Our Housekeeping service

Housekeepers in London

Our Housekeepers are flexible and efficient in providing excellent housekeeping services to suit different client needs. As a leading housekeeping agency in London and greater to private clients, we will work with you to understand your requirements and what you are looking for in a housekeeper to match you with the best candidates for the role.

If you lead a busy life or simply would rather spend quality time with your family and friends.  Just give us a call and you could have and within a day and you will have a professional, vetted and verified housekeeper who can help in running your home to the best possible standards.

If you would prefer a live-in housekeeper we can help you find a suitable professional live-in housekeeper to suit your needs. Our friendly team can provide you with a variety of different services for your home above the normal maid and cleaning services. This includes day to running of your household including signing for and taking deliveries on your behalf, droppings off and picking up laundry from the dry cleaners, picking up your flowers from your local florist making your home very warm and welcoming to your guests

Your Housekeeper will visit on a regular basis to keep your home running smoothly, see our price page to find out the exact charge.

Please feel free to contact us to discuss your Housekeeping requirements, and for a free no-obligation quote.

Why you might need a Housekeeper


The duties can vary from one household to the other. People generally recruit housekeeping professionals either on a part-time or full-time basis depending on their need. In many cases, housekeepers are offered accommodation in the home itself. The duties generally include cleaning all the rooms well, ensuring that all things are in their right place, watering plants, maintaining the area around the home, cleaning terraces etc. Maintaining the kitchen is also an important task of housekeepers. In some households, they may be required to serve tea, coffee, food and drinks to the guests. Preparing food might also be included in their work profile.

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Housekeeping duties may include welcoming guests and looking after the daily needs of the family. If the family has a pet dog or cat, then the housekeeper might be entrusted to take care of the pet. The housekeepers will have to look after the meals and general care and entertainment of the pets. The responsibility of looking after all the needs of the small children in the house can also be a part of their duties. An  experienced, intelligent and reliable housekeeper will  be given the chance of doing more important tasks such as paying bills, making and receiving payments, taking messages from clients and customers etc


Live In Housekeepers
live Housekeepers provide a wide range of duties from cooking to laundry, shopping to cleaning, live-in housekeepers serve that all-important domestic support for busy and working families in London and Greater London. With professional experience in housekeeping, reference and identity verification, you can rest assured that the live-in housekeepers available from us are of the highest professional standards.

At Busy Hands, we ensure all our candidates are DBS checked and with verifiable referees.

What would you like in your Housekeeper?

Would you like an honest, reliable Housekeeper to care for your home?

Would you like a competent, loyal and dedicated Housekeeper with a positive attitude?

Would you like your housekeeper to be DBS checked, vetted and referenced checked?

Would you like to deal with the UK’s premier housing staff with over 500 homes across the UK?

If you answer yes to these questions, then you are at the right place!

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Essential Skills and Qualities of a Full-Time Live-In or Live-Out Housekeeper 

A successful full-time housekeeper possesses a range of essential skills and qualities that ensure a high standard of service. Here are the key attributes every exemplary housekeeper should have:

Attention to Detail
Spotting a cobweb in a corner or noticing a missing button on a shirt requires a keen eye. Attention to detail is crucial for maintaining a clean and organized household.

Time Management and Multitasking
Managing a variety of tasks efficiently is a vital skill for housekeepers. Effective time management and the ability to multitask ensure that all duties are completed in a timely manner.

Professionalism and Discretion
Full-time housekeepers often have access to private areas of the home and personal information. They must maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion to respect the privacy of their employers.

Communication Skills
Clear and effective communication with employers is essential. Good communication skills help ensure that tasks are completed to the employer’s satisfaction and any issues are promptly addressed.

Incorporating these skills and qualities makes a full-time housekeeper indispensable, providing top-notch service and maintaining the household’s smooth operation.

Some of the Areas we provide Housekeepers in London and Greater London

Some of the Areas we provide Housekeepers in London and Greater London

Chelsea, Mayfair, Chiswick, Westminster, Victoria, St John’s Wood, Highgate, Hampstead, Fulham, Docklands, Wimbledon, Putney, Virginia Water, Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, Oxford, Bromley, Pettwood, Farnborough Orpington, Richmond, Cheam Sheen, Swanley, Teddington, Twickenham. For more details on all the areas covered by our domestic cleaning services please click here