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The Trusted Name in Maid Service

Experienced

Many companies claim to have the best maid service. It’s important that you do your research, and understand whether you’re actually getting their best maids and what’s included in their cleaning maid service. With Handy, you have a company standing behind the maid service you receive, star-ratings and reviews on every maid, and if you are ever unsatisfied with the maid service you received, we have 24/7 customer support and the Happiness Guarantee.

Skilled and Capable

It’s very easy to make a mess of things if you don’t know what you’re doing when cleaning.  That’s why the maids you will find on the Handy platform are the best at what they do. They’ll know which cleaning solutions to use on which surfaces to leave everything looking great. And they won’t waste time either. They’ll bring an eye for detail to every maid service job that will be sure to impress you, your family, and any guests that may visit your home.

Reliable

Maid cleaning is most helpful for those customers who have children or pets and who, therefore, need to find a reliable maid to help out around the house - someone they rely upon rather than just a cheap maid service. Maids on the Handy platform are background-checked, vetted, and rated by customers like you. You can also read reviews about your maid in advance of booking your maid service so that you can make sure to work with a top-rated maid.

Flexible

We know how difficult it can be to find time to be home in the middle of a busy week. Whether you’re running around taking the kids to various school events and practices, or you just travel a lot for work, we want to make sure your maid service can fit the needs of your crazy schedule. When you book a maid service through the Handy platform, you can arrange for your maid to arrive between the hours of 7 AM and 11 PM, 7 days a week. And you can always reschedule right in the app. Just give us at least 24 hours’ notice and we’ll find a new time slot for you, no problem.

The Best Maid Service

An Affordable Luxury

Most people used to think that hiring a housemaid or a daily maid service was a luxury. That was before Handy arrived on the scene! Handy’s affordable maid service helps everyday people manage and maintain their home without breaking the bank. When you have a recurring maid service, your maid tends to get to know you and your home better and better. Over time, they will begin to understand your unique preferences. For example, some customers prefer when their maid washes their delicate dishes by hand, while others prefer to use the dishwasher. Additionally, maids can do extra tasks outside the typical realm of your traditional maid service like doing your laundry and organizing your closet, or picking up groceries. With Handy’s cleaning maid service, you can customize your cleaning as much or as little as you want. 

A Maid Service that Covers All the Essentials

The best maid service is one where you feel comfortable asking for exactly what you want, rather than worrying whether your cleaning “pet peeves” are outside the parameters of a standard cleaning. When you use Handy to find a maid service, you're the boss! Your maid will strive to deliver the best cleaning you've ever had, time and time again. Additionally, when you book a home maid service through Handy, you can book extras on top of the base cleaning to achieve your desired cleaning; you can also fill out a cleaning checklist and leave custom notes in the Handy app for your maid. If you don’t know what you want out of a maid cleaning, Handy has a standard cleaning checklist that includes cleaning the bathroom, kitchen and living area, making the bed, dusting all surfaces, mopping the floors, and vacuuming carpets and rugs.

Make Your Maid Service Routine

Maid services are most useful when you have a maid visit weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Your maid can bring their own cleaning supplies or use yours if you have particular cleaning solutions you prefer. One of the best parts of using Handy’s home maid service is you don’t even need to be home when your maid is cleaning - you can leave the key with your doorman (if your building has one) or use a lockbox. If you’d prefer, you can let your maid in at the beginning of each booking, and leave while they clean up. But it’s up to you; some customers prefer to be home during their maid cleaning so that they can witness their home go from messy to sparkling in just a couple of hours. It’s truly a magical feeling!

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in a maid service cleaning?

See what's included in a personal maid service here.

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.

I need more help.

Please see the Help Center.

Meet Some of Our Top Maid 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.

Chesse D.

Handy Premium Pro
24 jobs completed
Hello! Nice to meet you! I’m a second grade teacher by day and a cleaner by evening and weekends. I am currently in my dissertation phase of my PhD as well. If you would like to know what a “PhD clean” looks like go ahead and “instant book” me. I look forward to hearing from you. Chesse

Carrie W.

