Green Cleaning Services

Deep Cleaning Services

We recommend to all of our new clients that they begin with a thorough, deep cleaning. A deep clean is the best way to ensure that your house starts spotless and stays that way. Over time, parts of your home – particularly kitchens and bathrooms – can accumulate layers of dirt, grease, and grime that a regular cleaning just can't handle. By starting with a deep cleaning service, we will take care of all those overlooked areas and will set your home up nicely for our a scheduled maintenance clean. On a first time cleaning, or if it has been over a month since your last cleaning with us, you will be charged by the hour. If a time limit has been requested, the cleaners will work from a written list of priorities provided by you and do their best to get as much done as possible. When writing a priority list, we ask that you please be as specific as possible to ensure your cleaning is fit to your needs. Our rate for deep cleaning services is $35/hour per cleaner. Ask any of our current clients, it will be worth every penny.

Move In & Move Out Cleaning

Moving is hard. We'll take the cleaning and scrubbing off your plate! These are, by far, the biggest jobs we do. The home is empty, making dusting easier, however we're also getting into the nooks and crannies that haven't been cleaned. Move-In/Out cleanings are done by the hour, so you only pay for the actual time needed. We work top to bottom from a special Move-Out priority list template which we provide, and you customize. Typically, these cleanings include the following tasks:
Kitchen: ‣ Cabinets & drawers in & out: A) wipe down only, or B) scrub down as needed (takes 2- 4 times longer) ‣ Microwave inside & out, if present ‣ Outside of hood above stove ‣ Range/stove top: A) stove top & burners only, or B) stove top, burners & drip pans, or C) stove top, burners, drip pans & pull-out drawer beneath drip pans ‣ Oven inside & out A) wipe out with damp cloth, or B) scrub/scrape all stuck on build up ‣ Refrigerator top, inside, outside, grill & freezer (must not be icy to properly clean inside): A) include freezer, or B) do not include freezer ‣ Sink & fixtures ‣ Counter tops ‣ Dishwasher outside, & remove any obvious spills from inside ‣ Vacuum & mop flooring (appliances not moved, only cleaned around) ‣ Tops of cabinets Bathrooms: ‣ Shower walls & doors ‣ Tub & chrome fixtures ‣ Sink & counters ‣ Cabinets & drawers in & out: A) wipe down only, or B) scrub down as needed (takes 2- 4 times longer) ‣ Towel bar & fixtures shined ‣ Mirrors ‣ Toilet inside & out ‣ Vacuum & mop flooring All Rooms: ‣ Dust ceiling fan, if reachable ‣ Remove cobwebs ‣ Dust light fixtures: A) wipe down only, or B) scrub down as needed (takes 2-4 times longer) ‣ Dust closet shelves: A) wipe down only, or B) scrub down as needed (takes 2-4 times longer) ‣ Dust window sills: A) wipe down only, or B) scrub down as needed (takes 2-4 times longer) ‣ Dust moldings: A) wipe down only, or B) scrub down as needed (takes 2-4 times longer) ‣ Dust baseboards: A) wipe down only, or B) scrub down as needed (takes 2-4 times longer) ‣ Spot clean fingerprints on doors, doorway trim & light switch covers ‣ Wipe down outside of washer/dryer (where reachable), empty lint trap ‣ Light feather dust/quick vacuum of blinds (excludes upholstery/cloth blinds) ‣ Vacuum off outsides of reachable vents in ceilings/walls/floor ‣ Vacuum & mop flooring Our rate for move in/move out cleaning services is $35/hour per cleaner.

Optional Cleaning Tasks

Don't see everything you want done? No problem! Every home is different, and we're here to customize your service as much as you like. Any of the following Optional Tasks may be added by request: ‣ Vacuum furniture / remove cushions ‣ Dust closet shelves ‣ Make beds (without changing linens) ‣ Change bed linens & make beds ‣ Dust ceiling fan (if reachable) ‣ Feather dust blinds ‣ Clean trash bins inside & out ‣ Clean refrigerator & freezer inside & out ‣ Clean inside of kitchen cabinets & drawers ‣ Clean counter top appliances outside and/or inside ‣ Clean dish drying rack ‣ Clean stove drip pans & pull-out drawer underneath ‣ Clean inside oven ‣ Clean top of refrigerator ‣ Clean inside of bathroom cabinets & drawers ‣ Change towel linen ‣ Spot clean fingerprints on walls ‣ Vacuum/wipe out insides of reachable light fixtures

Is There Anything We Can't Do?

