Home Cleaning

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How Handy Works

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Set Up a Cleaning Plan

Select the day and time for your cleaning plan and get instant, affordable pricing.

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Manage Everything Online

Rescheduling, contacting your professional, and tipping are just a tap away.

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Sit Back and Relax

An experienced, fully-equipped housekeeping professional will be there on time.

The Most Reliable Name in Home Cleaning

Here's how it works -- just go to our website or app and tell us your zipcode and how big your house, apartment, or flat is. Handy will then connect you with a top-rated home cleaning services professional to help take the stress out of your life.

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Handy has been connecting people to professional home cleaning and other home service providers since 2012. In our short history, cleaning professionals using the Handy platform have helped clean millions of homes and apartments in NYC, SF, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, and beyond. Handy is your one-stop shop for whenever you need professional cleaning help around the house.
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When you schedule a cleaner or maid service through Handy to come to your home, you can rest assured knowing that someone will be at your home ready to go at the time you specified. They’ll help return your bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, living room, and more to the like-new condition that you remember from when you first moved in!
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Late nights at work preventing you from keeping your apartment tidy? Too busy taking the kids to school, practices, and playdates to vacuum the floors? We know life can be crazy and unpredictable, and when you’re tired and overworked, the last thing anybody wants to do is clean their home. Whatever the reason you’re looking for home cleaning help, Handy has you covered.
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Handy isn’t just for people looking for a weekly cleaning. Are you moving out of your apartment? Make sure you get your whole security deposit back and schedule a cleaning with some added extras. Or maybe you just signed a new lease, and want someone to do a deep cleaning before you move in. Make Handy your #1 cleaning services provider, whether you’re looking for a house cleaning, apartment cleaning, deep cleaning, move-in clean, move-out clean, or more!

Why Book with Handy?

If you’re in need of home cleaning, apartment cleaning, or maid service, we’re simply the best, most convenient service out there. We know you want the cheapest home cleaning available while still having the confidence that you will receive a cleaner who is thorough and professional, with keen attention to detail. When you sign up for a Handy cleaning plan, we aim to offer you just that.

Vetted and background-checked professionals. Learn more

Backed by the Handy Happiness Guarantee. Learn more

Friendly 24/7 customer service

Affordable, upfront pricing

What's Included in a Cleaning?

Here is what you can expect from a home cleaning from a Handy professional. Download the app to share further cleaning details and instructions!

Bedroom, Living Room & Common Areas

  • Dust all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe down all mirrors and glass fixtures
  • Clean all floor surfaces
  • Take out garbage and recycling

Bathroom Cleaning

  • Wash and sanitize the toilet, shower, tub and sink
  • Dust all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe down all mirrors and glass fixtures
  • Clean all floor surfaces
  • Take out garbage and recycling

Kitchen Cleaning

  • Dust all accessible surfaces
  • Empty sink and load up dishwasher with dirty dishes
  • Wipe down exterior of stove, oven and fridge
  • Clean all floor surfaces
  • Take out garbage and recycling


For a deeper clean, consider adding one or more cleaning extras. Most cleaning extras add one half hour of time and cost to your booking.

  • Inside cabinets
  • Inside fridge
  • Inside oven
  • Laundry wash & dry
  • Interior windows

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Meet Some of Our Top Cleaning Professionals

Build a Pro Team so that you always have a great group of go-to professionals for all your household jobs.

Milagros Fainza
Milagros F.
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679 jobs completed
My name is Milagros and I have been a housekeeper for 17 years. I have worked with a family from the Spanish Embassy in Washington, DC for 2 years, then I met a nice family that I worked for 11 years as a live in housekeeper. Then I moved to NY and worked as a baby nurse, before I moved to the Bay Area and started working with Handy.
Lyudmila Boateng
Lyudmila B.
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Handy Premium Pro
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195 jobs completed
My name is Lyudmila. Competent and dependable housekeeper with experience in residences as well as offices. Valued for impeccable standards in maintaining a clean, sanitized, tidy and pleasant environment for my clients. I'm skilled at selecting the best tools and methods for all cleaning jobs. PS I'm from Bulgaria and I speak English. Hope you like my service after you booked me.
Angelique Boles
Angelique B.
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701 jobs completed
Hello and welcome! I'm Angelique with Handy it's my pleasure to assist you in finding the best experience in home cleaning. I'm not only punctual but I have a fine eye for detail and order. It would be my pleasure to clean for you I've been with Handy since 2015 and cleaned approximately 625 homes across Streeterville, South Loop, and Lincoln Park, and counting. Again, welcome, and see you soon.

