"There is more to life than increasing its speed." -- Mohandas Gandhi
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need forComplicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the Philosophy is kindness." --- Dalai Lama
"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet." ---Rumi
"All that we are is a result of all that we have thought" ---Bhudda
"If every household in the US replaced one bottle of shower cleaner containing chlorine bleach with a hydrogen-peroxide-based shower cleaner we could prevent 1 million pounds of chlorine from entering our environment."
"If every household in the US replaced just one box of 48 oz petroleum-based powder laundry detergent with a vegetable-based product we could save 96,000 barrels of oil."
"Not by harming life does one become noble.One is termed noble for being gentle to all living things." ---Dhammapada, 19, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
"If every household in the US replaced just one box of 85-sheet virgin-fiber facial tissue with recycled ones, we could save 280,000 trees."
"He who knows that all things are his mind, That all with which he meets are friendly, Is ever joyful." ---Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa
"If every household in the US replaced just one 25 oz bottle of petroleum-based dishwashing liquid with a plant-based product, we could save 81,000 barrels of oil."
"In whom there dwells no self-deception and no pride, Who is desireless, whose wrath is put away, whose self hath cool become --He is Brahmin." ---Udana
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." ---- His Holiness the Dalai Lama
"In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of the decisions on the next seven generations." ---Great Law of the Iroquois
"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." ---- Dalai Lama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world" ---Mahatma Gandhi

Greenforce clean team

San Francisco, San Mateo, Oakland and Surrounding

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One of the best green cleaning companies. Since 1993! Natural house and window cleaning for the San Francisco bay area. We provide a freshly environment by using Eco-friendly green cleaning products for homes and offices

Greenforce is located in Cow Hollow which is a stone’s throw from the Marina District of San Francisco. We serve San Francisco, Oakland, San Mateo and surrounding areas.


The idea for Greenforce came from the founder’s desire to find a reliable cleaning service and her personal interest in using green cleaning products. Greenforce continually researches new¬†housekeeping products that are both safe and effective.

Greenforce is built by its worker-owners who are experienced cleaning professionals. We are licensed, insured and bonded. Our teams have been providing the Bay Area with cleaning services since 1993 (originally starting as Pacific Window Washing and Greenway Maid).


Our satisfied clients include Starbucks, Polo Ralph Lauren, Marriot Hotels and individuals including Mayor Gavin Newsom.

We hope to provide the pleasure of a freshly cleaned environment and to do it in a way that is safe for our customers, ourselves and our environment.


Office and Home Cleaning Services

Green cleaning is about effective cleaning that is safer than traditional methods. We use non-toxic housekeeping products, equipment and procedures that are not only effective, but also help protect your loved ones and the environment.

Our clients are busy professionals, married with children, young singles, and empty nesters. We provide cleaning for pet owners, parents, asthma and allergy sufferers, and those who want to save their energy for things other than housekeeping.

Staff Screening Process

To help maintain our high quality standards and your security, Greenforce screens our applicants and hires only the best candidates. We conduct background checks and verify that each candidate has the necessary documentation to work legally in this country.

Window Cleaning

Glass is actually a type of stone — a porous substance that requires substantial maintenance to keep its sparkle and its protective qualities.

Glass that is not regularly cleaned can often become stained. Staining left untreated can turn to corrosion (mineralization) and may require costly restoration or in many cases complete glass replacement.

Most experts recommend at least annual maintenance cleaning.

Since 1993 our teams have been offering window cleaning services (including screens, window tracks and window sills) and pressure washing.


Professional window cleaners use only squeegees and specialized tools to clean glass. You can be assured that the streaky look left by paper towels and spray chemicals will be a thing of the past.

Environmentally safe soap is used to clean glass. If your windows require extra attention such as post construction polishing or paint removal please bring it to the attention of our estimators.

References available upon request.

Since our teams are in demand it’s wise to schedule cleaning at least two weeks in advance.


