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How much should i pay?

i have an acquaintance who needs to make some money toward rent. she is willing to come and clean for me since i don't have time and i will be here working from home. i live in a 3/2 house 1300 sq feet. mainly what i need is all the surfaces cleaned... the floors are mostly cement, tables, countertops, furniture tops, cabinet doors, some walls and doors need attention, etc. i don't have very much money at all and want to be fair to both of us.

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Asked by figaro8895 at 8:36 PM on Nov. 5, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • 8-10 per hour worked

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 8:48 PM on Nov. 5, 2013

  • When I cleaned homes about 10 years ago, I charged at least $50 per house.

    Answer by AubreyRed at 8:48 PM on Nov. 5, 2013

  • Why not call a local cleaning service and ask them how much they charge. Then you have an average rate. Pay her a little less then they charge.

    Answer by louise2 at 8:50 PM on Nov. 5, 2013

  • My neighbors service is $35.00 for about 1 1/2-2 hours work. My neighbor is elderly and very neat. I am sure they wipe a few fingerprints from near the switch plates but not major wall washing. I believe twice a year they spend another hour and do a more thorough cleaning for the same fee.

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:20 PM on Nov. 5, 2013

  • Anything you can afford to pay her weekly.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 8:16 AM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • I would say make a list of everything you want done, scrubbing bathrooms, dusting, moping etc.
    I woudl think that $40-$50 for about 21/2 hour deep clean would be fair.

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 8:32 AM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • no its not fair

    Answer by christina122952 at 12:52 AM on Dec. 8, 2013

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