Weight - We have a 20 lb. weight limit for safety reasons. We are accustomed to moving smaller items like dining table chairs, small ottomans, etc. to clean under. If you would like any heavier furniture cleaned under, you're welcome to move it and we'll be happy to clean under it upon request. Heights - We are limited to a 2 foot or shorter step stool. Safety is of the utmost importance to us. The great news is that our cobwebbing tools extend, so we'll still be able to get most of those pesky cobwebs, except for on very high/vaulted ceilings. Clutter - We will work around any higher-clutter areas to the best of our ability. Same with areas being used for storage, like underneath beds and on top of cabinets. We are always happy to customize your cleaning service, so please let us know if you'd like these types of things removed to clean under and behind. Pet Messes/Body Fluids - This includes, but is not limited to: litter boxes, pet messes, blood, feces, urine, diapers, and overflowed toilets. Hand Scrubbing Floors - This is a special add-on that we're happy to do occasionally upon request. You must request this before your cleaning day to arrange it. Our customers are very happy with their clean floors after we thoroughly vacuum and damp mop them each time. That said, if it's important that your floors pass a "wet paper towel test", you'll want to add-on a hand scrub. Our only restriction is that we can't hand scrub all floors every time, for health and safety reasons. Mold - Some amount of pink/orange mildew, or even darker mold, is common in most homes in our region. Large amounts of mold in shower areas, on walls, etc. can affect air quality and pose a safety issue. We aren't able to clean rooms that are heavily affected by mold, or in homes with heavy mold infestations. Bugs - We apologize that we aren't able to offer post-fumigation cleanings. We ask that any bug infestations or fumigation clean-ups are completed in their entirety before we enter a home. Fireplaces - The soot/ash from a fireplace will damage our equipment, especially our vacuums. Simply provide a broom and dust pan, and we'll be happy to sweep out the fireplace upon request. Heavy Hanging Objects - Large artwork, or heavy hanging mirrors that aren't secured to the wall, are a couple of examples of heavy hanging objects. There is a high risk of both injury to the cleaner and breakage to the object. We'll be happy to dust the tops of typical picture frames, etc. as usual. Chandeliers - Chandeliers require special training and tools to clean thoroughly and without risk of breaking therefore, we don't clean them ourselves. We recommend looking on Yelp to find a great company who can do that for you. Fine Artwork - For example, statues or paintings. The first rule of house cleaning is Do No Harm. Please check Yelp for professionals who specialize in cleaning artwork to keep your special treasures pristine. If you have any irreplaceable or very delicate items that you don't want touched, just let us know! Outdoor Areas - Our equipment isn't designed for cleaning outside surfaces such as patios, decks, rough concrete floors, unfinished basements, garages, exterior windows, etc. If you can provide a broom, we'll be happy to sweep out any of those areas upon request.

Maintenance Cleaning Services

Once we've completed a deep clean in your home, we will give you a set price to be used for all future scheduled maintenance cleanings. These can be performed on a weekly, bi-weekly, or every 4 week schedule. We may not be able to accommodate tri-weekly schedules. Maintenance cleanings include the following tasks: Kitchen: ‣ Clean exterior of large appliances ‣ Clean cabinet fronts ‣ Clean counter tops ‣ Clean underneath and behind counter top items ‣ Clean inside and outside of microwave ‣ Scrub sink area ‣ Remove cobwebs ‣ Dust shelving, knick knacks, mirrors and picture frames ‣ Dust window sills, moldings and baseboards ‣ Vacuum & mop flooring ‣ Clean window above sink ‣ Empty trash and replace liner (you provide) Bathrooms: ‣ Clean sink, counter, cabinet face and mirror ‣ Scour shower/tub walls, floor and fixtures ‣ Scour all visible interior and exterior parts of toilets ‣ Remove cobwebs ‣ Dust shelving, knick knacks, mirrors and picture frames ‣ Dust window sills, moldings and baseboards ‣ Vacuum & mop flooring including behind toilet ‣ Empty trash and replace liner (we provide) Living Areas/Bedrooms: ‣ Remove cobwebs ‣ Dust shelving, knick knacks, mirrors and picture frames ‣ Dust furniture ‣ Dust window sills, moldings and baseboards ‣ Vacuum floors and carpeting ‣ Mop hard floors ‣ Tidy overall room appearance