Commercial Window Cleaning Services

Our experienced window washers can handle any job and are familiar with chair work, swing stage, boom lift and water-fed pole systems.

Our crews are trained in and understand Cal and Federal OSHA guidelines as well as traffic control regulations (for boom lift street work).

All appropriate workers Comp and Liability insurances are maintained and will accompany any proposal.


We provide house cleaning maid services and window cleaning services to the following areas:
San Francisco , San Mateo, Redwood City, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Palo Alto, San Jose, Atherton, Los Gatos, Cupertino, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, Stanford, Mountainview, Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, Danville, Alameda, Castro Valley, Fremont, Oakland, Daly city, South San Francisco, Pacifica, Burlingame, Hillsborough, Belmont, Milbrae, San Bruno, Marin, Alemeda, Tiburon, Saulsalito


When you call Greenforce, We strive to make things hassle-free by providing convenient, on-time appointments. You’ll get The Most Thorough cleaning ever!
We don’t cut corners – we clean your carpets including vacuuming them with our powerful commercial HEPA filtered allergen vacuum and we move and clean under most furniture according to your needs at no charge. We even wipe your baseboards!


Proper care and maintenance of your carpet will extend its useful life and preserve its appearance for years and years. Failure to take care of it will result in premature wear. Additionally, clean carpets contribute to a healthy indoor environment. Dirty carpets can be unsanitary and unhealthful.


Give us a call because if you allow that soil to accumulate, your carpet will wear and discolor in a matter of months, not years!
Toilet Seat: 49 bacteria per square inch
Bathroom Floor: 18,025 bacteria per square inch
Carpet Floor: 200,000 bacteria per square inch!

Inspection and Prep
We walk through inspecting the areas with the client making sure we meet the customers’ expectations, and moving reasonable furniture.

This removes the loose dirt and grime
from your carpet using only HEPA filtered vacuums.

It involves applying heated cleaning agents to the high traffic areas & spots on the carpet. This loosens the bound soils at the carpet surface.

This pre-conditioning process works aggressively on heavily soiled conditions of grease, soil, and food. It ensures soil removal from deep inside your carpet and starts digesting your spots so that they are easier to remove during cleaning

The pre-spray process increases the power and efficiency of the cleaning solutions. It helps restore carpeting and rugs to their original color in high-traffic areas.

HotHot Water Extraction
Using The Hot Water Extraction (HWE) method, is a method used for extraction in carpets.  This method is the best method and is much better than carpet shampooing.

The Hot Water Extraction process forces a hot water based cleaning solution into the carpet under high pressure, then sucks it back out of the carpet along with the plain dirt.

This is the only cleaning method classified as "deep cleaning". All the others are considered "light surface cleaning" because they cannot remove soil deep in the pile.

Groom and Final inspection
Once finished we go over the entire are with a nylon pile lifter restoring your carpets luster and fluffiness’. Then we walk the entire area with you making sure you are satisfied.

Please Note:
Traffic Lane Gray
Like all textiles, carpets will eventually show signs of wear. The wear creates an illusion of soiling, which often causes frustration and misunderstanding between the homeowners and carpet care experts. Even though a carpet has been cleaned, it does not mean the traffic areas will look clean. Traffic areas are those places where people are constantly walking or working. This situation creates what is called "traffic lane gray".

There is not a lot that a carpet care expert can do with traffic lane gray. When a 10-year old carpet is cleaned, you will end up with a clean 10-year old carpet. It may not appear the way you had hoped. The easiest way to slow down this process is by rearranging the furniture so traffic areas are changed or just add area rugs.

We understand you’ve put a lot of thought, time and money into creating a clean, healthy and happy home environment for your family. Our passion is to help you keep it that way. That’s why you can trust Greenforce to provide high-quality services that keep your home looking beautiful!

Give us a call because if you allow that soil to accumulate, your carpet will wear and discolor in a matter of months, not years!


