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.

Daylynn H.

Handy Premium Pro
13 jobs completed
My name is Daylynn cleaning is something I just absolutely love to do .. So let me do the work so you can relax.

Antonio G.

Handy Premium Pro
38 jobs completed
Hello my name is Antonio. I have been a Handy Pro cleaner for 2 1/2 years while in school. I pay attention to detail, communicate well, I am punctual, and I am willing to go above and beyond to meet your needs.

Felicia J.

Handy Premium Pro
140 jobs completed
Hello, my name is Felicia, a hardworking, caring and trustworthy cleaning person who is very meticulous with the task ahead. My goal is to work with you to help maintain a beautiful home environment. There's nothing more fulfilling than a satisfied client, this is what drives me to do what I do. I believe that our home is our world, why not make it better? Book me today!

Customer Reviews

3,193,025 Reviews for Local Cleaning Service

Christopher G.

Zekia did an amazing job - one of the best cleanings we've had. She's efficient and great to work with & we'll GLADLY request Zekia again!

Sarah C.

Great work, thank you! And no worries about the rubbish, you need a key to reach the bins outside. ta!

R F.

Thanks for being so thorough and good-natured! Very sorry about the water problem. Any future requests will be much simpler and lighter.

Susan G.

Lindsey is very easy to work with. She is very thorough and does a great job!! I trust her completely to get it all done!

Sharon L.

Missed a few spots that I had to ask him to clean at the end but overall what he did do was amazing. Quiet, efficient and respectful.

Chris W.

The most recent person did by far the best job. I would like her each time from now on...she's awesome. Thank you.

Daniel B.

Trashawn was absolutely amazing! She cleaned the entire house spotless with a smile on her face. I highly recommend her!!!!!!!

elissa R.

Hard working, great attention to detail, very personable and made sure i was happy. Total lifesaver today when everything was going wrong fo

Christian F.

You did a wonderful job on the apartment and I hope I can request you again for the next time! Thank you again!

Caitlin M.

Kem was thorough and professional. She worked diligently and the house was sparkling. And, she was very pleasant to have around. Thanks, Kem

Recent Job Requests

Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 13, 2019
Date Start
October 14, 2019
Zipcode
90068
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please make sure to bleach and sanitize bathroom and kitchen areas! Consult with me on tools before you begin :)
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 13, 2019
Date Start
November 11, 2019
Zipcode
97201
Base Hours
2.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please use gentle products and sponges to clean the bathtub. It was recently refinished. Please leave everything as you find it. Please avoid rearranging my bathroom and kitchen.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 13, 2019
Date Start
October 13, 2019
Zipcode
21218
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
The bathroom is in a complete mess. It will need a thorough cleaning. Also my microwave needs a lot of cleaning.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 13, 2019
Date Start
October 14, 2019
Zipcode
85029
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
We have a large dog.We have wood floors and cabinets, and brass fixtures. If you don’t have cleaning products for those please let us know so we can provide them. We prefer our vacuum on our carpet, it...
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 12, 2019
Date Start
October 18, 2019
Zipcode
92591
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Description
The house is extremely dusty. The house is all slate flooring. NO carpet!
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 12, 2019
Date Start
October 18, 2019
Zipcode
10026
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
I have a vac — use it on the couch and the area rug. Special attention to cleaning the floors.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 12, 2019
Date Start
October 13, 2019
Zipcode
90713
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
I have a vacuum, so they don't need to bring one. I also have a print out of what I want done, so hopefully they read English. Thank you. Please text when you arrive (#) #-#, so I can put my barking do...
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 12, 2019
Date Start
October 15, 2019
Zipcode
60118
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
I just moved here and there’s a lot of stains and spider webs in the corners that I’d like to have cleaned ASAP.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 12, 2019
Date Start
October 14, 2019
Zipcode
90230
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
We have a friendly short-haired cat; Our laundry room is on the first floor of the complex, I can show you when here.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
October 12, 2019
Date Start
October 18, 2019
Zipcode
55102
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
kitchen: no need to do the dishes, but please focus on cleaning the stove top.

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.