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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.

Angele J.

Handy Premium Pro
85 jobs completed
my name is angele with great experience with house/offices cleaner for the pass 16yrs in New York city.

Paris D.

Handy Premium Pro
270 jobs completed
Hi I’m Paris. I’m with Handy on a first come first serve (a same day to day basis). I don’t book days/months or weeks in advance. Things come up, like Jury Duty etc. Most jobs I book start at 7am needing a 4/5 hr cleaning. I click on the App if I’m Available that morning. I love a clean house; that you’ll get. I’m in other businesses starting at 5am beating every other time slot daily.

Tiffaney B.

Handy Premium Pro
80 jobs completed
My name is Tiffaney! I've been cleaning houses and apartments for a year now and have long term experience in the restaurant industry, so I'm a pro in kitchens! I'm also a student and am working my way through school. Thanks for your consideration!

Customer Reviews

3,418,531 Reviews for Maid Service

Dominic L.

Pharah did a great job! She didn't cut corners and actually stayed longer to make sure that everything was cleaned thoroughly!

Stephanie J.

Ana was excellent! She arrived on time, was very friendly and did an excellent job cleaning the apartment. She even stayed longer than the time allotted and did more than what we had asked for. I would highly recommend Ana and hope to have her again every time! Thanks Ana!

Shannon B.

Elizabeth was great, she did an amazing job!!! Would highly recommend her and plan on requesting her for cleaning services again

Sheila F.

Ana Rosa was fabulous. She was efficient, friendly and helpful and I want to request her for my next cleaning.

Sloane F.

Miranda left my house very clean and made sure to complete all of the tasks I asked for. I would recommend her to anyone.

Constance G.

Marissa was amazing! She did an absolutely incredible job. Beyond expectations and anything we could ask for.

Angela M.

This was my first booking with Greta and she was excellent! We had a guest bathroom that needed special attention and she made it look like new! I would love to have her out again if my cats weren’t too much for her. :-)

mandy k.

Thenisha was a pleasure to have around, and would strongly recommend her to anyone! Her service was top notch, her company was even better!

Emily M.

Thank you for your help today!! My husband and I were very impressed. Will be booking you in the future!

Adam W.

Cymone is great! Friendly, fast and did a great job cleaning our place and paying attention to detail.

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