How Housekeep works

Enter your postcode

We’ll match you with the best cleaner in Ilford

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 Ilford

Sheryl is always really flexible with what needs doing and does a great job of tidying and making the house feel habitable again.

Lisa - Barkingside, 1 month ago

Paula did an amazing job, we were super impressed by the job she did. She was very thorough, and paid great attention to the areas that usually get neglected.

T - Barkingside, 1 month ago

Happy with Naomi first clean, she is a pleasant person and is good with my cat, I would book her again.

Philip - Cranbrook, 1 month ago

Fantastic clean, really good attention to details and really nice finishing touches with pillows, blankets and candles. Thanks for all the extra effort!

M - Barkingside, 1 month ago

Irina is a great cleaner, very efficient and does everything we ask for and more. She’s able to clean the whole house within the time given, is very punctual and polite!

Prina - Seven Kings, 1 month ago

Great job! Makes me so happy to come home to a beautifully clean and tidy house. Thank you!

Lisa - Barkingside, 3 months ago

Sheryl did an incredible job today. Extremely professional, polite and thorough. Would highly recommend.

Anusha - Aldborough Hatch, 3 months ago

Lovely character, very thorough but also speedy! Really do get good value with Maria, couldn’t be happier.

M - Barkingside, 3 months ago

So grateful to Natalija for helping us keep our home spotless. She was very thorough as usual and left our house gleaming.

Mrs Clements - Seven Kings, 5 months ago

Alina did a good job of the cleaning in the time she had. Very friendly and understood what was needed. Would request again.

Pat - Aldborough Hatch, 8 months ago

Areas we cover in Ilford

  • Aldborough Hatch
  • Barkingside
  • Clayhall
  • Cranbrook
  • Gants Hill
  • Ilford
  • Loxford
  • Newbury Park
  • Redbridge
  • Seven Kings

Some of the great cleaners available in Ilford

Sheryl

(4.9)

Areas covered

  • Aldborough Hatch
  • Barkingside
  • Becontree
  • Becontree Heath
  • Chadwell Heath
  • Gants Hill
  • Newbury Park

Maria

(4.9)

Areas covered

  • Barking
  • Cranbrook
  • Gants Hill
  • Ilford
  • Loxford
  • Newbury Park
  • Seven Kings

Elena

(4.9)

Areas covered

  • Barking
  • Clayhall
  • Cranbrook
  • Gants Hill
  • Newbury Park
  • Redbridge
  • Seven Kings

Ilford'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 Ilford

Housekeep in Ilford

  • 984 Homes cleaned
  • 383 Fridges cleaned
  • 405 Ovens cleaned
  • 544 Window cleans
  • 2,120 Shirts ironed
  • 1,968 Rubbish Bags removed
  • 100% Ilford covered

Stats about Ilford

  • 28.0% Have pets
  • 31.0% Flats or apartments
  • 69.0% Houses
  • 41,952 Households
  • 130,103 Residents
  • 66.0% Own a car
  • 35.0% Single

Location information about Ilford

Ilford, in the London borough of Redbridge is a town in East London, formerly a part of Essex. Ilford is comprised of multiple districts, including Barkingside and Newbury Park.

There’s plenty to do in Ilford, home to the Redbridge Museum. The museum celebrates the history and foundations of the borough, and attracts families from the surrounding towns in Redbridge. Valentine’s Park is another gem of Ilford, a large open park with a mansion set within. Of course, there are high streets for shopping too, and the town has a cinema and theatre for entertainment.

Ilford is easily accessible from central London, with regular central line service from Barkingside station. There is even a bus, the 25, which takes you from Oxford Circus all the way to Ilford.

The property landscape in Ilford is similar to much of Redbridge and this part of East London. Recent terraced houses, with bay windows and front porches, make up many of the residential streets in the area, and bungalows and semi-detached properties are also common. Flats and new-build developments are popping up to compliment these existing homes.

Ilford’s postcodes - IG1, IG2, IG3, IG4, IG5 and IG6 - all receive service from the Housekeep platform regularly. All cleaners on the platform are interviewed by the team in person to ensure 5-star domestic cleaning every time!

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