14 House Cleaning Services For Busy Singaporeans Who’re Too Tired To Do Chores On Weekends

House cleaning services in Singapore

I can’t wait to get home from work and clean my house,” said no one, ever. After all, putting in backbreaking hours to scrub and sweep your way to domestic perfection after a tiring day at work is no easy feat. 

Thankfully, we’re blessed with an abundance of house cleaning services in Singapore to ease the burden. If you’re looking for the perfect cleaning service for your specific needs, this list of house cleaning services in Singapore will have you covered:

For additional tips for keeping your home clean:

1. Helpling – Lifestyle app for cleaning service

Helpling is one of Singapore’s leading housekeeping and premium home services.
Image credit: Helpling

Giving our homes a regular spring clean is just part and parcel of adulting. But with the tight schedules that accompany most working professionals, we would rather spend our precious weekends with loved ones, instead of tirelessly going at our floors and sinks.

To help you free up more quality time for a social life, Helpling literally does the heavy-lifting for you. Boasting a user-friendly app interface, it’s a must-have for those who absolutely dread chores day.

They also have an instant booking function – all you have to do is fill in your postal code, choose a cleaning plan that ranges from weekly to monthly, pay, then wait for the experts to arrive and give your home a sparkly clean overhaul.

Helpling has a rating of 4.7/5 stars on Google
Image credit: @helplingsg

Their cleaners are also trained similarly to hotel housekeepers, so rest assured you’ll get a meticulous job well done and full satisfaction guaranteed.

You don’t need to worry about administrative matters either. Dedicated account managers will be on hand, to handle everything from your billing to last-minute changes in your bookings. Rates for the service is priced from $23/hour for one-off bookings with a minimum of 3 hours required, while recurring weekly and bi-weekly bookings will entitle you to a 14% discount.

They’ve also got an exclusive $20 off your first booking, and it will be automatically applied at the checkout page.

Fees: From $23/hour (minimum 3 hours required)
Weekend surcharge: $10/session

View Helping’s Website

Download the Helpling app, available for download from Google Play or App Store.

2. Urban Company – Available within 2 hours with pro-grade cleaning agents

Urban Company is the largest home services platform in Asia and can be found in India, UAE, Australia and Singapore.
Image credit: @urbancompany_sg

Professionally trained cleaners at Urban Company can be booked in just a couple of taps on their app and show up within 2 hours to fully transform your home. Perfect for when you find out your in-laws are dropping by the very same evening. Even if something crops up, you’ll be able to make last-minute changes to your scheduled appointment without incurring extra charges as long as there’s a 2-hour buffer period.

Offering regular and ad hoc cleaning services with rates starting from $25/hour, Urban Company lets you take your pick from cleaning sessions ranging 2.5 – 6 hours with recommendations based on the size of your home.

Image adapted from: Urban Company

All cleaners have a minimum 4.7-star user rating and adhere to strict safety measures such as temperature checks; and use of masks, aprons and disposable gloves while cleaning to put all worries at bay.

Another plus here is that all cleaners bring with them pro-grade chemical cleaners, disinfectants and disposable wipes. You’ll also find a range of other services from aircon servicing all the way to mani and pedi services – all of which you’ll be able to order off the app to the comfort of your home.

Fees: From $27/hour (Min. 2.5 hours per booking)
Weekend surcharge: Nil

Urban Company website

Download the Urban Company app, available for download from Google Play or App Store.

3. Whissh – Child and pet-safe cleaning with eco-friendly products

All the service crew are vaccinated and undergo regular testing for Covid-19
Image credit: Whissh

Nothing is quite as rewarding as watching your dream home come to life, but to deal with the endless layers of post-reno dust, Whissh offers a thorough deep-cleaning of hard-to-reach surfaces, appliances and toilet fixtures. As a bonus, staff will come equipped with their range of eco-friendly cleaning products so your whole house is spick-and-span.

Homeowners who need a hand with maintenance can book an electrician or even an annual air-con servicing package to dodge breakdowns during a sweltering evening. 

Whissh’s line of eco-friendly cleaning products include degreasers, along with floor, glass and multi-purpose cleaners.
Image credit: Whissh

Those seeking a more regular arrangement can use the app to schedule their weekly cleaning service, with sessions that start from four hours and scheduled either once or twice a week. 

Featuring biodegradable ingredients made from plant-based sources like corn and potato, Whissh’s ECO Cleaning Products are perfect for those with pets and children, and are available at a discounted price for clients.

Fees: From $105/session

Whissh website

Download the Whissh app, available for download from Google Play or App Store.

