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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.

Marcus G.

Handy Premium Pro
85 jobs completed
My name is Marcus and I am a second generation carpenter. My dad did masonry , carpenter and stucco work for many years. I enjoyed building projects since the age of twelve. Since then I have spent a large amount of my time in both commercial and residential construction. During the past 40 years, I have worked with a large commercial construction companies and small residential jobs.

Alex U.

Handy Premium Pro
536 jobs completed
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Denia M.

Handy Premium Pro
11 jobs completed
Hi there, my name is Denia. I have been a professional cleaner for over 8 years, here in Louisiana. I have done many different kinds of cleaning: offices, new construction, residential, move-in/out, deep cleaning and general cleaning. I work very well in homes that have kiddos and pets. I always attend to the customers needs, that's my job and I love it. My schedule is 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Customer Reviews

3,465,324 Reviews for Local Cleaning Service

Nicole K.

Amazing as usual. I appreciate all of Cira's hard work. My bathrooms, floors and kitchen could not sparkle more!

Jessica Z.

Marlon was communicative, polite, and professional! Our house was spotless. He even cleaned places we didn't think to ask for!

Allison F.

I thought my other professionals were great, but J. was truly awesome. I definitely can't wait to work with him again.

Shalin P.

Miguelina was extremely thorough and professional. We enjoyed her service today and hope to see her in the future.

Jenna S.

Every thing was impeccable. Jair was on time, polite and seemed enthusiastic about the work. Would recommend him to anyone!

Brian L.

Floors and bathrooms coukd have used a deeper cleaning. Our was recently renovated and may need a few cleanings to get it to a better place.

Maddie W.

He did a wonderful job cleaning when my other cleaner didn't show up. He worked really hard and paid attention to what I asked for. Thank you!

Jorge T.

He did a great job! The job was better than what I expected! Hope he comes back for the rest of the appointments!

Daniel A.

Maryse left my apartment in wonderful, 'showroom' condition. Also very kind and conscientious. I am happy to work with Maryse again.

Mark C.

Best experience with handy thus far they did a great job cleaning and they were even early to the appointment.

Recent Job Requests

Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
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
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 25, 2020
Zipcode
07030
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
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
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
September 13, 2020
Date Start
September 18, 2020
Zipcode
02139
Base Hours
3.0
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
Local Cleaning Service
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
Local Cleaning Service
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
Local Cleaning Service
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
Local Cleaning Service
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
Local Cleaning Service
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
Local Cleaning Service
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
Local Cleaning Service
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.

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