How Housekeep works

Enter your postcode

We’ll match you with the best cleaner in Islington

Tell us about your home

We’ll give you a price based on the size of your home

Choose an available time

Your cleaner can visit at the same time every week or fortnight

Confirm your clean

We’ll take payment from your card after your clean is complete

Customise your clean

Add extra instructions for your cleaner in your online account

Why choose Housekeep?

Get a 5-star cleaner

Every cleaner is English-speaking, friendly and reliable. They've been vetted, background-checked & rated 5-stars

No minimum contract

When you book a recurring weekly or fortnightly clean, you can change your cleaner or cancel your cleans at any time

Manage cleans online

You can add visits, skip visits, leave notes, and book extra services including ironing, laundry, fridge and oven cleaning

What’s included in a clean?

Kitchen

  • Wash dishes or load dishwasher
  • Dust and wipe all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe exterior of kitchen cupboards, oven and fridge
  • Clean microwave interior and exterior
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Scrub the hob
  • Wipe countertops
  • Clean the sink
  • Put away clean dishes
  • Take out rubbish and recycling
  • Vacuum and mop floors

Bathroom

  • Clean the toilet
  • Scrub shower, bath and sink
  • Clean cabinet exteriors, mirrors and fixtures
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Empty rubbish bins
  • Vacuum and mop floors

Living room & common areas

  • Dust and wipe all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Clean mirrors
  • Empty rubbish bins
  • Vacuum and mop floors

Bedrooms

  • Dust and wipe all accessible surfaces
  • Wipe switches and handles
  • Clean mirrors
  • Make the bed (leave fresh linen out if you would like us to change)
  • Vacuum and mop floors
Extra services
  • Ironing
  • Laundry
  • Inside windows
  • Inside fridge
  • Inside oven
Special requests?

Customise your clean by adding instructions in your online account. They are sent directly to your cleaner's mobile app, ready for the clean.

Join Our Happy Customers
in Islington

  • "Herbert is great! He's always doing a great job, is very efficient and does everything well. Would recommend him to anyone!"

    Ilona - Bloomsbury, Today
  • "Super friendly and very sweet. Did all we asked in good time with amazing attention to detail . Thank you"

    c - Drayton Park, Today
  • "Shereen was really lovely and extremely efficient! She managed to finish everything that I asked for. I have even asked for her to become my regular housekeeper now. Thank you so much Shereen!"

    N - Angel, Yesterday
  • "It’s so nice to come home to such a clean house. Janet is amazing. When I was incredibly unwell a couple of weeks ago she cleaned up after me. Also I managed to break my glass coffee table last week and she cleaned up the whole mess. I can’t fault her."

    James - Bloomsbury, Yesterday
  • "Very polite, friendly & hard working. Saw jobs that needing doing & took initiative to even tidy inside a cupboard. Highly recommend!"

    H - Crouch End, Yesterday
  • "I was very happy with Ancuta, she is very friendly and her cleaning skills are great. I can only recommend her"

    L - Angel, Yesterday
  • "This was my first clean and Kwadwo was very thorough! The place was spotless and I am very grateful."

    Nicola - Angel, Yesterday
  • "Always on time, very quick, but at the same time highly efficient! Tatiana is simply the best, and there is no way of finding someone with the same skills anywhere in London! She also have a lovely personality and it is always pleasure to see her! We cannot live without Tatiana, she is just incredible! Nico & Mattia"

    Niccolo - Finsbury Park, Yesterday
  • "Sergio did an excellent job. Everything was sparkling clean! He was also friendly and lovely to meet."

    D - Angel, Yesterday
  • "Sergio is the best! He’s always super thorough and his attention to detail is second to none."

    Elis - Angel, 2 days ago

Some of the Great Cleaners
Available in Islington

  • Akua

    "Akua is absolutely outstanding. Thorough, fast, and also a wonderful and fun person - a privilege to have her to clean our house!"

