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How it works

1. Enter your postcode
1. Vul je postcode in

Enter your postcode to find cleaners available in your area

Vind huishoudelijke hulpen bij jou in de buurt door je postcode in te vullen

2. Choose your preferred date
2. Kies je datum en tijd

Select the preferred date, time and frequency of your clean

Kies de gewenste frequentie, duur, datum en tijd van je schoonmaak.

3. Select the cleaners that suit your preferences
3. Selecteer hulpen die bij jou passen

Compare cleaner profiles, prices and select who will receive your request

Je kan de profielen van de hulpen vergelijken en kiezen wat bij jou past

4. Send your booking request
4. Verstuur je verzoeken

The first cleaner that accepts the request will clean your home

De eerste hulp die accepteert komt bij jou schoonmaken

Find your cleaner online via the Helpling platform

How do the Dutchies keep their house clean?

We know it’s difficult to keep your home clean and tidy when you are often occupied with moving/settling into a new community, learning a new language, adjusting to a new culture, work, exploring the city and other events.

Helpling can help you to keep your house clean during these busy days. Helpling is an online platform that matches you to cleaners in your neighborhood. You can easily arrange all matters related to your appointment from wherever you are via your Helpling account. We make sure you can arrange an appointment with a cleaner of your preference at the moment you need it. You can, for example, go for a one-off or recurring cleaning appointment and you can determine the duration of the appointment you need. On behalf of the Dutch, you're welcome!

So how do you find a cleaner via Helpling?

It can be a tough job finding reliable cleaners, especially when you just arrived in the Netherlands and you’re not even sure what street you live on! How will you be certain that your cleaner is reliable and experienced? On our platform, It’s your decision who will be cleaning your home and you can compare the cleaners available in your new neighbourhood based on your zip code. So if you’ve asked yourself: ‘Who will be cleaning my home?’ Helpling offers you all the possibilities

  • Choose the cleaner that suits you
  • Compare prices and profiles
  • Transparent review system
  • Pay easily and securely online
  • Decide for yourself what you want to pay
  • Be insured for major material damage
  • It is your choice!

The personal profile of each cleaner shows how experienced they are. Customers can leave a review after every clean. You can also see if a cleaner has a Certificate of Good Behaviour (VOG). Payment is easily and securely arranged online, and you only pay once the cleaning is done. To keep the quality of the platform high and transparent, we kindly ask you to leave a review for your cleaner after the booking. You are happy with a clean home and they will be happy with another positive review.

Local and private house cleaning

No two homes are the same, maybe you’ll be living with two others in a big house or you’ll be living with one other person in a tiny apartment. You might be living in a big apartment with your loved one. Basically, everything is possible, therefore you decide how the cleaner spends his or her time at your home. We know that cleaning up at home is very personal; everyone finds something else important. Talk with your cleaner about what has priority for you during the first clean. For example

  • Is it time for a major cleaning in the living room?
  • Do you need a clean house before an upcoming party or after?
  • Will you be moving anytime soon and do you need to deliver the apartment clean?
  • Are you moving into an apartment which you would like to be deep cleaned first?

If you have any other wishes, you can always talk with the cleaner through the online chat function or when they arrive at the booking. The cleaners working via Helpling are completely flexible and clean your house the way you want it to be done. That’s what we call happy house cleaning!

Single or recurring booking?

Most people prefer a recurring (two) weekly booking, this way you are always assured of a clean house, even if you are busy exploring the city or spending time with new friends. You can make a recurring booking with the same cleaner, how nice! A one-time booking is also possible, useful if you want to try Helpling out or need a deep house cleaning once. You are not tied to anything: rescheduling or cancelling appointments is always possible. Not satisfied with your current cleaner? You can switch whenever you want!

Helpling for Expats

How clean is your house? Helpling would like to help you to keep it clean! This gives you plenty of time to adjust to a different job, living area, lifestyle, language and so on. We have a Dutch saying: ‘Opgeruimd huis, opgeruimd hoofd’, which means that when your house is tidy and clean your mind is organized too. This calls for one last Dutch saying: ‘Niet geschoten is altijd mis’, which means nothing ventured, nothing gained. Try it out!

Download the Helpling app, create an account and book a cleaner online in just four easy steps.

