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The Trusted Name in Housekeeping

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

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 Handy 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 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.

Please see the Help Center.

Meet Some of Our Top Housekeeping 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.

Maryna M.

Handy Premium Pro
230 jobs completed
I know that a clean home is a happy home, so I will try to do my best to help you a little bit. I believe that every customer has their own preference, so I will follow your cleaning needs and instructions. My working schedule is from Monday through Friday from 9 AM till 6 PM.

Queenesther D.

Handy Premium Pro
870 jobs completed
I've been working with Handy ever since I moved to Austin in 2016, and have a couple years of cleaning experience before then as a caretaker in a nursing home. Providing high quality service is extremely important to me. I listen to my clients and enjoy what I do!

Julian Y.

Handy Premium Pro
44 jobs completed
My name is Julian. I enjoy helping people with things they need fixed, assembled or installed. After the job is done it’s great to see a client’s smile and satisfied with my work.

Customer Reviews

3,465,989 Reviews for Housekeeping

Josh K.

Some of the areas which were asked to be cleaned were not cleaned when i checked them over a second time.

Ryan B.

Tina was great! Super friendly, very efficient, and she got my bathroom sparkling clean! Thank you! ;-)

vicky h.

Very efficient and sensible. Used he rcommon sense and didn't ask silly questions about every detail. Good worker!

Dominique G.

Makeeba was so friendly and cleaned my apartment reallly well! Im definitely requesting her to come again.

Hannah M.

She rocked! Cleaned where others didn't- where I didnt expect! She was very communicative and thorough. The best!

William L.

Tarnecia was incredible! great cleaning and really friendly. very professional. I'd recommend her to all of my friends if they weren't slobs

Darren G.

I hesitate on giving Annette a five star review because I don’t want other people booking her and I lose her services. Excellent service. I will change my booking if I can’t get Annette. I am very picky about putting things back where they were and Annette always follows through. Thank you for the awesome service.

Rachel G.

This was a LIFE CHANGING service. I really think Consuelo has some Mary Poppins magic to have made such a transformation possible!

Molly C.

Hi. The feedback i just left is in regards to a cleaning scheduled last week. The handy professional asked me to reschedule to this week due to a personal issue. Which i totally respect and am in no way mad about. What i didnt see was that he asked for my cell number because he was contacting me on a temporary number. So when he didnt come today, i realized that number had expired and there was no way for him to contact me. However, due to this miscommunication, my house has still not been cleaned. So #1) i dont want to be charged for that service because it didnt happen (i havent been charged yet because i need to update my debit card on the app) #2) i would really like my house cleaned before 4/9 because im having a birthday party here that day. I also leave for hawaii on monday and return 4/3 so its a bit of a tight window. #3) i dont want him to be rated negatively or get in trouble with handy for this feedback. I understand that life happens and he was very communicative regarding the situation and really happy to reschedule. I did not see his note about the number so he tried to do what he could wothin his power to rectify the situation. I am in no way mad about the fact that he needed to reschedule. I just dont want to be charged for a service that didnt occur and want to get my house cleaned.

Melissa W.

Shavar is excellent!! We love having her clean our apartment. She makes sure everything is done properly and works hard!

Recent Job Requests

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Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 15, 2020
Zipcode
90027
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
There won’t be any furniture in the place since we haven’t moved in yet. No carpet. All hardwoods floors. We’re looking for a good clean before moving in.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 25, 2020
Zipcode
07030
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
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Description
trash bin is down the stairs on the left. some cleaning supplies are located in the “spare room” with the exercise bike- through the door from the larger bedroom. the spare room does not need to be cle...
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 18, 2020
Zipcode
02139
Base Hours
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Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
I liked the professional I had on August #. If possible, I would like the same professional but it needs to be Friday morning/early afternoon.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 17, 2020
Zipcode
91001
Base Hours
5.5
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Description
We have a friendly dog and # cats. Our # year old son will be doing virtual school while you clean. You can clean his room after he's done at #:#pm.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 15, 2020
Zipcode
11201
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
We moved out. Please throw away any items left in the apartment and throw away food in fridge. There is a nice bottle of champagne in the fridge, please give it a nice home.
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
October 12, 2020
Zipcode
91762
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Just moving in, no furniture or anything inside yet. Water and lights are on. Would really like to sanitize as much as possible
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 16, 2020
Zipcode
60090
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Please park in front of the second garage from the street (neighbors get mad if you park in front of their garage)
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 16, 2020
Zipcode
06902
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
Bedroom: please clean and organize night stands Living room: vacuum behind couch, dust and clean where needed, clean glass tables Bathrooms: clean tubs, behind toilets, organize under sinks Closet: org...
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 17, 2020
Zipcode
95602
Base Hours
6.5
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Description
I have specific cleaning supplies and instructions for the bathroom tile as well as for the glass shower doors as we have hard water and there are hard water stains. I also have specific cleaning suppl...
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 20, 2020
Zipcode
22314
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Garbage is thrown outside at the back end of the apartment complex. Please utilize at least half of your time on cleaning the two bathrooms carefully.

Where Does Handy Operate?

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