How it works

How Housekeep works

1. Match

Just enter your postcode. We’ll pair you with the best local cleaner and give you a price.

2. Manage

Customise and schedule your clean - every week or whenever suits you. You’re in full control.

3. Marvel

…at your spotless house and lack of stress. Plus there’s no hassle with cash - we’ll bill your card when the clean’s complete.

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

Customise your clean

You can add notes and instructions, give your cleaner spare keys, and even chat to them directly using our app

What you get with Housekeep

What’s included in a clean?



  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

Housekeep’s extra tasks

Customise your clean

Oven cleaning, inside the fridge, laundry, ironing, doing the dishes – your wish is our command. Add extra tasks in seconds through your online account.

Housekeep extra tasks

Find your cleaner

Special requests?

Last minute addition? Forgotten something? You can send notes and instructions straight to your cleaner’s mobile app.

Join our happy customers in Balham

Barquisse was excptional and so so friendly. Would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a great clean.
Hyde Farm (SW12)
Rayane is a very good cleaner, she's thorough and precise. She is the best cleaner I've had through this service
4 days ago
Hyde Farm (SW12)
Very good housekeeper! Thorough, close attention to detail and very professional clean. Highly recommended.
1 week ago
Hyde Farm (SW12)
Dionne did an amazing job at cleaning my flat today. Was on time, a pleasure to speak to and very diligent in her work. I would highly recommend!
3 weeks ago
Clapham South (SW12)
Angelica did a wonderful job, was both thorough and quick. She was also a very nice person.
1 month ago
Balham (SW12)
Arlind did a great job of our clean, was prompt at agreed arrival time and v friendly - thank you !
1 month ago
Hyde Farm (SW12)
Amazing clean from Juan Carlos today! He did our entire house in 5 hours and to a very high standard. Thanks Juan Carlos!
1 month ago
Clapham South (SW12)
Ralitsa was great! She was thorough and left our flat sparkling clean. Would highly recommend!
1 month ago
Balham (SW12)
Excellent as always! Dorina is always on time and leaves everything lovely and clean. Thank you :)
1 month ago
Clapham South (SW12)

Areas we cover in Balham

  • Balham (SW12)
  • Hyde Farm (SW12)

About the Housekeepers

Balham’s best cleaners

Proven and reliable

All Housekeepers have at least 6 months’ experience in professional cleaning and ironing.

Vetted & background-checked

We interview every cleaner in person and do an 8-step background check.

5* ratings

We collect reviews and feedback from every clean to make sure cleaners are 5* quality.


We support Housekeepers 7 days a week and help them travel between jobs faster.

Glenford - home cleaner in Balham, Hyde Farm, Mitcham, Tooting, Tooting Bec, Tooting Broadway, Tooting Commons


Areas covered:

Balham Hyde Farm Mitcham Tooting Tooting Bec Tooting Broadway Tooting Commons


“Glenford is a fantastic cleaner! He's lovely and friendly, and always punctual. He always leaves our flat sparkling clean by the time he's finished..”

N, Tooting (SW17) - Today

Nikoleta Y - home cleaner in Colliers Wood, Earlsfield, Merton Abbey, Merton Park, Morden, Southfields, Wandsworth

Nikoleta Y

Areas covered:

Colliers Wood Earlsfield Merton Abbey Merton Park Morden Southfields Wandsworth


“Super happy with Nikoleta's work. She was really proactive in communication before the clean, arrived on time and cleaned with great discipline and eye for detail! Very friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend her!.”

N, Clapham South (SW11) - 1 week ago

Shifau - home cleaner in Balham, Clapham, Clapham South, Hyde Farm, Stockwell


Areas covered:

Balham Clapham Clapham South Hyde Farm Stockwell


“Above and beyond. I was missing a few things for todays service but she got the job done anyway, so that will be a generous tip..”

R, Clapham (SW4) - 1 week ago

Housekeep cleans up in Balham

Housekeep in Balham

2,765 Homes cleaned

1,329 Fridges cleaned

1,707 Ovens cleaned

1,513 Windows cleaned

11,545 Shirts ironed

5,530 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 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.

This week's best cleaners: Clapham

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With thousands of 5* ratings between them, and fantastic feedback from their customers, these are Clapham's best cleaners this week.


Here for you every day

We’re here for you, Monday-Friday from 08:00 to 18:00, and on weekends from 08:00 to 17:00.

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