Cleaning when moving out

We will contact you before you move out in order to arrange a check of your room. If you are not contacted within 1 to 2 weeks before your contract expires, you have to contact us.

Before moving out it is important that you do the following, to avoid receiving a bill or losing some or all of your deposit.


  • Defrost and wash the fridge/freezer. Move the fridge forward and wash the sides and the floor underneath. Set on low temperature.
  • In shared kitchens: the fridge and freezer should be emptied and washed.
  • Scrub the oven interior and stove top. Clean the stove elements. Move the stove forward and wash the sides and the floor underneath. 
  • Wash the stove fan and filter in hot, soapy water
  • Scrub the sink and faucet. 
  • Wash the counter and the wall behind. 
  • Empty the kitchen cupboards and drawers and wash thoroughly inside and outside, including cutting boards. 
  • In shared kitchens: remember to remove your belongings from the cupboards and drawers. 
  • Empty and wash the garbage bin.


  • Clean the toilet inside and outside.
  • Clean the sink and faucet.
  • Scrub shower walls/tiles and rinse well with warm water.
  • Wash shower curtain at 40-60 degrees. Hang up to drip dry. Stretch it out well.
  • Clean the mirrors.

 Other rooms:

  • Clean the air vents and light fixtures.
  • Wash all walls and remove stains. Don't use too much soap/cleaning product.
  • Wash the windows inside and outside, where possible, including sills.
  • Wash curtains at 30-40 degrees. Hang up to drip dry.
  • Clean the plastic electrical outlet covers, light switches and intercom.
  • Clean the interior, exterior and top of the wardrobe, remove stains.
  • Wash interior and exterior of all doors, remove stains.
  • Clean the shelves.
  • Remove the mattress cover and vacuum the mattress. 
  • Wash the mattress cover at 40-60 degrees. Hang up to drip dry.
  • Vacuum the seats of the chairs. Clean the chair frames.
  • After all of the cleaning has been completed, wash all floors and trim, removing stains. Don't use too much soap.

Residents of Gyldenpris: Please wash the cushions in the window post at 40 degrees. Hang up to drip dry.


Remember to empty your storage. If you are sharing a storage with others: hand in the storage key when you hand in your room key.

Damage report:

If there is a problem/damage in your room, you must send a damage report before moving out.

Do not leave any of your own furniture or belongings when you move out.

Residents of Frydenbø: Remember to cancel your current subscription to BKK before you move out.

Remember to give your new address to


Keys must be handed in to the reception at the student centre before 12.00 pm (noon) on the day your contract expires.