When is it Justifiable to Have Pro Cleaners Clean Your House?

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The short and highly sensible answer to this question is simply “when you have the money to spare for it.” Who would question your reasons for hiring cleaners to clean your house when you can afford to pay for it? But then again, not everyone has the funds to regularly pay for pro cleaning. Most readers of this blog are likely those who need to do proper budgeting to get by. That’s why a more practical answer is needed.

How do you know if it’s reasonable to pay for cleaning services? What specific lines can be drawn? Do you really need to get grout and tile cleaning services or should you just do it yourself?

Do you have the time? Can you do it?

In answering the question whether or not you should hire a professional cleaner to clean your house, it’s important to ask if you can do it and if you have the time for it. If you can’t do it but you have the time, you should consider using the time to learn how to do it. Arguably, it only becomes justifiable paying for cleaning services when you can’t do it because of time constraints and these time constraints are because you are doing something more productive.

Difficult cleaning tasks

There are cleaning tasks that are just innately more difficult than others. For example, if you have wall to wall carpets, cleaning them after a party can be quite a tedious task especially if you don’t have the right equipment. Likewise, cleaning and troubleshooting your heating and air-conditioning system is not something everyone can competently handle. The process of cleaning these are of course learnable but there are times when spending on professional cleaning services is justified.

Cleaning up after a big party, dealing with soiled and severely stained carpets because of newly adopted pets, and cleaning heating system vents are just some of the things that can be more efficiently handled by professionals.

DIY cleaning

Ideally, homeowners should be capable enough of cleaning their own homes. Almost everything can be learned through the internet nowadays. Those who don’t know how to deal with severe tile and grout problems can turn to YouTube and look for assistance. Those who have problems with the odor they smell from their AC units can refer to guides posted on the Internet. Almost everything can be turned into a DIY task with the help of the internet. DIY cleaning should be encouraged but this does not necessarily mean that it’s bad contacting a professional cleaner to do the job.

Definitely, if you can afford to pay for professional cleaning services, there should be no issue about preferring to pay professional cleaners to clean your home. You might be able to save on your cleaning bill if you do some of the cleaning on your own but if money is not a problem, there’s nothing wrong patronizing the services of local companies that provide jobs to locals. You just need to make sure that letting cleaners in does not result in security problems. Also, you need to ascertain that the cleaners you hire are competent, well-equipped, and experienced enough to properly and efficiently provide the cleaning solutions you need.

 

 

 

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My name is Lisa and my husband Carl, and I are the owners of the Night Helper Blog. We have been married for over 30 years and we have three awesome children, plus four adorable very active grandkids. From time to time they too are contributors to the Night Helper Blog. We enjoy reading, listening to music, entertaining, travel, movies and of course blogging. The Night Helper blog was created in 2008. Since then we have been blessed to partner with many well-known Brands like Best Buy, Fisher Price, Toys "R" US., Hasbro, Disney, Teleflora, ClearCorrect, Radio Shack, VTech, KIA Motor, MAZDA and many other great brands.

7 thoughts on “When is it Justifiable to Have Pro Cleaners Clean Your House?

  • May 2, 2018 at 10:19 pm
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    Honestly, paying someone or a company to come in and clean your house shouldn’t have you feeling like you are lazy and can do it yourself. This month has been crazy busy, and I would much rather have someone come in and spend a few hours rather than me spacing out the cleaning every few days.

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  • May 2, 2018 at 7:59 am
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    I am a person that needs help sometimes. For the most part I can do it but when things get busy I may call for some help. Having kids, full time job, being a partial single mom, running is up to me, and I have five bathrooms. I think that may say why! Lol

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  • May 2, 2018 at 12:17 am
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    My parents in-law hire professional cleaners to clean their house, and their house always looks and feels clean and fresh. I do like cleaning my own house since I am mostly a DIY kinda person, but maybe if the budget allows, I will definitely be looking into professional cleaners too.

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  • May 1, 2018 at 11:59 pm
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    THis is what I want for Mother’s Day. I want someone to come into our house and clean the corners and floor boards. Things that do not get clean on a daily basis. Already told my husband! HA!

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  • May 1, 2018 at 9:01 pm
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    I seriously was considering getting a cleaning person for my house just this week! It is just too much in between work, the kids, the husband, etc. I just don’t have the time for it! I need to figure out how to work it into my budget and make it happen just for my sanity. I want my weekends back, lol.

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  • May 1, 2018 at 6:48 pm
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    I would use pros for anything that would be dangerous for me to do on my own. I have a really high ceiling and a peaked roof. I need some things done that would require special tools and me getting on a high ladder. I do not want to do that nor do I have the tools. Otherwise, I do most everything myself.

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  • May 1, 2018 at 1:29 pm
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    I think a lot of people just feel overwhelmed at the idea of deep cleaning an entire home, so they just pay someone to do it. Your tips are a great way to figure out if it’s worth the money! I only have a small apartment to clean thankfully (and with hard floors) so I haven’t had to resort to professional help yet.

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