Ambition Cleaning Checklist

The checklist below, is what each client should expect to be done in a standard cleaning. Deep and Heavy cleanings include the standard cleaning checklist.

Standard Cleaning Checklist


  • Appliance exteriors cleaned 
  • Microwave exterior/interior cleaned
  • Tables and chairs dusted
  • Countertops and backsplash lightly wiped. 
  • Cabinet fronts cleaned
  • Sinks scrubbed and disinfected 
  • Floor vacuumed and/or mopped
  • Windowsills and ledges dusted
  • Fans lightly dusted (Most kitchens have grease on their fans which take a deeper clean to attempt to address)
  • Stainless Steel all appliances
  • Baseboards dusted
  • Trash emptied


  • Tub scrubbed disinfected and rinsed
  • Toilets cleaned inside and out
  • Chrome fixtures cleaned and shined
  • Towels neatly hung and folded
  • Countertops disinfected (all items removed and replaced)
  • Cabinet fronts cleaned
  • Sinks scrubbed and disinfected
  • Floors vacuumed and mopped
  • Windowsills and ledges dusted
  • Glass shower doors cleaned and free of soap scum and hard water stains. (When possible)
  • Baseboards dusted
  • Trash emptied
  • Mirrors cleaned


  • Beds made (linens changed upon request)
  • Lamps and lampshades dusted
  • Wipe light switch plates
  • Picture frames dusted
  • Furniture Dusted (Swept if can reach with broom provided)
  • Floors vacuumed and mopped
  • Windowsills and ledges dusted
  • Baseboards dusted
  • Trash emptied
  • Mirrors sprayed and wiped
  • General Straightening completed

Other Living Areas

  • Upholstered furniture vacuumed
  • Cushions and pillows straightened
  • Ceiling fans lightly dusted
  • Lamps and shades lightly dusted
  • Picture frames dusted and fingerprints removed
  • Furniture dusted – on top, on front (Underneath when possible)
  • Hardwood floors vacuumed and mopped
  • Tile floors vacuumed and washed
  • Hallways and stairs vacuumed and mopped
  • Carpets vacuumed
  • Windowsills and ledges dusted 
  • Baseboards dusted
  • Trash emptied
  • General straightening completed

Deep Cleaning/ Heavy Duty Cleaning 


Move In/Out Cleaning

Deep cleanings include, spot wiping walls, wiping down doors and wiping baseboards. This also includes scrubbing, and more time to address problem areas. 

Hourly cleanings consist of request to clean a certain area of the house, construction cleanings that require more time for dust removal, just to name a few. If you have questions regarding this cleaning please give us a all or email support. 

This cleaning includes the inside of cabinets, fridge, stove, in addition to everything mentioned in a deep clean. 

Things to Expect From Your Ambition Cleaning

  • Call if you have any questions?
  • Our cleaners are trained to follow the checklist.  Anything requested outside of the checklist needs to be approved by management.
  • All payments are electronic. Cards are put on hold the day before.
  • Cleaners should arrive within 30 minutes of their arrival window, unless notified by our main office.
  • Arrival times are subject to change depending on prior cleanings.

Not sure which cleaning you need? Call our office, or email support and we gladly will find out what your cleaning needs are and recommend the best selection for your cleaning.