Estate Services – Cleaning task frequency

These are the tasks carried out in our Communal areas by our General Cleaning Teams, along with the frequency.

Tasks to be carried out in communal areas by our General Cleaning Teams:


Clean all entrance areas including glass, fixtures & fittings external letter boxes & porch areas Weekly
Clean all communal Rooms including Lounges, Bathrooms, Toilets, Laundry Rooms & Office Weekly
Replenish Soap, Hand Towels & Toilet Rolls Weekly
Dust or damp wipe handrails, balustrades, skirting’s’, window cills, appliances and other horizontal surfaces. Remove Cobwebs from all areas Weekly
Clean Guest rooms after use Weekly
Spot clean gloss paintwork, walls, switches & sockets to remove impact marks Weekly
Clean accessible intake cupboards Weekly
Clean lift paying attention to Mirror, control panel & runners (where applicable) Weekly
Litterpick, sweep where required & empty Cigarette Bins Weekly
Check & replace spent lightbulbs and report any faults Weekly
Vacuum where possible or sweep and then damp mop hard floors Weekly
Vacuum carpeted areas and entrance mats Weekly
Sweep light debris & disinfect bin areas Weekly

Tasks to be carried out in communal areas by our Specialist Cleaning Teams:


Clean all communal windows inside where safely accessible 6 x per year
Steam Clean Carpets 1x or 2 x per year
Deep clean hard floors 1x or 2 x per year

Tasks to be carried out in communal areas by our Grounds Maintenance Teams:


Litterpick and all external Monthly March to October, Monthly November to February
Sweep or blow all paths, parking bays & hard standings and endeavour to keep moss free
Collect leaf fall & debris as required during Autumn & Winter
Cut & collect grass and strim as required during the growing season (usually March to October) Monthly
Remove all weeds from hardstandings, treating with weedkiller as required May & September
Weed, fork and rake over all beds Monthly
Edge up all paths, boundaries and edges of beds by hand. April & October
Trim all hedges and prune all shrubs (unless flowering) April & October
Remove all debris and leave the site neat and tidy Every Visit

All Staff who visit site:


Report any ASB, Bulky Waste, Fly-Tipping, Graffiti etc. Every visit
Rosebery Housing Association Limited is a charitable registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014. Registered No. IP27671R. Registered Provider LH4026.
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