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Hiring Professional Cleaners When Moving

After completing a long move, the last thing you want to do, is clean. Our Rhode Island residential movers understand. Luckily there are a lot of professional cleaning services that can help get the job done for you. Choosing the right professional for the job takes some research, a proper assessment of your home, and getting a reasonable quote. If you need help with hiring professional cleaners when moving, check out these helpful tips from your trusted Rhode Island movers.

How to Hire Professional Cleaners

Before hiring professional cleaners when moving, make sure that you have done a walk through of your home and identified the areas that may need some extra attention. Our Rhode Island local movers recommend pointing these out and making sure that the cleaners will be able to get the job done properly. Then, you will want to follow these steps.

1. Research
Start by making a list of all the professional cleaners in the area. List how much each costs and what services they offer. Once you’ve made your list, be sure to get a quote from each one and compare them until you’ve chosen the best fit for your needs.

2. Check Your Schedule
Part of hiring professional cleaners when moving is making sure that there is time in your moving schedule for having the service performed. Make sure that if you’re booking your cleaning day in advance, that you’re absolutely sure of your move in and move out dates. If you’re scheduling professional cleaning for both your old and new home, you will want to make sure that you vacate the old home with a couple days left on your lease. This way, the space is clear and everywhere can be cleaned properly. Do the reverse for your new home.

3. Vet Your Cleaning Service
Make sure to be upfront with the professional cleaning service when you’re hiring them. Disclose the square footage of your home and any problem areas you have encountered. Find out how many people will be sent to clean your home and make sure that amount is adequate. You will also want to ask how long they expect the cleaning process to take so that you’re available to let the cleaners in and inspect before they leave. Also, don’t forget to ask about pricing, such as flat rates and fees.

4. Show the Cleaners Around Your Home
Give the cleaners a tour of your and indicate the areas that require more attention to ensure the cleaners will address them. Once you have pointed out the areas you’re most concerned about, leave the cleaners to do their job.

5. Say Thank You for a Job Well Done
Once your cleaning job is complete, be sure to walk through your home and make sure you’re satisfied with everything before the cleaners leave. If the cleaners are already gone and you’re not satisfied, be sure to contact the cleaning company and have them come back. Because cleaning is not easy, be sure to tip your cleaners too!

 

If you are hiring professional cleaners when moving out of your Rhode Island home and need assistance with heavy lifting, contact All My Sons Moving & Storage. Our 20 years of experience will be sure to make your move more pleasant and stress free.