Looking for Cheap End of Tenancy Cleaning Services?
If you need to clean up in a hurry after you vacate, it could be a bit tricky getting a cleaning service that is willing to do a quick job for cheap. On the other hand, some cheap services will not do a great job which could end up costing you more. This is because a shoddy job will lead to a dispute with the landlord who could end up holding on to part of your deposit to take care of a proper cleaning job. Getting cheap end of tenancy cleaning services is not really hard if you follow a few tips.
Ask for referrals
There are many people willing to make recommendations of a service they have used before. You can get word of mouth recommendations or visit a few Facebook groups.
Get good price quotes
End of tenancy cleaning services will willingly give you a price quote when you ask for one. You can ask for 3-5 price quotes for comparison. It is always advisable to look at the whole package instead of doing a price comparison alone. Some services are willing to offer a value added package for slightly higher prices for example cleaning the garden.
Do a walk in interview
A cleaning service is likely to do a higher price quote if doing it over the phone. An email quote is also likely to be high. It is sometimes better to go and have a face to face talk with a sales agent. Doing this has the added advantage in that you are able to assess the capacity of the cleaning service. This will help you eliminate services that offer high expectations and end up doing shoddy work. You will also be able to negotiate better that you would have over the phone.
Tidy up a bit
Many cleaning services will readily take up difficult jobs but will ask for more if they are handling a house that looks like a disaster. Uncomfortable jobs involving cleaning hazardous waste, pet waste or human waste are likely to cost more.
Tidy up a bit for example picking up pet waste or keeping away dirty underwear. This will also make the cleaning crew’s job easier as they can get on the job immediately instead of starting on non-essentials.
Getting cheap end of tenancy cleaning services is not that difficult. There are numerous cleaning services that are ready and willing to give you a good price. Shop around and you will get one that does a professional job guaranteeing reimbursement of your tenancy deposit.