What do part time cleaners do?

There are a few types of cleaning that part time cleaners do:
  •  Regular cleaning
  • One time cleaning
    • Deep cleaning 
    • Spring cleaning
    • Post renovation cleaning
    • Moving out cleaning 

Let’s go through these cleaning types. With this, you will have a better idea of what to expect and what type of cleaning to go for. 

This is just a guide. Remember to ask the company what they offer too and what exactly is included.

Regular cleaning

You can opt for regular frequent cleaning every week or every 2 weeks. 

Tasks included in regular cleaning:
  • Dusting of furniture
  • Dusting of wall hangings 
  • Cleaning and dusting of electrical devices
  • Vacuuming of carpets 
  • Sweeping and mopping of floors
  • Wiping and cleaning countertops, surfaces and cabinets
  • Wiping and cleaning kitchen area including work tops, sinks, exterior of appliances and exterior of cupboards
  • Emptying trash bins
  • Wash and clean toilets and shower thoroughly 
  • Clean bedroom and make beds

These are the standard activities. You can choose to add other cleaning tasks like: 
  • Ironing of clothing service
  • Oven cleaning
  • Fridge cleaning
  • Window cleaning (Mostly interior only)
  • Dry cleaning of curtains or bedsheets

One time cleaning

As compared to regular cleaning service, one time cleaning is definitely more expensive and provides a deeper level of cleaning. 

Spring cleaning

Spring cleaning

This is done in preparation of occasions and you want your house to be entirely clean to welcome the festive season.

Here is a list of cleaning tasks that can be included in a spring cleaning session:

  • Thorough cleaning of windows 
  • Cleaning of toilet thoroughly like taps, basin, bathtub and 
  • Mopping and sweeping of floors thoroughly.
  • Cleaning all surfaces that are visible. This includes stoves, kettles, refrigerators, microwave machines and many more.
  • Dusting and sweeping household fittings. This includes ceiling fans and lightings.
  • Floor polishing and scrubbing for specific floor surfaces. 
  • Clean ceilings and walls thoroughly
  • Get rid of stains at any part of the house

Post renovation cleaning

Post renovation cleaning

Post renovation cleaning is to be done after your renovation has been done. Most renovation contractors don’t provide a truly thorough cleaning after renovation is done. There might be dusty or paint smell left in the house. 

Move into your new home comfortably by engaging a post renovation cleaning service. 

This type of cleaning is deep and get rids of all the debris, stains, marks and sandy feel.

Move out cleaning

Move out cleaning

Upon moving out, some landlords may request to receive a house in a clean state. This is when you require a move out cleaning service. 

Sometimes when you move into a new home, the previous owner may have left you with a uncleaned house that is dusty. This is a move in cleaning service. 

Both types of cleaning services require the house to be relatively empty with a few furniture here and there. 

Definitely, you would want the house to be cleaned first before you lay anything done so as to prevent dirt accumulation. 

To further evaluate your cleaning choice, check out the cost of each cleaning service too.

Also, here are some tips that can help when you hire a cleaning company.


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