Finding a house cleaning service you like is hard. It takes a lot of trust to let people into your home and trust that, later that day, your home will be sparkling clean and your belongings exactly where you like them. It’s not uncommon for customers to cycle through multiple home cleaning services before finally landing on one they like and trust.

Best Washington, DC Cleaners Near You

To take a bit of the guesswork out of this process, we researched and reviewed SIX home cleaners in the greater Washington, DC area.  As you look to begin your hunt for a home cleaner in Washington, DC, this is a great place to start.

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NextDay Cleaning

Established in 2009, NextDay Cleaning is a bonded & insured cleaning company  has 225 reviews on Google, with an average 4.7 rating. They offer services in Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland, providing house cleaning, disinfection services, and carpet/upholstery cleaning services.


With a service area encompassing the greater Washington DC region, Maids2Mop offers an easy online booking/payment platform, and a variety of different cleaning services, including post-event cleaning. Licensed and insured, Maids2Mop offers a satisfaction guarantee that if the clean wasn’t fully satisfactory, a team will be out within three days to perform a complimentary re-clean.

Think Maids

Think Maids boasts of a 9-step hiring process for new employees, starting off with an initial application review, including two background checks, and ending with a trial cleaning. According to Think Maids, 20 people are interviewed for each team member they eventually bring on.

In addition to Standard cleans, Deep cleans and move in/out cleans, Think Maids offers a cleaning service designed specifically for Airbnb owners and vacation rental properties.

Capital Maid Service

Started in 2013, Capital Maid Service is a family-owned business located in upper NW Washington, DC, and serving the District of Columbia as well as some of Washington’s Maryland suburbs. They offer Recurring, one-time, and move in/out cleaning, and can add carpet cleaning as an add-on service. Bonded and insured, they offer online booking, as well as quotes over the phone. Their background-checked cleaners also keep 80% of sales, so you’ll know that your cleaners are making a fair wage.

Well-Paid Maids

Founded in 2017, Well-Paid Maids offers a living wage as well as a benefits package to all of their cleaners. They also take pains to use ecologically friendly and safe cleaning products. They have a liability policy to ensure compensation if any items are broken, and all employees are background-checked to ensure you’ll feel safe about them being in your home. They offer an easy and convenient online booking system that allows you to add additional services as well, such as refrigerator/microwave cleaning, or a deep clean for homes that haven’t been cleaned recently.

Whether you’ve just moved to Washington, DC or are looking to make the move, we hope that this guide helps you find a cleaner that is perfect for you. Just as a reminder, we’re Washington DC movers – so if you’re looking to move, let us help you get to your new home.

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