Cleaning your gutters is one of the most important things you can do to maintain the beauty and value of your property. When gutters are full of leaves and debris they become heavy and get pulled off pitch. This can result in damage to the fascia and soffit areas. As water overflows, it leaks behind the gutter and can travel into your property.

Greenforce offers commercial and residential gutter cleaning.

Our quality approach to gutter cleaning provides our customers with the assurance of a professional job every time.  All of our crews are highly trained to ensure a high level of service and enhance the customers experience.

Most property owners get their gutters cleaned only when they notice a problem with their gutters. By that time, your property may have already suffered water damage. Gutters actually provide protection against the harmful effect that the water has on the foundation of your structure. The best, most thorough way to protect your gutters is to clean your gutters on a consistent schedule. We recommend that Bay Area property owners clean their gutters annually at a minimum but ideally twice during the year:  in the spring to clear out the branches, dirt and other winter debris so that they are ready for the summer months and again in the Fall to clean out all the oak tassels, seed pods, ragweed, “helicopters” and other wind-blown debris that land all over our properties (sometimes we find birds nests, wasp nest and baseballs as well!).


All of our work is fully guaranteed and we carry full workers compensation as well as proper liability insurance. We are insured to do high access and ladder work, which most “fly by night” companies and landscapers are not insured to do ( A landscaper is insured to cut your grass—what happens if that same landscaper falls from a ladder and is not insured to clean gutters? The answer is simple: the insurance company will refuse to pay and you become responsible).

Our insurance not only protects us, it also protects you.

When you call our office you can always get a person on the phone. Additionally, depending on the season and weather, we may be able to get to your house the very next day!

With Greenforce, you don’t even need to be home! We come out, we do a great job, and mail the receipt to you indicating that the job was completed.It’s really that simple!

Our services also includes valley and roof cleaning.

Our teams will normally leave a  “Quality Survey Card” as we want to know how you liked the service. We will also normally do a follow- up survey call for new customers. We are always open to your tips and suggestions for improvement. We want your experience to be enjoyable and easy!
See the Greenforce difference for yourself; Get a free quote or schedule an appointment online or just
call us at (415) 673-3266; it’s that easy.


We try to make our gutter cleaning visits as seamless as possible for our customers.We follow these simple steps:
Our experienced personnel will knock on your door or ring the bell to announce themselves.

If you are not home, we will proceed to do a great job of cleaning and flushing the gutter system.

1)     Clean debris from the valleys and roof.
2)      Hand-clean your entire
gutter system.
3)      Snake the downspouts to remove any blockages.
4)      Hose wash the gutters  on all sides to remove loose debris.
5)     Check underground drains if any
6)     Bag up the job related debris

Once they have completed the job they will then leave a receipt at your door indicating that the job was completed – or we will mail the receipt from the office.

Should the technician find any problems with the gutter system they will tell you if you are home or our office will contact you.

You can easily Get a free quote or schedule an appointment online or just call us at (415) 673-3266; it’s that easy.

1. What cities do you serve?
We serve San Francisco, San Mateo, Oakland and surrounding areas.

2. How much do you charge?
The cost varies depending on what needs to be cleaned and the state of the home or office. We typically charge $88-$146 for a 1BR, 1BA home and $117-$176 for a 2BR, 2BA. First time cleanings are generally a little more expensive. 

Many flats in San Francisco would fall under our minimum charge of $88 for weekly ongoing service (Our housekeeping supplies are included in the price). Once the initial house cleaning has been completed, we will confirm your regular cleaning price.

3. Cancellations 
We request cancellations or rescheduling notice two business days in advance. Cancellations or rescheduling one business day ahead is charged $30. Same day cancellations are charged the full price of the scheduled cleaning.

4. Will you send different people to my place?   We will always try to send the same home cleaning team to your place since they would be familiar with you and your needs. If there is a scheduling problem we would only send another house cleaner team with prior notice.

