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.

Julie G.

Handy Premium Pro
20 jobs completed
Hello my name is Julie, nickname Jules, I am constantly positive and passionate in every job I put into. I have six years of experience in the cleaning industry. I am OCD when it comes to cleaning! I’m very thorough, and make sure all your cleaning needs are exactly as you want them, as well as meeting all your expectations.

Jennifer H.

Handy Premium Pro
207 jobs completed
My name is Jennifer. I have been cleaning for 15 years now. I follow all CDC guidelines. I have masks and gloves and wear mask and gloves for each job!

Faye M.

Handy Premium Pro
346 jobs completed
Hi my name is Faye. I have over 15 years of cleaning experience including residential homes, commercial buildings, large venues, Airbnbs, and hotels as a supervisor. I am reliable, trustworthy, I love animals and I am very detail-oriented. I am someone who loves to clean and build relationships with my clients by communicating and catering to their cleaning needs. I am non smoker.

Customer Reviews

3,704,227 Reviews for Affordable Maids

Julie C.

She did such a good job cleaning my house! She was fast and efficient. I would definitely book with her again.

David S.

Meghan did a great job in the allotted time and actually focused on the areas I asked her to focus on.

Lois A.

Jerome B arrived on time and did a very thorough cleaning job. I would welcome him as my cleaning professional any day!

Robert D.

Wendy is fantastic and I always come home to a sparkling clean house when I'm lucky enough to have her clean it.

Michael L.

Barbora is absolutely fantastic. The place is always left so clean, and the little touches she does tidying up make the place feel so tidy after she's left.

Susan W.

I really liked her attitude as well as her thoroughness. She's great. I look forward to seeing her again and thank her for her help.

James B.

Shana K - you are awesome! Thank you for adding some sparkle and shine to our home today. We really appreciate it. -Bates Family

Victoria A.

We use Carmen regularly and she is hands down the best handy cleaner we have ever had (and we been using handy for 2 years off and on). Highly recommend.

Sergio O.

Natasha was awesome! Left my home looking wonderful. She communicates very well. Would love to work with her again

Matthew E.

Laura did a great job cleaning the place. On time, worked non stop, and very pleasant. Thanks again!

Recent Job Requests

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Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 18, 2021
Zipcode
10010
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
4.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Current Shard
slave
Description
The dirty bedsheets and towels are in the washing machine, please wash and replace then
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Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 23, 2021
Zipcode
10013
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Current Shard
slave
Description
I have a cat, trash room is next to the elevator and we use the Peloton box for recycling so please bring back after you empty
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 23, 2021
Zipcode
10013
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Current Shard
slave
Description
I have a cat, trash room is next to the elevator and we use the Peloton box for recycling so when you empty please bring the box back.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 13, 2021
Zipcode
10001
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
5.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Current Shard
slave
Description
I am house sitting and sadly the apartment was not handed over in the best state. I need everything taken out (from the kitchen cupboards, draws, and below the sink area) and everything to be wiped dow...
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 15, 2021
Zipcode
83704
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Current Shard
slave
Description
Den has lots of feather from the feather couch. Would like those vacuumed and couch cushions fluffed.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 13, 2021
Zipcode
11216
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
4.5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Current Shard
slave
Description
We have # cats. We would like this first cleaning to be as deep as possible - time permitting of course.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 13, 2021
Zipcode
10001
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Current Shard
slave
Description
please start with the floors if possible. really need scrubbing and cleaning in each room. then bathtub & shower tiles next priority, everything else third Thank you
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 15, 2021
Zipcode
46205
Created At
September 12, 2021
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Current Shard
slave
Description
This is a # BR townhouse, but none of the bedrooms need to be cleaned, only the kitchen/dining/living rooms & # bathroom.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 13, 2021
Zipcode
92107
Created At
September 11, 2021
Base Hours
3.0
Bedrooms
0
Bathrooms
0
Current Shard
slave
Description
Only the back bedroom will ever require cleaning. Focus is on kitchen, bathroom and living room.
Cleaner filled
Affordable Maids
Date Start
September 15, 2021
Zipcode
16066
Created At
September 11, 2021
Base Hours
3.5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Current Shard
slave
Description
you will have to work around boxes. building is less than # months old. my regular cleaning person is getting married or it would be cleaner here. No need to make the bed. don't bring supplies, I will ...

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.