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Questions To Consider Before Hiring A House Cleaning Service

There’s a lot that pull us in different directions every day, and when we get home we usually want to call the work day over. However, keeping up the house can be it’s own form of work. House cleaning can be time-consuming, in moments, a dreadful chore that you put off until there is no choice but to start. But  then, where should you start?

If you are overwhelmed by the amount of cleaning your home needs, or you simply just don’t have the time, it might be time to call in a house cleaning professional. Before you do, there are several considerations.

There are several options available in terms of house cleaning services. You can choose to work directly with an individual, hire a cleaner through a professional service. No matter which you choose to go with, the questions you need to ask ahead of time remain pretty well the same.

Here are five important things you should consider before booking a home cleaner:


The first thing you are going to want to do is to determine your budget, as that will dictate how much you are willing and/or able to spend on professional cleaning services.

These services tend to vary in price based on which one you choose, whether they are privately contracted or work for an agency. The type of cleaning services you require matters as well.

Knowing the amount you are looking to spend on hiring a house cleaner will help narrow down your options and make the decision process easier.


Once you’ve figured out your budget house cleaning, the next step is finding a service that provides all the services your need. The type of cleaning services provided varies depending on the house cleaner you choose. You should know exactly which cleaning services you want, or at least have a very goo idea before choosing a cleaning service.

Those services offered tend to vary in price based on which company you choose, so you should ask for specifics on pricing for the services you really need. Also ask about the level of service, to make clear you are going to receive what you think you’re paying for.

You can also ask if any of those services you want are included in regular cleaning packages. By bundling the services you need, you may be able to save some money. 


You will want to know how much time might be required when first meeting with a new cleaning service. Is there a large window of time when they might arrive? Will they be sending a single cleaner or a small team that can work together and shorten the process?


Whenever trying a new cleaning service it is always a good idea to inquire about safety protocols, especially inside your home. Before the cleaners arrive, you should talk about any allergies or product sensitivities you or your family may have to ensure they do not use them during the cleaning service.

Asking about the types of supplies and products the cleaner uses will also be beneficial because you can determine whether they use substances are too abrasive, might cause damage, or are known to negatively affect someone in your household.

Before the cleaner arrives, you should address any other concerns that may come up in regards to your or their safety while the service is being provided. If you have animals, it’s best for all parties to talk about the comfort levels of the cleaning workers.


Many people envision that house cleaners will organize your space and tidy everything up. Upon some thought, it’s pretty difficult to do, because people are particular about where everything goes in their homes.

For best efficiency, the homeowner should declutter their space before the scheduled booking time to ensure the cleaner can access every surface and easily move throughout each room.

This includes putting away any loose blankets, children’s toys, placing dishes in their correct cupboards, and removing any valuables that could break. To make the process as simple as possible, you want to make sure each room is organized so the cleaner can focus on providing the necessary cleaning tasks effectively.

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