the tidy people
the tidy people
inspiring people to live a goal oriented + organized + clean life.

cleaning menu

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 We categorize our cleaning services into two types of cleaning visits: initial deep cleaning and regular cleaning. The first time we clean a home almost always takes longer than regular maintenance cleanings. In most cases for the initial cleaning, we are removing a deeper layer of dirt and using different methods to get a space clean. This is the primary difference between an initial cleaning and a maintenance cleaning.


initial or one time cleaning

Whether you are seeking a one time cleaning, a move in or out cleaning or are setting up recurring maintenance cleanings, we will most likely need to provide an initial deep cleaning in your space first. This will require more time and LOVE. In this first cleaning, if you have dirt that has been sitting for a long period of time, it will take more time and elbow grease. We may need to use deeper cleaning methods.

A great example of this is to think of the task of washing dishes; Let’s compare the same dish, but with different levels of dirt. You have one dish that’s dirty and wasn’t rinsed after your spaghetti dinner last night. You have a second dirty dish, used 30 minutes ago from a sandwich that you rinsed. That same dish, with caked on spaghetti sauce will take more time and effort to clean. Now, think of this level of dirt throughout your home. Different homes collect different types and levels of dirt. Dust, mud and debris can build up over time and in layers. Your cleaning will require increased effort the more time has passed between cleanings.

We stick to a high standard of cleaning. During this first cleaning, we are cleaning the same surfaces (with the exception of any add ons of interior surfaces) that we would during recurring cleanings. If your space has been cleaned on a regular basis prior to our visit, or you have a newly constructed space, your cleaning may take less time. Once your space has been thoroughly cleaned, we can move forward with maintaining your home with our efficient cleaning methods.


move in or move out cleaning

A move in or out cleaning is very similar to an initial or one time cleaning. Most clients choose to add on interior surfaces, such as the inside of the fridge, oven and cupboards for this type of cleaning. Other add-ons include but are not limited to scrubbing of blinds and reachable interior windows. Please send a note to our office, to include add-ons in advance, so we can schedule the extra time for your job, to complete these areas.

We work with new clients, existing clients and realtors to help make you more efficient with your move. Moving is hard enough, we take pride in taking on this task for you.


recurring cleanings

Recurring cleanings are our most popular service. We build long term relationships with most of our clientele. We get to know our clients, their home and their preferences. We build out a customer profile customized to fit our clients needs and the specificities of a home.

We have options for weekly, bi-weekly (every 2 weeks) and monthly (every 4 weeks). After your initial deep cleaning, please email talk@thetidypeople.com and we’ll send you our availability.

You will be assigned a regular team. Should you need to reschedule appointment(s) or your regular cleaner(s) are out sick or are on vacation, you will be assigned to other staff temporarily or permanently. We work hard to ALWAYS have extra staff scheduled to fill in or provide extra help on your job if anyone is out sick. It does happen, but it is rare as GOLD that we have to cancel on a client.


periodic cleanings

After we’ve completed your initial deep cleaning, you have the option of hiring us on a periodic basis.

Depending on how much time has passed in between cleaning visits and the level of use in your space, we may need to practice deeper cleaning methods. If it’s been 3 months or longer between visits, expect to schedule more time for an initial deep cleaning.


add-on cleaning services

Your cleanings are customizable. We have a series of tasks that we do upon request, for your convenience. We highly recommend that you book add-on services separately from your initial deep cleaning, as the initial deep cleaning is more labor intensive. Add-on cleaning services are typically requested by our clients who have a recurring or periodic appointment scheduled with us.

Once you fill out our add-on cleaning request form, our office will follow up with you to provide you with a price quote. All work is billed at our hourly rate.

Here’s a list of some of the add-on services you can request:

• Inside of fridge / freeze
• Oven
• Inside of cupboards / drawers
• Inside of trash / recycling bins
• Scrubbing blinds / mini-blinds
• Interior window cleaning
• Window tracks
• Detailed hand dusting during maintenance cleanings (default method at initial cleaning)
• Wall washing
• Detailing light fixtures / ceiling fans / high up surfaces
• Vacuuming under couch cushions
• Vacuuming / mopping under and behind appliances and heavy furniture with low clearance
• Exterior surfaces and areas on property such as a porch, walkways or garage (must be dry)
• Organization projects (you can book this online here)
• Changing of towel linens or sheets
• Wash, dry, fold and / or put away laundry
• Ironing
• Litter box care
• Pet feeding