4. A1 Cleaning Services – Weekly packages with dedicated cleaners

Image credit: A1 Cleaning Services

Not all of us have the luxury of time to give our floors at home a good spick and span more than once a week. That’s where A1 Cleaning Services is here to help to ensure your corners are dust-free with a customised weekly cleaning schedule.

This option might be suitable for households who have elderly and immunocompromised family members and higher hygiene requirements. For example, Mondays are for vacuuming and mopping, while Wednesdays are for cleaning the kitchen and bathrooms. You can even add on the option for your clothes to be ironed too. 

Rest assured that the same dedicated cleaner will be there for each scheduled cleaning session, so you don’t have to worry about retraining a fresh face. There are also Japanese-speaking cleaners on the roster to help Japanese clients communicate easier.

A1 Cleaning Services also offers ad-hoc cleaning services for those who need help with larger tasks like post-renovation and window cleaning.

Fees: From $22/hour

A1 Cleaning Services website

5. Helperoo – Islandwide services with hand-picked cleaners

Image adapted from: Helperoo

Inviting a total stranger home makes a good lot of us antsy, but with Helperoo, you can appease yourself with trustworthy cleaners who are cherry-picked by the company. Each hire is extensively screened and background checked, on top of being highly trained and qualified in the sanitation biz

Some of their general services include vacuuming and mopping floors, wiping and dusting all surfaces, cleaning kitchens and toilets, and even ironing your pile of laundry. A One-Off Clean ($30/hour) entitles you to an OTOT basic menu of services, while a Recurring Clean ($24/hour) follows a routine schedule.

Image adapted from: Helperoo

You can even employ Helperoo for more heavy-duty scrubs and scours, like when you’re renovating your BTO unit or moving out from Mom and Dad’s. From $380, the crew will deep clean your dungeon with an arsenal of specialised cleaning tools and agents. 

Sign up for an account, book a session, and make payment all via the comprehensive app. Do note that each session has a minimum duration of 3 hours, so cleaners will have ample time to finesse every nook and cranny. Homeowners are also expected to provide their own cleaning materials for general cleaning services.

Fees: From $24/hour

Helperoo website

6. MEIDE Services – Aircon servicing & babysitting available

When your dust bunnies are as big as your dog and house mould is so old it’s evolved the ability to talk, you might need a cleaner. Since that cleaner is probably not you because of your busy schedule, call MEIDE Services and expect results.

Forget the hassle of registering for an account. With MEIDE Services, you can book appointments with cleaners, aircon professionals, and even babysitters by a simple email or Whatsapp message. A home cleaning session is $22/hour with no weekend surcharges and babysitting costs $98 for a one-time platform fee plus $8/hour.

Platform newbies can get up to $20 off when you book on the MEIDE Services website with code <MEIDEXTSL23>, and an extra $10 cashback when you refer a friend. Rest assured that only experienced and verified workers will be scrubbing your pad into impeccable cleanliness.

Fees: $22/hour
Weekend surcharge: Nil

MEIDE Services website

7. HomeFresh – Cheapest fees from $18/hour

At $18/hour, HomeFresh has one of the most competitively priced services in the market. 

There’s an additional fee if you need them to provide cleaning supplies.

This low price applies if you book their services on weekdays and if you have brooms, mops and pails for them to use. HomeFresh charges an additional $2/hour for weekends and ad hoc sessions, along with an extra $20/session if you’re unable to supply cleaning equipment.

You can obtain a full quote for a cleaning session by leaving your details on their site.

Fees: From $18/hour (minimum 3 hours required)
Weekend surcharge: $2/hour

Homefresh website

8. Sendhelper – Affordable weekend cleaning with no surcharge

For some, being present at home during the cleaning process is ideal. Whether for supervision or for peace of mind, this effectively limits cleaning sessions to the weekends. Sendhelper’s affordable ad hoc and recurring prices don’t incur additional surcharges for weekends.

Image credit: Sendhelper

For those who require assistance at home but can’t accommodate a full-time live-in helper, Sendhelper can also take care of cooking, laundry, taking care of seniors, and even provide servicing for your air conditioner!

Fees: from $25/hour
Weekend surcharge: Nil

Sendhelper website

Download the app from Google Play or App Store.

9. CleanAndFix.sg – Painting and handyman services

After living in a space for several years, it’s normal to start witnessing some wear and tear in your home. While everyone has felt the pinch of Constant Dust Syndrome, sometimes we need a little more than just dusting, sweeping and mopping to get the job done. 

Enter CleanAndFix.sg and their array of services for a useful one-time professional cleaning service to thoroughly spruce your house up. 

For those with zero DIY skills, CleanAndFix also provides handyman services starting from $45/session that includes assembly and mounting of furniture, along with essential maintenance tasks like fixing your pipes and wires.

