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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a house cleaner during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to set up a consultation with a house cleaner during the COVID-19 pandemic is by using virtual, online tools. Start by performing an online search for local house cleaners. Message them to set up either a phone call or video call to perform a consultation. During this call, they can give you recommendations and may be able to estimate the cost of their services. Be sure to discuss whether they accept virtual payments and any precautions they can take to perform the job safely.

How can I find out if a house cleaner is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

A house cleaner is generally not considered an essential service sector during the coronavirus pandemic. To find out which services are considered essential, visit your city and state government, and read their guidelines. A national list of essential service providers can be found on CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 site. This webpage lists 16 different infrastructure sectors considered to be essential. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Can I use digital payments to pay for house cleaning?

Not only do many house cleaners accept digital payments through platforms like Zelle, PayPal, Square Cash, Google Pay, Venmo and more, but this may become more common as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more service workers to digitize. This means you can pay your house cleaner without making physical contact or handling money. 

If cleaning is absolutely essential during the current crisis, consult with the house cleaner beforehand to ensure a safe monetary transaction that complies with current government guidelines and recommendations for social distancing.

Does a house cleaner need to enter my home?

Yes, in almost all cases a house cleaner needs to enter your home. However, a cleaner may not need to enter your home if they are solely cleaning outside areas. 

There may be some cases in which a cleaner is necessary. If so, take precautions — avoid being in the same room, make no physical contact, sanitize any surfaces and pay through a digital service instead of using cash.

Do house cleaners offer remote or virtual services?

House cleaning is generally done in person, but some may be willing to offer remote services. If you find a house cleaner’s profile that states they’re offering remote services, contact the pro to talk about your options. 

If you’d rather hire a house cleaner to clean your home when the pandemic is over, you may be able to book an appointment at a later date. Start by comparing local house cleaners in your area side-by-side.

What is the difference between a housekeeper and a house cleaner?

Although some house cleaning and housekeeping duties might overlap, a house cleaner is charged with the top-to-bottom cleaning of a home. House cleaner duties typically include basic and deep house cleaning, such as washing and sanitizing countertops, floors, tubs, toilets, kitchens and more.

Housekeepers or maids are hired to lightly clean and maintain certain aspects of the home. This might include dusting, washing dishes, changing sheets, doing some meal preparation and restocking the client’s groceries and personal care products.

It’s also worth noting that a housekeeper or maid is usually one individual employed to a home (sometimes hired as a live-in), while a house cleaner is oftentimes accompanied by a team of cleaners. 

How much does it cost to deep clean a house?

Deep cleaning a house goes beyond the surface level to clear out the dust, grime and gunk that’s collecting on the fan blades, hiding in the blinds, and built up inside the refrigerator drawers. Deep cleaning of a home or apartment costs more than regular house cleaning because it takes more time, effort, and cleaning products. You may choose to have a deep cleaning once or several times a year in addition to your standard cleaning services. You may have a one-time deep cleaning to prepare for company or to clean after a house party. Companies may charge an hourly rate or a price per square foot, or may offer you a flat rate after they have visited your home and estimated work time. The national average house cleaning price is $110-$150, with rates ranging higher for deep-cleaning services. Here are some examples of how a company may calculate their deep-cleaning prices:

  • 10 cents per square foot (compared with 5 cents per square foot for standard house cleaning).
  • $300 for a 3,000-square-foot home.
  • $25 per hour per worker for deep-cleaning services.

How do I choose the best house cleaning service?

When searching for the best house cleaning service near you, consider the depth of your cleaning needs, your budget and the size and condition of your home. Read reviews from verified customers of any cleaning service that you’re looking to hire. Also, check out the reviewers’ photos and do background checks on reviewers to ensure they’re not employed by established cleaning firms or maid agencies. 

When viewing house cleaners on Thumbtack, you might see a Top Pro badge. This indicates that the service is one of the most popular and highly-rated professionals using the platform.

Reviews for Montgomery house cleaners
Philip L.
Sonny's cleaning service did an excellent job on my parents house. My parents house smelled good it was very clean and they were very thorough. I would highly recommend these ladies.
Sonnie's CleaningSonnie's Cleaning
Carolyn N.
Great worker with a fantastic attitude. My bathrooms are sparkling and my house is looking good! She is even cleaning up nook and crannies in my house that I wasn’t paying atte I now have Ms. Brenda coming over to clean every two weeks.
Superior Cleaning ServiceSuperior Cleaning Service
Brenda was very professional. She did a great job for deep cleaning my home considering it was the first time I’ve hired a professional house cleaner. I will use her again.
Superior Cleaning ServiceSuperior Cleaning Service
Jean A.
Bernard did a great job cleaning my house and was flexible and responsive to changes to our appointment time. He was professional and made sure everything was cleaned to my liking before departing.
Diligent Home ServicesDiligent Home Services
Monica C.
I loved it! Cleaned the house top to bottom! Definitely worth money!! I plan to use even without moving!
New Time JanitorialNew Time Janitorial
Dorsey S.
She was a pleasure to work with Worked on the specific areas in the house that we requested. We would recommend her for anyone home cleaning needs.
Top 2 Bottom Home CleaningTop 2 Bottom Home Cleaning
Pam M.
Bernard did a good job cleaning my house. He was on time, very professional and although a one person crew quickly finished the job.
Diligent Home ServicesDiligent Home Services
Scott B.
The services were used for a deep clean before moving into our new house. We were very happy with the results and will consider using her again.
Superior Cleaning ServiceSuperior Cleaning Service
Mark C.
Breana and her husband were awesome cleaning! The house is spotless. They thoroughly went over my move out checklist given by my property manager. Do yourself a favor and book this great company! Thanks Breana for all your work!
Breezy’s Cleaning & ThingsBreezy’s Cleaning & Things
Martha Y.
The job done was outstanding! The best cleaning my house has ever had. I have had several individuals as well as cleaning companies over the past 24 years and none came close to doing the job that was done by Whatnot's Housecleaning. In my opinion this company can't be beat as far as work quality, professionalism, value and punctuality. I would highly recommend them to anyone!
Dusty Whatnot's HousecleaningDusty Whatnot's Housecleaning
Al'Alai I.
When I tell you that Mrs. Sandra is a BLESSING! I hired her to clean my disabled mom’s house and she did an amazing job. She helped me come up with a strategy to get my mom’s home in order. She communicated every step and treated my mother with respect. I’ll be using her services again.
Dusty Whatnot's HousecleaningDusty Whatnot's Housecleaning
Brittney F.
I had originally written a poor review of Sophia’s Deep Cleaning Service, but I was surprised once she reached out to my husband and I again. She wanted to fix whatever issues we had with her service. I was very impressed with the level of customer service and professionalism displayed by her. She came back to our home in a timely manner and made sure that all of our needs were met this time. I couldn’t be more grateful for her kindness throughout this process. Our house is now clean and ready to be put on the market! Thank you, again, Sophia. We do appreciate you and your hard work~
Sophia Deep Cleaning ServiceSophia Deep Cleaning Service
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