How Handy Works

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The Trusted Name in Local Cleaning Service

Experienced

Unlike large cleaning companies, we know there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all cleaning service. Different homes and different people have different requirements. Using the Handy platform to connect with a neighborhood cleaner, you’re not only supporting the community you live in, but you’re using an experienced professional, who has the know-how and the can-do attitude to tackle even the toughest of jobs. You get to check ratings and reviews from genuine customers like you, so you can rest easy, knowing the local cleaning professional you are matched with is the best around.

Skilled and Capable

You might think that anyone can be a professional, local house cleaner, but the truth is that it requires a specific skill-set and certain capabilities. Cleaning a home from top to bottom is a physically demanding job, especially if you’re cleaning more than one in a day. Cleaners booked through the Handy platform know all the tips and tricks of the trade to ensure they deliver a premium quality service. From knowing the right cleaning products to use, to clever hacks to ensure your home is spotless, book a local cleaning service using Handy and you’re booking a local professional who has made cleaning their livelihood.

Reliable

There’s nothing worse than waiting for a cleaner to turn up, particularly if you’ve got somewhere to go or something important to do. The local cleaning service professionals who use Handy know that their reputations depend on your satisfaction, from the service they deliver to showing up on time. Local cleaners using Handy are more dependent on upholding their status as a professional than those employed by a large cleaning corporation, so they’ll work harder and deliver a better service, every time. Reliable and ready to work, cleaners hired through Handy want nothing more than to give you the best service.

Flexible

If you book a neighborhood cleaning service through a big cleaning company, the chances are you’ll be locked into that booking. If you try and change the booking or need to cancel, you could be penalized with extra fees. At Handy, we know that our customers’ schedules can change and if something comes up and you need to cancel or reschedule – it’s not a problem; just let us know at least 24 hours before your appointment and we’ll be happy to find another time that works better for you.

The Best Local Cleaning Service

Your home, cleaned your way

One of the problems with using a larger cleaning company is that their cleaners tend to work with certain policies and parameters. You might find that some things are beyond what they are allowed to do, leaving you to do the chores you wanted taken care of by your cleaning service. Use Handy to connect with a local neighborhood cleaner and you can let them know from the outset what you want to be done, and how. To start the ball rolling, the platform features an online checklist where you can input any instructions you have for your chosen cleaning professional. As you and your cleaner get to know each other, you’ll find you can simply ask them to carry out other tasks, creating a fully personalized cleaning service.

An affordable luxury

Once upon a time, hiring a neighborhood cleaning service used to be a luxury reserved for a select few. The Handy platform has changed all that, making it an affordable service for time-strapped parents, busy entrepreneurs, and overworked professionals! From the outset, cleaners who use the Handy platform come with clearly-defined, competitive, and reasonable pricing. There are no hidden fees so the price you’re seeing is the price you’ll pay. You don’t even have to worry about having cash on the day; the Handy platform features a secure online payments system, removing the need for cash entirely.

A quality service done by professionals

Whether you decide to have your home cleaned once a week, twice a week, or once a month, you’re assured a professional cleaning service when you use the Handy platform. All cleaners are vetted, screened, and background-checked, so you don’t even have to be home to let them in. Leave your key with your doorman or in a lockbox, go and do what you’ve got to do, and then come back to a sparkling home. You can ask the cleaner to bring their own cleaning products or, if you have your own favorite products, you can ask them to use your own. Whatever you want from your local cleaning service, you’ll find cleaners who offer their services on Handy are true professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in a maid service cleaning?

See what's included in a local cleaning service.

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.

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Meet Some of Our Top Local Cleaning 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.

Ezekiel H.

Handy Premium Pro
74 jobs completed
Hey, there I'm Ezekiel. Thanks for checking out my bio. I've been in the cleaning industry for over 8 yrs as a Professional cleaner & as a commercial & residential business owner. I say that to say this your home will be clean with an eye of great detail.

Lizbeth P.

Handy Premium Pro
219 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!

Serge V.

Handy Premium Pro
581 jobs completed
Hi my name is serge i take pride in all the work i do, and do what it takes to get the job don'e right and completed and make the customer happy. Customer always comes first. electrical plumbing painting anything.

Customer Reviews

3,223,672 Reviews for Local Cleaning Service

Cassie M.

Aaron has done a great job with our home the last two times we've had him. Everything feels so fresh and clean!

Valerie W.

Erin always does an amazing job! She goes above and beyond what's expected of her. My house sparkles when she leaves!

Melissa W.

Shavar is excellent!! We love having her clean our apartment. She makes sure everything is done properly and works hard!

Julie J.

The bathroom and kitchen are sparkling! The windowsills are cleaner than they have ever been. Thank uou so much!

Whitney L.

Debra was very sweet and even went above and beyond to hand wash a strain on the sheets from a renter. Would definitely recommend her!

Catherine M.

She did an incredibly beautiful, thorough job on my entire apartment. Truly she went above and beyond to make the place spotless.

Carol G.

she does an amazingly thorough job. first handy person i never need to double check quality o her work she is amazing!!!

Shruthi D.

Yolanda did a great job cleaning for us. She was very friendly and would love to have her help us out again!

Beth A.

My shower head broke and he didnt tell me. Just left it hanging and i coukdnt find the missing piece. Thats all. Good guy though

cheyenne w.

Does an awesome job. Everything I asked is done and done well. I leave her by herself and she locks up before leaving. I have a big german Shepard and she works well around him.

Recent Job Requests

Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 16, 2019
Zipcode
91942
Base Hours
6.5
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Description
Also please keep nursery and laundry room tidy and clean. Wipe washer, dryer, sinks and counters as needed. In bedrooms please dust furniture, remove items on furniture, dust and place back all items n...
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 11, 2019
Zipcode
80206
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
1
Description
No dishes, laundry, trash, or bed services needed. Only Hard surfaces, floors & baseboards, counters, sinks, and shower are the priority. Important: don’t clean the dining table. It is stone and requir...
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 23, 2019
Zipcode
10029
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Please pay particular attention to pet hair and dust. Please also vacuum the couch. Please be very careful with the coffee table - if you can avoid moving it at all that would be great. It’s pretty fra...
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 17, 2019
Zipcode
20009
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
This is a rental unit. There are two tenants here. One tenant has recently moved out so this is a cleaning to spruce the place up for the new tenant moving in.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 12, 2019
Zipcode
94703
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Description
We have a very nice dog. She sheds a lot. We will be home this time and will put her out back for the time you are here.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 14, 2019
Zipcode
40515
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Description
We have a golden doodle who is friendly and doesn’t shed, but big. We’ll keep her out of your way.
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 11, 2019
Zipcode
11233
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
Deep cleaning of entire stove, especially stove top Refrigerator cleaned inside and outside
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
December 5, 2019
Zipcode
20171
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Description
I have a very friendly, small dog and two cats. Please let me know if you have/prefer to use your own cleaning equipment and supplies. I'd like to do a walk-through with the cleaning crew before they s...
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 13, 2019
Zipcode
22192
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
1
Description
I don't need anything done in the bedrooms. I need the kitchen, livingroom, bathroom, and hallway area cleaned. Please and Thank you
Cleaner filled
Local Cleaning Service
Created At
November 10, 2019
Date Start
November 10, 2019
Zipcode
10065
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
There are some paint splotches on the blinds - can you try go remove it if possible? If you can Also sweep inside the closets that would be great. 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.