About Us

One day, we made the decision that we were tired of “working for the man” and wanted to be the man (and woman). Our name is a testament to every struggling person out there who is just “trying to make it.”

We accommodate everyone’s needs and adhere to schedules at request. As a Bonded & Insured family-based cleaning business, we strive every day to make a positive name for ourselves without selling ourselves short. We take pride in what we do…and make sure you get what you pay for.



Attention to Detail

Our goal is to give you the fresh and sparkling clean home you and your family deserve. From the wide open spaces to the nooks and crannies, just relax and rest assured we’ll get the dirty work done.

Fast & Quick

Front door to back door, upstairs and down, our energetic and thorough team will leave you smiling and breathing in the fresh air. And we’re always prepared with our own cleaning supplies!

Always On Time

We know your time is important. That’s why we always confirm our appointments in advance and work around your schedule, whether it’s a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or one-time cleaning.

Our Services

Our job is to make your home a happy, healthy, and wholesome environment. We customize our cleaning visits to
each household’s needs, and will make any changes and adjustments per your request.

A standard visit includes:

  • Dusting of woodwork, knick knacks, fans, and shelving
  • Vacuuming of carpets, rugs, and furniture
  • Emptying all trash

In the kitchen:

  • Wipe down all appliances, refrigerator, oven, and microwave
  • Clean cabinets and table/chairs
  • Sanitize the sink and countertops
  • Vacuum and mop floor

In the bathroom:

  • Wipe down and sanitize counters, sinks, and faucets
  • Clean all mirrors and glass surfaces
  • Clean and sanitize shower/tub and toilet inside and out
  • Mop floor

Specialty cleaning services include:

  • Industrial and restaurant cleaning
  • Window cleaning
  • Garage or storage organization
  • Move-in and move-out cleaning
  • Oven and refrigerator interior deep cleaning
  • Indoor playground sanitation
  • Deep house cleaning (including walls and cabinet interiors)
  • Post-construction cleaning
  • Office Cleaning
  • One-time event/party cleaning

Is there something you need help with and don’t see it listed?
Just give us a call because we do it all!

Contact us now for a FREE estimate

Service Area

  • Baldwin
  • Baltimore
  • Brooklyn
  • Catonsville
  • Chase
  • Curtis Bay
  • Dundalk
  • Essex
  • Fallston
  • Fork
  • Fort Howard
  • Gibson Island
  • Glen Arm
  • Glen Burnie
  • Gwynn Oak
  • Halethorpe
  • Hydes
  • Joppa
  • Kingsville
  • Long Green
  • Middle River
  • Millersville
  • Nottingham
  • Parkville
  • Pasadena
  • Perry Hall
  • Phoenix
  • Rosedale
  • Sparrows Point
  • Upper Falls
  • White Marsh


"I am injured, so my house desperately needed a vacuum and bathroom clean! Joe and Jane came in and got the job done for me. My house smells clean again! They did a great job, I would definitely recommend them."

Lisa L.

"All I can say is Wow! The owner couple did an fantastic job! I am cheap and I have already hired them to began cleaning my home on the regular basis. Job well done!"


"I have been with this company for years and unfortunately had to move, these guys are great. I wish I could take them with me."

Karen P.

"If you need a quick cleanup of your condo, Joe and Jane, of "Trying To Make It Cleaning" are a great team. They are very pleasant, careful, and efficient. They will be out to your place on time, and with all their own supplies, unless you would prefer to use a specific product of your own. Either way, you're going to have a clean condo, at a very good price. This "younger than us" couple really are trying to make it cleaning...so give them a try...I think you'll be pleased with the end result."


"Excellent work, friendly workers."

Ethel Beach

"Joe and his team were thorough and cared about the quality of their work. They arrived early for the appointment , which was much appreciated. I will definitely use them again!"

Barbara Brustein

"Joe and Jane were great with their services. Timely and considerate. They focused on my main objectives, but cleaned spots and areas I wasn't even thinking about. They focused on the tasks at hand and I would welcome them back for another cleaning any time. Thanks for doing a good job with a smile."

Stephanie Meyer

"This husband and wife team were awesome. They listened and did a thorough job. I purchased 2 visits and on the second visit I wasn't there, but they came in and did what they needed to do and my place sparkled and smelled clean again. Will def use them again in the near future!"

Bonnie Erving

"Joe and Jane were wonderful. They worked magic in the hour and a half that they were in my home, including restoring my bathtub to a condition better than it's ever been period. I felt like they were trustworthy, very personable and hardworking. I will definitely use them again."

Chantel Foster

"A professional, reliable, affordable service that works around your schedule. Our bathroom was a disaster and they brought it back to new!"

Matt Jurick

"Joe and Jane are very professional, friendly and detail oriented! I love the way they call ahead to confirm each time as that helps me to stay on track. I highly recommend their cleaning service."

Michele Knell-Geckle

"I really enjoyed their services; the house was scrubbed from top to bottom and in record time. I was nervous at first because they couldn't accommodate me until after the coupon expiration but they did a great job. Very professional, earlier than expected arrival, returned my call within 24 hours per their policy, brought 4 people to clean and cleaned very well. I have decided to hire them monthly."

Nicole Martin

"On time, very hardworking, fast, thorough, friendly - THEY ARE GOING TO MAKE IT!!"

Allison Weaver

"They did a great job and were very thorough with our baseboards and blinds! Very professional and great follow-up with fitting us into their schedule."

Melanie Wilder

"Joe was prompt in my returning my call and I appreciated getting an appointment a few days later. He and his assistant provided a great service and they cleaned exactly what we wanted. They were friendly and thorough."

Laura McElwain

"Staff is professional, yet makes you feel comfortable. They ask you to inspect their work before they are leave. They were efficient and I will definitely come to them again for cleaning services."

Marie Marasigan

"Mr. Driscoll, I wanted to thank you for your wonderful cleaning service yesterday. You tackled my unkempt bathroom with a smile. I appreciated your professionalism and respect in my home while I was at work. When I returned home, I was impressed to see the bathroom looked like new. I look forward to doing more business with your company. Thank you."

Zak Attack

"Thank you for making my move easy as pie! I was stressed and then you guys saved the day with your awesome cleaning job!"

Lillian Miller


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