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How much does a Window Cleaner cost?

$50 - $160

    How Much Does a Window Cleaner Cost?

    For a window cleaning, you can expect to pay approximately $20 for one window, depending on the accessibility to the window. Let’s say you need interior and exterior window cleaning to sell your property, Oneflare customers have been quoted between $100 to $350.

    Factors Impacting the Price of Window Cleaning

    The commercial window cleaning services that you choose will be the first thing to have an impact on the price. Many companies will charge you by the number of window panes or charge you on an hourly basis.

    Other factors that can impact the price include: 

    • Height of the windows: The height and size of the window can affect the cost as more time is required.
    • Accessibility to the window: The ease of access to the window can affect the price as window cleaners may need to use a ladder to reach the window. Window cleaners often carry ladders but do clarify whether you would need to provide your own ladder.
    • Interior or exterior: The prices of cleaning interior and exterior windows differ. It is recommended that you have both the inside and outside of your windows cleaned as this can save you money in the long term. 
    • Other factors: Beware that window cleaner may charge additional fees for removing and cleaning window or door screens. Inform your window cleaner whether you need your fly screens cleaned to get the most accurate quote.


    Man cleaning a fly screen with a brush

    Flyscreens are important to keep clean as well as the window / Source: Creative Window Cleaning

    Estimates for Different Types of Window Cleaning

    Interior Cleaning vs. Exterior Cleaning

    The cost of interior versus exterior windows can differ depending on the accessibility to the window and any risks involved. Oneflare customers that had exterior windows that needed to be reached with a ladder were quoted on average $150. The price is also dependent on the number of windows needed to be cleaned.

    Main Types of Services

    One of the main types of window cleaning includes water blasting. For the exterior of the home, water blasting can cost you an average between $360 to $600. Steam cleaning is another service which can be one of the fastest ways to clean windows without harsh chemicals which is one of the fastest ways to clean the windows without harsh chemicals. Steam cleaning can cost an average of $270.

    Window cleaners can also offer services to clean doors, exterior walls, mould within window frames and washing of mirrors. Typical equipment window cleaners would carry include a squeegee, glass scraper and washing liquid.

    Residential vs. Commercial

    Commercial window cleaning will often always cost more than residential cleaning. This is due to the increased risk factor of window cleaners accessing windows on higher levels. The cost of cleaning high-rise buildings with drastically increase window cleaning prices.

    Does the Cost Vary Based on Location?

    The costs can vary greatly based on the region that you live in. Even different cities can see changing costs for window cleaning. Average Oneflare customers with easy access window and fly screens needing to be cleaned have been quoted: 

    State/Territory Average Reported Cost
    New South Wales $150 – $200
    Victoria $150 – $220
    Western Australia $80 – $160

    How to Hire a Window Cleaner

    The best way to understand pricing in your area is to ask for multiple quotes. Having your windows in your home or building be inspected is one of the best ways to receive the most accurate quote, particular if your windows are difficult to access.

    Tips on How to Save Money when Hiring a Window Cleaner

    Tip #1: Homeowners at the beach could save money by organising frequent window cleaning. Beach homes can be in particular need these services because of salt build-ups and stormy weather that can be difficult to remove over time. Shop owners may also opt for weekly cleans to keep their storefronts presentable and appealing to customers. Organising regular cleans with your window cleaner can save you money in the long term. 

    Tip #2: One of the best ways to understand the real price is to speak with a licensed and insured window cleaning company and provide as much detail about your windows as possible. 


    * The cost data is based on Oneflare and third-party sources

    Real Oneflare Customer Quotes

    Maria's Window Cleaning Job

    Location PinMelbourne, VIC
    Type of property


    Number of windows

    5 - 10 windows

    Number of storeys

    1 storey

    $475inc. gst

    Quoted by Perfection Reflections Window & Exterior Cleaning Specialists

    Gordana's Window Cleaning Job

    Location PinSouth West Perth, WA
    Type of property


    Number of windows

    More than 15 windows



    $100inc. gst

    Quoted by Wizard Window Cleaning

    Sonya's Window Cleaning Job

    Location PinInner West Sydney, NSW
    Type of property


    Windows to be cleaned

    Interior and exterior of 15 windows

    Number of storeys

    2 storeys

    $350inc. gst

    Quoted by Original Window Cleaning

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