5. What supplies do you use? 
The supplies we use are listed in our Product Recommendation list. They are more expensive than their toxic peers, but we use them because the human and environmental health cost is lower. We look for supplies that are non-toxic, bio-degradable and effective.

6. Is Greenforce a franchise?
No, the owners are the managers or cleaners in the business. All owners work in the business. We have a single office in San Francisco.

7. What about gratuities? 
Our housekeeping teams are not expecting gratuities but would be happy to receive them if you choose.

8. Do you take credit cards?
Yes, we take most major credit cards including Amex.

9. Do I Have To Be Home When Greenforce Cleans? This is your option. You may give us a key to be safely stored – always with “double-blind” security. Only the local owner and/or office manager can access the client key safe. Teams are given the keys for when an appointment is scheduled, and must turn these back in to management when they’re done. These keys are returned to the lock box until the next cleaning appointment.

10. Do You schedule a specific Time for My House Cleaning Appointment? 
Greenforce will schedule a specific day and time for your house cleaning within a 10 minute window plus or minus. Take that Comcast.

11. What If I Accidentally Lock Greenforce Out on My Cleaning Day?
Just as with cancellation fees, lock-out will incure a full charge since our home cleaners time is already booked.

Most of our clients either provide us a key or hide one on the premises on cleaning day if they can not be home.

12. Do I Need to Provide House Cleaning Equipment or Supplies? 
We provide all cleaning solutions and state-of-the-art equipment, so you never need to worry about replenishing your supply for
our maids. You can see the cleaning products we use HERE.

If you have special house cleaning products you want the team to use, please be sure to discuss this with the Office in advance, so that we can properly instruct the team.

Here at Greenforce Clean Team Co.we are committed to raising the standard for Housekeeping & Residential Cleaning in the Bay Area.  We understand that when you come home at night after workthe cleanliness and aesthetics of the home can help set the mood for a relaxing te off from the labors of work of the office.  Because we understand what you need every service is custom tailored to meet the individual needs of our individual clients. We are a local company with local valuesand we demonstrate the type of work ethic and professionalism that reflects our customers here in the Bay area 

When you choose to do business with Greenforce you are working with a local company built on family values that understands how portant a clean and neat environment is to healthy lifestyle and we pride ourselves in being able to deliver it with a customized schedule that fits your life.

Bathroom Cleaning & Disinfection Kitchen Cleaning:

-General Disinfection   – Scrub sink
- Shower & Tub Cleaned and Disinfected – Dust and shine appliances
- Mirrors wiped and shined- Clean refrigerator surface (interior cleaning if needed)
- Counters scrubbed and disinfected  – Oven & Stove Exterior Clean & Shine
- Floors thoroughly mopped and disinfected - Oven & Stove Interior Clean & Shine
- Carpeting vacuumed (shampooed if needed) – Sinks scrubbed and disinfected
- Thorough toilet scrub and disinfection – Metallic fixtures Shined
- Shine metallic fixtures – Counters wiped/scrubbed and disinfected
- Dust and shine down wooden surfaces – Clean outside cabinets and cabinet faces and doors
- General dirt & stain removal – Tables wiped and polished – Floors dusted and vacuumed (mopped if need be) – Trash emptied Interior and Exterior wiped
- General dirt & stain removal

Den Cleaning: Bedrooms:

- Vacuummop and dry hard floor surfaces – Vacuum mop and dry hard floor surfaces
- Carpet Vacuumed (Shampooed if needed) – Carpet Vacuumed (Shampooed if needed)
- Mop and Shine wood floors – Mop and Shine wood floors
- Hand wash and dry stone surfaces – Clean furniture
- Clean furniture – Dust wooden surfaces
- Dust wooden surfaces   – Stairs swept and vacuumed
- Stairs swept and vacuumed – General dirt & stain removal
- General dirt & stain removal -Sheets & Linens cleaned if requested
We Service all of the bay Area.  Our Service area includes San FranciscoSan Mateo, Oakland, Berkeley  and surrounding areas
Green House Cleaning and House Cleaning.


