smooth transition between tenants and the preservation of a positive business reputation. By engaging Brisbane Office Cleaning for your end of lease cleaning, you can ensure that your commercial space is left in pristine condition, impressing both landlords and future occupants.

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