How Housekeep works

Enter your postcode

We’ll match you with the best cleaner in your area

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

Thank you! Was so nice to come home to a lovely clean house today, efficient and thorough.

Kat - Balham, Today

Paula did a great job. This was our first clean and we were really impressed by her attention to detail and especially the way she arranged the children’s toys. Thank you!

Nina - Balham, 1 week ago

First clean back (paused for 6 months due to COVID) and as always a fantastic clean throughout. Highly recommend

J - Balham, 3 weeks ago

Rodica did a sensational job, the house was a state and hadn’t been cleaned for over a month. Once she left it was absolutely spotless!!

B - Balham, 3 weeks ago

Mariana was super sweet and efficient. Great with our little puppy and thorough cleaning job. Will request her again!

Natasha - Balham, 4 weeks ago

Eduarda did an amazing job - our place is spotless. Eduarda is friendly and polite, and a very impressive professional.

Oliver - Balham, 1 month ago

Shifau did a brilliant job cleaning - friendly, on time and the house looks spotless. Thank you!

M - Balham, 1 month ago

Judith did an outstanding job on our apartment. I was working from home and she was professional and got on with the job very well and never disturbed me. Very happy and will be booking again

G - Balham, 1 month ago

Fatima did an excellent job on our house, she’s very friendly and thorough, has her own cleaning materials (despite us having some) and makes good recommendations on what is required next time. 5 out of 5 stars

S - Balham, 1 month ago

She was so friendly, and great! The apartment looks sparkling, and everything was put back exactly where she found it. I am so impressed and pleased and will for sure use Sabrina again for cleaning my home. Thank you!

Ashleigh - Balham, 1 month ago

Areas we cover in Balham

  • Balham
  • Hyde Farm

Some of the great cleaners available in Balham

Sonia

(4.8)

Areas covered

  • Balham
  • Clapham South
  • Hyde Farm
  • Mitcham
  • Tooting
  • Tooting Bec
  • Tooting Broadway

Oliver

(5.0)

Areas covered

  • Battersea
  • Brixton
  • Herne Hill
  • Nine Elms
  • South Lambeth
  • Stockwell
  • Tulse Hill

Juan

(4.3)

Areas covered

  • Balham
  • Clapham
  • Clapham South
  • Nine Elms
  • Oval
  • Stockwell
  • Vauxhall

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

  • 2,016 Homes cleaned
  • 647 Fridges cleaned
  • 1,045 Ovens cleaned
  • 813 Window cleans
  • 8,755 Shirts ironed
  • 4,032 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

Local 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.

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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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