Housecleaning is not a commodity

More Time for You is Golden

Cleaning the house is a task that tends to fall by the wayside.  No one wants to spend the weekend cleaning after working all week and running around to kids’ activities.  Many people are turning to house cleaning agencies to reduce some of the stress in their lives.  But housecleaning is not a commodity.  Like most things in life, you get what you pay for.  So how do you find the best maid and cleaning services for your home?  Here are some important things to consider when you are choosing maid and cleaning services.

  1. First decide exactly what jobs you want the housekeeper to perform and how frequently you want those things to be done.  Choose the rooms that you want cleaned and also specific tasks like laundry, windows, or floors.  This way you don’t get more or less service than you want and you can compare apples to apples when you check out different house cleaning agencies.
  2. Decide how much you are willing and able to pay.  You shouldn’t necessarily choose the cheapest professional residential cleaning agency. There is probably a reason that they are the cheapest, and it’s probably not because they’re the best.  You can still stay within your budget and get great service and a really clean house.
  3. Investigate all the maid and cleaning services in your area.  Do a little searching online and talk to all the companies you find.  They usually offer a free consultation.  The free consult is a great way to get an accurate bid for the work and also to get a feel for the people you may be hiring and their level of professionalism.  Check out their references, too.

All you need is a little research and preparation to help you find the best house cleaning agencies for your home.  Now you can cross one more task off your list.


More Time for You has been providing award winning housecleaning, lawn care and handyman services to the Powell, Dublin and Northwest Columbus since 1999.  Friend us on our MTFY FaceBook Page.

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