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Short Term Rental Inspection Checklist

This checklist focuses on steps to rou3nely inspect the quality and safety of a vaca3on rental property, and does not offer guidance and best practices for maintaining ameni3es such as barbecues, pools, hot tubs, or other ameni3es frequently included in vaca3on rentals.
MaintainX
07/19/2022

Short Term Rental Inspection Checklist

This checklist focuses on steps to rou3nely inspect the quality and safety of a vaca3on rental property, and does not offer guidance and best practices for maintaining ameni3es such as barbecues, pools, hot tubs, or other ameni3es frequently included in vaca3on rentals.

    Preparation

  • Make sure to thoroughly clean your hands

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure to wear disposable gloves on both hands throughout the inspec7on

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Record the 7me/date started and stopped for 7me of work

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • General

  • Confirm all lights are working correctly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure all windows are locked and func7oning correctly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm all clocks are displaying the correct 7me

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Does the WiFi work and display the network & password?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Set the thermostat to cool in the summer and heat in the winter

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure there is a first aid kit

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure there is a fire ex7nguisher

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Kitchen

  • Check countertops, surfaces, and floor for cleanliness

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check under kitchen sink for CDC-approved cleaning supplies

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure the garbage disposal is working, and check for leDover debris and smell

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm trash has been empFed and a new bag is in the can

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure all kitchen supplies have been replaced with new products

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure the dishwasher is clean and empty

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm the refrigerator and freezer are clean and empty

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check the oven for cleanliness

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all small appliances clean and opera:onal?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check windows, windowsills, blinds, cranks and levers are all clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Living Room

  • Ensure the furniture has been cleaned and is guest-ready

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure floors and carpets are spotless

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check sleeper sofa

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure TV and other associated electronics have been wiped down

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that windows, windowsills, blinds, cranks and levers are all clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the ceiling fan operable?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the fireplace working correctly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Dining Room

  • Have all surfaces been wiped down?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure the dining table is clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are the floors and carpets spotless?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that windows, windowsills, blinds, cranks and levers are all clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Bedrooms

  • Check the dressers and closet for any personal belongings left behind

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have lamp bases & shades, fans and light fixtures been dusted?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure each bed is clean and guest-ready

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure TV and other associated electronics have been wiped down

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that windows, windowsills, blinds, cranks and levers are all clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Open the curtains for incoming guests

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the ceiling fan funcNoning correctly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have the floors/carpets been cleaned?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are mirrors and picture frames free of streaks, spots and fingerprints?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Bathrooms

  • Ensure the floor and all surfaces have been cleaned and sani5zed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure the faucet is working correctly and there are no leaks

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure the bathtub and shower are spotless

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure the toilet is clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have toiletries and towels been restocked (e.g. shampoo, condi5oner, soap, lo5on)?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that windows, windowsills, blinds, cranks and levers are all clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that the trash is empty and a new bag is in the trash can

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Laundry Room

  • Check the washer for cleanliness

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is there a starter set of detergent for guests?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that the dryer is clean and empty

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure that the floor has been swept and mopped

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that the windows, windowsills, blinds, cranks and levers are all clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check that the trash has been empAed, and there is a new bag in the trash can

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Exterior

  • Are all doors locked and working correctly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure outdoor furniture is clean and organized

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure the garage is clean and accessible

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Walk the perimeter of the property and check for any debris

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure exterior lights are working

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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