FAQs for hiring a cleaning lady near you
What is a cleaning lady?
A cleaning lady is a professional who can offer you cleaning services for your home, office space, or business. Many people hire independent cleaning ladies to help them keep up with their housework, such as cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, vacuuming and mopping floors, and doing laundry.
How much does a cleaning lady cost per hour on Care.com?
As of January 2023, hiring a cleaning lady through Care.com will cost an average of $17.41 per hour at a national level. This rate may vary depending on where you live, how big your house is, what areas of your home you need cleaned and whether the cleaning lady with use your supplies or bring their own.
What types of services do cleaning ladies perform?
A cleaning lady can provide a wide range of services from basic room cleaning to tidying up your basement. Because of this, be very specific about your needs when communicating with each cleaning lady so you both know exactly what work needs to be done in in your home. For example, asking someone to clean your floors is probably not descriptive enough if you want them to get underneath your sofa or other furniture.
How can I use Care.com to find a cleaning lady near me?
You can filter profiles for cleaning ladies in your area and compare results by hourly rate, experience cleaning homes, and the various cleaning services they can do for you. It's a good idea to check any reviews left for a candidate you're interested in to see if families in your area have been satisfied with their work.
How can I safely hire a cleaning lady near me?
We ask all cleaning ladies on Care.com to complete an annual background check called a CareCheck (providers who complete this background check have a badge on their profile). That being said, we do strongly recommend you do your own due diligence when hiring an independent cleaning lady who will work in your home by running your own background check and requesting references.