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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.

Sidney G.

Handy Premium Pro
122 jobs completed
My name is Sidney i have over 19 years of Cleaning and Maintenance Experience. I am Very Trustworthy Reliable Dependable Punctual and I love to CLEAN. I have the Ability to Produce Results Not Excuses!

Brittany H.

Handy Premium Pro
76 jobs completed
Hi! My name is Brit and I’m a part time house keeper funding a move to the UK! My mom and grandma taught me how to clean real well when I was a young little thing, and it sure is relaxing and been a joy traveling around Chicago and cleaning a variety of homes! I’m quick and efficient, but I don't have a vacuum (it broke)in my spare time I paint and hang with my dog.

Ms. terrance G.

Handy Premium Pro
19 jobs completed
Hi my name is Terrance but a lot of my clients call me Terri, I have over 5 years experience in cleaning small and large homes. No job is to small or to large for me. I enjoy seeing my clients happy when they see the outcome of their cleaning. Book with me you will not be disappointed.

Customer Reviews

3,298,647 Reviews for Maid Service

Ethan J.

This was my third booking with Jerome. He is excellent. The apartment feels brand new after he's been here.

Alicia A.

Kenyatta is so amazing at making my house sparkle and turning back into a clean home! Plus she’s so nice! Superb!

Moli C.

Melba is fantastic and very thorough! I appreciate all her hard work as she makes my home look beautiful!

Samir C.

She did an amazing work - On time & very professional! She has been the best cleaner from Handy so far. Great job!

Lara F.

My house is very clean! A few things...Claudia shut all my windows even though every window in the house was open. We came home to a super hot and stuffy house which sucked. When she made my kid's beds, she put the blankets on sideways and tucked them in so tight neither one of my children could cover up. Otherwise everything was great!

Dana C.

May is an amazing cleaner! She organized the entire townhouse and it is spotless. I absolutley love her!!

Calvin G.

you was fantastic everyone is very happy with you. We wish you only the best and hope to see you again

Peter E.

Lawan did a fantastic job cleaning my apartment yesterday. The best professional I have had and the place looks amazing. Thank you!

Lilian V.

Maria was wonderful! She did an exceptionally thorough job! My apartment is sparkling! Every corner and edge was dusted. The floors, tiles and carpets were like new by the end of the appointment. Maria is a delight and a rare gem. I will definitely be booking her for my next appointment. Thank you so much, Maria!

Yolandi D.

He did a good job but was 20mins late and didn't make up the time by staying 20mins later, left at the originally booked time

Recent Job Requests

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Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 22, 2020
Zipcode
97221
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Description
The master bed and bath are the least important. Would still be nice to clean but just know you don’t have to focus on it a lot ;)
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Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 12, 2020
Zipcode
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Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 24, 2020
Zipcode
46506
Base Hours
4.0
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Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 12, 2020
Zipcode
10128
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Description
I'm getting a new toilet installed and that is the only room I care about. You can leave early and I won't care. I just need that room clean for the installation. We can clean up the rest of our mess o...
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Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 12, 2020
Zipcode
10128
Base Hours
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1
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1
Description
Vacuum is in the front hall closet. Trash chute is in hall by elevator. Cleaning supplies under kitchen sink.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
95821
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
1
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1
Description
i will be here. i’ve been in hospital and had to come home to a mess. i am physically unable to do much
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 18, 2020
Zipcode
91784
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
I have dogs, so please text me when you are close and I will put them in the backyard.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
77619
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
Please bring all cleaning supplies, and vacuum. Mostly cat and dog hair pick up. Must be very good with pets.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
08050
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Owner has a dog. Home has carpet laminate flooring bring vacuum and cleaning supplies to complete the job.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
January 12, 2020
Date Start
January 15, 2020
Zipcode
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Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
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Description
I have all the cleaning supplies you’ll need so no need to bring anything

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.