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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.

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 Lemon Grove house cleaners
Margaret D.
Erika did a fantastic job cleaning my house today. Thank you Erika for doing such good job.
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Richard M.
We've just had our first house cleaning done by Peggy and Nikki with Pride Cleaning and Detailing and we are very pleased! Peggy is very easy to communicate with and she got to work the very next day after we met with her. Our house was full of dog hair and dust and they did a very nice job, steamed the wood floors and tile, cleaned bathrooms, mirrors and kitchen beautifully. So glad they will return next week! I recommend their service!
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Mark P.
I had a greedy Property manager trying to take my entire security deposit and needed a cleaning service ASAP! ZoKlean came the next day early morning and cleaned the entire house in a few hours. Highly recommend to anyone that needs an affordable yet efficient cleaning service.
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Nicholas P.
Online agent was thorough and prompt with responses to request and supplying additional information. Pay and scheduling were not only easy but well tailored to my schedule and available for hire only a few days following. I was advised agents would arrive between 8-9 am, and as with most companies I expected them to arrive on the latter end of the time frame or possibly even call to notify of scheduling changes. This was not the case, 3 cleaning agents arrived promptly at 8am and quickly began addressing the task. I was very comfortable with their presence in my house and even left to run errands for a period. I would normally not allow strangers into my house let alone leave them unattended. The ladies were not only highly professional individuals, they were personable and made passing conversation. The job was completed thoroughly and in a timely manner. The only complaint I have is that the windows were not cleaned and when I asked the ladies they said it was not covered by the cost and I would be charged extra. After they left I re-read my online conversations outlining included features and saw that window cleaning was expressly stated as an included area. I am not incapable of washing my own windows, however would be more inclined to enter into a revolving schedule if the physical and cyber associates were on the same page with regards to included features. Aside from this I am pleased with the work done and pleasurable attitudes of the 3 ladies who were sent.
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