How Handy Works

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The Trusted Name in Local Cleaning Service

Experienced

Unlike large cleaning companies, we know there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all cleaning service. Different homes and different people have different requirements. Using the Handy platform to connect with a neighborhood cleaner, you’re not only supporting the community you live in, but you’re using an experienced professional, who has the know-how and the can-do attitude to tackle even the toughest of jobs. You get to check ratings and reviews from genuine customers like you, so you can rest easy, knowing the local cleaning professional you are matched with is the best around.

Skilled and Capable

You might think that anyone can be a professional, local house cleaner, but the truth is that it requires a specific skill-set and certain capabilities. Cleaning a home from top to bottom is a physically demanding job, especially if you’re cleaning more than one in a day. Cleaners booked through the Handy platform know all the tips and tricks of the trade to ensure they deliver a premium quality service. From knowing the right cleaning products to use, to clever hacks to ensure your home is spotless, book a local cleaning service using Handy and you’re booking a local professional who has made cleaning their livelihood.

Reliable

There’s nothing worse than waiting for a cleaner to turn up, particularly if you’ve got somewhere to go or something important to do. The local cleaning service professionals who use Handy know that their reputations depend on your satisfaction, from the service they deliver to showing up on time. Local cleaners using Handy are more dependent on upholding their status as a professional than those employed by a large cleaning corporation, so they’ll work harder and deliver a better service, every time. Reliable and ready to work, cleaners hired through Handy want nothing more than to give you the best service.

Flexible

If you book a neighborhood cleaning service through a big cleaning company, the chances are you’ll be locked into that booking. If you try and change the booking or need to cancel, you could be penalized with extra fees. At Handy, we know that our customers’ schedules can change and if something comes up and you need to cancel or reschedule – it’s not a problem; just let us know at least 24 hours before your appointment and we’ll be happy to find another time that works better for you.

The Best Local Cleaning Service

Your home, cleaned your way

One of the problems with using a larger cleaning company is that their cleaners tend to work with certain policies and parameters. You might find that some things are beyond what they are allowed to do, leaving you to do the chores you wanted taken care of by your cleaning service. Use Handy to connect with a local neighborhood cleaner and you can let them know from the outset what you want to be done, and how. To start the ball rolling, the platform features an online checklist where you can input any instructions you have for your chosen cleaning professional. As you and your cleaner get to know each other, you’ll find you can simply ask them to carry out other tasks, creating a fully personalized cleaning service.

An affordable luxury

Once upon a time, hiring a neighborhood cleaning service used to be a luxury reserved for a select few. The Handy platform has changed all that, making it an affordable service for time-strapped parents, busy entrepreneurs, and overworked professionals! From the outset, cleaners who use the Handy platform come with clearly-defined, competitive, and reasonable pricing. There are no hidden fees so the price you’re seeing is the price you’ll pay. You don’t even have to worry about having cash on the day; the Handy platform features a secure online payments system, removing the need for cash entirely.

A quality service done by professionals

Whether you decide to have your home cleaned once a week, twice a week, or once a month, you’re assured a professional cleaning service when you use the Handy platform. All cleaners are vetted, screened, and background-checked, so you don’t even have to be home to let them in. Leave your key with your doorman or in a lockbox, go and do what you’ve got to do, and then come back to a sparkling home. You can ask the cleaner to bring their own cleaning products or, if you have your own favorite products, you can ask them to use your own. Whatever you want from your local cleaning service, you’ll find cleaners who offer their services on Handy are true professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in a maid service cleaning?

See what's included in a local cleaning service.

Which Handy professional will come to my place?

Handy has a vast network of experienced, top-rated cleaners. 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.

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Meet Some of Our Top Local Cleaning Service 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.

Penelope J.

Handy Premium Pro
35 jobs completed
This Bio Is To Greet/Show Appreciation. To Present/Future Patrons. Hello Future Clients All Clean/Jobs Are Performed. Under The Banner. “Kingg Clean” A Clean Fit For A Kingg To Your Sanitary Likeness. All Bookings Come With A Guarantee, Of Your Satisfaction. At The Time Of Completion. Thank You For Your Support Kingg Clean

Yanna P.

