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$ 230
Dec 2007
Seattle, WA
Local housekeeping business initial cleaning  more... close row
$ 70
Apr 2008
Cranston, Rhode Island
Thorough housekeeper brings her own supplies  more... close row
$ 100
Mar 2008
athens ohio
One time cleaning to prepare for a party  more... close row
$ 275
May 2008
Winston Salem,NC
Cleaning of large four bedroom house before moving in  more... close row
$ 100
Sep 2007
Bellmawr, NJ
Cleaner even brought own cleaning supplies  more... close row
$ 340
Aug 2008
Portland, Or.
Full day deep cleaning before moving in  more... close row
$ 75
Mar 2008
Pine Bluff, AR
House cleaning for grandfather's 85th birthday  more... close row

Description of service

When my aunt threw a suprise birthday party for my gradfather's 85th birthday, she wanted to make sure her house was spotless. An individual who advertises in a local paper was called out to ensure that her home could pass the white glove test. For $75 my aunt got her 1500 sq. ft. house dusted, vacuumed, carpet shampooed, kitchen and bathroom floors swept, as well as the bathroom spotlessly cleaned.

Review of Service

While I personally would've wanted someone to go over my kitchen to make sure it was spotless, I was impressed by the woman that cleaned my aunt's home. My aunt's home is by no means dirty or messy, though, so I think the job could've been done for less money.


Check references! While most housecleaners are honest, you don't want to find out differently right before a big event. If you are truly impressed with the work done, see if the housecleaner would offer you a deal to sign up for scheduled maintenance visits. When you get an estimate, understand that a housecleaner must see your home before they can make an accurate quote. Get not just a monetary quote, but one based on time as well. This will enable you to compare basic hourly rates, if all other variables are the same.

$ 85
Feb 2008
Huntington, WV
Great job of house cleaning  more... close row
$ 100
Mar 2007
Montgomery, AL
Special spring cleaning service package  more... close row
$ 110
Nov 2007
Ft. Washington, MD
Deep cleaning before selling house  more... close row
$ 180
Apr 2007
Rainbow City, AL
New house needed cleaning  more... close row
$ 100
Mar 2008
Phoenix, AZ
One-time cleaning before move out  more... close row
$ 220
Dec 2007
Dallas, TX
Two workers from housekeeping service  more... close row
$ 75
Jul 2007
Garland, TX
Thorough housekeeping service  more... close row
$ 68
Jul 2007
Alameda, CA
Housecleaning and fundraising  more... close row