Whether your home needs basic straightening up, a thorough cleanse or specialty service, there are lots of advantages to hiring professional maids. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best cleaning services in Milwaukee, looking for experienced, well-reviewed housekeepers who guarantee customer satisfaction.
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Cleaning companies in Milwaukee offer different types of housekeeping services. These include standard cleaning, deep cleaning and specialty cleaning.
Type of service
What it is
How often it’s needed
Sweeping, light dusting, vacuuming, mopping, wiping down surfaces, emptying trash, general tidying up
Once a week to once a month
Standard cleaning, plus intensive cleaning of appliances, furniture and fixtures; extra attention for kitchen and bathroom; removal of dust, dirt and grime
Once every six months to one year; before move in or after move out
Specialized service; examples include carpet cleaning, home organization, window or wall washing, packing/unpacking boxes
To figure out which type of cleaning service is right for your house, condo, or apartment, take a look around your home. How dirty or messy is it? When’s the last time you cleaned? Cleaning companies in Milwaukee can also help you choose a service or customize a plan by asking questions over the phone or doing an in-home walkthrough.
How much does house cleaning cost in Milwaukee?
The average cost of home cleaning service in Milwaukee is about $165. Most residents spend somewhere between $100 and $250. Cleaning companies in Milwaukee charge either a flat or hourly rate.
The most significant factor in the cost of housekeeping in Milwaukee is the size of your home. Generally, the larger the home, the more expensive it is to clean. Homeowners who live in larger properties in areas like Whitefish Bay, River Hills or Brookfield should expect to spend more than condo owners in the Third Ward or renters on the East Side.
Other factors that affect the cost of maid service in Milwaukee include:
Type of cleaning service you choose
Whether supplies and equipment are included
Whether you own a shedding pet
Special requests (e.g. using allergy-friendly cleaning products, cleaning hard-to-access areas of the home)
Most cleaning services in Milwaukee offer discounts if you get regular rather than one-time service, like biweekly standard cleaning. Some also offer savings for first-time customers.
How to hire house cleaners in Milwaukee
Before hiring cleaning services in Milwaukee, ask these questions:
How long has the cleaning company been in business?
Is the company properly licensed, bonded and insured? Does it have workers’ compensation coverage?
Does the company directly employ its cleaners? Are staff background-checked, drug-tested and trained?
What services does the company offer? Can you get a free, written, guaranteed estimate?
Do cleaners bring supplies and equipment? How safe are these products? Are they environmentally friendly?
Do I need to be home during cleaning? Is the company pet-friendly?
Is there a customer satisfaction guarantee? What are the terms?
Also, be sure to read online reviews and find out if family, friends or co-workers have recommendations. Choose a cleaning company that offers the highest overall value; most often it’s not the one with the lowest price.
Merry Maids has 40 years of experience and nearly 500 locations across the U.S., including in Greenfield, Oak Creek, Mequon and Waukesha. All cleaners are trained, bonded and insured and use advanced methods and techniques. Contact the company for a free estimate and personalized cleaning plan, which includes a worry-free guarantee. Most customers in Milwaukee are highly satisfied with Merry Maids, complimenting the staff’s professionalism and results.
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