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While deep cleaning is not for everyone, here's what to consider if you need to organise a thorough clean

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In the grips of a pandemic it's natural to want a clean and comfortable business or home. But, what's involved with a deep clean and how much does it cost? You're in the right place to answer these questions and more.

What is a deep clean?

A deep clean is a top to bottom clean of an entire property and its contents. These will include not only regular high touch areas like benches, tables, chairs and doors, but also inside appliances like ovens, behind washing machines and other kitchen appliances, under the sinks and the ceiling. Deep cleaning can also include washing blinds and the removal of grease and grime from wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms. In homes, deep cleaning might also include cleaning the patio and patio doors.

What does a deep cleaner do before starting a job?

A deep cleaner assesses which surfaces require disinfection and chemical cleaning. Based on their quote they will then inform you of the work that is involved with deep cleaning. This quote should include exactly what work will be done, what it will cost and when you can expect the job to be done. A professional deep cleaning service will ensure that virtually every surface is free of dust, insects and any other nasties lurking in any hard to reach places.

How do I hire a deep cleaner?

A good place to start is by asking family or friends if they know of any professional deep cleaning services. Another easy way is online through services like Airtasker, Oneflare or in business directories like Whitepages. Make sure you read reviews and visit a company's website to be sure of its reputation. A good rule is to choose three service providers for a quote and then make your decision based on which service will give the best value for money.

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Name Product Services offered Eco-friendly? Pet Friendly Cancellation Policy Flat-rate fees Locations
Urban Company Home Cleaning
Urban Company Home Cleaning
Regular cleaning, spring cleaning, end of lease
Yes
$99
Sydney
Urban Company offer a wide range of professional cleaning services for around the home. SYDNEY ONLY
Fantastic Cleaning
Fantastic Cleaning
Regular cleaning, end of lease cleaning, pressure cleaning, carpet cleaning.
Yes
40% of the quote
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth
Fantastic Services have a wide range of home cleaning services, with no-obligation fixed price quotes.
Simply Maid Cleaning
Simply Maid Cleaning
House cleaning, apartment cleaning, catch-up cleaning, recurring cleaning, deep cleaning, end of lease cleaning, refrigerator cleaning, oven cleaning
Yes
Yes
24 Hours
Yes
Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney
Urban Company End of Lease Cleaning
Urban Company End of Lease Cleaning
End of lease cleaning
Absolute Domestics Home Cleaning
Absolute Domestics Home Cleaning
Weekly or fortnightly clean, regular clean, moving home or spring clean
No
Yes
not provided
Yes
Central Coast, Lismore, Newcastle, Port Macquarie, Sutherland, Sydney, Tamworth, Tweed Heads, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Townsville, Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Mandurah, Perth, Hobart, Launceston, Adelaide, Darwin, Canberra
Whizz House Cleaning
Whizz House Cleaning
Home clean, end of lease clean
No
No
24 hrs
No
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Fantastic Services
Fantastic Services
48 hrs
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth
Tidyme Home Cleaners
Tidyme Home Cleaners
House cleaning
Yes
No
24 hrs
No
Sydney, Manly, Hornsby, Kellyville, Parramatta, Melbourne, Point Cook, Richmond, South Yarra, St Kilda, Brisbane, Paddington, Cannon Hill, Bowen Hills, Murarrie
Maid to Match Cleaning Service
Maid to Match Cleaning Service
Regular house cleaning, deep clean, bond cleaning, office cleaning, window cleaning, construction cleaning, NDIS cleaning
Yes
Yes
24 hrs
No
Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Gold Coast, Hervey Bay, Ipswich, Mackay, Noosa, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Townsville, Tweed Heads, Albury, Byron Bay, Central Coast, Coffs Harbour, Lennox Head, Newcastle, Sydney, Wagga, Wollongong, Bendigo, Geelong, Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Canberra, Adelaide, Bunbury, Perth, Hobart, Launceston
Fantastic Cleaners Cleaning Services
Fantastic Cleaners Cleaning Services
End of lease cleaning, carpet cleaning, one-off cleaning, upholstery cleaning, oven cleaning, regular cleaning, window cleaning, BBQ cleaning, pressure cleaning, builders cleaning, gutter cleaning, honing/grinding, polishing, mattress cleaning, stripping and sealing, tile and grout cleaning, commercial cleaning, duct cleaning
No
No
24 hrs
Yes
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth
Fresh Aroma House Cleaning
Fresh Aroma House Cleaning
Regular cleaning, casual cleaning, vacate cleaning
No
Yes
48 hrs
Yes
Sydney, Adelaide, Geelong, Melbourne, Perth, Hobart
Housework Heroes Home Cleaning Services
Housework Heroes Home Cleaning Services
Regular clean, rent inspection clean, spring clean, vacate clean
No
Yes
24 hrs
Yes
Western Australia, Queensland, Adelaide, Kensington, Norwood, Burwood Heights, Concord , Concord West, Hornsby, Sydney, Inner West
Thornleigh, Waroonga, Forrest, Melbourne
Maid For You Home Cleaning
Maid For You Home Cleaning
House cleaning, office cleaning, regular cleaning, end of lease cleaning, deep cleaning, construction cleaning, NDIS cleaning, oven cleaning
Yes
Yes
24 hrs
Yes
Bondi, Marrickville, Sutherland, Shire, Drummoyne, Hunters Hill, Parramatta, Ryde, Inner West, North Sydney, North Shore, Epping, Botany, Castle Hill, Lane Cove, Punchbowl, Neutral Bay, Dee Why, Manly, Blacktown, Glebe, Darlinghurst, Woolloomooloo, St Ives, Leichhardt, Surry Hills, Newtown, Camperdown, Strathfield, Rockdale, Balmain
Maid to Clean Regular Cleaning Services
Maid to Clean Regular Cleaning Services
Regular cleaning, one-off cleaning, anti-viral and disinfectant services, end of lease cleaning, office cleaning, steam / carpet cleaning
No
No
24 hrs
Yes
Melbourne, Brunswick, Northcote, St Kilda, Brighton, Bentleigh
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How much does deep cleaning cost?

