There are many cleaning companies out there and the difference between an adequate, bad, and excellent cleaning company really make a difference. So how do you know which professional cleaning business to use? Here is a list of 15 things to look for before hiring a cleaning service. After reading this list, you will know how to tell which cleaning company is good and which one isn’t (before you hire them):
1. Get price quotes from at least three companies.
There are a few reasons why this should be done. Not only to know which cleaning company is the best priced but also to see how much a gap there is in the prices for the same service. “You get what you pay for” might be cliche but that doesn’t make it untrue. While if the differences in prices aren’t so great, it’s probably best to go with whatever professional cleaning business gives you the most bang for your buck. But if the discrepancy in prices is exponentially different, this should tell you something and give you a reason to be skeptical.
Also when asking for what the price quotes are, it’s recommended to ask if the price quotes include everything (the materials and the labor) and how much a special customized cleaning service might be in additional to the cleaning services which are offered.
2. Ask how long they’ve been in business.
There are many businesses which come and go so a business that has managed to stay in business for awhile says something positive about the cleaning company. While longevity isn’t a guarantee of greatness, it should be a factor that is weighed in. (After all, how can a business stay open for so many years if without having satisfied returning customers?)
3. Ask if they guarantee their work.
Most companies say that your satisfaction is guaranteed, but what does that mean? Does it mean they will offer you a refund if you are dissatisfied? It’s important to find this out before you hire anyone to do a job for you (especially one that guarantees satisfaction).
4. Ask for a list of references.
A good company will have loyal and satisfied customers. It’s advisable to ask for a list of references so you can feel comfortable knowing that you are dealing with a cleaning company that has a large client base of satisfied customers.
5. Can they provide all the cleaning services you need?
When hiring a professional cleaners it’s best to know all the services they offer. Why hire a bunch of cleaning companies when you can hire one to do all the jobs you need? It’s easier to keep track of one company you are hiring (and not having to go over…