5 Housekeeping Services You Can Book Online

The pros are here to help you with your start-of-the-year clean-up. By Mavic Conde

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After a long day at work and the grueling commute, there’s nothing like coming home to clean and orderly house, isn’t there? The freshness can be so calming. And of course, it gives you that great feeling of being in control of your living situation.

Thankfully, you can now have your cake and eat it, too. Meaning you can come home to a sparkling clean home without slaving over it. Thanks to modern technology, you can now book cleaning service providers in the Metro using your phone.

We rounded the best of them up for you to choose from, depending on the kind of cleaning you need.

Cleaning Lady

If you need basic but thoughtful cleaning reminiscent of your manang’s loving touch, get Cleaning Lady. They specialize in providing cleaning services to condo residents in Metro Manila, and their cleaning ladies (or CLs) are TESDA-certified.

Their services cover standard dusting, sweeping, wiping, mopping, and organizing — perfect for once- or twice-weekly tidying up.

What’s more is that Cleaning Lady is a social enterprise — 10% of its profit goes to its advocacy which sends its CLs’s kids to school.

Rates: PHP 350 (1 hour), PHP 500 (1.5 hours), PHP 625 (2 hours). PHP 100 per 30 minutes in excess of 2 hours.

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Book Cleaning Lady through ‎0939 838 3471/0936 924 6631, or info@cleaninglady.ph, or check them out on Facebook

Happy Helpers

Moving into a new home? This team of cleaners would be happy to assist with your new place to be live-ready (and to make sure you leave your old place clean, too!).

They have a pretty extensive list of cleaning services: move-in/out and post-construction cleaning, deep cleaning (that they suggest you do once a month), upholstery cleaning, and they also offer flexible packages for subscription cleaning.

Happy Helpers is also a social enterprise and they work with Gawad Kalinga in recruiting their team of Happy Helpers.

Rates: PHP 30 per square meter (move-in/out and post-construction cleaning), PHP 1,400 (deep cleaning), PHP 3,400 (subscription cleaning). Prices vary for upholstery cleaning. Their primary service areas are Makati and Taguig, but they can also service homes in other cities for a minimum call-out service fee of PHP 2,000.

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Book Happy Helpers through +63 956 744 5415/ +63 918 450 0024, or happyhelpersmanila@gmail.com, or check them out on Facebook or on HappyHelpers.ph


This app aggregates independent professional service providers: from cleaning services, carpentry, pest control, plumbing, laundry (with free pick-up and delivery!), and other household services. Think of them as a Grab or Airbnb but for service providers, as they bring together skilled entrepreneurs and SMEs in one easily-accessible place.

All you need to do is download the app and book a service, wait to be matched with a provider, and then confirm the schedule and service for your booking. You can schedule your appointment for the same day, or for a later date of your choosing.

Rates: Home cleaning services start at PHP 349 for condos and PHP499 for houses and will go up depending on the number of rooms and bathrooms.

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Learn more about them on Facebook and download the app through GoodWork.ph.


Gawin.ph is a web platform that also aggregates professionals and SMEs that provide various services around Metro Manila.

To book a service, all you need to do is key in the type of service that you need and where you need it. And then depending on your request, the platform will send a quote or assign a vendor at a fixed price. You can then confirm and then hire, and pay the provider directly in cash after they’ve rendered the service.

Their partners provide a long list of services — from cleaning, to pest control, to interior design, catering, even personal fitness training.

You can also read real customer reviews and service provider testimonials on their site.

Rates: Starts at PHP 900 for a one-time cleaning (which includes one cleaner for 3 hours, and sweeping, mopping and surface cleaning of living room, dining room, bedrooms, kitchen and bathrooms), but prices vary depending on the provider.

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Download the app or book through Gawin.ph.

Manila Maid

Manila Maid offers regular professional home cleaning, deep cleaning, post-construction cleaning, and office cleaning. The website’s very easy to use, and you can book cleaning services as needed, or schedule a weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly cleaning in advance.

Rates: Regular cleaning starts at PHP 700. Prices will vary depending on the size of your space and the frequency of cleaning. Get in touch with them to get a quote for their other services.

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Book Manila Maid through ManilaMaid.com, or get in touch through +63 927 727 6803 or their Facebook page.

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