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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.

Kelly V.

Handy Premium Pro
21 jobs completed
Hi Hola Salut! My name is Kelly and I'm a cleaning nut, so this fits me perfectly. Plus this allows me to be there for my 2 sons that are 15 and 16. I see family as everyone's priority so if hiring a cleaning pro allows more time to accommodate more time spent with them or doing things that you enjoy, I'm all for it.

Jeffrey H.

Handy Premium Pro
36 jobs completed
Thanks for looking my name is Jeff and have been doing handy work for several years. My goal is to make sure I do the best possible job for you so if there is anything extra I can do to make your experience better please don’t hesitate to ask.

Rodrigo C.

Handy Premium Pro
645 jobs completed
About me: I have a bachelor degree in Computer Science. I come from a family of artisans. I like to create using domotic smart home solutions merged with the old school alchemy. Comprehensive home support and maintenance. More than 20 years track experience conducting home improvement. Skills include fence installation, Door &Windows installation, Smart Home, etc. No Job is Too Small

Customer Reviews

3,598,326 Reviews for Maid Service

Gauri S.

Mohammed was friendly, professional, and efficient. He did an excellent job cleaning our home - Would certainly work with him again!

Neema Y.

She was wonderful! I enjoyed her service and the time she took to make sure everything was clean and in order.

Marissa C.

Worokiatou was great! She was really attentive to detail and got to all the tough, obscure surfaces to leave our apt shiny clean. We could tell she worked very hard. She was also lovely. I would definitely recommend her!

Nicky C.

With some guidance and instruction, Robin did a good job. This proves Handy can work if it provides sufficient training and cleaning produc

Carole F.

Service was excellent. Your rating 5 is up to amazing this question asks why the service wasnt perfect. I dont equate perfect with anazing

Rosanna M.

WOW. 3rd visit. Great job, great customer service w/ friendly professional. Surfaces look streak-less, windows and mirrors too. Thx!

Tsedaye K.

Lovely lady. Was very polite and asked if there was anything else she could help with when she was done.

mollie w.

He was pretty perfect and polite. Attention to everything except one pan is still somewhat sticky. But im picky. Would totally use him again

Adejoke A.

Toni was very pleasant, professional and approached the job with an impressive attention to detail.

Brandon H.

Carrie stayed to ensure the last thing was finished and she ensured that i liked the job. AMAZING!!

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April 12, 2021
Zipcode
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Created At
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Base Hours
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Bedrooms
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Description
We only wish to have the common spaces cleaned. The Kitchen, Bathroom, Living room and Dining room.
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Zipcode
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you will be deep-cleaning one bedroom and bathroom of an entire home. a tenant moved out and the entire focus is to clean and sanitize this space.
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Base Hours
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Created At
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Do not leave anything in the hallways or the trash room. Any boxes need to be brought down to the trash room. There is a fine for leaving anything in the trash room.
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Created At
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Base Hours
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Please wash thoroughly take out trash, there is a trash chute / trash room in the hall way. Wash all sheets and bedding , wash / and dry! Clean every room , vacum , mop etc, house should smell fresh, a...
Cleaner filled
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Created At
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The bathroom needs deep detailed cleaning, especially the shower. Thank you!
Cleaner filled
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Date Start
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Zipcode
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Created At
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Base Hours
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