The cost of a deep clean for your premises will depend upon a range of factors. Some of these include the size of the property and how extensive the cleaning process will be. For example, some cleaning may require industrial vacuums or other machinery. Extensive use of chemicals can also add to the final cost. Also, the cleaners may need extra labour to move furniture and other household items.

What does deep cleaning do?

A deep clean will clear your house or business of all forms of dust and bacteria or pathogens associated with dust and fluids in wet areas such as the kitchen and bathroom. As a result of the pandemic it has become more important than ever to maintain safe hygiene in the home and in the workplace. Deep cleaning is one of the best methods to disinfect your business or home, protecting it from Coronavirus in addition to other forms of viral and bacterial infections such as the flu.

How should I prepare for a deep clean?

First you will want to make sure that your valuables such as electronics, and other important household items are safe. For example, it could be a good idea to place those valuables and household items in secure storage. This could also save money on the labour cost of the deep cleaning service. Depending on how long a deep clean will take it could be a good idea to organise hotel accommodation.

How long does deep cleaning take?

The time a deep clean will take depends on a number of factors. These include the size of the house or property, the size of the kitchen and bathrooms, how extensive the cleaning process will be and how long any chemical irritants may take to subside. It could be anywhere from a matter of hours to potentially days to complete deep cleaning.

What to consider when hiring a deep cleaner

The following factors should be considered when hiring a deep cleaner:

  • What exactly do you need cleaned?
  • How much will it cost?
  • What is the service's reputation?
  • How long will it take?
  • Can the service come at a convenient time for you?

What is the difference between regular cleaning and deep cleaning?

Regular cleaning is a routine activity performed on a daily or weekly basis to ensure a home or business is free of clutter, dirt and grime. It takes less time and does not usually include hard to reach areas of the house or office. On the other hand, deep clean is more specialised and focuses on disinfecting all the surfaces in your premises. In addition to that, the need for industrial machinery and chemicals means that professionals are required for the job.

Pros and cons of deep cleaning

Pros

  • Ensures professional cleaning and disinfection
  • More efficient than doing it yourself
  • Improves a house or business's value and comfort

Cons

  • Can be expensive
  • You may need to pick up valuable items and store them somewhere

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