If you’ve never had the delightful experience of outsourcing your house cleaning to a cleaning company or maid service, you might be unsure how long it will actually take. When you do the cleaning, you probably have days when you whip through your home in a matter of minutes to clean up the mess. But [...]
Why Are Bonding & Insurance Important? When you compare house cleaning companies, you’ll notice that many of them say they are “bonded and insured.” But what does this actually mean? This important information can help you decide which cleaning company you feel most comfortable hiring. What Does Bonded Mean? Being bonded gives you a way [...]
Inviting someone into your home is a big deal, and you wouldn’t let just anyone cross the threshold. When you’re shopping around for the best cleaning service, here are several questions you should ask up front to make sure you are comfortable with the person or company you are hiring. How much do you charge [...]
When you’re shopping around for a maid service for your home, you may receive a wide range of price quotes. What causes these price differences? Why are some house cleaning companies more expensive than others when they’re all quoting prices for the same house? Size of company One of the biggest factors is whether you’re [...]
What’s the difference between hiring an independent cleaner vs a professional cleaner with employees?
If you’re just starting to look around at potential cleaning companies, you might be surprised by the range of options that are available, from large well-known franchised companies to solo independent cleaners working out of the trunk of their cars. Then there’s us. Buckets & Bows Maid Service is a locally-owned professional cleaning service with [...]
If you’ve never hired a professional cleaning service before, you might be nervous about what to expect from your first phone call with them. Never fear, we’re here to help you understand some of the questions that you’ll need to have answers for. There are no trick questions here, but you might want to prepare [...]
Many professional cleaning companies will want you to agree to the terms of their service, so the answer is probably yes. It’s in your best interest to have a written agreement about what they are obliged to provide and what your responsibilities are.