How Handy Works

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The Trusted Name in Affordable Maids

Experienced

The reason Handy has become the go-to name in cheap maid service providers is that the platform gives you everything you need to make an informed decision. When you hire a maid, you want to know that the person you hire has the can-do and the know-how to get the job done, and comes recommended. You could spend hours trawling the internet, you could try your luck on an online ad- or you could skip all that and just go straight to Handy. Affordable maids who use Handy to look for work come star-rated and reviewed by customers, like yourself, who’ve already used their services. With this at-a-glance information at your fingertips, you can hire the right cheap maid service the first time around.

Skilled and Capable

There’s more to offering an affordable maid service than simply being able to turn up on time. Maids who use Handy to find work have the ability and the dedication to tackle even the toughest jobs, whether you want your home cleaned once a week, every other week, or just once a month. In addition to being skilled and capable, the cheap maid service professionals that you’re matched with will come with all the equipment and cleaning products they need. However, if you’d rather they used yours, just let them know when you book through Handy.

Reliable

When you’re looking for affordable maids, you want to know more than just whether they’re able to do the job. You want to know that the maid you hire is reliable and trustworthy, too. For your peace of mind, affordable maids who advertise through the Handy platform are background-checked. And we also know that there’s nothing worse than hanging around, waiting for a maid to turn up. Cheap maid service professionals booked through Handy turn up on time, so you can get on with your day. If you can’t be there when they arrive, you can leave your key either in a lockbox or with your doorman, and come back to a spotless, sparkling home.

Flexible

Using Handy means you don’t have to stick to the parameters set out by large cleaning companies. If you want extras included that might fall beyond the scope of regular affordable maid services, all you have to do is request it during checkout. The Handy platform even features an online checklist where you can lay out the duties you’d like taken care of in prioritized order. You can even include things like laundry services.

The Best Affordable Maids

Cheap maid services at affordable prices

Using the Handy platform to connect with cheap maid services in your area can be an extremely cost-effective alternative to using a bigger cleaning business with high prices and long wait times. When you’re matched with maids in your area, you’ll be presented with a clear and competitive quote before you book, so you can decide whether it best suits both your needs and your budget. In addition, there are no hidden fees, so the price you’re quoted is the price you’ll pay.

Schedule changed?  No problem!

Some of the large maid service businesses seem to forget that your schedule can change. Cancel with a big company and you’re looking at steep cancellation fees or penalties, even if you let them know in advance. That’s not how we do things at Handy. If something comes up and you need to cancel or reschedule, there’s no problem; just give us at least 24 hours’ notice and we’ll book another appointment at a time that’s better for you.

Quick and convenient

Don’t worry if you don’t have any cash to hand -- Handy has a secure online payments system, so you can pay for your cleaning with just a few clicks. Because you know exactly what you’re paying in advance, you don’t have to go through any awkward negotiation with your chosen cheap maid service provider after the work is done.  And afterwards, if you’d like to tip your maid, that can be done through the app as well! Reputation is everything to the affordable maids who use the Handy platform to advertise themselves, which is why they’ll go that little bit further to give you an outstanding and cheap maid service. In the unlikely event that you’re unhappy with the work done, the Handy Happiness Guarantee means that work hard to make it right.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in Handy's affordable maid service?

See what's included in our affordable maid service here.

Which Handy professional will come to my place?

Handy has a vast network of experienced, top-rated cleaners. Based on the time and date of your request, we work to assign the best professional available.  Like working with a specific pro? Add them to your Pro Team from the mobile app and they'll be requested first for all future bookings.  You will receive an email with details about your professional prior to your appointment.

Can I skip or reschedule bookings?

You can reschedule any booking for free at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled start time. If you need to skip a booking within the minimum commitment, we’ll credit the value of the booking to your account. You can use this credit on future cleanings and other Handy services.

I need more help.

