Too Busy To Clean Your House? What To Know When Hiring A Maid

If keeping up with the cleaning in your home has become impossible and you need to get help from a cleaning service or maid, get quotes from multiple different cleaning providers. There are a lot of service options available, and you want to find someone that you are comfortable having in your home.

When you are able to come to a clean house, it allows you to relax and unwind without worrying about a long list of things to do. Here are some things you want to do when you narrow it down to a specific service provider.

Agree to Regular Cleaning Service Details  

You want to be on the same page with your cleaning provider about what is expected to be done every visit. These are the standard expectations, including things like:

  • Floor care like sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming
  • Wiping down all countertops around the home
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Kitchen cleaning and care
  • Dusting

The experts will do a professional quality job and leave your house looking great. Agree and understand the terms for what you are going to be paying for every time the maid or cleaning service makes a visit to your home.

Ask about Cleaning Product Expenses

Know who is paying for the cleaning products, or what is expected. The cleaning company may use what you provide for them in the home, or they may prefer to use their own products, supplies, and tools. Make sure the cost is reflected in your quote if they are using your supplies. It can be very beneficial to let the cleaning company provide the supplies, because they may get the highest quality supplies in bulk, so at a lower price.

Talk with Your Homeowner's Insurance Provider

Talk with your homeowner's insurance provider briefly to see if there is any type of coverage you should have added to your policy. This will cover you in case anyone gets hurt while cleaning your home, and if anything is damaged. You want to make sure the workers in the house are protected.

Once you are in a routine of regular house cleaning, you will be able to enjoy your home, without worrying about a listing of things you are supposed to be caring for and cleaning, and without having to make time in your schedule to do the cleaning. For more information, contact a local house cleaning company and ask about the services they offer. 

About Me

Cleaning, Washing, Sanitizing, and More: A to Z Cleaning Blogs

Hello and welcome to the internet's most engaging blog on cleaning. Here, we're going to delve into all of it. My hope is to create a huge reference of A to Z cleaning guides that cover everything from soaking food-encrusted pans, to sanitizing medical equipment, to staying on top of office clutter, to washing your clothes. My name is Kate. I'm not a professional cleaner, but I arrange a lot of cleaning. At home, I keep the house clean for my family of five -- I delegate a lot to the kids though. At work, I hire cleaners to keep our lab clean and safe -- I work in a research facility. Take a look around and enjoy. I hope these posts help you deal with your next mess in life.



Latest Posts

10 June 2024
Having clean carpets in your home not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your space but also contributes to a healthier living environment. Over ti

29 April 2024
In today's environmentally conscious world, many businesses are turning to solar energy as a sustainable, cost-effective solution to power their opera

26 March 2024
As the warm summer months approach, many homeowners may overlook the importance of chimney maintenance. However, summer is an ideal time to address ch