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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.

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.

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.

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 El Cajon house cleaners
Zainab O.
Very happy with their service. I asked them to help clean my sister's house and my sister was stunned by their professionalism and their punctuality and they left her house with a hotel feel. All my extended family members now are asking for their numbers and had them clean their houses too. I definitely recommend them to everyone
Clean BeeClean Bee
Corey V.
The team of 3 staff spent 6 hours at my house post master bath remodel. Our house looks great and even smells clean and fresh.
Surface - A Cleaning CompanySurface - A Cleaning Company
Kelly K.
Brenda came out to clean my house and did a wonderful job. I usually do the cleaning myself, but don't get to the stuff that never gets done due to a lack of time. She and her partner did a wonderful job dusting stuff high and low that I don't usually bother with. They were very thorough and did a great job. It was nice to wake up to a clean house that I didn't have to clean myself.
Bclean services INC.Bclean services INC.
Anne E.
Go clean did an amazing job deep cleaning the house! It was really dirty and badly in need of a professional clean. They got our tub sparkling clean and even fanned out the tissues in my tissue boxes. They paid attention to every last detail far exceeding our expectations. We are beyond appreciative of the all the work they put into making our home so beautifuly clean! Will definitely use them again. Thank you Go Clean!
Cindy G.
I am giving a rating of 5 stars because of the customer service and promptness. I needed my house cleaned urgently and Russell responded very quickly and was able to do the cleaning the next day at a reasonable cost. He is professional and has integrity.
Level Above CleanersLevel Above Cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
They were freakin' awesome! Not only did they clean everything to be spotless, but they also lined up ALL MY SHOES in my closet, made my bed, folded/hung up towels, emptied all the trash, and tucked things away without me even asking! A++++ for these ladies. They did a great job and I would highly recommend them. While cleaning, they also gave me some tips of products to use on certain areas of my house. PS. The smell of whatever they use to clean is also fantastic haha my house smells WONDERFUL!!! This is definitely the type of cleaning I needed before the holidays!
Green Frog House CleaningGreen Frog House Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
The two ladies that came did an amazing job. My house was so dirty. After 6 hours of cleaning when they left my house just sparkled! I would recommend Eva anytime for cleaning. The only two things that I wasn't happy with was I was told that Jane would be coming to clean but Eva came instead (which I was very happy with Eva's work) and I was told that I could pay by credit card and I couldn't. Other than that I would recommend Maids 4 U
Jack l.
This is very good and professional cleaning service, they clean my property today and did a great job,and the owner very responsible,the place is so dirty they coming three people to come here for cleaning and when they leave the place just look like new, they are so nice and patient,definitely will call them again for service,if you need some body cleaning your house call them
Diane P.
Total Maids did a great job. My house was a wreck as I’ve broken my ankle haven’t been able to the most basic cleaning. They were very responsive and through.
Total Maids Cleaning ServiceTotal Maids Cleaning Service
Marin M.
LOOK NO FURTHER! Ive tried multiple cleaning services and was never fully satisfied..TOTAL MAIDS cleaning was super professional and went above and beyond. I have a 4 bedroom house with 3 toddlers..they stood up to the task and did such an outstanding job. already booked my next service!
Total Maids Cleaning ServiceTotal Maids Cleaning Service
Kathy N.
Erika did an excellent job cleaning my house. I trusted her to come into our home while we were at work for the first time. When I got home it looked fantastic! Thanks Erika!
Jen C.
Crystal was very communicative, she explained pricing clearly, worked out a good time. She was prompt and had all her own supplies. The house smelled AMAZING. Not like chemicals but CLEAN, before she was even done I could smell how clean she was getting it. She got a large hard water stain out of the bathroom tub that I thought was terminated. She cleaned behind and around the toilets! Great job! I planned on initially hiring someone to do big cleanings once every-other-month or once a month but she did such a good job we will have her come back every 2 weeks.
Crystal's CleaningCrystal's Cleaning
Cody H.
I was very pleased with the job done. My house has never looked better. I was skeptical because of a few of the reviews. I have a large 4 bedroom 3 bath that was deep cleaned. They had their work cut out for them. They did an excellent job. They are very personable, professional, and thorough. Definitely will be having them back. Well done ladies.
Pride Cleaning & DetailingPride Cleaning & Detailing
Maria Elena G.
Wow! Wow! Wow! By far, this is the best deep house cleaning I have ever received! Denise and Paz worked very hard, and they took their time to leave every single detail IMPECCABLE!! I am definitely hiring them for monthly service and I highly recommend Maid Express for your cleaning needs! Felicidades Señora Maria!! Su equipo es excelente y excedieron todas mis expectativas! La casa quedó impecable! Gaby, Denise y Paz son super amables ! Les deseo todo el éxito!! Lo merecen 🙏❤️
Maid ExpressMaid Express
Jen C.
I am actually blown away. Lily and Ryan did an absolutley outstanding job. We have 3 dogs and 2 cats and my husband and I both work full time so cleaning has.. not happend much. I am beyond pleased with their work, professionalism, detail, and cost. We will have them come back every two weeks. My house literally smells like the carpets were shampooed. The details were extra appreciated, like the sweet fold at the end of the paper towl and toilet paper. Makes me feel extremely pampered. I can not recommend enough! THANK YOU GUYS! ~
Lily's Cleaning ServicesLily's Cleaning Services
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