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Meet Some of Our Top Affordable Maids Professionals

Download the app to search and book top cleaning professionals in your area. Build a pro team so that you always have a great group of go-to professionals for all your household needs.

Jack H.

Handy Premium Pro
26 jobs completed
Customer satisfaction is my #1 goal. I will not be available from Monday September 16th through Sunday October 14th.

Sidney G.

Handy Premium Pro
122 jobs completed
My name is Sidney i have over 19 years of Cleaning and Maintenance Experience. I am Very Trustworthy Reliable Dependable Punctual and I love to CLEAN. I have the Ability to Produce Results Not Excuses!

John F.

Handy Premium Pro
132 jobs completed
name is John and I get the job done I've been working with handy for a while I noticed your getting a great service and a good deal so please respect your handy cleaner and to know that my job is to make sure that you get a hundred percent satisfaction hard work and aim to please that is just my point of view so know that I am there for your service

Customer Reviews

3,298,647 Reviews for Affordable Maids

Kayla B.

John was incredibly thorough and efficient!Our apartment looks and smells great. He did an excellent job. Will definitely be booking with him again.

Rachel B.

Collin is great! He was so detailed in his work, my apt looked wonderful! He also was nice & professional to be around. Would recommend!

Lindsey E.

Laura was great and my apartment looks so clean! My previous handy experiences were not very positive, but I would book Laura again.

Sara M.

Fathia is amazing! She is always friendly and professional. We look forward to seeing her every other week!

Emily P.

Heather was a joy! I not only enjoyed her cleaning but her great fun personality. I will highly reccommend! Thanks so much Handy!

Dara D.

Polite, very detailed and professional, our kitchen never looked cleaner. We understand we were one of her first jobs, so I am sure she will get probably get a little bit faster, which was the only slight improvement she possibly needed

Sandy L.

Robert was on time and extremely thorough with his cleaning. This was my first time using Handy and I would not hesitate booking again, based on the great experience I had. Thanks again Robert!

Noah R.

Olivia was great! Our place was a mess and she did a thorough job and made our space look brand new!

Elisabeth W.

Janee is wonderful! She is friendly and courteous and very good at her job. She is much more efficient than other cleaners I have worked with. Highly recommend!

James M.

He did a FANTASTIC job on cleaning the apartment. Extremely thorough and very efficient. Best Handy cleaning professional I've had yet!

Recent Job Requests

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Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 22, 2020
Zipcode
97221
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Description
The master bed and bath are the least important. Would still be nice to clean but just know you don’t have to focus on it a lot ;)
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Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 12, 2020
Zipcode
11237
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
Just wanted to warn you that the hose for the shower head just broke, so be careful if you turn it on so it doesn’t spray you!
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Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 24, 2020
Zipcode
46506
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
Some of our walls need to be wiped down from kids spilling drinks/food. The backsplash in the kitchen could use some attention if you have the time. If you could please wipe down the front door and bac...
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Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 12, 2020
Zipcode
10128
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
1
Description
I'm getting a new toilet installed and that is the only room I care about. You can leave early and I won't care. I just need that room clean for the installation. We can clean up the rest of our mess o...
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Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 12, 2020
Zipcode
10128
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Vacuum is in the front hall closet. Trash chute is in hall by elevator. Cleaning supplies under kitchen sink.
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Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
95821
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
i will be here. i’ve been in hospital and had to come home to a mess. i am physically unable to do much
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Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 18, 2020
Zipcode
91784
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
I have dogs, so please text me when you are close and I will put them in the backyard.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
77619
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
Please bring all cleaning supplies, and vacuum. Mostly cat and dog hair pick up. Must be very good with pets.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
08050
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Owner has a dog. Home has carpet laminate flooring bring vacuum and cleaning supplies to complete the job.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
33180
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
I have all the cleaning supplies you’ll need so no need to bring anything

Where Does Handy Operate?

Handy operates in hundreds of cities around the United States, Canada, and the U.K. No matter where you live, Handy has you covered.