What Does it Cost to Have A House Professionally Cleaned? Updated 2022

Whether it’s Spring Cleaning time or the dead of winter, there are loads of benefits to keeping your home, yard, and exterior spaces like garages clean and free of clutter. Not only do you discourage the build-up of dirt, bacteria, mold, and dust, which can affect your physical health, but you promote creativity and relaxation, which improves your mental health. 

But who has time to keep up with all that cleaning themselves? 

That’s where NW Maids comes in. As a maid service referral company servicing the states of the Pacific Northwest, we make it our business to keep the very best cleaning companies in business. Moreover, we’re going to tell you why you should consider having your house (or parts of your house) professionally cleaned, while detailing exactly how much you can expect that to cost. 


First Things First: Affordability is Built into the Service

When contacted by a new client or someone who’s never had anyone else clean their home before, the first question is inevitably, “How much does it cost to have a house professionally cleaned?” While there are tons of factors that might affect the actual number associated with each service, the good news is that most home cleaning companies make affordability a big part of their business model. 

Think about it: there are only so many mansions in a city, right? While those affluent patrons might pay top dollar for whole-house cleaning, that isn’t enough to sustain an entire, competitive market of house cleaners. And to clean the homes of people with average incomes, you can’t charge an arm and a leg. 

Indeed, the typical rate for cleaning a two-bedroom, one-bathroom house is around $165. For that, you get a completely spotless kitchen, bathroom, living room, etc. in about one and a half to two hours! Of course, not everyone’s house fits that bill, that’s why NW Maids allows you to customize your booking by selecting the number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms, and any specific add-ons you want.  

Remember, we want your business. So, we do our best to make our services as affordable as possible. 


Want to Save on Cleaning? Become a Repeat Customer!

There’s nothing more valuable to a business than a customer who comes back. That’s why we’ve come up with a variety of discounts related to how often you repeat our services. These discounts can be real life-savers for customers who are particularly busy or who may have higher-than average cleaning needs due to kids, pets, clutter, etc. 

10% Off Cleanings – If you commit to getting your home cleaned once a month or once every three weeks, we can provide you with a 10% discount on the entire service. This is a “fire and forget” way to ensure your home gets the constant attention it deserves without you having to lift a finger. Trust us: you’ll love coming home to find every inch of your place spotless. 

15% Off Cleanings – Twice a month cleanings will not only ensure there is no build-up of allergy-causing mold or disease-ridden bacteria, but will save you a whopping 15% on your overall cleaning bill. If you like to keep a particularly clean home but simply don’t have the time, this is the best option for you (and your budget). 

20% Off Cleanings – You can save a full 20% off of our cleaning services if you opt for weekly cleanings. This is about as close as most people get to having a live-in maid. Over time, you’ll become so used to having a virtually spotless home that you’ll all but forget what it was like before. 


Get Extra Value with Add-Ons

Every homeowner has chores that they absolutely hate. Alternatively, many households simply require more attention to detail than others. Either way, a great way to maximize your value when getting your home professionally cleaned is to sign up for add-on services. 

Deep Cleaning ($65) – If you want our maids to really get into the nooks and crannies (the places that haven’t seen a mop in years), we can do it for a small additional fee. With our deep cleaning service, we get under, behind, and on top of everything we can, and make sure to leave it spic and span. 

Fridge Cleaning ($25) – Clearing out and clearing the fridge has to rank near the top of least favorite homeowner activities. However, we can clean up every stain, spill, and bit of not-so-fresh food residue for the cost of a light lunch in downtown Portland. Of course, we’ll put everything back as it was. 

Oven Cleaning ($25) – Ignoring your oven is a surefire way to end up with a smoky problem on your hands. Unfortunately, even self-cleaning ovens don’t quite do the job they should when it comes to clearing out oils, fats, and char. We’ll get in there with heavy-duty oven cleaning products and leave the stove sparkling for a small one-time fee.  

Interior Windows ($65) – If you want to see the world a bit more clearly after your service, you can add on our interior window cleaning for a small additional fee. We’ll not only polish those windows, but leave them so clean as to look brand new. 

