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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.

Geraldine W.

Handy Premium Pro
100 jobs completed
Hi everyone,Geraldine here I been into cleaning for over 5 years and big time experience of housekeeping inspector. I knew every single details how cleanliness is and time management on how to get job done ~

Andrea A.

Handy Premium Pro
57 jobs completed
I enjoy cleaning & have over 10 years expierience in all areas.Move outs, private homes, air bnb & high end resorts.My work speaks for itself, this is my profession & i take it seriously. I can provide exceptional refrences upon request. I am extremely dependable both to show up and give quality work. I am very friendly, trustworthy & respect your home as if it were my own.

Lindella B.

Handy Premium Pro
55 jobs completed
Hi! My name is Lindella. I have over 20 years of home cleaning experience in small and large homes in the San Francisco and East-Bay Area. I am responsible, trustworthy and reliable.

Customer Reviews

3,252,859 Reviews for Maid Service

Lesley P.

As always Shannon was timely, through, and focused on her work. Having her as part of my routine for the week, brings me great joy!

Brett J.

Awesome! Determined to clean everything, even stuff I said she probably wouldn't have time for, she managed to get to and clean perfectly.

Karen P.

She has been the best cleaner so far. I didnt like that she poured the floor water in my kitchen sink. The toilet would have been better

Damian E.

She did such a good job! My wife was thrilled with the attention to detail and I don't think our apartment has been as clean...ever!!

Hannah C.

Monica was great! She was nice and my home is very, very clean. The best handy employee thus far! Thanks!

Vanessa I.

I love that our house smelled like bleach! Doreen did a fantastic job and we would use her again any day! She was so thorough and friendly.

Crystal B.

Left the place spotless, didn't require any additional instructions or follow up details. Great job!

Nicole D.

Sandra did a great job! She was early, fast and very pleasant. An all around pro. Loved having her in my space! Thank you Sandra!

Jason S.

I've tried different home cleaning specialists for 6 years & Claudia is the BEST! She is speedy, VERY friendly & pays attention to detail!

Michelle R.

My place looks great! Would love to have her back! Thanks for the great communication and great care to clean everything

Recent Job Requests

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Maid Service
Created At
December 1, 2019
Date Start
December 14, 2019
Zipcode
92019
Base Hours
7.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Description
Also change and wash sheets and towels need fans cleaned once a month and living room furniture vacuumed once a month
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 1, 2019
Date Start
December 7, 2019
Zipcode
22201
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
P# of garage is public and shared with Trader Joe’s but unfortunately my building doesn’t validate.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 1, 2019
Date Start
December 30, 2019
Zipcode
77057
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Female pro please! I have a cat, but he is friendly. Please vacuum and clean my couch, and move the couch and clean underneath.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 1, 2019
Date Start
December 2, 2019
Zipcode
94582
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Description
Please bring all cleaning supplies, and vacuum. Has pets but will be away. Has a gate just ask for Barbara Penley.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 1, 2019
Date Start
December 23, 2019
Zipcode
94546
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
I have a dog and am pregnant in my third trimester. My home is tiny but it got too hard for me to clean. Thank you!
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
December 1, 2019
Date Start
December 7, 2019
Zipcode
11221
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
My daughter will be the one at home. It is very important that the house is clean and organized. So please pay very close attention to detail and cleanliness.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
November 30, 2019
Date Start
December 14, 2019
Zipcode
92071
Base Hours
6.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
3
Description
We will be home. Bathrooms and kitchen are a priority. Then dust/mop floors, dusting of windows and light fixtures, and handrails. Bedrooms/vacuuming to be done last please.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
November 30, 2019
Date Start
December 4, 2019
Zipcode
74133
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Description
Please bring all cleaning supplies, and vacuum. They are a old couple. She will show you what to do.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
November 30, 2019
Date Start
December 2, 2019
Zipcode
11101
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
Do not take this job unless you have a vacuum cleaner. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING A VACUUM CLEANER. I will not accept it otherwise.
Cleaner filled
Maid Service
Created At
November 30, 2019
Date Start
December 7, 2019
Zipcode
60435
Base Hours
5.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Description
I have # cats, # dogs and # children. I would love to have my stairs in my unit cleaned and floors mopped with bleach that I have on hand.

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