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How Handy Works

Set Up a Cleaning Plan

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

Manage Everything Online

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

Sit Back and Relax

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

The Most Reliable Name in House 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.

Experienced

Handy has been connecting people to professional house cleaning and other home services since 2012. In our short history, house 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 house cleaning help.

Reliable

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!

Convenient

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.

Flexible

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 House Cleaning Services with Handy?

If you’re in need of home cleaning, apartment cleaning, or a maid service, we’re simply the best, most convenient home cleaning service out there. We know you want the cheapest house 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 house cleaning plan, we aim to offer you just that.

Backed by the Handy Happiness Guarantee.

Friendly 24/7 customer service

Affordable, upfront pricing

What's Included in a House Cleaning?

Here is what you can expect from a house 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

Extras

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 House Cleaning Professionals

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

Tim Gadsden
Tim G.
843 jobs completed
Hi! My Name is Tim. I've worked For Handy for almost 2 years. I've worked for the Marriott as well as with the Hilton Hotel. I enjoy cleaning because when your place is clean and fresh it does something to the inner being. It's like a fresh start in an orderly environment. Each job is performed as if it's my own home. Like Mom is visiting!
Laura Povea
Laura P.
165 jobs completed
My name is Laura, I have been a house cleaner for 1 year and I offer an excellent cleaning service with great charisma. I hope to meet you soon to offer my cleaning services!!
Sharonda Henry
Sharonda H.
179 jobs completed
I'm Sharonda! I have over 8 years of experience in housekeeping. My goal is to delight my customers by providing a deep, thorough cleaning. Dusted surfaces, baseboards, ceiling fans, and polished appliances are a big deal to me. I pay close detail to all the nooks and cranies!
Suyanne Lins
Suyanne L.
108 jobs completed
My name is Suyanne, I have experience cleaning houses for some time, and I always do the cleaning with lots of love in every detail of your house, during cleaning I like to leave everything in its proper place well organized and clean. See you soon!
Ernest Lyons
Ernest L.
630 jobs completed
Hi my name is Ernest. I have my own tools and cleaning supplies. I've done so many homes, in many sizes, in a timely manner. I treat all papers as legal documents, I leave them alone. I avoid throwing away stuff without consent, moving things (furniture that will damage things, valuables and/or medicine). I am highly allergic to cats.
Vanessa Lamas
Vanessa L.
Handy Premium Pro
166 jobs completed
Hi there, my name is Vanessa. I have been a professional cleaner for over 10 years, here in the Northwest. I have done many different kinds of cleaning: offices, new construction, residential, move-in/out, deep cleaning and general cleaning. I work very well in homes that have kiddos and pets. Please note I work from 9 AM-4 PM M-F Hope to Here from you soon!!!
Milagros Fainza
Milagros F.
904 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.
Angelique Boles
Angelique B.
908 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.
Liberty Robitaille
Liberty R.
235 jobs completed
Hello my name is Liberty I've been cleaning houses for the last year-and-a-half. I take pride in what I do I go over and beyond what other house cleaners do. I aim to please. The only downside is I talk too much. I'm a very happy energetic people person. Animal lover. I'm very honest, dependable and enjoying customers reaction to finished detailing. I've got nothing but repeat customers.

Customer Reviews

2,815,598 Reviews for Home Cleaning

Artem M.
New York, NY
He did a great job and did it very fast. Thanks!
Stephen A.
New York, NY
Jamire is great. The place is spotless and I never even saw him!
Aliza P.
New York, NY
One of the best handy professionals yet. So incredibly thorough and detail oriented. Will try to book w Robert as often as I can!
Janet H.
Boston, MA
Great job as always, thanks so much!
Stacy S.
Miami, FL
This was my first time working with Moeisha. She arrived early and cleaned my apartment meticulously which is not easy considering I have a golden retriever!! You couldn't even tell there was a dog living there. I highly recommend her and hope to continue working with her in the future!
Jordan K.
Los Angeles, CA
Awesome work.
Matthew R.
New York, NY
very good job. thanks!
Nick R.
San Francisco, CA
Rodolfo is very thorough and does a great job!
Farzana I.
Austin, TX
Destiny was on time and professional in her service. She worked hard and covered most of everything that was on her task. I would highly recommend her!
Katie C.
Los Angeles, CA
She arrived 10 min early and was very kind.

Recent Job Requests

Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 20, 2018
Zipcode
10010
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please do the baseboards as well. Deep clean the apartment. Happy to pay xtra for it.
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 9, 2018
Zipcode
94606
Base Hours
5.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please need a very thorough cleaning like the crevices in the walls and floors very small apartment but need a detailed cleaner
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 9, 2018
Zipcode
94102
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Trash chute on same floor. Please also dust near window sills, baseboards, etc.
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 9, 2018
Zipcode
11415
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
Place got super messy between life and being super busy. Need a fresh start. There are # cats and a dog. Lots of pet hair around. I do have laundry that hasn't been put away and scattered papers. Just ...
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 16, 2018
Zipcode
10128
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please do not leave any plastic out. I have a cat (very friendly) that likes to eat plastic. Thank you!
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 20, 2018
Zipcode
94401
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Trash chute is outside the landing Our small dog is friendly and we can keep him out of your way while you work
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 10, 2018
Zipcode
94105
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Trash under the sink. I have a small dog. She may bark at first -- but she is harmless and never ever would hurt anyone. You can give her an ice cube as a treat, and she will love it . Please pay close...
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 9, 2018
Date Start
December 9, 2018
Zipcode
92008
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Focus on kitchen first (inside cabinets), and kitchen. Will give more instructions when you’re here
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 8, 2018
Date Start
December 14, 2018
Zipcode
10037
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
1
Description
I have two cats who are very sweet but just wanted to let you know in the case you are allergic
Home Cleaning
Created At
December 8, 2018
Date Start
December 9, 2018
Zipcode
90069
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Please please focus on the floors and especially the area behind the toilet in the master bathroom. Also, please clean the floors of the balcony and the balcony itself.

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 the Best House Cleaning Service

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.

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.

Make House Cleaning Your Affordable Luxury

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. A professional maid service probably sounds pretty good right about now, doesn't it? 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. A visit from a housekeeping service is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Book a home cleaning with Handy today.

Fairly Priced and Convenient Cleaning Services

Price is important. Nobody likes it when they think they’re paying one price for a home cleaning 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 house cleaning 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 house cleaning pro something extra, you can do that with your credit card in the app as well.

Ensuring Your House Cleaner Does the Perfect Job

We know that when you book a maid service, housekeeping service, or house cleaning service through Handy, you are allowing a stranger to enter your home. When you book a house cleaner through the Handy platform, you can rest assured that they’ve been vetted 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 house cleaner know ahead of time. You can even prioritize the various home 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.