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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 Arroyo Grande house cleaners
Diana B.
Cristina's cleaning service was excellent in every way - friendly and easy to communicate with and to have in the house
Cristina's Cleaning ServicesCristina's Cleaning Services
Elizabeth B.
They did a very good job of cleaning my house. I will continue to use their service. Very professional and punctual.
Fresh Start Cleaning ServicesFresh Start Cleaning Services
Paul L.
The Reyna's did a fabulous job cleaning our home. Very meticulous. Very good attention to details. I highly recommend them to anyone who is looking for a professional house cleaner!
Reyna House CleaningReyna House Cleaning
Leesa D.
I highly recommend Reyna House Cleaning. They did a great job and were very reasonable. I needed a one-time cleaning for an apartment right away, and they were able to accommodate me. I will DEFINITELY call them next time I need cleaning done.
Reyna House CleaningReyna House Cleaning
Andrea N.
Ana is a very kind, professional house cleaner. She did a good job her first time out. With a few suggestions to customize her style of cleaning to my preferences, I expect she'll do well for us.
Fresh Start Cleaning ServicesFresh Start Cleaning Services
Liz S.
I would highly recommend Reyna House Cleaning. They were extremely polite, professional and punctual. They did a very thorough job with "attention to detail". We will have them back to provide services again.
Reyna House CleaningReyna House Cleaning
Gloria G.
Ana gave me an estimate for a deep cleaning, and I hired her. Then, she and her team completed the clean and it was amazing! They did such an excellent job that I have asked her to clean my house for the next two years on a monthly basis. I have also asked her to do a “Deep” clean twice a year. She went above and beyond my expectations and she is very punctual, professional, fair, and kind! I appreciate Ana and her team’s hard work and look forward to working with them. Thank you very much!
Fresh Start Cleaning ServicesFresh Start Cleaning Services
Christina F.
Anna and Armando were cheerful and determined to complete the daunting task of cleaning the carpets, wash windows, generally clean our 5200 sf. House. We were out of town for a wedding, and they quickly and efficiently powered through. They allowed us to return to a spotless home that was a turn key operation. So grateful for their tireless efforts that allowed me a stress free wedding.
Blue Heaven House & Carpet CleaningBlue Heaven House & Carpet Cleaning
Jenn S.
Ana was dependable, fair, and did an excellent job cleaning. Our house was left a mess by our rentals and Ana got it back to the level we expect. I appreciated her quick response time and follow through and willingness to drive a distance to do the job. She will be my go to in the future!
Fresh Start Cleaning ServicesFresh Start Cleaning Services
Sarah A.
Ana and Armando immediately responded to my email, answered the phone when I called , and were at my house within 40 minutes! They started right then and there after giving me a very fair quote. Within 3 1/2 hours my condo was cleaned (a move out) and the carpet - which I was very concerned about - looked new again. I couldn't be more pleased, and I will definitely be using them again. What a relief to have found them!!
Blue Heaven House & Carpet CleaningBlue Heaven House & Carpet Cleaning
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