How it works

How after builders cleaning works

1. Get a price

Tell us about the job. We’ll give you an instant price based on the size of your home and the tasks selected.

2. Secure your slot

Choose a date and time that works for you, then pay to secure your slot.

3. Get a 5-star clean

We'll remove dirt & dust that's left over from your recent renovation or building work.

Why choose Housekeep?

The best after build cleaners

We've completed over 1m cleans, with an average rating of 4.9-stars

We'll stay until the job's done

With after builders cleaning there's no time limit - we'll stay until the work is done!

Professional service

We're an award-winning service you can trust. All after build cleaners are experienced and background checked

Get an online quote

We'll provide you with a simple price based on the size of your home

Slots available at short notice

After build cleaners are available in all areas, even at short notice

Ready to get a quote?

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What you get with Housekeep

What's included in an after builders clean?

After builders cleaning

After builders cleaning includes:

  • Wiping of surfaces throughout the property
  • Cleaning outside of cupboards and skirting boards
  • Cleaning the exterior of kitchen appliances & white goods
  • Cleaning inside windows
  • Vacuuming all floors and upholstery
  • Mopping all hard flooring

Which service should I choose?

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
Descale toilet
Clean grouting
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
Clean extractor fan filter
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)
Extra services

One-off clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
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Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
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Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
×
Descale toilet
×
Clean grouting
×
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
×
Clean extractor fan filter
×
Clean carpet & upholstery
×
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)
×

Extra services

  • Clean inside oven
  • Clean inside fridge/freezer
  • Clean inside windows

Deep clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
×
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
×
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
×
Descale toilet
×
Clean grouting
×
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
×
Clean extractor fan filter
×
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Extra services

  • Clean inside fridge/freezer
  • Clean carpet & upholstery
  • Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

End of tenancy clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
×
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
Descale toilet
Clean grouting
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
Clean extractor fan filter
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Extra services

  • Clean carpet & upholstery
  • Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

After builders clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
×
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
×
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
Descale toilet
Clean grouting
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
×
Clean extractor fan filter
×
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Extra services

  • Clean inside oven
  • Clean inside fridge/freezer
  • Clean carpet & upholstery
  • Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Frequently asked questions

Renovation and building work often results in lots of dust throughout your property. An after builders clean is designed to remove that before you move back in, so you can be comfortable when you return to the property.

After builders cleaning is more thorough than regular cleaning, and requires specialist equipment. The after builders service removes high levels of dirt and dust from your surfaces, plus the exterior of your kitchen appliances and white goods. Your cleaners will also deep clean the inside of your windows, the outside of cupboards and your skirting boards, to ensure that all dust and dirt is removed.

Your cleaners can try to remove small amounts of paint from windows, provided there is no risk of causing damage.

Your cleaners will not remove paint spillages from flooring, due to the risk of further damage. We would recommend you discuss any spillages with your builder.

We take a card payment when you book. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express payment cards. 

We can collect keys from a key safe, a neighbour or your estate agent (within a ten minute walk of the property). Just let us know where the keys will be in the ‘Any other details?’ section of the booking form.

It usually takes your cleaning team 3-5 hours to complete an after builders clean.

The cleaning team will bring everything they need for your after builders clean, including all products and a vacuum cleaner.

If we miss anything, let us know within 72 hours and we’ll come back and reclean it for free. 

What you get with Housekeep

Clear dirt and dust once building work's complete

Kitchen

Kitchen

  • Descaling kitchen sink
  • Wiping the outside of cupboards
  • Cleaning outside appliances
  • Cleaning all accessible surfaces
  • Cleaning indoor windows
  • Vacuuming floors
  • Mopping floors
Kitchen

Bathroom

  • Descaling throughout (sinks, shower screens etc.)
  • Toilet cleaning
  • Cleaning mirrors
  • Wiping outside of cabinets
  • Dusting and wiping all accessible surfaces
  • Cleaning grouting
  • Cleaning indoor windows
  • Vacuuming
  • Mopping floors
Living room

Living room 

  • Cleaning mirrors
  • Cleaning indoor windows
  • Dusting and wiping all accessible surfaces
  • Vacuuming
  • Mopping floors (where applicable)
Bedroom

Bedroom

  • Cleaning mirrors
  • Cleaning indoor windows
  • Dusting and wiping all accessible surfaces
  • Vacuuming
  • Mopping floors (where applicable)
Throughout

Throughout

  • Cleaning mirrors
  • Cleaning indoor windows
  • Cleaning skirting boards
  • Wiping high-touch surfaces (light switches, door handles)
  • Vacuuming
  • Mopping floors (where applicable)

About after builders cleaning

It used to be tricky to find a professional after builders cleaning service. But we’ve made the whole process seamless – from click, to clean to cashless payment.

