Excellent reliable and cost-effective service.

-Mr P, York

Thank you for sending me two such pleasant hard working young ladies. Where do you find them?

-Mrs G, Thirsk

I would recommend the Cleanhome service to anyone it’s great value for money easy to set up and Sharon and Phil are extremely professional. My cleaner Kate always does a fantastic job.

-Mrs B, York

Cleanhome York were very quick to respond to my initial query and were able to find me the right support in less than one week. I was looking for a cleaner as soon as possible … but I never thought Cleanhome would be able to act so quickly. I had not heard of Cleanhome York before so I was very impressed with this service. Vicky has been excellent – its like having a second pair of hands … only better!!

-Mrs C, Great Ouseburn
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Great Tips for Cleaning Before the Professional House Cleaning Service Comes

When hiring a professional house cleaning service, it is advised that the owner tidies up before the house cleaner arrives. Some would argue that cleaning the house yourself defeats the purpose of hiring a domestic cleaning service. Tidying up before the house cleaner’s arrival does not mean taking out the mop and cleaning the floors yourself. The idea is to leave your house in a decent state before the cleaner arrives, which saves them time and allows them to get to work quicker. So, what are the things that you should do before the professional house cleaning service arrives? The following lines are going to answer just that…professional house cleaning service

Make Your Bed

The first thing you will need to do before the professional cleaners arrive is to make your bed and leave a clear floor space. Leaving a clear area will give the cleaning staff or person a head start. Besides that, they can then focus on cleaning other areas of the room such as the blinds, skirting boards, etc. If you really want them to change the bed linens, then lay the linens out so that they don’t have to go looking for clean linens and waste time.

Clear Off Bathroom Toiletries

While the professional house cleaning service is going to do all the deep cleaning of the bath and shower, you would want to help them out by taking care of the small things. This will allow them to be able to crack on with their tasks. One of the main things you can do is to clear all the toiletries lying around the bath top and sides or sink. Bathroom toiletries should be placed in the drawers or cabinets, so the cleaning staff can focus on cleaning the bathroom whilst it is clear from clutter. You will probably have a preference of where you like to store things so this a job you can do far better yourself.

Pick up the Children’s Toys

Encourage your children to pick up their toys and put them in a safe place so they do not get damaged. Invest in buying storage chests so your children have a place to put them. Although even just placing them on a shelf, chairs or their beds will be helpful for the cleaners. Imagine how long it would take you to do this task yourself. This is a great way to understand how much time you are saving.

Put Away the Food

If you’ve included kitchen deep cleaning as part of the cleaning service, go to the kitchen and make sure all the food and edibles from earlier in the day have been picked up and the countertop is clear. Do not leave cereal boxes or other foods outside for the house cleaning service to deal with. Remember, most house cleaning services charge by the hour, so the last thing you would want is the house cleaning staff wasting time putting away what’s left of breakfast rather than getting down to business and cleaning the area thoroughly.

Do the Dishes

While hiring domestic cleaners, it’s important to ask if they include doing the dishes in their cleaning services. If not, do the dishes yourself. At least those that are in the dishwasher. The idea is to get the dishes out of the way for the cleaning staff to wipe down the countertop and sink properly and do all the cleaning that you do not do normally.

Move the Furniture

One more great tip to save time is to move the furniture yourself. For example, if you want your skirting boards cleaned in the living room, by moving the furniture away from the walls in the room it allows easy access to the skirting boards which would be a great time saver. You could instruct the cleaners to leave your furniture where they found it, this would allow you to inspect the work they had done.

Save on Professional House Cleaning Service Costs

The trick of cleaning up the house before the house cleaning staff gets there is to keep the house tidy enough so that the cleaning staff can get down to deeper cleaning chores. This is what you really need to do in order to keep the cleaning cost in check.


The more tidying up and work you can do yourself will ultimately be beneficial for you. However, this may not always be possible due to various circumstances. Therefore, it is vital that you highlight all your expectations prior to receiving a quote from a professional house cleaning service. This will ensure you get the correct level of cleaning.

We at Cleanhome York can assist you in finding the right cleaner for you at an affordable price. So, if you would like to find out more about us then please visit our website or call us on 07714 741293.

Cleanhome York – Bespoke Service.

We are not happy until you are! Your cleaner will usually tailor their services to fit exactly with your requirements, including spring cleaning and ironing.

Bespoke Service

We are not happy until you are! Your cleaner will usually tailor their services to fit exactly with your requirements, including spring cleaning and ironing.

Peace of Mind

Only 1 in 50 applicants makes it on to our carefully screened database. We interview them twice, visit them in their own homes and take up at least two references. And if they still subsequently don't measure up to your standards, we will send you someone who does.

Personal Cleaner

We don't operate in teams, and therefore you get the same cleaner every week. This is good because you develop a relationship with your cleaner. We have some clients who have had the same cleaner for years and years - and that's what we want for you.

COVID-19 Announcement


Firstly, we sincerely hope you and your family remain safe and healthy in these extremely worrying times.

I write in respect of the business fee as we are asking all clients who miss any cleans to keep a record of them. We can then ensure you are refunded any business fees paid over this time for the cleans that have been missed.

As the cleaners work directly for you it is up to you whether you wish to retain their services at this time and we support wholly any decision you make. We also ask that you follow up to date government advice to keep both yourself and your family safe, as well as the cleaner.

The government advice is that people are being allowed to travel to and from work, but only where that work can not be done from home. This means that your cleaner can continue to clean for you should you wish, but that government guidelines on social distancing must obviously be observed.

Most of our clients are continuing with their cleaner, however others are asking that we put the cleaning on hold for the moment, which we are also very happy to do - we will support your wishes to the very best of our ability and will ensure that any of the missed cleans get either refunded or ‘banked’ – whichever you prefer, and we guarantee you will not lose out financially.

Both the cleaners and myself are self-employed. We are a small, local business and we will continue to do our best for both our clients and cleaners in these challenging times. Our office will be open as usual and we appreciate the continued support of all our valued clients.

In return we would like to offer our assistance, if any is needed, to all our clients at this very difficult time, and in particular to our older clients who may be self-isolating. If there is any help that we can provide in any way then please, just give us a call and we will do everything we can to help.

If anything good comes out of this terrible situation, then it’s that we all need to look out for each other, and we are very happy to play our part.

Stay safe and well 😊