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Guide to Choosing a Good Cleaning Service

Keeping our homes clean and tidy can be an endless task that requires a good chunk of our spare time. If it feels like your life has only revolved around household chores, like mopping floors, dusting, vacuuming, etc., it might be time to hire a home cleaning service.

Staffed by expert cleaners, maid services offer a whole range of options, such as weekly or biweekly cleanings, one-shot cleaning for special occasions and special services for garage or basement cleaning.

Of course, at the end of the day, the results boil down to the quality of the house cleaning service you hire. As you try to find the most suitable service for your needs, here are tips to consider:

Interviewing Prospects
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Before picking a certain cleaning service, it’s good to interview at least two or three different providers. Ask for client references and talk to them. Remember that your house cleaners will be spending time in your house. You should be comfortable with them and most importantly, you should be able to trust them.

Cleaning Supply Policies
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Usually, house cleanings will bring their own cleaning supplies (cleaning solutions, vacuums, brooms, etc.), but there are services that require you to provide your own. To make things easier, simply ask them outright. If they provide their materials and there is someone in your household who is allergic to certain substances, tell them early on.

Defining Areas to Be Cleaned

It’s wise to spend a little time writing down the parts of your home that you would like cleaned. The cleaning service you pick should be informed of any special requests ahead of time, and you should be told as well if these may be accommodated and under what conditions.

Special Charges Related to Type of Residence

There are cases where the type of home you have will have a bearing on how much your final charges will be. If you live in a condominium or apartment, for example, your cleaner may be required to get a special permit or clearance to be able to enter the premises. If you live in a townhouse or duplexes, parking can be an issue for the cleaner, especially if your home is one of many units in a single complex. If your home is located within a gated community, this can also be a factor. Like most people, you probably hate being surprised with a heftier bill, so make sure to ask about this beforehand.

Discussing Payments in Advance

Finally, never give any cleaning service your commitment until you have talked to them about payments – yes, even before the first cleaning. Either they already have an established system, or they may let you make suggestions. What’s important is that the two sides are in agreements on the price to be paid, the services to be provided, and the schedule for payment.