Customer Reviews

2,444,415 Reviews for Home Cleaning

Angie P.
Los Angeles, CA
Hilda did amazing. She was professional, thorough, and showed up on time! Definitely want her back again.
Natalie S.
Los Angeles, CA
Nakia was lovely, very thorough and detailed. Would highly recommend her and plan on working with her again.
Marjan V.
Los Angeles, CA
Vilma is an amazing organizational and cleaning goddess! She is blessing and the best Handy Profesional!
Onisha N.
New York, NY
She exceeded my expectations!!!! Amazing, she will always be my pro as long as she is available. She did above what I asked, I was speechless when I walked in my apartment
Lori L.
New York, NY
Ramona is wonderful! Pleasant to chat with and cleans non-stop for 3 hours. Will definitely have her back!

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.

Here's Why Handy is Different

Instant online booking with 7am-11pm availability

Book online instantly, and schedule your first cleaning for as early as tomorrow. Get your home cleaned anytime from 7am to 11pm, 7 days a week.

Friendly, vetted professionals

All professionals on the Handy platform are screened, background checked, and are rated by customers like you to ensure quality. Learn more.

Cleaned the way you want

Professionals bring supplies and work from a comprehensive checklist that you can tailor to your liking. You can work with the same cleaner every time. Handy strives to match you with the right professional for you and your home. We also provide you with a team of professionals to provide backup in case of scheduling conflicts.

Flexible scheduling

Set a schedule that fits your life. Reschedule or adjust the frequency of your cleanings as needed. Get the benefit of a regularly cleaned home. Easy and secure online payments. No more last minute runs to the bank. Pay online and tip at your discretion.

See the progress of your cleaning from your phone

Not able to be home during the cleaning? No problem. The Handy app allows your to see when your cleaner arrives and check the progress of their cleaning.

The Handy Happiness Guarantee

Your happiness is our goal. If you're not satisfied with the quality of the service, we'll send another pro to make it right at no extra charge. Learn more.

An Affordable Luxury You Deserve

Imagine a world without Handy. You’ve put in a 12 hour day at the office, your train is 30 minutes late, and by the time you finally walk into your apartment, there are dirty dishes stacked high in the sink, dirty clothes are strewn everywhere, your bed is unmade, the shower is starting to smell a bit like mildew, and the floors are covered with mud that you accidentally tracked inside. The last thing in the world you want to do is pull on your yellow rubber gloves and begin scrubbing the floors and vacuuming the carpets. With Handy, you don’t have to. There is no feeling quite like coming home from work and walking into a beautiful, fresh-smelling, clean home. Rather than clean the toilet, dust the shelves, and wipe down the countertops, you can instead unwind on the couch, curled up under a blanket, maybe pour yourself that glass of wine you’ve been thinking about, and start that new TV show everyone’s been talking about.

Convenience and Fair Pricing You’ve Come to Expect

Price is important. Nobody likes it when they think they’re paying one price for a service provider, and then they are informed that the price is actually going to be much higher. With Handy, we let you know up front what you’re going to pay. And with incredibly affordable hourly rates given at a discount to loyal customers who sign up for weekly, bi-weekly or monthly services, we’re confident you’ll be satisfied.

Admit it, we’ve all been there. Your home cleaning or maid service is coming the next morning and you realize at 9 PM that you don’t have any cash to pay them. So you reluctantly put on your shoes, find your jacket, and drive to the nearest bank to take money out of the ATM. Handy is entirely cashless -- pay your cleaner in the app with a credit card, simple as that. We’ll even save it for next time. And if you’re so thrilled with how beautiful and clean your apartment looks and you want to tip your cleaning pro something extra, you can do that with your credit card in the app as well.

Ensuring Your Cleaner Does the Perfect Job

We know that when you book maid services, housekeepers, or home cleaning through Handy, you are allowing a stranger to enter your home. When you book a cleaner through the Handy platform, you can rest assured that they’ve been background-checked before they arrive at your door. You can give your Handy professional additional instructions when filling out your cleaning preferences online. If you have particular allergies to detergents, for instance, or a special way of cleaning that you prefer, you can easily let your cleaner know ahead of time. You can even prioritize the various cleaning tasks that your Handy professional will tackle in the order that you prefer, so you can make sure your biggest concerns will get extra love and attention.