How much does it cost to build a home cleaning app?

Standard price for a home cleaning app: $23,750

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What is a home cleaning app?

A home cleaning application is a web, mobile, or desktop application that enables users to request and schedule housekeeping services for their home. Home cleaning apps typically include profiles of local providers with photos and price quotes. Users may also be able to leave reviews on individual providers.

Task management apps and home cleaning apps are often used to keep track of other on-demand services, such as short-term rental, ridesharing, laundry, event planning, and delivery apps. The most popular home cleaning apps include Handy and Homejoy.

Here are some recent home cleaning app examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • An app for regional home cleaning services. User can select a specific cleaner and pay for the service. Cleaners are paid by the hour and billed per hour. Users can book the service directly with the cleaner or through their client. There is a waiting list for cleaners, and the service can be scheduled.

  • An app similar to Swept. App would allow users to clock in and out and view their schedule as well as the associated tasks for each customer. Cleaner, Business, Owner and Owner would be able to send and receive messages and pictures with the cleaners and businesses. App geo tracks their location of clock in as well and the time spent at each of the customers.

What is the typical cost to build a home cleaning app?

A home cleaning app usually costs $23,750 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $15,000 or as high as $35,000. A home cleaning app with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent home cleaning app price quotes from Crowdbotics:

  • $30,000

  • $17,500

How long does it take to build a home cleaning app?

A home cleaning app usually takes 317 hours to build. However, a home cleaning app can be built in as few as 200 hours, or in as many as 467 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, the most recent home cleaning apps built with Crowdbotics received the following hourly estimates:

  • 467

  • 267

How to successfully grow your home cleaning application

A home cleaning app can grow by providing users with a booking process that is easy to use and that makes it clear how much they will be charged and the types of cleaning services available. Home cleaning apps must also provide users with high-quality cleaners who are trustworthy, reliable, and have a proven track record of completing their jobs successfully. By offering reviews and ratings on each cleaner in their network, home cleaning apps can increase user trust and help them discover new service providers who work in their area.

Risks and challenges of building a home cleaning application

A home cleaning app will face many of the same risks as a dating app, including the storage of sensitive personal information, user misrepresentation of identity, and harassment taking place on the platform. In addition to these risks, a home cleaning app will likely have to comply with state-specific regulations related to worker classification, employee benefits, worker compensation, and insurance requirements.

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