How long will it take to clean my carpet?

On average, it will take approximately 20 minutes per room. This time can vary greatly depending on the amount of furniture to be moved, how soiled the carpet is, and any necessary spot removal treatments.

Do I need to move my furniture before the crew arrives?
We are professionally trained to move your furniture and return it to its rightful place when cleaning is completed. We do suggest you remove items from your furniture such as electronics, plants, lamps, and knick-knacks.  We will move most smaller furniture items that can be safely moved.  There are several items we will not move, including:  pianos, electronics, china cabinets, waterbeds, some large beds, dressers with mirrors, pool tables, etc. Also, we do request a liability waiver before moving items in the event that the mere act of moving some pieces can damage them.

How long will it take for my carpet to dry?
Drying time depends on humidity levels, airflow to the room(s) cleaned, and the type of carpet. In general, turning on your air conditioning or heating system (depending on the time of year and your location) will help speed the process. While it typically takes 2–24 hours for the carpet to dry, you can walk on it as soon as we are finished (just remember to remove street shoes first to avoid re-soiling). 

How often should I have my carpets and upholstery cleaned
It is important to clean rugs and upholstery on a regular basis.  Cleaning carpets every 12 to 18 months promotes a healthyindoor environment.  cleaning upholstery every 18 to 30 months because the soil protection usually wears off by then.  More frequent cleanings may be needed when there is heavy use or unusual environmental conditions.
To keep your carpet looking its best for as long as possible, we recommend a frequent cleaning schedule.

Why should I choose to hire your company?
You should choose Greenforce Carpets for the following reasons:

Won’t water ruin my carpet?
Water can damage carpet if it is not properly extracted. However, the method used by Greenforce removes 95% of the limited water with our industrial-strength vacuum. Also, it’s the method that most carpet manufacturers recommend.

I’ve heard that cleaning my carpet makes it soil faster. Is this true? 
The problem results from residues being left in the carpet by old methods which attract dirt. We use modern methods that rinse virtually all of the cleaning agents out of the carpet so it will not attract dirt.

How long do I have to wait to let my children or pets on the carpet
The carpet may be walked on with clean feet or indoor shoes immediately after cleaning; however, we recommend limiting activity on the carpet to this foot traffic until it is completely dry.

Will the cleaning agents used harm my children or pets?
Our basic cleaning solution is very similar to laundry detergent. While it is both family and environmentally friendly, it is always a good idea to limit contact between the recently cleaned carpet and your children or pets.

Do I have to be home while my carpet is being cleaned

It is not necessary that you be home while your carpet is cleaned because we are thoroughly trained professionals you can trust. In order to provide the best possible service, we do recommend that someone be home before we begin cleaning to discuss any specific needs or areas of concern regarding the care of your carpet.

Can I have both my area rug and the carpet it sits on cleaned at the same time? 
Yes. However, the area rug cannot dry over the wet carpet. The area rug must be taken to a clean hard surface to dry.

What should I do if the spots that were cleaned reappear?
Although most spots that are removed from carpet do not reappear, some substances in carpet backing may wick to the surface after cleaning. If this happens, contact Greenforce at (415) 673-3266 as soon as possible.
How do you guarantee customer satisfaction?
We are happy to work with you to correct any situation that may arise. In some cases this can mean spot cleaning specific areas of concern or even completely re-cleaning the areas in question. In the end, we’re not satisfied until you are.

SERVICE AREAS: California: Alameda County Alameda Berkeley Emeryville Oakland Piedmont California: Contra Costa County California: San Francisco County San Francisco California: San Mateo County Belmont Brisbane Burlingame Daly City Millbrae Pacifica San Bruno San Francisco San Mateo South San Francisco