What’s Included in a House Cleaning?

When you partner with Baltimore Home Cleaning to clean your house or apartment, you’re covering all your bases. Our house cleaning service packages cover the areas and tasks listed below.

Standard House Cleaning

All Areas:

Remove cobwebs

Dust fans / ceiling fans

Clean tables and chairs

Clean outlets, switches, and panels

Clean door handles

Dust decorations

Remove trash & replace bag

Polish wood furniture

Dust baseboards

Clean mirrors

Dust doors and door frames

Sweep and mop hard floors

Sweep and mop / vacuum stairs

Vacuum carpets and area rugs

Clean all light fixtures

Clean inside of window in entry


Clean sink & faucet

Clean shower / tub

Clean toilet

Replace toilet paper

Fold towels



Change sheets and make beds***

Clean under beds**


Laundry Room / Pantry

Clean control panel on washer and dryer



Sweep and mop / vacuum landings

Sweep and mop / vacuum treads


Clean counter tops, trim, and back splash

Clean items on counter tops

Spot clean cabinet doors and drawers

Polish stainless steel

Clean microwave (inside and out)

Clean exposed exterior of appliances

Clean back splash behind stove

Clean stove top and stove front

Clean outside of range hood

Clean sink & faucet

Clean inside of window over sink

Unload dishwasher OR load and run dishwasher

Deep House Cleaning

In addition to the tasks and areas covered in a standard house cleaning, a deep house cleaning includes:

Clean baseboards**

Clean vents

Clean cabinet doors and drawers

Clean underside of range hood

Clean behind and under refrigerator**

Clean under larger furniture**

Clean sliding glass doors

Clean handrails

What’s Not Included in a House Cleaning?

Although we strive to be as thorough as possible and honor all special requests, there are some areas and tasks that are not included as part of any of our house cleaning service packages:


Unfinished basements


Inside of appliances (except microwave)

Hand washing dishes


Washing walls



Outdoor spaces such as balconies and patios

Any cleaning that requires more than a step ladder

* Advanced request required

**Areas must be reasonably accessible

***New linen must be left on or near each bed to be changed

Updated on March 21, 2018