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Is a Cleanup Mandatory after Loading Up Your Furniture?

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  1. Is It Mandatory To Do Cleanup After Loading Up Your Furniture?
  2. To Find Any Damage
  3. To Hide Shame
  4. To Get Your Deposit Back
  5. Good Conscience
  6. To Preserve The House
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Is it Mandatory to do Cleanup after Loading Up Your Furniture?

Must you clean up the house after you have loaded all your stuff in the truck? Won’t the real estate agent or the landlord take care of that? These are questions that most people ask themselves when they decide to move to a new place. Needless to say, cleaning up the old house after you have spent so much time packing is not something anybody cares about. So, is it mandatory? NO, it is not a must for you to clean up but here is why you should anyway.

To find any damage

If you just get onto the truck after loading the last box and drive away, chances are you will miss a lot. Taking a final sweep around the house is helpful to see if you have left anything behind but it’s only when you are cleaning that you get to notice any damages in the house. You can decide to do something about whatever damage you notice or leave it to the landlord but at least you will be aware of it.

To hide shame

When someone moves, it is very common for neighbors and passers-by to enter the house and see how it looks like. Do you really want people to see all that grime that was sitting below your fridge or those dirty windows and your haunted basement? Though you are moving and those people won’t be your neighbors anymore, it is still good to leave a good impression especially with the agents. You never know when you might need them again.

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Reason Of Clean Up Home

To get your deposit back

Getting your deposit back is probably one of the major reasons why people do move-out cleaning. If you leave everything in the house just the way you found it, the landlord will have no choice but to refund your deposit in full. However, if they have to carry out repairs and hire a cleaning crew to come brush out all the grime you left behind, you can be sure a big chunk of your deposit will be missing from your refund.

Good conscience

The house you are moving to will be clean and shiny when you arrive. If it was a filthy old place that looked haunted because of grime and cobwebs, you probably would not have chosen to move there. Same case applies to the house you are moving out of. It’s always good to think about the people who will want to move there and allow them to have a good impression and experience as you did when you were searching for a house.

To preserve the house

Apart from water, dirt is the second worst enemy to carpets and floors. Since your deposit will be refunded a month after your departure, the last thing you want is the house to deteriorate and look horrible within that period. Cleaning before you move ensures that the house remains in good condition even if it takes a while for it to be occupied.

Cleaning up the house before leaving may take time so you should start the process several days in advance. Try to move everything into one or two rooms so you can clean the empty rooms and have a final cleanup on the moving day to save time.

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Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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