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How are most employees screened?

By |2019-06-26T14:40:53-05:00July 15th, 2019|Helpful Tips|

When looking to hire a cleaning company, you’re right to be concerned about who exactly you’re inviting into your home. Most reputable professional maid services will provide several layers of screening for their employees. We outline a typical screening process below. Interview process First up, a prospective cleaner gets interviewed by the professional cleaning company [...]

Should I clean before the cleaners come?

By |2019-06-26T14:35:52-05:00July 1st, 2019|Helpful Tips|

This is one of the questions that everyone asks us—should I clean my home before you come to clean? Our answer: Tidy, don’t clean! If at all possible, tidy and declutter what you can so that you maximize your cleaner’s time while they are in your home. You want the cleaning company to focus on [...]

How long will it take a cleaning service to clean my home?

By |2019-06-04T13:21:34-05:00June 18th, 2019|Helpful Tips, hiring maid service|

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 [...]

What does it mean to be bonded and insured and why should I care?

By |2019-06-04T13:16:07-05:00June 4th, 2019|Helpful Tips, hiring maid service|

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 [...]

What causes different price quotes for cleaning a home?

By |2019-04-29T15:14:07-05:00May 6th, 2019|cost of maid service, Helpful Tips, hiring maid service|

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 [...]

May Is Clean Air Month

By |2019-03-25T11:02:05-05:00May 1st, 2019|Helpful Tips, House Cleaning, Maid Service|

May is full of celebrations from Mother's Day to Memorial Day officially ushering in summer. May is also Clean Air Month and that leads most of us to think of air pollution, climate change and other BIG global issues. But the air inside our homes has been shown to be five times worse than the [...]

What’s the difference between hiring an independent cleaner vs a professional cleaner with employees?

By |2019-04-12T13:50:37-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Helpful Tips, hiring maid service|

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 [...]