House cleaning is not fun, but it has to be done. From daily tidy-ups to weekly scrubbing and the ever-popular annual spring cleaning, the hassles of maintaining a clean home is never-ending.

Many people are happy or willing to do this job themselves, but some hire professional house cleaners to do get the tough stains out.  It's always smart to get at least 3 quotes from local house cleaner near you in order to ensure you are getting a fair market value.  Not every cleaning service charges the same way and it's good to find a company that fits the needs of the house or area to be cleaned.

In some cases, a specialiy cleaner may be required.  Professionals that clean carpets, floors, windows, roofs, pavement, and other areas of the home should be evaulated on their own instead of with regular home cleaners.  In order to find the best services for the job, it's smart to read reviews and check ratings before hiring any local cleaner to work in a home.  Angie's List provides real reviews and ratings of professional cleaning services in your area.

Carpet Cleaning

sofa cleaning
Couches and ChairsUpholstery Cleaning
Don’t panic if your friend spills red wine on your cream-colored couch.
A professional cleaning left this bright-colored sofa looking like new. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Ruth H. of Denver, Colo.)
Upholstery CleaningUpholstery Repair
Doing the laundry is a regular part of your routine, but what about your furniture?
There are some factors to consider before you call in a professional to clean your sofa. (Photo by Photo by Katelin Kinney)
Upholstery CleaningUpholstery Repair
You can tackle some furniture upholstery stains yourself, but there are times when it’s best to call in a professional.
clean area rug
Oriental Rug CleaningArea Rugs and Stair RunnersArea Rugs
Spot cleaning of area rugs helps to reduce stains, but a professional will clean it more thoroughly.
Handmade vintage wool rug from Fine Estates
Oriental Rug Cleaning
Your rugs receive a lot of foot traffic, which can soil them quickly.