They provide additional services such as painting and floor polishing.
Image credit: Public Domain Pictures

From $780, you can even get a fresh coat of paint on the inside or outside of your home, and you can keep your parquet and marble surfaces shiny with their polishing service that starts from $600.

Fees: from $320/session (3 hours)
Weekend surcharge: Nil

CleanAndFix.sg website

10. Sureclean Pte Ltd – Medical-grade disinfecting for families

For those who’re in need of a cleanliness overhaul to protect the family against diseases like Covid-19 or even harmful mould, Sureclean provides a specialised disinfection service from $374.50/session (GST inclusive) to rid your home of harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi and mould.

You’ll feel safe knowing that they use the same kind of cleaning products that preschools in Singapore use to safeguard kids against Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease. Each cleaning session will leave you with up to 30 days of protection from bacteria and viruses.

You can get your mattress cleaned too.
Image credit: Sureclean

Sureclean also provides regular cleaning services that start from $400/session, and for an extra cost, you can also request for steam mopping to deal with stubborn stains and grime.

Fees: from $374.50/session (for 3.5 hours)
Weekend surcharge: Nil

Sureclean website

11. Fresh Cleaning Pte Ltd – Comprehensive one-off spring-cleaning

Image adapted from: Fresh Cleaning, Fresh Cleaning

Many of us usually have plenty of heavy-weight chores to take care of by the time special occasions roll around. For those who’re planning for a thorough home spruce-up but lack the necessary tools and manpower to do it, head for Fresh Cleaning

Teams of 2-4 cleaners will be sent down to your house with the necessary equipment to deal with pent-up grime that has accumulated over the years.

If you discover a hive of wasps or a leaky tap in your house, Fresh Cleaning also offers handyman services to deal with these issues, along with other tasks like air conditioner servicing and steam cleaning.

For peace of mind, they allow for post-cleaning client inspections and provide additional cleaning at lowered prices to make sure your home is spotless.

Fees: from $208/session (for 5 hours)
Weekend surcharge: $5/hour per staff

Fresh Cleaning website

12. Butler Singapore – Housekeeping with premium butler services

We may not be Bruce Wayne, but most of us wouldn’t mind an Alfred Pennyworth to wait on our every beck and call. 

Image adapted from: Butler

Butler makes this a reality by offering personalised premium services that include personal shopping, yacht chartering and even private chef services. At its core, Butler offers regular housekeeping that you even arrange for daily to turn your humble home into a luxury hotel.

If you’re ultra-rich, you can even get Butler to manage your art collection, yacht or multitude of properties – but if you don’t happen to own a private yacht, Butler also provides landscaping, handyman and pest control services.

Fees: from $30/hour
Weekend surcharge: Nil

Butler website

13. Home Cleanz – Widest range of additional cleaning services

Home Cleanz offers services to clean and maintain all types of flooring – including rugs.
Image credit:
Home Cleanz

Every few years, most of us are faced with extremely stubborn grime that the usual round of mopping and wiping cannot solve. If you’re looking for something more thorough, you may very well find something in the wide range of maintenance options offered by Home Cleanz might be the solution.

In addition to regular and one-off spring cleaning (from $300/session), Home Cleanz also deals with dirty windows, curtains (from $10/piece) and upholstery (from $70/piece). They also provide steam and jet cleaning options for a thorough sprucing of your home. 

As a bonus, they have carpet shampooing (from $250/session) services, marble polishing and parquet varnishing to keep your flooring pristine.

Fees: from $26/hour
Weekend surcharge: Nil

Home Cleanz website

14. SGcleanXpert – Responds within 24h for urgent cleaning needs

For those who have been putting off cleaning only to leave it to the last minute, SGcleanXpert’s 24 hour-response guarantee might put you at ease.

Image credit: SGcleanXpert

While most other services require 2 or more days’ notice to schedule a session, this 24-hour turnaround might also come in useful for after-party cleanups. Their services also cover hard-to-clean items like BBQ pits and carpets. 

For an added bonus, they also offer samak or sertu Islamic ritual cleaning that involves specialised cleaning products and methods.

Fees: from $400/session
Weekend surcharge: $80/session

Visit SGcleanXpert website

House cleaning services in Singapore

House cleaning services are one of the most convenient, cost-effective ways to maintain the cleanliness of your home – especially for the busy Singaporean worker bee. Whether you need a deep clean or disinfection, urgent clean-up or help with putting up an IKEA shelf – there’s a service that’s just perfect for you.

This article contains partial partnership content. However, all opinions are ours.
The services have been ranked in terms of features and price from sources and reviews online.
Original article published by Ian Ling on 26th March 2020. Last updated by Samantha Nguyen on 3rd February 2023.

Ian Ling

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