What Is The Difference Between Deep And Normal Cleaning?


When looking for a cleaning service you should know the difference between a normal and a deep clean, particularly if it's your first time hiring a cleaner.  

Normal Cleaning

A normal cleaning service is going to cost less, and won't take as long as a deep clean, but it won't be as detailed as a deep clean would be. Normal cleaning services are suggested when the house or apartment is serviced regularly. Pricing for a normal cleaning will be between $120 and $170 depending on the size of the home and how many rooms there are in the house. 


What's involved

  • Vacuuming and mopping floors

  • Surfaces and vents dusted

  • Baseboards wiped down

  • Mirrors wiped down

  • Windowsills wiped down

  • Trash is taken out

  • Showers, toilets, and floors cleaned and disinfected

  • Sink, taps, and countertops cleaned

  • light fixtures wiped down

  • Water mold and mildew chemically removed

  • Front of refrigerator, dishwasher, and microwave wiped down

  • Chrome polished

  • Dining table and chairs wiped down


Deep Cleaning

The difference between a deep clean a normal one is that the deep clean tends to take longer for the fact that it’s more thorough removing buildup of dirt and grime, focusing on not just surface area but all the nooks and cranes throughout the house. A deep clean is recommended at less once a year, it’s even sometimes a requirement for most landlords when moving out. On average, a deep clean will costs between $200 and $400, depending once again on the size of the home, how many rooms and bathrooms there are in the house.

What's involved 

 A deep clean involves all the cleaning services for a standard clean and the following. 

  • All decorative objects dusted and cleaned

  • Doors, door frames, and doorknobs wiped down

  • Carpet edges vacuumed

  • Vacuum underneath beds, couches, furniture

  • Dust and wipe down ceiling fans, lampshades, and mini-blinds

  • Shower door thoroughly cleaned

  • Tile grout scrubbed and disinfected

  • Inside of the oven, behind the oven, and range hood cleaned

  • Behind, under, and inside the refrigerator cleaned

  • Dishwasher interior and exterior cleaned

  • Microwave interior and exterior cleaned

  • Cabinet exteriors wiped down

But before you make a choice, It’s a good idea to speak with a professional to determine which option is right for your needs, and comparing different companies, also looking up their online reviews is very helpful when making a choice. Doing so will help ensure you get the highest level of satisfaction that you are looking for.

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