Think about your daily responsibilities. You get out of bed early, take a bath, get dressed, cook and eat breakfast, head to work, do your job in a competent manner, come home, make your dinner, and enjoy a social life.
What would the routine be like if you had a significant other and kids added to the mix?
With all these (plus all the unforeseen situations you must also tackle), do you still have time to clean your house thoroughly without being burnt out? You surely won’t have time for that, much as you would want to.
But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to live in squalor. Instead, consider what a reputable cleaning company can do for you.
Hiring a professional cleaning service offers plenty of benefits:
- They can complete all necessary cleaning correctly, quickly, and according to your timetable.
- These professionals have the right knowledge and experience to do the job. They can come to your home to clean up all the mess while you get some much-needed rest from your exhausting day at work.
- Most importantly, reputable cleaners are trained to provide the best results on a consistent basis.
Typical house cleaning services include:
- Cleaning and sanitizing bathrooms and kitchen areas
- Loading dishwashers
- Changing bed linens
Professional cleaning services can also be customized to include:
- Window cleaning
- Polishing woodwork
- Carpet cleaning
- Upholstery cleaning
- Steam cleaning
- Deep cleaning
- Maid services
A clean home is good for your well-being and disposition. Also, when your home is well-cared for, you will experience less stress. Indeed, getting professional cleaning services is a worthy investment. But make sure to hire only the best service provider.
How to Choose the Right Professional Cleaners
1. Interview Several Service Providers
Interview several cleaners first so you can be able to choose properly. You can ask for references from trusted people and check them out. Trust is crucial since the cleaners will have access to your house and personal belongings. Meet and talk to different cleaners and pinpoint which ones you feel comfortable with.
Furthermore, check out the reviews of the cleaning company. It’s also a great idea to consult those who have hired the cleaning team for the same services. The feedback from the company’s previous clients can guide you in making the right decision. You need to be on the lookout for service providers that come highly recommended by satisfied clients.
2. Choose the Areas to Be Cleaned
Take time to figure out which areas of your house need regular cleaning. Consider giving other areas like the kitchen and bathroom special attention. Work with a cleaning company that accepts your request.
3. Determine Who Will Provide the Cleaning Supplies
Most professional cleaners will arrive at your property equipped with all the required supplies for the job, including brooms, vacuums, brushes, and cleaning solvents. Some cleaners may request to use your supplies. If you or your family have allergies to cleaning products, make sure to consult the cleaning company about this so you can see if your household’s health will remain protected as they perform their job in your home.
4. Discuss Payment Terms for Cleaning Services
Payment arrangements must be discussed ahead of time, preferably before your first cleaning. The cleaning company might have an established system in place. If there’s none, you would want to pay after each visit or monthly. Know what is expected and included in the cleaning service prices.
5. Check Out If They Carry Insurance and Bond
Make sure to work with a professional company that carries liability insurance and bond. Make sure that their staff are legal and they are on the company visa, and that they follow UAE regulations for mandatory insurance for their staff. This will provide you with peace of mind and security as they go about their work in your home. Inform the cleaners if you have antique and fragile items that need special care and ask them how they would treat these while they work.
6. Go for Trial Services
When you are looking for professional cleaners for a long run, a trial period is a must. This means evaluating how they perform over two or three cleaning periods and establish if hiring them is a worthy investment. If excellent services are delivered each time you call them, you can move ahead with devising customized cleaning solution to meet your specific requirements.
If you are a working professional, keeping house can prove to be an exhausting task. Your daily hectic schedule may not give you enough time to maintain your house’s cleanliness at all times. It’s a very good thing that there are professional house cleaning services you can rely on. Now, you can live the life that brings you happiness, spend time on the things you enjoy, and relish the comfort, cleanliness, and warmth of your tidy home.
Rania Bellos launched Dust Busters Cleaning Services with the help and support of her husband after spending 15 years working in the banking and finance industry in France, Lebanon, and the UAE. She welcomes the daily challenges and exciting opportunities provided by Dubai’s highly competitive residential and commercial cleaning services market.
November 27, 2017