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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 Los Gatos house cleaners
Suzanne M.
Teresa was very thorough cleaning every detail of my house. It smelled so clean!
TeresaTeresa
Molly P.
The crew did an amazing job. We hired them for a deep clean and our house is cleaner than ever.
The Cleaning CrewThe Cleaning Crew
Shiv M.
Marcelo was professional and flexible and came back to complete the cleaning as there was some remodeling work we were trying to complete. They were okay in terms of value for deep cleaning. Had requested for windows, baseboards and garage to be cleaned in addition to the house for the first time deep cleaning. I was a bit underwhelmed by the “deep cleaning
Green+Green+
Justine G.
We hired Solutions House Cleaning to clean our rental unit after our tenant moved out. They were available on short notice, were very responsive, and did a great job!
🏡Solutions House Cleaning🏡🏡Solutions House Cleaning🏡
Stefanie Z.
I am so pleased with Prentice house cleaning services. They are efficient, professional, kind, easy to talk to, and amazing! My house looks beautiful and the owner identified all of the areas that needed deep cleaning before I even pointed them out. I am very impressed and would highly recommend their services to anyone.
Prentice Cleaning ServicesPrentice Cleaning Services
Aerin A.
I'd also add responsiveness in the options but the site only allows 3 choices. They replied me on a holiday weekend. Noel and the girl did a great job cleaning! Reasonable price too. My house smells fresh and clean for a few days after they left. Highly recommend!
Asociados house cleaningAsociados house cleaning
Nicole D.
Absolutely the best cleaning company we’ve ever hired. Our house sparkles like it’s brand new. So impressed and we will be hiring Santana’s twice a month. Completely exceeded our expectations.
Santana’s Cleaning ServiceSantana’s Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
Very pleased! From the day Alonso came to my home to give me an estimate to the first cleaning he was very professional and his crew is very thorough. The house was left with a fresh scent and looked sparkling clean. His crew is very pleasant and professional and a delight to have in my home. I will have Alonso and his crew return on a bi-weekly basis.
Patt's Cleaning ServicesPatt's Cleaning Services
Sam A.
Oscar was the first to respond and came same day to clean. He kept in touch about a slight delayed arrival, which was fine with me. I did not feel comfortable with receiving no estimate. Oscar worked with me to address that pricing issue and we settled on parameters like hours of work and target range. The crew cleaned the house as expected. The team is professional and efficient.
The Cleaning CrewThe Cleaning Crew
Kay E.
When I was too busy with work to get the house ready for a party, Wendy really came to my rescue! She was not only timely, but very efficient. She and her crew did an amazing job. I'll call her again for more regular cleanings.
Wendy's hause cleaningWendy's hause cleaning
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