The Q Cleaning Company was recently purchased by its employees. After years of running the business the owner decided in 2019 that he was going to close. He informed his employees, including Lesly Torres, that they would all need to look for jobs but that they could earn a bonus if they were willing to work until the end.

He also starting informing customers, many of whom had worked with Torres for years. The clients started asking Torres for her phone number to keep the cleaning services going. After some thought, the owner decided to offer the company to Torres as an employee buy-out instead of closing the business.

Torres and her family took over the company at the beginning of 2020. They kept all three of the original employees, that happen to be Torres’s sister-in-law and her mom.

Q Cleaning Company offers many cleaning service including, bathrooms, kitchen, floors and vacuuming. They do not shampoo carpet.

They also do special requests like ovens and refrigerators. They serve the community mostly in the East Mountains and they also service northeast Albuquerque. The average cost is $150 and services can range from $140-$200 per job, dependent on the needs of the client in respect to the size and condition of the space.

They offer a free consultation and will negotiate the price in person. The office is currently being run out of Torres’ home in Moriarty. They are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be found on Facebook and at For more information or to schedule a consultation email or call 505-301-3721.

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