Cleaning up after tenants
If you have to clean up a property's extremely dirty exterior and you need to do it quickly, here are some tips you should follow.
Use a high-pressure cleaning service
If the property's exterior walls and other features like its driveway, patio, deck and paths are all coated in dirt, you should not attempt to scrub this dirt off manually. Instead, you should use a high-pressure cleaning service.
Although you might be able to fully remove the dirt from these areas by hand, doing so could take days if they are large and are extremely unclean.
I have a few rental properties and you wouldn't believe the mess that some tenants leave when they vacate the premises. They think that the bond will cover the cleaning but sometimes I'm also embarassed when I have to show the cleaning services what they will need to clean up. At least it's not my fault that the place is so messy. The cleaning services are always professional and when the place is really bad I can take the tenants back to the small claims court and claim back the cost of the excess cleaning bill. This blog is about cleaning up after grotty tenants.