Whether you live in a two-storey house or a studio apartment, keeping your space clean – as important as it is – can be a one of those jobs that many of us simply don’t have that time for. From vacuuming to dusting, window-washing to deep cleans in kitchens and bathrooms, you might feel like it’s something you’d rather not have to deal with – so why not hire aA cleaning company instead?
Hiring a cleaning company is a great way to get your home beautifully cleaned at a professional level without taking any time out of your week. Whether your lease is up or you’re looking for a once-off job, or maybe you’re looking to book a regular company, taking that extra time and energy off of your own back will come as a huge relief. But how can you know what makes a great cleaning company?
In this article, we’ll give you a quick run-down of some of the most important traits to look for in a top-quality cleaning company, as well as a useful guide to some of Canberra’s top companies.
What makes a great cleaning company?
Hiring a cleaner can be a complex process – there’s a lot more that goes into cleaning a home than you might think.
Here’s a list of qualities a great Cleaning Business should have.
- Reliability. Not only being on time but instead understanding that they are being invited into your house and therefore creating a solid foundation of trust.
- Affordability. You don’t need to hire the cheapest cleaners on the market but you should get what you pay for. There’s nothing worse than being ripped off.
- Efficiency. The Canberra cleaners you decide on should get the work done at a reasonable pace without cutting corners whilst ensuring an excellent product.
- Respectful. If you are hiring cleaners to tidy your home, you want them to respect your space and your belongings.
- Effective. When the cleaners are done, your home should be clean, really clean. Attention to detail is very important.
The best cleaning companies in Canberra
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 20 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
JC Cleaning Services is a family business providing Canberra with high quality and professional cleaning, offering a uniquely wide range of services. Whether you’re after residential or commercial cleaners, an end of lease clean, or a tidy up after a renovation, or even management of your AirBnB property, JC Cleaning Services is more than prepared to tailor their service to your needs.
In their residential cleaning service, on top of standard cleaning they can also do deep cleans in your bathroom and kitchen, and even give your oven some proper attention. If you’re looking for a team to take care of a commercial or office space, JC Cleaning will remove rubbish, disinfect shared spaces, and even replenish supplies in the bathroom and kitchen. And, in their service for AirBnB properties, JC Cleaning will report damages and purchase supplies needed for the property.
As happy customer Carolina Bonnel writes in their Facebook review, “They are well organised,quick and provided a great quality. I highly recommend them. I’ve had a experienced them in my house and at my workplace. Always spotless clean.”
This is not a typical cleaning business. Magic For Mums offers a wide range of services spanning from cleaning houses, ironing your clothes to delivering home cooked meals and sending your friends and family gifts. Magic For Mums enjoys the sense of helping others, by providing the best services they can.
Facebook reviewer Helen Kenneally wrote about their experience with Magic for Mums, “Amazing professional and efficient Service. Staff are respected and valued. Our home feels squeaky clean. Highly recommended. Thank you so much MfM. Bravo.”
Book. Clean. Relax. The steps followed upon booking Corrine and the team to deliver a top cleaning service. With the option of easy online booking, Corrine has been able to grow the business she started in 2015. Great service, promotions and word of mouth are the key elements this business thrives on for their growth.
As Facebook user Leisl Meyer writes, “Great work! Hard working cleaners who are very reliable. Their attention to detail is great. I would recommend these guys to anyone who is looking for help at home.”
For 26 years Michael has been steam cleaning Canberra’s rugs and carpets. With a range of different packages, it’s easy to jump on his website and select the package that suits you or your business. With great service and excellent reviews, Michael can steam clean almost anything and he’ll even pick up your rug, give it a spa, and return it to your door.
See what Google reviewer Donna Anthes had to say, “Michael has cleaned our carpets and lounge on seperate occasions. He is conscientious, always punctual, professional and does a great job. He’s the go to in Canberra for carpets, rugs and upholstery.”
Along with a quick response to your initial enquiry, Dora from Mint Cleaning Group is a pleasure to deal with and is happy to work around your schedule. From regular home cleans to restaurants, windows or even construction sites, Dora caters for any kind of cleaning job.
Google reviewer Brendan Bishop says, “Really appreciate the professional and thorough job. Would recommend, and would definitely use again.”
The team from Impact Carpet Cleaning are well known for their friendly chats and great customer service. Sam is more than accommodating when it comes to last minute bookings and has a reputation for stepping in when others have folded the opportunity.
Happy Google reviewer Vanessa Mann says, “Excellent service, well priced and cleaned at a high quality! Would definitely use again.“
Melody started Blue Cleaning Group after seeing a need for a trustworthy cleaner in Canberra for both domestic and commercial cleans. Blue Cleaning Group offers a huge range of cleaning services including carpets, upholstery, end of the lease or an emergency call out for your home or business.
As Google reviewer Vilaisan Campbell writes, “Efficient service and excellent job done with care, thoroughness and old fashion politeness.”
If you’re after more information on the best cleaners in Canberra for something a little more specific, check out our articles on the best carpet cleaners and the best end of lease cleaners in Canberra.
Your experience with cleaning companies in Canberra
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