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Maid service in Manhattan

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by seok, May 14, 2006.

  1. seok

    seok Senior member

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    My friend inquired me about this and I've never used maid service in Manhattan.

    He's probably looking to have her come in once every week or two, clean kitchen, living room, etc. How much would it cost, and do u guys have any recommendations?
     
  2. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    Cleaning in Manhattan costs very little (perhaps the only thing that does). Put frankly, supply is very high, with a lot of people willing to do the work. You can get great cleaning for about $15 an hour per person, no problem. With a one bedroom, you'd only need one, probably 4 hours or so since it doesn't sound like like your friend is looking for anything too hardcore or daily or anything. I'd say expect $50-$75 max. As I say $15 an hour is pretty standard.
     
  3. Dakota rube

    Dakota rube Senior member

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    The rate could rise dramatically if your friend desires a "happy ending". [​IMG]
     
  4. Violinist

    Violinist Senior member

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    Are these through agencies? I wouldn't want someone punking my watches or anything else expensive.
     
  5. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    The rate could rise dramatically if your friend desires a "happy ending". [​IMG]

    Why am I suddenly thinking of Seinfeld?

    [​IMG]

    Jon.
     
  6. dah328

    dah328 Senior member

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    Word of mouth recommendations are probably the best. The $15/hr maids are almost certainly paid in cash under the table. I suspect agencies are considerably more expensive.
     

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