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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.

Marvin P.

Handy Premium Pro
104 jobs completed
Hi My name is Marvin and I been a Handy man for 12 years . I am very professional and well spoken . I love what I do . I repair and install. Dry wall and painting. If you need a handyman. I am the person for the job

Robert C.

Handy Premium Pro
77 jobs completed
Hello, my name is Robert, I enjoy being busy and have a knack for getting stuff put together or done, I can do all sorts of tasks. If you need something done and done correctly you can message me! Thank You in advance for the opportunity! Have a great day!

Julian W.

Handy Premium Pro
101 jobs completed
Hello my name is Julian I've been cleaning all my life but professionally for about 4 years. Both my parents were in the military so I'm a military brat who picked up a lot of the military traits. Cleaning comes natural to me and I love it!! I enjoy meeting new people, and taking on challenges. Choose me as your cleaner and you'll get the best of the best. Look forward to meeting you

Customer Reviews

79,982 Reviews for Housekeeping

Sara S.

I hope i can request to have venus again! She was lovely to be around, extremely friendly and my place looks and smells wonderful!

JoAnn W.

Crystal showed up ready to work. She was professional, polite and worked very hard. She was accommodating and pleasant.

carolyn c.

Great job! The apartment feels really fresh and clean! The stove in particular looks brand new. Thank you for the awesome work!!

Beverly B.

Did a great job cleaning and careful with moving things around to clean. He arrived and finished on time. He was very pleasant.

Nancy W.

Gladys was great- didn't have time for the living room, only b/c she was very thorough w/ kitchen & bathrooms! Floors had residue though.

Marissa M.

Lakeisha did a fantastic job on our house. It was spotless after she finished. I highly recommend her.

Caitlin L.

Very pleasant, conversational and efficient in her cleaning. Was able to get everything done in the time alloted.

April B.

Veronica, thank you for all the excellent cleanings. Your work is thorough and you always give us what we need most! :)

Tiffany P.

Amazing job! And Abby is so kind and really professional. We would like to request her regularly. Thank you!

Robin D.

My apartment was spotless!!She did an excellent job. This was such a huge help as I've been caretaking for a parent. A clean home is relief!

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Date Start
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Zipcode
90034
Base Hours
4.0
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Description
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Date Start
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Created At
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Date Start
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Description
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Created At
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
2
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2
Description
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Created At
June 8, 2024
Date Start
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Zipcode
85014
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
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Description
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Housekeeping
Created At
June 8, 2024
Date Start
June 12, 2024
Zipcode
11249
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
We are preparing to move out of our apartment. Please do a deep clean of all surfaces so that we don't get charged!
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
June 8, 2024
Date Start
June 10, 2024
Zipcode
79902
Base Hours
5.5
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Description
Our bathrooms are older and about to be remodeled. Please do your best but we understand they are harder to clean. We have # year old wooden floors that must be cleaned with vinegar and water. We will ...
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
June 7, 2024
Date Start
July 6, 2024
Zipcode
11211
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
1
Description
Hi, I hope you are doing well. Could you please also wash the sheets and duvet cover that are on the bed? Thank you very much
Cleaner filled
Housekeeping
Created At
June 7, 2024
Date Start
July 6, 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.

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