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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.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a house cleaner when social distancing?

If you hire a house cleaner to clean the inside of your home, do not make physical contact. Stay at least 6 feet apart at all times, sanitize any surfaces after cleaning and wash your hands thoroughly. Exchange all payments digitally instead of with cash. When contacting a house cleaner, put a plan in place to ensure everyone's safety.

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.

Should I hire a move-out cleaning service or do it myself?

You may benefit from hiring a professional move-out cleaning service, depending on your budget, time frame and whether you will be getting a deposit back. Hiring a cleaning service takes the stress out of your move. But if you’ve had your house regularly deep-cleaned, or if your landlord will charge you for cleaning anyway, you can save costs by DIY-ing it.

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 Carlsbad house cleaners
Alexander D.
Did a great job cleaning my house for a good price!
BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.
Rakhi B.
Perla did such a great to clean oyr house beforr er moved in and did in a resonable time.
Perla’s HousekeepingPerla’s Housekeeping
Janie J.
My floors could not be any cleaner. The house sparkled when they left. I would highly recommend them.
SVA CleaningSVA Cleaning
Vanessa T.
Excellent work! Heather was very kind and professional and did an amazing job cleaning my house! Definitely highly recommend!!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Grime 2 ShineGrime 2 Shine
Kristi c.
Brenda and her team are excellent, they arrived on time they cleaned my house and it looks beautiful and smells so good… I highly recommend.
BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.
Kristi c.
I had my house cleaned and they did a fantastic job. Everything was spotless and their cleaning products smelled great! They were efficient and easy to schedule with. I am definitely having them come back on a regular basis.
Sister's maid serviceSister's maid service
Jessie C.
Jerrad and Daisy have cleaned our house twice now and have done an amazing job both times. They are very detailed and go above and beyond.
Clean MadeClean Made
Janet C.
Miriam was great. She was very thorough in cleaning my mom’s house which hadn’t been done in a while. When she finished, everything sparkled.
Sister's maid serviceSister's maid service
Thomas C.
They wore masks and got my entire house cleaned fairly quickly. They tried to make sure they got to everything that was important to me done as well. Friendly people too. Overall, very pleased, and I would highly recommend their cleaning services.
D&D Cleaning ServicesD&D Cleaning Services
Jamie S.
If you’re looking for a thorough and punctual house cleaner, look no further! Ti and his team go above and beyond, focusing on every single detail. I’ve hired many cleaners in the past and Ti is by far the most professional, punctual, and an excellent communicator.
TrueClean L.L.CTrueClean L.L.C
Oletha d.
Klean & Klassy exceeded my expectations. My house still feels and smell clean. They had a good variety of cleaning supplies that added to the freshness and they took their time in the areas I needed cleaning. I would peek in on them and they were dusting and moving things around, so I can tell they cleaned the spaces. I have a large home 5 bedrooms and they did a detail clean. It took all day but that is what I paid for, I wanted them to take as long as necessary. Even though they arrived late due to traffic (not their fault), I like that they stayed as long as necessary to do an excellent job. They kept me informed on their arrival time because of traffic. I have never been happy with other cleaners before, but I will schedule another house cleaning with them.
Klean & Klassy MaidsKlean & Klassy Maids
Jennifer E.
Diana was amazing. It had been a long time since the house was cleaned. By the time she left, you could eat off any surface in the house!! She was able to make our glass shower doors sparkle!! She is amazing and very fairly priced. We will have her come regularly now!!!
Sparkling homesSparkling homes
Betsy N.
Bella's Clean was amazing! This husband and wife team are so pleasant to work with and my house is sparkling! I booked again with them immediately for ongoing biweekly service. I highly recommend them.
Bella's Clean ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Bella's Clean ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Gary g.
You sent one house cleaner not the two promised. my 4bed/4Ba 2 story house usually has two my cleaner Jill said she was an experienced housecleaner. because she ran out of time she missed several areas. My wife felt she was not organized and rushed through the cleaning. My Stainless Steel kitchen appliances were left with streaks all over them. One Bath TUB was never cleaned, furniture dusting was hap- hazzard and much will missed. Microwave still had food particles , one bedroom carpet never got vacuumed , she never changed sheets in the Master Bed. We were disappointed with your company and her services.
TrueClean L.L.CTrueClean L.L.C
Elizabeth C.
Miriam and her team did an outstanding job cleaning our house. We have young kids and we moved recently so there was a lot to clean. When we came back our home was literally sparkling and everything was tidied! Also, great communication, punctual and professional, nice people. Highly recommended!
Sister's maid serviceSister's maid service
Valerie K.
Services were outstanding! Our house looked so clean and smelled amazing afterwards. TrueClean is communicative when it comes to timing and pricing. They were thorough with their cleaning, and they listened to and delivered on every single one of our requests. Sidenote: our dog loved them! I highly highly recommended! Thanks so much!
TrueClean L.L.CTrueClean L.L.C
Today was my first time using Brenda and I am so happy! It was so nice to come home from work and have a sparkling clean house! After a few months of quarantine we definitely needed some help. I found a Brenda on thumbtack and she responded to my request within minutes and was able to schedule me very quickly. I am looking forward to having Brenda and her team keep my house clean so I have more time to relax and enjoy my family!!!
BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.
Meghan M.
These guys were AMAZING. They were more thorough than we could have ever expected, cleaned every inch of our house (even things we told them not to worry about!), were so friendly, super responsive and incredibly reasonably priced. They executed a move-out cleaning on our home and it looked spotless by the time they were done. I would hire again in a heartbeat and will likely use for monthly cleaning at our new home, too. HIGHLY recommend.
Clean MadeClean Made
Chelsea H.
I am so happy I chose Perla to do my full house deep cleaning! We just bought a home that hadn’t been maintained for the last 17 years so her work was cut out for her. Every other house cleaner who came by for a free estimate told me the job would take 2 full days. When Perla told me she thinks she and her team could do it in one, I was skeptical at first. But she met and exceeded all of my expectations! Perla and her team were able to clean the entire home top to bottom in one full day, including windows and appliances. And for a fantastic price. I will definitely be using her services again in the future. Muchas gracias Perla!!
Perla’s HousekeepingPerla’s Housekeeping
Jennifer T.
Brenda was very responsive and scheduled Heidi to clean my house. Heidi was very nice and did a great job. She was very prompt and pleasant. Brenda checked on the progress via text. I’m very happy with the results. I would def recommend their services.
BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.BClean Services Professional Cleaning INC.
Robin R.
I have a large townhome we are not filthy but decided the place needed a deep clean. I was very impressed with the service. Our place was much more dirty than I thought. The staff cleaned all the baseboards, windows (paid extra), floors, vacuumed, dusted every surface. Every was super shiny when I came home. Also, I like that they moved back things to where they were before. I have had house cleaners in the past try to re-arrange things. These ladies didn't - huge plus. Overall, great service and I would hire again.
TrueClean L.L.CTrueClean L.L.C
Leonie V.
They did an ok job. $240 for 3 hours of work is very high in my opinion. I believe this is what they charge just because I live in Carlsbad. There was still lots of dust left in corners and lack of attention to detail. The other cleaners I had took close to 5 hours to clean the house not 3. They said they would clean windows which were not well done, still had lots of finger prints from my two year old and dust. I would have been happy at a rate of $150 for the work they did. My issue is that they way over quoted for the work performed. If they want my business again it would need to be $150 and I would check for dust before they leave.
Smart CleanersSmart Cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Crystal has been amazing. She has cleaned up our place 2 times and is coming to our place every other week now. She's timely and very thorough. She's very friendly and does a very amazing job. I was even more pleased with the second time around and I am sure she will continue to amaze me. We have three pets and she's able to get the house spotless. Hope you give her a chance!
Crystal's CleaningCrystal's Cleaning
Anonymous N.
Steph had no respect for the schedule of multiple people, causing unnecessary chaos, stress and disruption – not once, but twice. She canceled our first appointment with 10 minutes notice because she’d been exposed to Covid. Fair enough this is serious. But she’d known for several hours and didn’t have the courtesy to inform me she wasn’t coming until too late. I’m recovering from a very serious illness and still undergoing medical treatment at home every morning. That morning I’d skipped treatments to spend 2 hours getting my house ready for her first visit. If I’d known she wasn’t coming, I could’ve taken care of myself instead. Steph reassured me via text “I know you have let your cleaner go for me and are counting on me… I hope you can trust I will come next week and be a reliable person”… I wish. A week later… I skipped treatments AGAIN and wasted hours getting ready for her arrival. Plus this time our tenant left our guesthouse so Steph could clean that too. But 10 minutes before arrival… I get a text she’ll be 90 minutes late. Too late to clean the guesthouse, and not leaving much time for cleaning our house either. She could’ve communicated all this early that morning, but again chose not to. When I expressed how unacceptable this was happening a second time she got defensive and even said I hadn’t communicated clearly! I called BS, she admitted I had done nothing wrong, and assured me she was still on the way. However she flaked and never showed up, not even a call or text. It took me another couple hours to realize she wasn't coming. I was so angry by this point it was a relief. So my tenant (a WFH hospital director) had to cancel important meetings to clean his own guesthouse, because he’d also spent time preparing for her arrival, and arranged to be absent so she could clean. My husband (a busy yacht broker) had to cancel showings, leave his business unattended and drive home to help clean and put our house back together… for the second week in a row! And my whole day was turned upside down for a second time too. I don’t ever waste energy on leaving negative reviews and despite this experience would still trust somebody’s word and give them a second chance. Had Steph genuinely apologized and showed up to put things right, I would not be writing any of this. I hope she reads this and truly understands the chaos, stress, and upset she caused in three people‘s lives over two weeks. But I doubt it. Instead there will probably be a long reply with excuses for being unreliable, unable to communicate, and unwilling to respect anyones time. I wish I’d read other reviews first and noticed she’s behaved similarly twice with other clients. Bottom line — this is not a “reliable person” as claimed.
Klean & Klassy MaidsKlean & Klassy Maids
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