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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 Highland house cleaners
Shaela m.
I had a great experience with rosy she has cleaned my current house as well as my old apartment and she did an excellent job will continue to work with her for deep cleanings in the future for my house!
Rosy House cleaningRosy House cleaning
Ashley g.
They did an amazing job. The cleaning was for a move out. The house was a mess and they worked magic. Thank you very much for making my job easy.
Dori House CleaningDori House Cleaning
I'm basing my review upon the specific job that was done post construction dust. Linda and her sister got to my house promptly at 8am as promised. They took 1/2 lunch and worked till 630pm. I have cameras in my house so I was watching periodically as I was at work. They did work hard I give them that. I would say Linda did more than her sister with effort and trying to make sure everything was wiped correctly. For the most part.... I saw her go over her sisters work which was appreciated but still this was too big of a job and the price was fair but after talking with her sister Cindy she advised me that it was a 1000 dollar job since it was post construction. I felt a little uncomfortable but tried to remain professional. She told me that she is just helping her sister but she told her this was a 1000 dollar job. I told her I met with Linda prior and she saw the condition of my house as it was worse when she came by as construction was going on. I asked her to quote me on everything. Everything she could do I was specific with ceilings, walls, blinds and window seals as well as screens and Windows being cleaned. Then I told her all my boys toys and all floors and everything possible after. None of my cabinets were clean upon inspection. I told her sister and she said oh Linda said no cabinets. I was like what? I was specific with that. Then the fridge wasn't clean either. I was specific with that. Overall Linda did the best she could. I was quoted 450 and gave 75 dollar tip to each. So altogether I paid 600. I tried to see the positive side as far as most of the dust was gone. I have a head start after the remodel. I wouldn't hire again but also wouldn't be against anyone else hiring her. Linda is a nice lady. She is prompt. Maybe she would do better with regular house cleaning services. Not post construction. Overall, the cleaning gave me a head start. It was perfect but like I said Linda did the best she could. With more help like herself (which her sister wasn't a good of a cleaner like Linda) I believe she would be great!! I do wish I didn't find all the stuff left uncleaned but hey like I said she did the best she could.
Linda cleaning serviceLinda cleaning service
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