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Changeover Checklist: Cottages A and B and ManagersEdit

  • Follow this checklist step by step in order. Do not cross anything off until you are sure it is being done.
  • Open all windows to air out rooms.
  • Collect and bag all white linen in white bags and set out for truck crew. Leave double beds alone. Laundry will collect separately.
  • Collect and bag all spreads in white bags and set out for truck crew. *Be sure that spreads are bagged separately from white linen.
  • Bag dresser scarves and pillow cases in colored pillow cases and bring to laundry room.
  • Collect glasses and empty any full glasses into slop bucket.
  • Empty pitchers into slop buckets and collect pitchers (drinking and cistern bagged separately), bring to dish room before 10:00 break.
  • Empty monkey dishes, basins, and slop buckets and set outside rooms to be collected and taken to porch.
  • Collect trash including used soap and set out in the wind tunnel for truck crew.
  • Collect blue folders, put them in a milk crate, and bring them to the front desk.
  • Scrub all crockery (basins, slop buckets, and monkey dishes), and set to dry on a drop cloth.
  • Wash all unpainted wooden furniture with Murphy’s Solution – make sure they clean INSIDE ALL drawers.
  • Wash all shelves and inside and outside of windowsills with murphy's solution
  • Clean mirrors and windows with Go2 spray.
  • Distribute packets to appropriate rooms.
  • You or another chamber person should distribute glasses. Compare the number needed with room list, not with packets. Collect any unused soap from the rooms as you go around.
  • Check that each room has 10 white, plastic hangers, facing in one direction.
  • Every one should start to make beds. This should be done when everything is done or in the process of being done.
  • Clean and restock bathrooms – This should be done by a chamber person. Let your helpers know where you are so that they can find you.
  • Line trash cans. tie a knot in the bag so it fits snugly on the trash can. Tuck the little tail under.
  • Distribute crockery. Place a wrapped bar of hotel soap in monkey dishes.
  • Make sure that each room has a “Do Not Disturb” sign on the back of the doorknob.
  • Sweep each room (make sure to remind them to get under furniture and behind doors).
  • Swiffer each room *BE SURE TO SWIFFER UNDER BEDS
  • Straighten furniture so rooms are livable.
  • Fill and distribute pitchers.
  • Close windows, open shades and shutters, and straighten curtains.
  • Mop all rooms and close doors. This is the last thing to happen in a room.
  • Clean out hallways and stairs and put away all cleaning supplies.
  • Sweep hallways and stairs. Use carpet sweeper on A landings. Make sure nothing is left lying around.
  • Mop hallways.
  • Scrub stairs in Cottage B with a scrubby sponge and Go2 spray.
  • Sweep porches and straighten rockers. Make sure nothing else is on porches.
  • Send your helpers to the laundry to be redistributed.
  • Go through the final check list with EACH ROOM. This is extremely important, it is the only way you will catch something you may have otherwise missed.

Report to the laundry. We will check your area and tell you if another area needs help.