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)
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Descale toilet
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Clean grouting
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Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
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Clean extractor fan filter
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Clean carpet & upholstery
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Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)
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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 Richmond

An a did an absolutely amazing and thorough job for us today! Everything looks wonderful! Thank you!
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Streatham Vale (SW16)
Joy always does a fantastic job for us, she is incredibly friendly and helpful. We would highly recommend her to anyone.
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Hammersmith Broadway (W6)
Sadha works steadily and thoroughly without being promted and arranges the rooms attractively. After her third visit I am noticing a good build up effect of her work
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Twickenham (TW1)
Luke is really kind and helpful, he did a great job! He cleaned thoroughly and everything is in perfect order!
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Westminster (SW1W)
I'm currently traveling but my in-laws reported a great clean by Eddy and fantastic attention to detail.
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Monique
Roehampton (SW15)
She is absolutely brilliant! She knows what she's doing - she gave me some excellent maintenance tips. Would really recommend.
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Merton Park (SW19)
The cleaners were on time and did their work meticulously. The kitchen hob had burn marks but looks new after their cleaning. The entire space was similarly cleaned spotless. Very happy with the service.
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Maze Hill (SE10)
Nathalie is lovely and professional. She did a great job with our clean and finished everything we needed on time.
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Maida Hill (W9)
Nadir is a great housekeeper - a real find. Friendly, communicative, thorough and very efficient. What more could one ask for?
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Globe Town (E1)

Areas we cover in Richmond

  • Barnes (SW13)
  • East Sheen (SW14)
  • Kew Bridge (TW8)
  • Mortlake (SW14)
  • Richmond (TW9)
  • Richmond Park (SW15)

About the Housekeepers

Richmond’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.

Rosa - home cleaner in Ham, Hampton Wick, Kew Gardens, North Sheen, Richmond Hill, Teddington, Twickenham

Rosa

Areas covered

Ham Hampton Wick Kew Gardens North Sheen Richmond Hill Teddington Twickenham

“Rosa is a lovely lady and I'm quite happy with the service she provided. I will use her again in future. Thank you! Kay, Kingston..”

Kay, Norbiton (KT2) - Today

Aliyu - home cleaner in Brentford, Cranford, Hounslow, Kew Bridge, Lampton, Osterley, Syon Park

Aliyu

Areas covered

Brentford Cranford Hounslow Kew Bridge Lampton Osterley Syon Park

“Aliyu did a great job, upon some guidance Aliyu left my apartment spotless. Aliyu was also friendly and professional..”

N, Osterley (TW7) - 6 days ago

Annastacia Uchechi - home cleaner in East Putney, East Sheen, Mortlake, Putney, Putney Pier, Putney Vale, Roehampton Vale

Annastacia Uchechi

Areas covered

East Putney East Sheen Mortlake Putney Putney Pier Putney Vale Roehampton Vale

“Annastacia proactively texted me with her anticipated arrival time, arrived as she said, and was very efficient with her clean. She was also polite, and was kindly willing to stay longer than the inital booking period to help me out (due to a last minute cancellation by another cleaner, who I had booked to finish the work on the next day)..”

M, Battersea (SW11) - 1 week ago

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205,122 Residents

75.0% Own car

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