Refurbishing an apartment when moving out: What does it cost?

Klargøring af hus til salg eller fremvisning: Se pris på maling af lejlighed ved fraflytning

When you as a tenant move out of a tenancy, it must be renovated so that it is ready for new tenants to move in. But what does it cost? And what will be charged to you when you move out? And can you do anything to minimize the price of repair of apartment when moving out? Paint, floor sanding, cleaning and full refurbishment - we give you an insight into all of this in terms of price.

If you moved in after 1 July 2015, the rule applies normal repair. In other words, you must hand over the apartment in the same condition as when you moved in. However, with the exception of normal wear and tear.

Remember – we also help renovation of apartment after death

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We also carry out painting when moving out of a rental property, execution of moving vision, as well as floor sanding, should you wish for this. Contact us and hear more.


It would be easy if there was a fixed price for what it costs to vacate an apartment of x number of square meters. Unfortunately, this is simply not the case. Therefore, it is also very difficult to predict what the price for renovating an apartment will be in your case.

However, we can delve into some average prices for what typically needs to be fixed when moving out.


A large part of the price for refurbishing an apartment when moving out goes to paint. The average price for this is difficult to calculate without seeing the apartment. We give a price in DKK incl. VAT per square meter. We will therefore make an assessment of an apartment of 75 square meters so that you do not have to pay an overcharge. 

It may well be cheaper or more expensive if an extra layer is to be provided. It's all something we find out by inspecting and agreeing with you what the price will be. So we first make an agreement before we get started.

The price includes everything from walls and ceilings to door frames. Get a price in DKK now. Contact us here and you will receive an offer within 24 hours, which you can use to assess whether we are the right people for the job.


Main cleaning is usually also part of the price renovation upon moving out of apartment. This will typically be located at an amount in X number of kroner, depending on how much cleaning is needed. You can do a lot yourself to reduce the price by being thorough with cleaning. Contact us or get an assessment.


If there are wooden floors in the home, there will also be an expense for possible sanding and varnishing, if deemed necessary by the landlord. If you have rooms that have not been used much, these will typically not need to be treated. It costs per square meter. It can therefore quickly run up if you have not taken good care of the floor.

Get a quote and save money on the price of refurbishing an apartment when you move out

It may cost part of the deposit to move out of an apartment. By finding professional companies to help yourself, you can be quite lucky that it costs a lot less than the landlord's solution - and that you also get the entire deposit back.

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Together with our Premium repair service and relocation, you can get on well.

Painting when moving out of a rental property: Give your home a breath of fresh air

When the time has come to say goodbye to your rental property, you naturally want to leave it in the best possible condition. One of the most effective ways to achieve this is through professional painting when moving out. By freshening up the walls with a new coat of paint, you can not only give your home an aesthetic boost, but also ensure that it is ready to welcome the next residents.

Contact Udflytningsgaranti and hear more about how we can help you renovation, moving inspection, as well as painting when moving out of a rental property.

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We can say with a guarantee that we are quite a bit cheaper than the landlord and that the landlord often sends a bill that is higher than the tenant's deposit. With our guarantee, you can be sure that you will not have to pay more than what the price in the offer reads.