Every client goes through a pre-purchase process. This process can happen in a few seconds or over months.

Maybe this can assist you. The process is as following:

10 Clearly Defined Steps in Choosing a Cleaning Company
1. Identify cleaning problem ‌ Do you have a security risk or theft?

‌ Is the house dirty or is the cleaning lady absent?

2. Collect cleaning information ‌ What is the need in the house?

‌ What is the real issue? Sometimes it is not cleaning.

3. Clarify cleaning problem ‌ Do you need Once-off (Adhoc) or Weekly?

‌ Do you need Spring clean, window wash etc?

4. Identify service solutions ‌ Will I do it myself, or get another cleaning lady?

‌ Get a cleaning company, or get a placement?

5. Develop purchase criteria Safe, insured, professional, references?

Full-time supervisor, reliable, many years exp?

6. Commit to solve problem ‌ I must give it priority.

‌ I must attend to it this week.

7. First selection of providers List 2 or 3 cleaning companies.

‌ Place them in order of preference.

8. Contact cleaning providers Phone cleaning companies and get quotes.

‌  Get working procedures and detail info.

9. Compare cleaning providers Compare apples with apples.

Be careful for cheap fly-by-nights!

10. Decide on best solution ‌  Pick the best solution provider for your household.

‌ Check references.

Also read: Guidelines for choosing a domestic cleaning company.