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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 Martinez house cleaners
Mark P.
A total professional house cleaner
Valerie L.
Cristina did a nice job of cleaning my house!
Cristina FreitasCristina Freitas
Dina R.
I love the my house cleaning today! Excellent job. I am already planning a deep cleaning and to get my carpets clean with them again. I 100% recommend this service. Thank you.
Generational Cleaning LLCGenerational Cleaning LLC
Margie M.
Sala’s Clean Agency did an amazing job cleaning my very messy house! I was pleased with Marliane’s responsiveness to all my messages. She made it so easy to schedule! Coming home to a fully cleaned house has taken so much stress out of my life and I am so grateful! I would recommend Sala’s 100%!
Sala’s Clean AgencySala’s Clean Agency
Kathy V.
I don’t think my house was this clean when I moved in originally 5 years ago. Supremely impressed and the cost charged was totally reasonable. So happy!!!!!
Fh agustina CleaningFh agustina Cleaning
Lisa Z.
Mara and the team did a fantastic job! Mara is a lovely professional and the team deep cleaned my filthy house beautifully, dogs, cats and all. I feel like I have a new house! I am glad I found them through Thumbtack. I am happy to say they will be my regular housecleaning service from now on.
M & R Cleaning Services, Inc.M & R Cleaning Services, Inc.
Callie B.
Ana was amazing! I have been putting off getting a housecleaner for months and finally found Ana. She came to our house to give us an estimate for both a deep clean and regular cleaning. I was able to get her scheduled for a deep clean within 1 week (I was out of town). She and her colleague showed up promptly (15 minutes early in fact) and started working right away. I am amazing with how clean everything is - baseboards, windows, dusting, appliances etc. I have already scheduled another cleaning with her. VERY happy!
Ana PaulaAna Paula
Lima S.
The service was outstanding, exceptional, reliable, dependable, and extremely professional. The experience with the staff was very friendly, knowledgeable, and answered all my questions. The house looks amazing even family that came over that night commented on how clean and fresh the place looked. Thank you!
NorCal assembly & cleaningNorCal assembly & cleaning
Samantha s.
very kind, considerate and were able to come last minute! the house i moved into was in a dirtier condition than i had realized so there wasn't enough time to really deep clean but Roda's service was a godsend for a last minute/holiday weekend disaster!
Ann K.
What a difference a professional clean of your house can make! I’m really pleased with the results. The two ladies worked continuously the entire time they were here, and had a clear strategy to made sure everything was completed. The company also worked out a way to fit me in as my request needed to be done within a few days time. I will definitely call on them again to clean my home.
Cristina FreitasCristina Freitas
Samantha s.
Mariana is incredible! Idk what these bad reviews are ... I was almost in tears because my house has never felt this clean before (and I'm borderline OCD). I got into bed feeling like a princess and woke up with a clear head and happy home. I cannot recommend this girl enough!
Fabio G.
We hired her to clean our house for the first time since we moved in earlier this year. She left the place immaculate to say the least. The bathroom sink and toilet were nice and white, mirrors with no streaks, and gave our shower a good scrubbing. Her attention to the smallest details is what impressed me the most. To clean things not many people would think of is what makes her a professional. We'll definitely be bringing her back more frequently.
Fh agustina CleaningFh agustina Cleaning
Tim L.
They were 5 stars in my book. They were here on time, work quality was top notch, professional, very nice people, did everything I asked of them without question. I highly recommend. They will be my first call the next time I want my house cleaned. Thanks Amrik!
Rub and shine cleaning servicesRub and shine cleaning services
Cheryl W.
Work was just OK. Definitely a language barrier between myself and the professional. I asked for a deep cleaning like as if I was going to put the house for sale. They had to come back and get several spots that were missed. I just noticed some more spots that were missed. All in all it was my awful but my husband found another team of cleaners that his friend used the same day and said they went above and beyond all expectations. Was glad they offered to come back to fix issues but I wish that wasn’t a thing that had to happen to begin with.
Marlon & Juliana house cleaningMarlon & Juliana house cleaning
Matthew M.
Nanci does an awesome job. . She performs a deep move out clean almost 2 months ago. She spent about 5 hours and charged $220.00. In all my moves I have not had a cleaner perform such a great job. She gives a very high attention to detail. I’ve lived in the same residence for 3.5 years and she made it look everything look just like new. There was not a slot to be found. My toilet, fridge, and shower were extremely dirty and she did wonders. I delayed my move by 2 months and had another cleaner do a touch up since I got the place dirty again and I couldn’t get Nanci. The cleaner I got has only a small bucket of cleaning supplies and wanted to quit in 2 hours after charging me $180.00. She could not get the rust stains out of the toilet like Nanci could and she missed spots all over. I had to use her rag and spent over 30 minutes of cleaning myself. Good help is hard to find. This last cleaner came to my house today at 4 p.m and had another lined at 7:00 p.m. I don’t think she had the energy or ability to be charging $60-$90 an hour for cleaning. Nanci rocks! She will not give you a mediocre job or rio you off.
Peace of Mind CleaningPeace of Mind Cleaning
Peter R.
Basically, I chose Cristina Freitas based on all of the incredible customer reviews that I had seen; Cristina Freitas absolutely lives up to her/their 5 star rating!! Everything that was mentioned about professionalism, quality of work, attention to detail rang true with our experience! My wife and I, have used cleaning services in the past, that just couldn't clean our house the way that we were able to when we had the time to do so ourselves. Now we have! We feel very fortunate to have found Cristina Freitas and her partner, they are every bit as good as what you read about in the reviews!!
Cristina FreitasCristina Freitas
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