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Diwali cleaning at the click of a button


Is Diwali cleaning is stressing you out? Worry not, ease yourself with a click on your smartphone.

With technology fast becoming an integral part of our lives, there are apps to set a perfect festive vibe with their services. They can make your life easy and clean without a quarrel with your “Bai” (Maid).

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“UrbanClap” help users get the best professional services for your daily needs like cleaning, plumbing, painting, decorations, photography and event management etc.

Whether you are looking to clean and decorate your home, planning a get together or want to paint your home, UrbanClap is the destination for all your service needs. It connects online users with offline businesses.

“Our smartphone based matchmaking solution is very smooth and helps you find the right professionals with no effort at all. It is as easy as a clap,” said Raghav Chandra, who co-founded UrbanClap in October 2014.

Getting your home cleaned before Diwali isn’t a tedious task when you have a team of experts with just a click. UrbanClap is the simplest way to find and hire trusted professionals, claim the founders.

It offers exclusive Diwali cleaning includes full-packages as well as individual services like sofa deep cleaning, bathroom cleaning. Apart from cleaning they also offer painting packages too.

Available in: Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

Cost for a cleaning a two bedroom: Rs 5499

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The boom in the segment of Mobile Apps has definitely given a thrust to home services. Cashing on this situation Timesaverz which was founded in April, 2013, pioneers in online home services segment, delivers various services to one’s doorstep, from cleaning, repairs, handyman jobs to running errands and doing paperwork.

Debadutta Upadhyaya, CEO& co-founder of app, said: “It is a combination of personal experience around the struggle for getting right help for the right price at the right time in metros, more so if you are a nuclear working couple family, without any support system.” It says that each of its agents is verified after thorough background checks.

It offers services under three segments- basic, deep and Move-in cleaning

“It provide services at market rates or perhaps less than that,” It claims

Along with home cleaning services it also offers deep fridge cleaning, sofa and carpet cleaning, windows cleaning as well. And while adding the cherry on the top it offers discount from 10% – 15% on their services. IT professional, Archana Bansal, 32, shared her experience: “Being a working women it is very difficult to manage all cores by our own specially during festive season. After all it’s Diwali, time for sweets, lights, crackers, decorations and cleaning as well. But this time rather doing it myself, I booked TimeSaverz and ordered their cleaning services and they did a wonderful job, better then we ever had.”

“I was very dicey at first but their professionals were well trained and efficient. I must say the overall experience was very satisfying,” she added.

Timesaverz App makes it convenient to book services directly from your mobile phone and track their status.

Available in: Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Gurgaon and Bengaluru.

Cost to clean a two bedroom: Rs 3999

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OTJ247 is offering professionals for home cleaning services like carpet, kitchen, water tank along with Mason, carpenters, Painting services during Diwali. They also offer an express cleaning option. The startup is offering 20% discount on painting and cleaning services and 10% discount on all services during this festive season.

Available in: Bangalore, Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Mumbai and soon planning to expand with more five cities.

Cost to Clean a 2 bedroom: Their service start from Rs.3000/- for deep cleaning and from 1000/- for express cleaning.


Mr. Right is an app that is purely dedicated to home services. Founded by Prashant Chaudhary and Mayank Agrawal 2013, where they have a team that ensures all your rooms, corners, doors, windows, fittings and fixtures are completely clean, and sanitized, Mr. Right provides the best home cleaning professionals. The app also provides various add-ons such as oven cleaning, steam disinfection, and machine based floor scrubbing.

Available in: Faridabad, Gurgaon, New Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Surat, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Meerut, Kanpur, Lucknow, Amritsar, Secunderabad, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Delhi

Cost to clean a 2 bedroom: Starting Rs.5200


Started by Aditya Rao, the app originated in Mumbai itself. The app operated as a marketplace that connects you to your proffered service. They are spread over 250 categories. They provide cleaning services under two heads: Deep cleaning with machines and Deep Clean Regular. Other than that you can book to clean specific areas in your house, such as your kitchen area or your sofa’s.

Available in: New Delhi, Bengaluru, Noida, Gurgaon, and Mumbai. 

Cost to clean a 2 bedroom: Rs 5500

You can also make this tiresome cleaning tradition of Diwali hassle free for your near and dear ones by gifting them the package of experts. With lots of hustle bustle and festive preparations do not forget that it’s about how much you enjoy the festive season. So sit and relax, let the click on your smartphone do your work.