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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.

Lizbeth P.

Handy Premium Pro
205 jobs completed
First of all thank you for considering me to help you with your cleaning needs. I'm Liz I have been a home/business cleaner for over two years now. I'm an honest and hard working person. I do my best to go above & beyond to meet my customers expectations! as customers satisfaction is very important to me. I would greatly appreciate it If you give me a opportunity to work for you. Thank you!

Ariana L.

Handy Premium Pro
20 jobs completed
Hi my name is Ariana. Unfortunately I only work the 5 boroughs and New Rochelle at this time .

Paul A.

Handy Premium Pro
53 jobs completed
Hi it's Paul here I have been working as a freelance housekeeper, organizer, and "maid of all work" for over 20 years in the greater Los Angeles area. I take pride in my work and I enjoy helping my clients enjoy more of their leisure time because they don't have to clean; I've already taken care of that for them. My clients' homes are treated as if they are my own with utmost respect.

Customer Reviews

3,153,281 Reviews for Maid Service

Nicole L.

You always do such an amazing job! Thank you for doing that embarrassing pile of dishes and the details everywhere! Happy Holidays!! :)

chauntal L.

This was the BEST housecleaning service I've ever had from Handy! Can I request Deborah every time? I had a $50 credit, I still had to pay?

Michaela W.

It was lovely to meet you Ewelina. I was impressed how thorough and fast you cleaner. You did a superb job in the bathroom - thank you!

JOSE H.

Great job even though it was her first time cleaning my home. Hope to work with her again in the future.

Heather M.

Magdalena- everything looks great! Thanks for tackling the nail polish! I'd be very happy for you to return in the future!

Yoka R.

She didn't use a sponge and cleaning products, just kitchen roll and spray... Is not very good. Other than that, ok job!

Jan M.

Roosevelt takes pride in his work, and he will exceed your expectations with his superb attention to detail. He cleaned things I would never think to ask him to tackle. I highly recommend him. I am already looking forward to seeing him again soon!

Jenifer N.

Julissa was very good and very friendly. She took on two rooms that I feared looking at! She was awesome!

Ed C.

Very, very good. Extremely friendly and pleasant cleaning lady. Completed all requests quickly and proficiently. Left early although agreed.

Zachary B.

Had an awesome experience! Very professional and was able to work with me on a last minute scheduling issue.

Recent Job Requests

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Maid Service
Created At
September 8, 2019
Date Start
September 18, 2019
Zipcode
94105
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
#. Clean bedsheets are in the wasinh maxhine. Plesse put them in the dryer when you arrive. Please use them to make the bed once they are dry. #. Please clean the floor of the whole apt #. Please organ...
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 8, 2019
Date Start
September 9, 2019
Zipcode
20170
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
Do not park in any numbered spaces cause those are reserved. Bathrooms and kitchen need to be cleaned well, but don’t worry about the dishes - those will be done beforehand. I’ll be home if you have an...
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 8, 2019
Date Start
September 8, 2019
Zipcode
11374
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Cat and dog. Days of week for biweekly cleaning may change between Sundays and Fridays.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 8, 2019
Date Start
September 9, 2019
Zipcode
90047
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
The floors are very important to be mopped well. They need the most attention
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 8, 2019
Date Start
September 8, 2019
Zipcode
78233
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
1
Description
I just need the laundry room, upatairs master bathroom, downstairs #/# bath, and downstairs floors cleaned. all other areas will be clean. in the master bathroom, please wipe down shower walls and floo...
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 8, 2019
Date Start
September 8, 2019
Zipcode
11378
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Will concentrate on kitchen and bathroom on Sunday - no bedroom or living room.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 7, 2019
Date Start
September 8, 2019
Zipcode
90401
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
We have a cat. Please use only my vinegar for cleaning. You may also use my mop with my vinegar solution. Please use my sponges designated for bathtub and kitchen. Do not use bathroom sponge for kitche...
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 7, 2019
Date Start
September 12, 2019
Zipcode
77382
Base Hours
8.0
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Description
I will be home with the baby around #:#. Please clean the office and the baby's room first because she will need to nap and I'll work in the office. We just had our kitchen cabinets painted so the inte...
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 7, 2019
Date Start
September 8, 2019
Zipcode
11225
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please skip the bedroom. Focus on cleaning the floors and surfaces. Priority is bathroom and kitchen.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
September 7, 2019
Date Start
September 8, 2019
Zipcode
10003
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please prioritize the bathroom / living room / kitchen. Please give the bathroom a full tile scrub and wash the shower mat as well. Thanks!

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