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The Trusted Name in Housekeeping Referrals

Experienced

When you book a housekeeper through Handy, you’re putting your home in the hands of a cleaning professional who knows exactly how to make your home shine. Millions have used the Handy platform to book the best housekeeping services available. Take back control of your time and your environment. Your chosen cleaner will tackle the housekeeping jobs you don’t have time for, from dusting and cleaning the floors, to sanitizing the toilet to taking out your garbage and recycling. 

Skilled and Capable

The best housekeepers know exactly which cleaning solutions to use on which surfaces in order to clean them safely and professionally without any risk of damage. The housekeeping professionals on the Handy platform have learned more than a thing or two about how to best clean your home. You can rest assured that they will take great care of your personal space and bring a level of attention to detail that will shock and astonish you.

Reliable

The stress of returning to a home that is indistinguishable from a dumpster at the end of the day can’t be underestimated. If you live alone, it can even make you feel guilty. Once your day is done, you want to come home to an environment that you can be proud of. One that you can welcome people back to, without fear of judgement. Luckily, you can relax and know that your reliable and dependable housekeeper will leave things in a state that will be sure to impress even the most picky critics. 

Flexible

When you’ve got a busy life to take care of, it’s good to know that you can book a top housekeeping service at any time of the day or night from the comfort of your own home. Housekeeping bookings are available between the hours of 7 AM and 11 PM, 7 days a week. We know your life is busy, so let Handy flex to fit it — not the other way around.

The Best Housekeeping Referral Agency

An Affordable Luxury

Choosing to outsource your cheap housekeeping is a great way to make better use of your time, whether you need to focus on work or your family. With the housekeeping taken care of, you can come back to a home that looks warm, welcoming, and super-clean. And if you think that the best housekeeping services are outside your budget; think again. The Handy platform connects you with cheap housekeeping, for the most competitive rates and the best-quality professionals. The housekeeping professional you book will turn up at the time that’s best for you, with all the equipment they need for the job and ready to go. 

You Deserve a Break

The Handy app isn’t just for busy professionals or time-starved moms: there are plenty of good reasons to book the best housekeeping services. The Handy platform allows you to book housekeeping services as whenever you like. If you’re low on time, you can book a professional cleaner to come on a regular basis, be it weekly, biweekly, or monthly. You might be organizing a special party or celebration and focusing on more important things than breaking out the housekeeping equipment. Book a cheap housekeeping service provider through Handy and you can get on with the cooking or the decorations, while your home is prepared to receive your guests.

Simple and Fast

With millions of satisfied customers, the Handy platform is your one-stop shop for the best housekeeping services on offer. It’s simple to use: just punch in your zip code and the size of your home and you’ll be connected with top-rated housekeeping professionals offering competitive rates and outstanding services. You’ll even find biographies from housekeepers and testimonials, letting you know just how good your chosen cleaning lady or maid service provider really is, for some added peace of mind.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in a housekeeping service?

See what's included in a housekeeping service here.

Which professional will come to my place?

Handy has a vast network of experienced, top-rated housekeepers. Based on the time and date of your request, we work to match you with 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.

Please see the Help Center.

Meet Some of the Top Housekeeping Pros on Handy

Download the app to search and book top 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.

Brian Z.

Handy Premium Pro
11 jobs completed
I'm a life-long craftsman, and expert problem solver. I accept challenges of all varieties, and conquer all.

Vivian G.

Handy Premium Pro
231 jobs completed
Hi my name is Vivian I Have a variety of cleaning experience from small to large homes,office cleaning,construction cleaning and I do some painting and Drywall I have a standard wet vacuum to clean up pretty much anything. I have been doing this for over 15 years I have no problem with all animal's dogs cats ect I clean around them and I am very comfortable with pets Hope to meet you soon

Christian C.

Handy Premium Pro
74 jobs completed
I love building things! I've been building computers since I was in elementary school. Eventually, I found enjoyment in building just about anything! I'm dog and cat friendly too :) I am also vaccinated for Covid-19.

Customer Reviews

76,479 Reviews for Housekeeping

Hannah V.

Lovely, friendly Michele is amazing - she took time to ask what I needed and then made the house look beautiful. Best Handy cleaner!

david k.

You did a great job, our floors look like new again bathrooms are perfect, bed looks incredible please come back, you are the best thanks

Sue G.

I was sent a text today saying he was ill+wanted to come tomorrow. I said that wasnt possible+to contact handy if he wasnt coming today.

Jeromy H.

Shanice was fantastic! On time and super cleaned everything and even got to an extra task I was dying to get done. Wonderful person to have in your home

Kimberly H.

Thanks for making my apartment so clean! The floors looked great and all of the surfaces were clean! Thanks so much!!

Constantine A.

Carina is awesome. Really happy with how things turned out. I'd definitely would love to book her again!

Tristan H.

She was absolutely fantastic! Best cleaning yet. Cruised through our bathroom and kitchen - both looked spotless; a wonderful job!

naomi o.

Shakira did an amazing job and I appreciate how thorough she was!!!! Thanks again, you were a true pleasure to meet!

Rachel L.

Benjamin was terrific, very thorough and made sure to double check everything was cleaned the way we wanted. Great job!

Mallory G.

Just a few things i wished cleaned off- like the dish rack and felt like the bathroom floor couldve been scrubbed a bit more.

Recent Job Requests

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Housekeeping
Created At
July 7, 2024
Date Start
July 8, 2024
Zipcode
63088
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
2
Description
Bathrooms are priority. My too little dogs will bark at first but are fine once you acknowledge them.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 6, 2024
Date Start
July 13, 2024
Zipcode
75115
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
We have three cats, who will be kept in the master bedroom that does not need service.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 6, 2024
Date Start
July 7, 2024
Zipcode
20745
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
windowsills where my cat sits are very messy, please clean thoroughly. We’ve hosted parties and spilled drinks on carpet, if you have stain remover please go over living room floor
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 6, 2024
Date Start
July 7, 2024
Zipcode
30328
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
I have a # bedroom, you will only focus on the master bed and bath, living room, office , kitchen. Not the # bath or other two rooms. My closet shelf fell down we will need to use the “laundry “ time t...
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 6, 2024
Date Start
July 8, 2024
Zipcode
11201
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Just like last time I’ve got cleaning supplies above the laundry machine. Please just clean the floors and dishes and everything else needed. See you next time! Thanks Yassir!
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 5, 2024
Date Start
August 5, 2024
Zipcode
94122
Base Hours
2.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
Garbage can under sink in kitchen, trash & recycling bin in alley - please roll bins out to curb on Tuesdays, + check corners for cobwebs
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 5, 2024
Date Start
August 3, 2024
Zipcode
94014
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
I have a relatively new rug which is shedding a fair amount, but currently have no vacuum, so there is a fair amount to be done, there.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 5, 2024
Date Start
July 7, 2024
Zipcode
90042
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
There is a third bedroom you do not need to clean. I will put a note on that door. Thank you.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 5, 2024
Date Start
July 7, 2024
Zipcode
11217
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
I have a small (sweet) dog, but he can be put in an enclosed space when you're cleaning.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
July 5, 2024
Date Start
August 3, 2024
Zipcode
90026
Base Hours
2.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please bring a vacuum cleaner, we have one large rug to vacuum in the living room

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.