If you are reluctant to engage a professional cleaning service out of the fear that the price could be too high, could be you are not looking well enough. There are many cleaning services that are willing to do a good job affordably. One point to keep in mind is that if you are following a hefty tenancy deposit, it would be better to make a little investment that will guarantee you get the deposit back. Doing the cleaning DIY style in the hope that you are saving money could actually cost you more if the landlord disputed the job. Get the best end of tenancy cleaning prices by following a few tips.
Ask on Facebook
There are many people willing to volunteer information of all kinds on Facebook. Just do a simple post ‘Looking for affordable end of tenancy cleaner.’ This will bring tens if not hundreds of responses.
Google never fails to volunteer information even though you might not like what you find. The good thing is that Google shows services near you in a list including their position on the map. You can eliminate what you don’t need before making personal visits to offices for a price negotiation.
Check the classifieds
New cleaning services and those that are not tech savvy enough to put up a website or a Facebook page will try their in the newspaper classifieds. Go through several newspaper classifieds and you will get plenty of affordable offers. You should exercise care with information you find on classifieds as the relative anonymity of the classifieds attracts many crooks. Watch out for any cleaning service that demands a deposit upfront.
Ask the landlord
Asking the landlord is a smart choice since the landlord will be reluctant to dispute a cleaning job by a service he has recommended. On the other hand, be sure to compare prices lest the price quoted includes brokerage commission.
Have a rough guide
It is important that you have a rough idea of the existing market prices even as you search for the best end of tenancy cleaning services. Here is a rough guide on end of tenancy cleaning prices:
|#Number of rooms:||From:|
|Studio (without carpet cleaning)||£95|
|Studio (with carpet cleaning)||£125|
|1 bedroom property (without carpet cleaning)||£125|
|1 bedroom property (with carpet cleaning)||£170|
|2 bedroom property (without carpet cleaning)||£150|
|2 bedroom property (with carpet cleaning)||£210|
|3 bedroom property (without carpet cleaning)||£190|
|3 bedroom property (with carpet cleaning)||£265|
|4 bedroom property (without carpet cleaning)||£270|
|4 bedroom property (with carpet cleaning)||£335|