Just tell us about the job, and we’ll show you an instant price for your after builders clean. If you’d like to book, choose a date and time that works for you and pay to secure your slot.

Our after builders cleaning service is perfect after renovation or building work. The service includes all standard cleaning tasks – like dusting, vacuuming and mopping –  as well cleaning hard to reach areas & descaling of the bathroom & kitchen. You can customise your after builders clean with extra tasks, including inside fridge/freezer cleaning, carpet steam cleaning, upholstery & sofa steam cleaning, and cleaning external areas (balconies, terraces, patios).

After builders cleans are normally completed by a team of two professional cleaners. They’ll bring all of the products and equipment to remove dirt and dust left over from building or renovation work. And they'll try to remove any paint spills too.

Housekeep is the UK’s best cleaning service, with a 4.9* average rating. We’ve completed over 1.5 million cleans – including thousands of professional after builders cleans.

Ready to get a quote? Click here to get started.

Join our happy customers in Highbury

Patricia's cleaning is top notch and you can tell she takes pride in her work. She's friendly and trustworthy. Highly recommended!
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Elephant and Castle (SE1)
Vusamuzi has done an amazing job! He is very friendly, considerate, and hardworking! He pays great attention to detail, he's cleaned some corners of my flat which none of other cleaners visited my place previously picked up! Really appreciate Vusamuzi's help with my house cleaning!
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L
Southfields (SW18)
Michael was extrarodinarily careful, with the consquence that he could cover less in the allocated time.
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J
Pimlico (SW1V)
I wish I had found Louis sooner! Louis is an incredible cleaner who is nice, friendly and prompt. We're lucky to have found him. He's very comprehensive, cleans the spots of our home that most other cleaners miss, leaves the house smelling clean and as an added bonus he works around our large dog. I'd highly recommend Louis and we hope we can continue using him when we move.
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Sarah
Soho (W1U)
Joyce was excellent! She did a thorough job and was super polite. Amazing work very much appreciate it .
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M
Boston Manor (W7)
Ernestina was thorough, quick and friendly. My flat looks spotless! She was incredibly polite and I look forward to working with her in the future. Thank you Ernestina!
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Beverlynn
Thornton Heath (CR7)
Janida was excellent! So pleasant and super efficient. Our favourite cleaner from housekeep yet 🙂
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Thomas
Angel (N1)
Tamara was very flexible with timing and was able to coverup quiet a bit in 3 hours. Good Job Tamara
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S
South Woodford (E18)
Very thorough clean, including under the sofa and and under bed which other cleans had not done before
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Shoreditch High Street (E2)

Areas we cover in Highbury

  • Drayton Park (N5)
  • Highbury (N5)
  • Highbury Fields (N5)

About the Housekeepers

Highbury’s best cleaners

Proven and reliable

Every cleaner has at least 6 months’ professional cleaning experience.

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.

Tech-enabled

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

Robel - home cleaner in Finsbury Park, Harringay, Highbury, Manor House, Newington Green, Shacklewell, Stoke Newington

Robel

Areas covered

Finsbury Park Harringay Highbury Manor House Newington Green Shacklewell Stoke Newington

“Very nice and polite. Followed instructions and checked with me about things I had been unclear about. I very much liked that he was considerate of my things- it felt like he was cleaning his own house ie caring about things.”

G, Stoke Newington (N16) - 3 days ago

Elsa - home cleaner in Dalston, De Beauvoir Town, Essex Road, Highbury Fields, Mildway Park, Pentonville, Upper Street

Elsa

Areas covered

Dalston De Beauvoir Town Essex Road Highbury Fields Mildway Park Pentonville Upper Street

“Elsa is the best! She is so fast, efficient and does such a good clean every time. Could not be happier!.”

T, Canonbury (N1) - 3 days ago

Elsa - home cleaner in Angel, Barnsbury, Canonbury, Drayton Park, Hoxton, Kings Cross, Stamford Hill

Elsa

Areas covered

Angel Barnsbury Canonbury Drayton Park Hoxton Kings Cross Stamford Hill

“Elsa did a fantastic job, great attention to detail, left the place sparkling. Would highly recommend..”

H, Essex Road (N1) - 1 week ago

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