    Tamsin - Clapton Common 2 months ago

    Areas

    • Dalston
    • Hackney Central
    • London Fields
    • Newington Green
    • Shacklewell
    • Stamford Hill
    • Stoke Newington
  • Eszter

    "eszter is fab. she now has her set of keys, and picked up everything and it’s location really quickly. she’s friendly, professional and efficient. can’t imagine not having her help us out now!"

    Lucy - Crouch End 3 weeks ago

    Areas

    • Crouch End
    • Crouch End Broadway
    • Crouch Hill
    • Hampstead Heath
    • Highgate
    • Highgate Village
    • Hornsey
  • Jane

    "Jane has been to see us twice and has done a brilliant job - she is very thorough, has great attention to detail and leaves the house looking great. She’s also really nice. I’m very pleased we found her! Thank you Jane."

    Lucy - Angel 3 months ago

    Areas

    • Angel
    • Canonbury
    • De Beauvoir Town
    • Kingsland Road
    • Pentonville
    • Shoreditch
    • Upper Street

Islington's Best Cleaners

Every cleaner has at least 6 months' professional home cleaning and ironing experience.

Cleaners are interviewed in-person and undergo an 8-step background check.

We collect reviews and feedback after every clean to make sure all cleaners are 5-star quality.

If you’re not totally satisfied, we promise to send an alternative cleaner to re‑clean for free!

Areas We Cover in Islington

  • Angel
  • Archway
  • Arsenal
  • Barnsbury
  • Caledonian Road
  • Canonbury
  • Clerkenwell
  • Crouch Hill
  • De Beauvoir Town
  • Drayton Park
  • Essex Road
  • Farringdon
  • Finsbury
  • Finsbury Park
  • Highbury
  • Highgate
  • Holborn
  • Holloway
  • Hoxton
  • Kings Cross
  • Mildway Park
  • Newington Green
  • Pentonville
  • Tollington
  • Tufnell Park
  • Upper Street

Housekeep Cleans Up in
Islington

Housekeep in Islington

  • 18,964 Homes cleaned
  • 7,474 Fridges cleaned
  • 6,482 Ovens cleaned
  • 7,295 Window cleans
  • 98,280 Shirts ironed
  • 37,928 Rubbish Bags removed
  • 100% Islington covered

Stats about Islington

  • 28.0% Have pets
  • 80.1% Flats or apartments
  • 19.9% Houses
  • 93,700 Households
  • 206,600 Residents
  • 35.0% Own a car
  • 46.0% Single

Local Information About
Islington

Islington is inner-London's most densely populated borough, with the 200,000 residents who call it home crammed into less than 6 square miles that extend from Crouch Hill in the north, to Farringdon in the South, Canonbury in the east and King's Cross in the west.

Islington incorporates the postcode areas N1, N4, N5, N6, N7, N8, N16, N19, EC1, EC2, NW5 and WC1 and is serviced by multiple tube and rail stations including Tufnell Park, Archway, Upper Holloway, Crouch Hill, Finsbury Park, Arsenal, Drayton Park, Holloway Road, Camden Road, Angel, Highbury & Islington, Canonbury, Caledonian Road & Barnsbury, Essex Road, Old Street and Farringdon.

Islington is known for its Victorian and Georgian townhouses set on communal garden squares. The housing stock also includes many flats in the form of converted terraces, warehouse conversions and modern new-build apartments.

Housekeep cleaned its first house in Islington in 2014, and there are now hundreds of experienced domestic cleaners available in the area, including in Clerkenwell, Pentonville and Mildmay.

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Housekeeper of the week: Marine

This week's Housekeeper of the Week is the spectacular Marine! Well done, Marine :) Marine is a great Housekeeper who cleans in the East and North London boroughs of Hackney and Islington. Regularly visiting flats and houses in London Fields (E8), Angel (N1) and Highbury (N5), Marine is known for...

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Housekeeper of the week: Anna

We’ve chosen the fantastic Anna to be this week’s Housekeeper of the Week. Anna cleans in North London, across the boroughs of Haringey, Islington and Camden. Within these boroughs, Anna regularly visits houses in the Manor House (N4), Muswell Hill (N10) and Barnsbury (N7) areas. Anna’s ratings are f-a-b-u-l-o-u-s. In...

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