She had cleaned the entire house from top to bottom. The walls and ceilings were washed, and tiles and every bit of grout between each scrubbed with a toothbrush. The windows were wiped and she’d had the carpets cleaned professionally. Every cupboard had been washed inside and out and she was exhausted. The place looked amazing. All she had to do was hand back the keys. As she shut the front, she wondered what it would have been like to live in a house this clean for the sixteen years she’d been in the house.