February 17, 2016
Moving can be both an exciting and stressful time in one’s life. There are many things to think about during a move, and usually things do not always go as planned. Deep cleaning is one aspect of the move that needs to be considered, but is often the last thing anybody wants to think about because of the time and energy required. In order to save yourself the hassle, it’s worth enlisting the help of a professional cleaning service to take care of this task for you, while you spend your energy on the other tasks of moving, like packing boxes. The following are some of the benefits of hiring a professional house cleaner before your move.
Moving is stressful enough. Hire a housekeeper to help you out as you pack up.
Focus on getting your belongings organized
The first thing to think about during a move is organizing your home and belongings, getting them ready to pack. The more organized your things are, the easier the transition to a new place will be. Thinking about your deep cleaning can be daunting and most people may not know where or how to begin. Professional cleaning services are equipped to take care of move-out cleanings and have a checklist ready to do so. They have a systematic approach to move-out cleanings that most people may not think of.
Cleaning services are more thorough
Hiring a professional housekeeper means they will clean areas that most people will miss. Most professional cleaning services will clean inside and the outside of your appliances, cabinets and crevices, which may go unnoticed during a regular cleaning.
Remember to schedule your estimate and cleaning in advance to avoid any inconveniences. Cleaning service providers may be busier due to holidays and inclement weather.
Professionals offer guaranteed peace of mind
Hiring a professional means that the tenant or the landlord can call the cleaning company back in the event anyone is unsatisfied with a certain aspect of the cleaning. Cleaning companies can also upkeep the home every few weeks prior to open houses and home showings. Another advantage of hiring a professional in a rental home is getting your full deposit back. Cleaning companies will clean all areas thoroughly and leave your home in brand new condition.
Leave a clean home for new tenants
By having a clean home after a move, the new tenant will get a fresh start in their new home. The cleaning company will prepare the home for the arrival of new tenants, so they can also focus on unpacking and taking care of their tasks instead of thinking about cleaning their new home. You will be assured to know that you have left a clean slate and nice gift for your new tenants.
About this Angie’s List Expert: Yusuf Mehmetoglu is the vice president of operations at Maid Bright, providing housecleaning services in Washington D.C. Since 2004, Maid Bright has specialized in regular, customized and environmentally friendly cleaning services. You can follow this #ALExperts contributor on Twitter @MaidBright and on Google Plus.As of Feb. 16, 2016, this service provider was highly rated on Angie’s List. Ratings are subject to change based on consumer feedback, so check Angie’s List for the most up-to-date reviews. The views expressed by this author do not necessarily reflect those of Angie’s List.