If you’re looking to hire the services of a house cleaner for your residential property, then one of the first things that naturally comes to mind is the cost of completing this task. Simple as it seems, there’s actually no short and direct answer to this question as the price of your clean will depends on a number of varying factors. Generally, the key drivers of the amount you’ll have to pay for your clean includes the following: location, number of rooms, frequency of cleans, the cleaner’s experience, number of cleaners in the local area, number of bathrooms, agency charges as well as optional extras.
There are two main routes you can take to hire a cleaner. These routes include using a cleaning company or agency, or source your own independent cleaner. Whichever way you choose to go through, it’ll automatically play a role in the price you’ll have to pay to get the cleaning service. In general, you can normally expect to pay between £4 to £10 per hour in agency fees in addition to the rate the average cleaner would expect for the area, based on how competitive the market for agencies is in your area.
For hourly cleaners, the cost you can expect to pay to have your house cleaned typically ranges from £12 to £23 average cost per hour. Prices in more rural areas tend to vary a lot more, which is mostly dictated by the number of businesses that are operating in the area.
There are a number of ways in which you can save money on your clean which includes supplying your own cleaning product or equipment, opting out of optional extras like oven cleaning or ironing, comparing quotes from different provides to get the best price and more.