professional-cleanersHiring a cleaning service can be a nerve-racking experience. After all, there is a significant level of trust required to allow someone into your home, often when you are not there. There are several steps you can take to avoid a bad cleaning experience. Always select cleaning services based on your own research and the recommendations of the cleaning service’s former and current customers.

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First, make sure you and your property are protected. Hire a cleaning service that is fully bonded or insured, and require proof of insurance faxed directly from the cleaning service’s insurance company. Look for a cleaning service that performs background checks on all employees. This will ensure that the people cleaning your home do not have a criminal record.

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References and recommendations from actual customers are the best indicator of the cleaning service’s quality. is the largest database on the Web of cleaning service ratings and reviews. Read through other customer’s cleaning experience reviews and look for a service with high ratings from its customers. Actual customers write every review on We do not allow representatives of cleaning services to write their own reviews.

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Finally, contact several services and request a cleaning quote. You should expect to do a walkthrough with the owner or manager of the cleaning service prior to receiving a cleaning or restoration quote. This allows the service to give you the most accurate cleaning quote possible, because they will see exactly what work must be done.

After your project is complete, please return to and leave your own rating and review of your cleaning service! Sharing your cleaning experience with others will help them find a great cleaning service.