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House Cleaning Service Costs

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Everyone likes to have a clean house, but many people today simply do not have the time and energy to keep their home clean on their own. Fortunately, it is possible to hire professionals who can take care of the cleaning for you. There are different types of services available for hire.

Perhaps you are looking for a regular service that can come to take care of the cleaning on a weekly or biweekly basis. Maybe you need a one-time service after moving out of a property or before moving into a property. There are many permutations, and the costs will naturally differ. When you choose a company that you work with regularly, you may find that you get a better price than when using a company just one time.

When choosing a company for your house cleaning service, you will want to make sure you understand what you need. Then, make sure that the company can provide that sort of service. For example, there might be some companies that do not clean out and remove junk from a property. Common types of services include cleaning windows, dusting, vacuuming, tidying up, flooring, and cleaning the bathrooms and kitchens.

House Cleaning Service Per Hour Per Project
General house cleaning $20-$50

$100 and up depending on the size of the location and the cleaning tasks required


Even though they are being paid by the company, it is customary to provide a tip to the cleaners, as well

15% and up 15% and up

Other considerations and costs

  • Some will charge on an hourly basis, while others will charge per project.
  • The size of the property and the amount and type of work that needs to be done will often affect the cost.
  • Who will be supplying the cleaning supplies and equipment? Many professionals will supply their equipment, but that is not always the case. It can affect the cost.
  • Taxes are not included.

DIY considerations

  • DIY is certainly possible for cleaning your own home and property, but hiring the professionals helps you to save time and energy.


  • Craftsman Estimator Costbook, complete series year 2019.
  • Latest prices found on Home Depot and other vendor Web sites.
  • Literature review of DIY Web site
How much does it cost to hire a house cleaning service in your city?
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Cost by city

  • New York, NY$161
  • Bronx, NY$132
  • Brooklyn, NY$110
  • Philadelphia, PA$137
  • Washington, DC$119
  • Atlanta, GA$108
  • Miami, FL$98
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL$103
  • Minneapolis, MN$120
  • Chicago, IL$140
  • Houston, TX$145
  • San Antonio, TX$97
  • Austin, TX$110
  • Denver, CO$93
  • Phoenix, AZ$98
  • Las Vegas, NV$108
  • Los Angeles, CA$121
  • San Diego, CA$110
  • San Jose, CA$133
  • Seattle, WA$97

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