Tired of Cleaning? 3 Reasons Why It Makes Sense to Hire a Home Cleaning Service

Only a few people would choose to clean during their leisure time. Yes, you may enjoy doing small tasks like folding the laundry while watching TV. But if you have a choice not to do it, you would most likely choose not to.

However, cleaning is not just a simple chore that you have to get over and done with. When house cleaning is not done right, it can result to the build-up of dirt and may cause diseases.

Cleaning Services

This is where a home cleaning service becomes most useful. Having many responsibilities on your plate will wear you out. So instead of spending your extra hours cleaning, you can spend quality time with your family. And although it’ll cost you, hiring a professional cleaner definitely has its benefits.

Here are three reasons why it makes sense to enlist the services of a cleaning professional.

#1. Quality

Cleaning is something that you have to do right or else it would be useless. Hiring a professional cleaning company to do the job means that you’ll get a guaranteed service. Their main priority is cleanliness which makes them the experts in the field.

Professional home cleaners undergo training and assessment on their abilities to clean efficiently. They have specialized cleaning techniques that yield good results. When you don’t have enough time to clean, a house cleaning service can do it for you.

A home also has infinite surfaces that need cleaning. Most individuals only clean surfaces which are visible and frequently used. Professional cleaners take their time to clean. Even those hard-to-reach surfaces like light fixtures can be addressed during the cleaning process.

They carry equipment needed for the job.

Besides the vacuum and usual rugs you use to clean the house, there are specific tools for cleaning. Professional cleaners always carry around the right cleaning essentials. They use the latest tools to ensure that your home is dust-free.

Below are some tools that professional cleaners use to do the job right.

House Cleaning
  • Microfiber cloths – Unlike a feather duster, a damp microfiber cloth effectively reduces household dust. Simply wipe any surface clean then rinse the cloth to clean the dust out.
  • Steam mop – A steam mop works best in cleaning grout and tiles. This tool works best on marble, wood, vinyl, tile and laminate floors. And with its sterilizing power, you’ll save on expensive cleaning products as well.
  • Stick or hand vacuum – A hand vacuum helps remove pet hair and crumbs on upholstery. It also keeps your car interior clean and helps freshen mattresses.
  • Extension dusting kit – This helps dust off hard-to-reach places. Dusty surfaces like light fixtures, chandeliers and kitchen cupboards will be easier to clean.
  • Squeegee – This one doesn’t sound like a cleaning tool but it gets the cleaning job right. It’s perfect for getting any window clean and streak-free.
  • Scrub brush – There are endless ways to use a scrub brush. This tool is good for getting tough stains off garage floors or out of car mats and anything dirty that needs a good scrubbing. 

#2. Hassle-free

When you hire a simply maid, you won’t have to worry too much about maintaining cleanliness, especially in a house full of kids (or pets)! You also don’t have to shop for cleaning products because it’s already part of their service.

The professional cleaners won’t be your responsibility. You only have to collaborate with the cleaning company to plan the most effective way to clean your home and set a schedule.

#3. Flexible and tailored

A cleaning company will need your cooperation to create a suitable cleaning program. You have the freedom to decide on the cleaning schedule for the different parts of your home to avoid causing unnecessary disturbance.

Professional Cleaners

Enlisting a cleaning service is convenient. But before hiring one, you must know the right questions to ask. To make sure that they can cater to all your cleaning needs, here are some factors you should consider first:

  • Location – Choose a cleaning service whose location is near to your home. So whenever you need cleaners to come quickly, they’ll arrive at the earliest time possible.
  • References – Ask around about the cleaning service you intend to hire. You can also search online for reviews about their people and services to see if they have a good reputation. This way, you’ll have an idea whether they can handle the job well.
  • Security – Inquire about what security measures they have in place to ensure that the cleaners are reliable and trustworthy. Since you’ll be letting them inside your home, you have to make sure that they are people you can trust.
  • Cost – Ask how much they charge for their service. Do they charge per room per house or on a per hourly basis? It’s best to get several quotes from different cleaning service providers to compare rates.
  • Trial cleaning – Once you meet with the cleaners, give a trial cleaning. This will let you see how efficient they are at their job. Remember to go with your instinct on whether you’d like to regularly hire them.

With extra time on your hands, you can hit the gym, read a book, do some grocery shopping, or spend time with your loved ones. At the end of the day, you not just get to come home to a tidy and hygienic house but you also have made significant use of your leisure time.

So save yourself time, energy and money by hiring a professional cleaner for your home.

About the Writer

Mohamed Samad is the Founder & CEO of Matic Services. He started the company in 2016 after a series of small start-ups within the home services sector. Prior to that, Mohamed was Vice President at Greenstone Equity Partners, where he spent 24 months building the UAE business from 2011-2013 with its founder.

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