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How To Identify The Best Cleaning Company

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Are you looking for or thinking of hiring an exceptional home cleaning company? When it comes to your home hygiene, you would always want the best. If you haven’t been getting the cleaning service you deserve, it's time to change course. If you wish to hire a cleaning company to help you with a complicated task or to help you clean regularly, you need to consider the following factors before hiring any cleaning agent.

 

Insurance

Take time and find out if the cleaning company you are looking to hire has an insurance policy. It is essential for them to have one, so that it can cover costs related to accidents, loss or damage of property.

Some companies do not have insurance policies and will tell you to use your home insurance in case of an issue. If they say that they have insurance, ensure that you check copies of their paper work to see what they cover.

 

2. Cleaning appliances

Does the cleaning company have their own cleaning supplies and appliances or are they going to give you a list of what you should have? A good cleaning company should suggest to you what you should have depending on the nature of cleaning services that you need.

While you may find it better or more affordable if a company had their cleaning tools, it is not very hygienic. Who would want tools used to clean another home to clean their house? Your house may be at risk of contamination. Identify a company that recommends to you what you need for them to do their job.

 

3. Referrals

Referrals can be another way of getting the right cleaning company. Ask your friends and neighbours about the cleaning services that they think is the best. People are likely to tell you the truth based on their experiences. Even if the company has a well written website, don’t trust them before finding out what people say about them.

 

4. Check reviews online

People share their experiences about cleaning companies. While many cleaning companies have discussions, you need to be careful when checking this. You should take note that some companies hire people to review them. These companies tend to have 100% positive reviews. Others have many negative reviews, while others have many positive reviews and a few negative reviews.

It is essential to go for the one with many positive reviews and a few negative reviews since no one is perfect. 

 

5. Clear prices

A cleaning company should have clear prices. In most cases, they should place the cost of cleaning on their website or property maintenance platform. Some companies charge per hour while others have a fixed rate depending on your project. Having a company that clearly outlines their services saves you from being overcharged and disappointed.

 

6. Experience and affiliations

Check how long the cleaning company has been in business. What have they achieved? Are they affiliated with any professional organisation? These things will help you determine whether a company is trustworthy and assure you that they can offer exceptional services.

Many cleaning companies are marketing themselves out there. You can determine the best company through honest reviews by their clients and what they have achieved so far. While most companies would entice you with sweet words about their services, it is essential to find out before hiring them.

Hiring the right cleaning contractor for your home projects or property portfolio is made easy with Bricks+Agent's property maintenance platform. Simply post your job, review quotes and get the job completed. 

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Topics: Property Advice, Property Management Advice, How To, Repairs & Maintenance

Jon Stul

Written by Jon Stul

Having spent over 12 years in the real estate industry covering all facets from residential through to commercial, established and off plan properties and sub-divisions, he has an in depth knowledge of the industry. Stepping out of the industry four years ago and moving interstate to expand a frozen yoghurt chain that has gone from 1 to 4 stores in the time he has been involved. This was recently sold to Made Group. Real estate has always been in his blood and it was a natural fit to start Bricks + Agent given the amount of insight he has into the industry as a whole. Having seen how all different forms of traditional marketing was used to the direction that it is now heading today, we think we have come up with a truly unique proposition that fits into the current state of the property maintenance market.