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

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

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 areas

Living room & common areas

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

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 Balham

Mariana is always amazing! The amount she gets done in the short space of time is incredible. Everywhere is spotless :)!

K - Balham, 2 days ago

Patricia was really lovely and did an amazing job cleaning! The house is completely spotless!

Kate - Balham, 3 weeks ago

We just had our first housekeep with Bouchra and she did a wonderful job. She was friendly, thorough and checked at the end that we were happy with her work - we look forward to seeing Bouchra again!

Rhianna - Balham, 4 weeks ago

Maria was incredibly friendly and hard working, honestly went above and beyond for all the work that was required. Considering we are compact house with 5 people living there she has made it look brand new. First time using a cleaning service and Maria made it better than we could have hoped for.

Frederick - Balham, 1 month ago

Everything was nice and clean after Oliver’s visit. He’s a very friendly person, always up for a chat and did a very good job

A - Balham, 1 month ago

A great cleaner, super-efficient and is lovely about working around us while we're working from home.

H - Balham, 1 month ago

Sokonan was really lovely and did an amazing job cleaning. Everywhere is completely spotless and she was very quick and efficient!

K - Balham, 2 months ago

Oliver was absolutely fantastic, so friendly, thorough and one of the best cleaners I’ve had! Will be looking to hire him again in the future. Thank you Oliver!

Dora - Balham, 2 months ago

Mariana is always fantastic and did such a brilliant job at cleaning our oven as well this time! I am always amazed by how much she gets done at each visit :)

K - Balham, 3 months ago

Our first experience with Shifau was great, she listened to our requests and did a really thorough job. She even cleaned the coffee machine which was an expected bonus!

Lucy - Balham, 4 months ago

Areas we cover in Balham

  • Balham
  • Hyde Farm

Some of the great cleaners available in Balham

Irena

(4.9)

Areas covered

  • Balham
  • Hyde Farm
  • Southfields
  • Tooting
  • Tooting Bec
  • Tooting Broadway
  • Tooting Commons

Yesenia

(4.9)

Areas covered

  • Clapham South
  • Furzedown
  • Mitcham Common
  • Pollards Hill
  • Streatham
  • Streatham Common
  • Streatham Park

Sonia

(4.7)

Areas covered

  • Clapham
  • Colliers Wood
  • Earlsfield
  • Merton Abbey
  • Morden
  • Wandsworth
  • Wimbledon

Balham's best cleaners

Professional House Cleaners

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

Vetted and Background-checked

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

5 Star Reviews

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

The Housekeep Promise

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

Customer care at Housekeep

Our customer support team is available to help you Monday-Friday from 08:00 to 18:00, and on weekends from 08:00 to 17:00.

Email support

You can also call or chat with your cleaner directly, through your online account.

Housekeep cleans up in Balham

Housekeep in Balham

  • 1,933 Homes cleaned
  • 577 Fridges cleaned
  • 946 Ovens cleaned
  • 736 Window cleans
  • 8,615 Shirts ironed
  • 3,866 Rubbish Bags removed
  • 100% Balham covered

Stats about Balham

  • 28.0% Have pets
  • 25.0% Flats or apartments
  • 75.0% Houses
  • 5,671 Households
  • 28,455 Residents
  • 65.0% Own a car
  • 64.0% Single

Location information about Balham

Balham is located within the South London Borough of Wandsworth.

This small area has a population of around 15,000 and lies within the SW12 postcode district.

Balham is bordered by Clapham to the north, Tooting in the south, Streatham to the east, and Earlsfield in the west.

Balham is serviced by the London Underground Northern Line via Balham and Clapham South tube stations.

The housing stock in Balham consists of many late Victorian and Edwardian houses as well as small terraces and modern apartment buildings.

Housekeep has been cleaning homes in Balham since 2014, with hundreds of professional cleaners in the area.

Housekeeper of the Week: Thomas

This week's top Housekeeper is Thomas. Thomas cleans across the South West London boroughs of Lambeth and Wandsworth, with customers in the Balham (SW12),  Brixton (SW2) & Clapham (SW4) areas. A longstanding Housekeeper on the platform, Thomas has now completed over 1400 cleans with Housekeep. Over that time, Thomas's customers have...

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Housekeeper of the Week: Shifau

This week's Housekeeper of the Week is Shifau. Shifau is a reliable and consistently high-rated Housekeeper who cleans in the South West London boroughs of Lambeth and Wandsworth, with regular customers in the Balham (SW12) and Clapham (SW4) areas. Shifau is polite and friendly to her customers at all cleans, and...

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Housekeeper of the Week: Mariana

This week's housekeeper of the week is Mariana! Mariana’s happy customers live in the South-West London boroughs of Wandsworth and Lambeth, and she cleans at homes in areas such as Tooting (SW17), Clapham (SW4), Battersea (SW11)  and Balham (SW12). Mariana carries a brilliant 4.9-star rating, due to her consistent hark word...

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Other services available in Balham

End of tenancy cleaning

End of tenancy cleaning

Get your deposit back when moving house More info

Deep cleaning

Deep cleaning

Remove deep, ingrained dirt including limescale More info

Office cleaning

Office cleaning

Including desks & other high-contact surfaces, floors, toilets, kitchens & IT equipment More info