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Common Questions to Ask When Hiring a Professional Home Cleaning Service

After several days of weighing out the pros and cons, you’ve finally decided that you do. You need a professional cleaning service to maintain your precious home. The next thing you need to do is find a trusted and suitable maid service. Find the one that will professionally cater to your cleaning needs. Have you had any experience in using the services of a cleaning company? It can be rather difficult to choose one that won’t disappoint you or put your home and family at risk. Let us help you make the right decision. Here are six questions you should ask before hiring a home cleaning company.  

Important Questions You Need to Ask on Your Home Cleaning Service


1. Have the Cleaners Been Background and Cross-checked?

This part is important. Background checking can determine whether the cleaner is trustworthy and ethical. It also ensures that the home cleaning service cleaners have no criminal record or run-ins with the law. Crosschecks mean that past employers have recommended them.  

2. Is the Company Insured and Bonded?

Why should you want them to be insured and bonded? Well, the company will pay you in case they damage your property, or something goes missing. That is if the company is insured and bonded. This ensures that your home is secure. It also leaves you feeling confident and at peace with your choice of maid service.  

3. What Are the Cleaning Service Features Included?

Ask the company for a list of services they provide and what the extra cost would be for additional services (if any). This is for you to be sure that you are getting what you pay for. You may want specific areas or tasks to be handled by a professional home cleaning service maid while taking care of the rest. In this case, the total cost may be reduced.  

4. Does The Company Charge by the Hour or the Task?

Get a clear idea of how they charge you for their service. Some cleaning companies offer different types of cleaning appointments and payment options. Including per hour, per visit or as per the task. Depending on your cleaning needs, you can work out a payment option that works for both, you and the company.  

5. Is your cleaning customized to fit your needs?

Many cleaning companies bring their cleaning products, but is that really what you want? You know what smells best for you and your home, and what products work for you unique surfaces. Why get stuck with a product that doesn't fit your lifestyle, and does the company offer the flexibility for you to choose?  

6. Are Their Schedules Flexible?

You can choose to be at home when your chosen housekeeper comes by to clean. Although, they might need to work out a flexible schedule that fits into yours. While some home cleaning service companies may not offer this convenience, others do. And hence, you should inquire about this beforehand.  

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