f you've decided to hire a cleaning company to take care of your home or office (or maybe you already have one), you've probably already found that it is extremely difficult to do research on these businesses. Many of them are very small and often they do not even have a website you can visit. You can search through all the usual places, but it will seem that these little companies just fly beneath the radar somehow.
Even if you ask for referrals from people you know or choose a larger, more well-known company, how can you be sure that they are worthy of your trust? Here are some questions you can ask of a current or prospective cleaning company that will help you decide.
Hiring a janitorial or maid service can be a particularly stressful decision -- you're trusting this company with your home or office, after all. Before you hire, get references from trusted friends or business associates, then keep this list handy for the interview process and beyond.