How Handy Works

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The Trusted Name in Affordable Maids

Experienced

The reason Handy has become the go-to name in cheap maid service providers is that the platform gives you everything you need to make an informed decision. When you hire a maid, you want to know that the person you hire has the can-do and the know-how to get the job done, and comes recommended. You could spend hours trawling the internet, you could try your luck on an online ad- or you could skip all that and just go straight to Handy. Affordable maids who use Handy to look for work come star-rated and reviewed by customers, like yourself, who’ve already used their services. With this at-a-glance information at your fingertips, you can hire the right cheap maid service the first time around.

Skilled and Capable

There’s more to offering an affordable maid service than simply being able to turn up on time. Maids who use Handy to find work have the ability and the dedication to tackle even the toughest jobs, whether you want your home cleaned once a week, every other week, or just once a month. In addition to being skilled and capable, the cheap maid service professionals that you’re matched with will come with all the equipment and cleaning products they need. However, if you’d rather they used yours, just let them know when you book through Handy.

Reliable

When you’re looking for affordable maids, you want to know more than just whether they’re able to do the job. You want to know that the maid you hire is reliable and trustworthy, too. For your peace of mind, affordable maids who advertise through the Handy platform are background-checked. And we also know that there’s nothing worse than hanging around, waiting for a maid to turn up. Cheap maid service professionals booked through Handy turn up on time, so you can get on with your day. If you can’t be there when they arrive, you can leave your key either in a lockbox or with your doorman, and come back to a spotless, sparkling home.

Flexible

Using Handy means you don’t have to stick to the parameters set out by large cleaning companies. If you want extras included that might fall beyond the scope of regular affordable maid services, all you have to do is request it during checkout. The Handy platform even features an online checklist where you can lay out the duties you’d like taken care of in prioritized order. You can even include things like laundry services.

The Best Affordable Maids

Cheap maid services at affordable prices

Using the Handy platform to connect with cheap maid services in your area can be an extremely cost-effective alternative to using a bigger cleaning business with high prices and long wait times. When you’re matched with maids in your area, you’ll be presented with a clear and competitive quote before you book, so you can decide whether it best suits both your needs and your budget. In addition, there are no hidden fees, so the price you’re quoted is the price you’ll pay.

Schedule changed?  No problem!

Some of the large maid service businesses seem to forget that your schedule can change. Cancel with a big company and you’re looking at steep cancellation fees or penalties, even if you let them know in advance. That’s not how we do things at Handy. If something comes up and you need to cancel or reschedule, there’s no problem; just give us at least 24 hours’ notice and we’ll book another appointment at a time that’s better for you.

Quick and convenient

Don’t worry if you don’t have any cash to hand -- Handy has a secure online payments system, so you can pay for your cleaning with just a few clicks. Because you know exactly what you’re paying in advance, you don’t have to go through any awkward negotiation with your chosen cheap maid service provider after the work is done.  And afterwards, if you’d like to tip your maid, that can be done through the app as well! Reputation is everything to the affordable maids who use the Handy platform to advertise themselves, which is why they’ll go that little bit further to give you an outstanding and cheap maid service. In the unlikely event that you’re unhappy with the work done, the Handy Happiness Guarantee means that work hard to make it right.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in Handy's affordable maid service?

See what's included in our affordable 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 Affordable Maids 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.

Dwight Y.

Handy Premium Pro
82 jobs completed
My name is Dwight and I have been cleaning for over 15 years in Austin. For the first 5 years of my experience cleaning I cleaned restrooms, so my restroom cleaning is immaculate. I am always thorough with my work. I make sure your house is cleaned from top to bottom at an excellent pace and great timing! I always check my work as I go so all areas are nice and tidy. Thanks for choosing me!

Nestor P.

Handy Premium Pro
265 jobs completed
Good morning starshine the earth says hello!

Lizbeth P.

Handy Premium Pro
231 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!

Customer Reviews

3,399,927 Reviews for Affordable Maids

Christina W.

Lakeirdra was great! She was more than willing to listen to my specific requests, and she did a better job than other cleaners i've had!

Danelle G.

Aisha was professional and courteous. I am very pleased with her service. I am a first time Handyuser and I look forward to seeing her again

Jeremy B.

Hands doen the best service we've had thus far. We'll certainly be requesting Moses for our next cleaning.

Joe A.

She is very professional and always on time. The house is always clean and smells good when she leaves.

Cory W.

She did a really good job cleaning and making things nice and neat. Dishes were cleaned and kitchen smelled great. Very personable!

Nehal S.

He did an excellent job and also brought his own home made organic products. Our hardwood floors never shined so much. Thanks, Fernell.

Ashleigh E.

Great work - next time please follow the signs that ask that all boxes be broken down or taken to the dumpster in the garage!

Sasha P.

If you're looking for a super thorough, quick, and really friendly cleaner, look no further than Edwin!

Brady M.

Did a great job thoroughly cleaning the bathrooms and kitchen. Tidied up without making it impossible to find the items later. Thanks!!

Hannah F.

Romario was extremely detailed and completed everything on time. I’ve never seen so much attention to detail, would highly recommend!

Recent Job Requests

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Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 1, 2020
Zipcode
30326
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please clean room and bathroom to left on entry. Small dog, very friendly.
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Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 1, 2020
Zipcode
60653
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
I have a dog but will have the dog gated off to not disturb you. I also have a # floor with a # room and # bathroom but do not need that floor cleaned.
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Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 28, 2020
Zipcode
95817
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
My house is in total disarray lol please don’t judge me! I’m hardly ever home due to my job so clutter has taken over my life. The trash can for the bathroom is under the sink if you can please empty t...
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 10, 2020
Zipcode
81501
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Description
I have a trash can under the sink in each bathroom. I am also want to declutter my house. I’d love some guidance on that.
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Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 4, 2020
Zipcode
10024
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
There is one bedroom and a small study you don’t need to do. My elderly mother will be in the study and the bedroom belongs to my brother who doesn’t want it cleaned at his time.
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Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 3, 2020
Zipcode
78744
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Description
We have a dog, a Golden Retriever who will bark when you get here but he is only excited you’re here. He’s very friendly.
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Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 4, 2020
Zipcode
64079
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
I have # dogs and a cat. I will be home on June #, so the dogs won’t be an issue.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 1, 2020
Zipcode
76021
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
Please use provided Seventh Generation disinfectant to clean food surfaces and children's toys.Please run vacuum wand over air vents if possible.Please feel free to do light straightening/putting away ...
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
June 1, 2020
Zipcode
60644
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
I have a cat also bathroom needs to be cleaned with bleach please and thanks
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Created At
May 30, 2020
Date Start
May 31, 2020
Zipcode
10014
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
if you could make sure the plants all have water as well that would be wonderful. THANK YOU

Where Does Handy Operate?

Handy operates in hundreds of cities around the United States, Canada, and the U.K. No matter where you live, Handy has you covered.