Cabinet Cleaning ($25) – Cabinets are so often ignored when it comes to cleaning, but our maids don’t mind getting in there and really dusting them out. Simply remove all of your items beforehand, and we’ll get your cabinets looking good as new for when you get home. 

Basement Cleaning ($80) – Moist, dark basements are the primary places where mold, mildew, and bacteria can take root. These can not only lead to upper respiratory issues that affect your entire family, but can cost a fortune in mold remediation if left unchecked. The answer is our basement cleaning add-on. Our team will scour every part of your lowest floor, ensuring even the darkest corners are cleaned, sanitized, and safe. 

Laundry Services ($25) – Homeowners know that there is rarely enough time to do everything, and laundry is all too often one of the chores that falls by the wayside. Well, since our team will be spending a few hours in your home anyway, why not have us handle a load for you? We can wash and dry your clothes, towels, or linens for a tiny fee, leaving them hot and fresh for when you get home. 

Move In/Out Cleaning ($175) – No cleaning task is more dreaded than the move-in and move-out deep clean. No worries, our team is up to the challenge and highly experienced in how to make your new (or old) home look perfectly presentable. It might cost a bit more than our other add-ons, but it’s one that you’ll only need once every few years at most.


Customize Your Service to Your Needs

Like other professional cleaning companies, NW Maids tries to keep the scheduling, payment, and even the cleaning process itself as hands-off as possible. With our comprehensive online system, you need only click, pay, and go about your day. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t offer custom-tailored services to any client, anywhere, any time. 

Say, for instance, you only need one room cleaned. Perhaps you’re only looking to declutter and deep clean your attic or garage? Maybe you own a rental property and just need to keep it looking nice while you show it to prospective tenants? Whatever it is you need, we have you covered. 

Simply reach out to one of our team members, and we will provide you with a free consultation and quote that suits your unique cleaning needs, budget, and schedule. The same goes for one-off services like vacuuming or window detailing. Simply call us with what you need, and we’ll give you an instant, fair quote for the job.


The Pros of Using a Pro

One of the first things our new customers tell us is that they never thought they’d use a cleaning company. But once they try it, they absolutely love it. Why? Because they suddenly discover just how much time they have on nights and weekends – time they used to spend cleaning on their own. After all, your time is valuable, and in a world where both parents often work, who wants to sacrifice their weekends toiling away? 

So, yes, hiring a professional cleaner costs money. However, it saves you time, which is often far more valuable! 

There are other benefits of using a professional cleaning service too. For instance: 

  • Employee Vetting – All of the maids and cleaners we partner with are subject to background and identity checks. This protects your family and your property and ensures you get polite, prompt, and accurate service. 
  • Payments are a Snap – Our customer portal makes it easier than ever to choose, schedule, and pay for our services. Plus, you never have to worry about having cash on hand. 
  • Total Protection – We (and all of our partners) are licensed, bonded, and fully insured. In the event an accident does happen, you can rest assured it will be taken care of. You can’t get that from your neighborhood cleaning lady. 
  • Seamless Service – Professional cleaners operate in the background. Whether you’re home or not, they make it their business to complete their assignment as promptly, efficiently, and quietly as possible. In many cases, you can schedule your appointments so you and your family simply come home to a perfectly clean house. 


Professional Home Cleaning: Worth Every Penny

At NW Maids, we’ve made providing affordable, reliable home cleaning to the Pacific Northwest our mission. As a maid service referral company, we work with only the best cleaners throughout Washington, Oregon, and beyond. Our ultimate goal is to let you know how professional cleaning can not only change your home, but your life as well. 

Imagine the time you spend cleaning your home each week. Now imagine what else you could do with that time? Could you spend it with your family, your friends, or your pets? In the end, time is valuable, and our service allows you to maintain the beauty and wealth of your home without sacrificing the things in life that matter most. 

If you’re ready to make the professional cleaning commitment, call the team that knows how to get you what you want at a price you can afford. That’s NW Maids.


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