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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

Description of service

We were planning to have a a large party for the in laws 20th wedding anniversary and really needed the extra help getting the house visitor ready.We have a 2 story house and was wanting vacuuming,dusting,windows and pretty much a clean from top to bottom.We were able to locate someone thru the yellow pages who was very reasonably priced.She was working thru a family owned business so the price was lower than a large chain.She cleaned all 3 bedrooms,the kitchen and bathroom.She would not do laundry of any kind.We also gave her a 20 dollar tip for a job well done.We did supply our own cleaning materials.


Review of Service

We were very impressed with the business from the start.they provided background information as well as references.We did check references because to be honest you can never be to safe now a days. They even had a contract drawn up that let us know what would be covered and what was not covered.This protected both parties.She arrived right on time and she took 3 hrs to complete the job.


Tips

If at all possible go with a small locally owned business instead of one of the national chains.Make sure they have refrences,make sure you check these out,they can be made up very easily.Also ask for background checks it may seem a bit weird to ask for but if your like me you like to know who is in your home.See if they supply there own cleaning supplies.I myself like to use certain products because of my kids allergies.


$ 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
$ 85
Feb 2008
Huntington, WV
Great job of house cleaning  more... close row
$ 275
May 2008
Winston Salem,NC
Cleaning of large four bedroom house before moving in  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