House Cleaner

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great House Cleaning Service

March 2015

When hiring and working with a House Cleaner, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a House Cleaner commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the House Cleaner? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the House Cleaning Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

House Cleaner - FAQ

Q How do I get good House Cleaning Service work at a fair price?

A Find a House Cleaner that (i) has recently provided good work to someone you trust and (ii) passes a background services screening test. Compile a COMPLETE, detailed list of work and quality requirements (see the next section). Have the House Cleaner prepare a "not to exceed" estimate. Agree on the final price, sign a complete written agreement (see below) before any work begins.


Q What should I expect to pay for House Cleaning Service?

A Your House Cleaner should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your House Cleaner should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.


Q Do I need to use a licensed House Cleaner for my job?

A House Cleaning Service is commonly performed without a professional license.


Q Should I use an insured House Cleaner for my project?

A Your House Cleaner should carry appropriate insurance for job related injury or health risks.


Q Does my House Cleaner need to be bonded?

A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the House Cleaner. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your House Cleaner's bond is valid and that the bond limit will cover the cost of completing or re-doing the work, before any work begins.



House Cleaner - Common Projects

A House Cleaner can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common House Cleaning Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

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House Cleaner - Finding and Hiring

Hire a trustworthy House Cleaner

Are you considering spending more than $250 with a House Cleaner? If so, it is important to find a House Cleaner matched to your quality and value expectations - and not simply hire someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence.

The FREE homewyse hiring guide helps you find and hire great help, get quality craftsmanship and create a fair agreement.


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