Handy Premium Pro
39 jobs completed
Hello my name is Carrie. I pride myself on being very detail oriented, dependable, flexible, honest, friendly, and hard working. I have always enjoyed cleaning and organizing since I was a young girl. I found myself cleaning at my friends & family’s houses and work events. I thought to myself I should do this for a living not only am I very good at it but I also enjoy it!

Nolana B.

Handy Premium Pro
122 jobs completed
Happy to tidy up for you!

Customer Reviews

3,264,520 Reviews for Maid Service

Joy W.

Please send the same maid, each week. She did an excellent job cleaning. I think her name is Rochelle. Thank you. Joy Wertheimer

jeanette E.

I love the work, but what happened to the reminders? I never know when they're coming anymore. Please restore that!

Ryan O.

Manny is the only one I prefer to let in my home to clean. He’s polite, honest, trustworthy, and works hard. He is the best.

Melissa W.

Wanda did a great job! She stayed much longer than she had to and cleaned right up til the second she walked out the door. A real pro!

Coby W.

Bathroom mirror was cloudy, bath wasnt cleaned around the plug hole properly, floors dont look like they have been mopped.

Suzanne S.

Andreanna did a great job!! It was so nice to come home to a nice and clean smellinng house. She didnt miss a spot!

Lauren P.

It didnt look like the master shower was cleaned. Both the inside and out. Is that part of the service? Everything else was great!

taylor x.

Really great job! We are surprised to find that even the inside of the microwave oven has been cleaned. Thank you very much Fary:)

Pritha M.

She did a very thorogh job abd went the extra mile. Would definitely want to book her services again

Rachel C.

Silvia is awesome! She was very efficient, also super nice - and not fazed at all by the disastrous state of my kitchen. thank you!

Recent Job Requests

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Maid Service
Created At
December 8, 2019
Date Start
December 30, 2019
Zipcode
90232
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please thoroughly scrub the bathroom tub and the shower as well as counters and tabletops. Thank you so much!
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 8, 2019
Date Start
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Zipcode
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Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
0
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Description
We own a carpet cleaner. It would have nice if you could push around before you leave. (I’m not asking for a professional carpet cleaning here. You need move no more furniture than when you’re vacuumin...
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Maid Service
Created At
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Date Start
January 6, 2020
Zipcode
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Base Hours
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Bedrooms
1
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1
Description
not a lot of furniture yet, but any help cleaning the floors and organizing would be greatly appreciated.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 7, 2019
Date Start
December 13, 2019
Zipcode
84081
Base Hours
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4
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3
Description
We have # dogs all small, but we will try to have them out of the way. But for allergy sake. House needs serious organizing so not picky at all as long as it looks clean.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 7, 2019
Date Start
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Zipcode
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Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Description
Furniture cleaning, deep vacuming, my husband is allergic to dust. we try to straighten a bit before visits
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 7, 2019
Date Start
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Zipcode
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Base Hours
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Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Please ring apartment #c to be buzzed up to the # floor. My home phone number is a landline # # #
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 7, 2019
Date Start
December 11, 2019
Zipcode
90049
Base Hours
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0
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0
Description
Change sheets. The trash bin/recycling is on the north side of the building. Walk out front door of building and turn left. Please be careful around bedroom closet doors, sometimes they come off the tr...
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 7, 2019
Date Start
December 13, 2019
Zipcode
11211
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please sweep under the bed and couch, as well as in the corners of each room. Please dust ALL surfaces. Please hand wash anything in the sink (not dishwasher safe). Please mop the bathroom tile.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 7, 2019
Date Start
December 12, 2019
Zipcode
02119
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
There isn't parking in the building available for guests. There is usually parking somewhere a bit further up on Centre st or on Lamartine st.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 7, 2019
Date Start
December 8, 2019
Zipcode
80112
Base Hours
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Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
3
Description
Please dust plantation shutters in dining room and master bedroom. When vacuuming master bedroom, please focus on edges and corners, as some dog hair has accumulated. Thank you so much!!!

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