House Cleaner

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

August 2019

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

An experienced House Cleaner can handle a number of jobs, troubleshooting situations and repairs. 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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