More than

100.000

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More than

90%

has a recurring booking

Customer rating

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Live in over

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Reasons to book via Helpling

Helpling's marketplace is transparent

All cleaners on our platform have a personal profile where they can present themselves. In this public profile you can read reviews from other customers, but also the hourly rate they charge for a cleaning. In addition, cleaners can add a photo, personal text, Certificate of Conduct (VOG) and references from previous customers or employers. Cleaners set their own hourly rate, but take into account a minimum of € 14.75 per hour.

Manage your appointments easily

Log in on the website or download the app for an overview of your appointments. If you want to add, reschedule or cancel an appointment, you can easily arrange this yourself. You can also contact your cleaner through your account. There is a chat function in which you can easily send messages that are only visible to you and the cleaner that has accepted your booking requests.

Helpful customer service

Is there still something not clear to you? Do you need help? You can contact our customer service! If your regular cleaner can’t make it to the appointment, we can try to find a replacement for you. The customer service is happy to provide support so do not hesitate to contact us. You can reach our customer service via [email protected] or on 085 8888 338 from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 17:30. On Saturday from 08:00 to 16:30.

FAQs

What is Helpling?

Helpling is the leading marketplace for cleaning services in the Netherlands. We are not a cleaning agency or cleaning company, we are an intermediary platform that helps match customers like you with domestic cleaners. Through Helpling, you can book a cleaner in 60 seconds. Once you have booked a cleaner you should arrange with them what specific cleaning tasks you would like them to undertake, for example ironing or oven cleaning.

Who are the cleaners working via Helpling?

The cleaners who work through our platform have diverse backgrounds. A large proportion have worked in the home care or cleaning sector, others have gained experience running their households. Every cleaner is checked on his or her ID. A large part of the cleaners are in possession of a VOG (Certificate of Behavior). This is indicated in the public profile of every cleaners. The assessment of households that have been cleaned is important, all cleaners have their own profile on which you can read reviews. Cleaners working through Helpling have an average rating of 4.8 / 5 stars.

How does the first clean go?

Not one household is the same. When your cleaner comes to your home for the first time, it is good to agree on what should be done and what is important. Cleaners have often have (professional) experience, but coordinating what needs to be done is useful. On the first visit, walk around the house together and indicate what you think is important. We also recommend you to explain where all cleaning products and appliances are stored. Do you have special preferences or are there surfaces that need extra attention? Discuss this with your cleaner before the cleaner starts.

Do I have to be home for the first clean?

We strongly recommend that you are home for the first clean of your booking to show your cleaner around. Some customers choose to give a spare key to their cleaner, but this decision is based on individual preferences. Please remember that Helpling takes no part or responsibility in the key-handling process.

Who provides the cleaning supplies?

The household should provide the necessary cleaning supplies.

What if I am not satisfied with my cleaner?

We do our best to help you find the right cleaner for your home. You can easily choose and select the cleaners that suit your needs. However, if for any reason you would like to change your cleaner, you can easily do so in your account and send a new request for another cleaner. It is important to let us know why you would like a replacement so we can help you find the the perfect match.

How does the payment work?

Payment is done automatically. When you make a booking for the first time, you enter your payment details and set up the payment authorization for future bookings. After the appointment, the cleaner will send an invoice. The cleaner can adjust the invoice if any changes in duration, time or date have taken place. The invoice will be automatically paid by the payment authorization previously set up and you will find the invoice in your account.

My payment failed. Can I transfer money or pay cash?

No, this is not allowed. Because you also pay a platform usage fee to Helpling, all payments need to go through our payment system. We use the payment provider Stripe to manage all payments.

Are the cleaners insured?

Yes, in the unlikely event of damage, you do not have to worry as you are protected from any serious damage. All cleaners are covered by a liability insurance which covers all damages above €350 up until an amount of €5.000.000. For damages below €350 or the first €350 of any larger damage, there is no coverage. For more information about the insurance or the claims process, contact our customer service.

What if my cleaner cancels the appointment or is sick?

It is important that the appointment is canceled in the system, you can do this in your account or in the app or ask the cleaner to do this. We can always help you if you can't get it done. Contact customer service to ask if they can arrange replacement in the short term, but keep in mind that this will not always work for the same day.

My cleaner didn't show up, now what?

It is very unfortunate if your cleaner has not shown up. We recommend that you contact our customer service. They will take this up with the cleaner and try to find the reason. Customer service will let you know the reason if you want to. If you would like a replacement cleaner or give the cleaner another chance, customer service will arrange this for you.

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