Handy Premium Pro
64 jobs completed
Hi my name is Yanna, and I would love to clean your home with my eco-friendly cleaning products. I am ambitious and always do my best to bring satisfaction to my clients. I do all chores that are required & requested. I can’t pets with home and because I allergic. I’m deaf . I can communicate with write very easy show me do list Thank you.

Sidney G.

Handy Premium Pro
60 jobs completed
My name is Sidney i have over 19 years of Cleaning and Maintenance Experience. I am Very reliable dependable punctual and I love to CLEAN. I have the Ability to Produce Results Not Excuses!

Customer Reviews

3,114,593 Reviews for Local Cleaning Service

Michelle S.

Very punctual! Amazing job! I will request you specifically again! Beat cleaning I've had by far! Thank you!

Catherine L.

Wantana was puntual, kind and worked hard to meet my expectations. I was very pleased with the service!

Nick S.

Elize is a great cleaner! Highly recommended. My apartment looks great and she was very professional and friendly :)

Dan C.

She did an absolutely incredible job. And even stayed an extra hour. We would highly recommend her!

Hope L.

Kimberly is amazing and has been helping us out for a few months now. We love how clean she gets our floor and tub.

Electra K.

Shirley did an excellent job! She was very poliet and did a very thorough job. I appreciated her energy so early in the morning!

Laura F.

Andres was fantastic! So gracious, so thorough, so hardworking. Very nice and thoughtful. Thank you!

Jenna R.

Malinda did a very thorough job. She was on time very nice and was okay with me leaving while she did her work. She was a pleasure to work with and my apartment looks very nice. Some minor mishaps like forgetting the recycling and dusting a few places but over all she did a very good job and I look forward to working with her again.

Laura J.

Hi Mike, I just got the 'rate your cleaner' email, so no need to get back to me on my last question. See you in 2 weeks! Laura

ashley w.

She was amazing!! My house has never looked so clean!! I love her!! She was so sweet and helpful and considerate since I have a newborn.

Recent Job Requests

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Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
August 11, 2019
Zipcode
90036
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Strip the bed and put on clean sheets and make the bed.There is no kitchen, but wipe down the refrigerator and toaster oven.If you have time, can you wipe all glass surfaces including light fixtures?
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
August 15, 2019
Zipcode
92126
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Description
Please clean master bedroom and bath first (husband works graveyard shift and will want to go to sleep around #am). Please bring own vacuum because we only have a stick vac.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
August 11, 2019
Zipcode
97068
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
I’ll be here with my daughter. We will divide and conquer. :-). See you soon! I’ll handle the kitchen. Please start downstairs and vacuum bathroom. Then mop floors. Please vacuum and wipe down the bed ...
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
August 13, 2019
Zipcode
97123
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
I have a cat and so the downstairs bathroom often has a lot of litter scattered about and needs cleaning. Mix of hardwood and carpet in the house. Stairs with carpet would need vacuuming.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
August 17, 2019
Zipcode
94107
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
The windows are floor to ceiling and the ceiling is #ft high. Please bring appropriate equipment.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
September 9, 2019
Zipcode
94102
Base Hours
2.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
We are moving out of the apartment so will actually be no furniture. Just need to clean counters, floors, bathroom, microwave and fridge
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
August 11, 2019
Zipcode
90026
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
can you please change the sheets in the bedroom and lay out fresh towels? they’re both in the closet. thank you!
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 11, 2019
Date Start
August 15, 2019
Zipcode
07960
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Description
Two big dogs at the house. They’re nice. But if they get in the way, just close them in a room.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
September 9, 2019
Zipcode
10034
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Also adding clean inside oven to first cleaning because I just moved in and the previous tenant left it very greased up.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 13, 2019
Zipcode
02125
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
We have a dog. There is a third bedroom in the far back that you can ignore.

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.