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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.

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 Newark house cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Very happy with the work done! The house was nice and clean.
NoSpot Cleaning Services, LLCNoSpot Cleaning Services, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Not a great experience. Most of the house was not cleaned and he was in such a hurry to leave, that we had to get everything cleaned ourselves!
Michael's Carpet Steam Cleaning and Janitorial Co.Michael's Carpet Steam Cleaning and Janitorial Co.
Isha K.
Horrible, be ready to waste your money and get the house cleaned over again - no ethics of cleaning no apologies, such a rip off.
MasterMaid- Airbnb’s ,Hotel , Corporate HousingMasterMaid- Airbnb’s ,Hotel , Corporate Housing
Shrikar A.
Sandy was professional and make sure the house was clean before she left
Sandy House CleaningSandy House Cleaning
Carolyn P.
I needed my house cleaned for company and she fit me in to her schedule.
Ana House CleaningAna House Cleaning
Venkata V.
The cleaning has been very professional and covered everything in the house (3bed, 3.5 bath) within 3 hours.
Aracelly’s Cleaning ServicesAracelly’s Cleaning Services
Tanvi P.
Very responsive and professional! I recommend them to everyone. They cleaned our entire 3b2b house and garage on request.
Tavares’s cleanersTavares’s cleaners
Cheryll P.
Espi did a great job cleaning our house. She did it all on her own, maybe i need to be specific on some things that i want done, but definitely will go with her next time. But our bathroom and floors are super clean!
Espi's House CleaningEspi's House Cleaning
Samuel P.
They did a remarkable job at my last house. I had moved out and didn’t have time to clean myself. They came in and left it looking showroom ready! Could not be happier with the results.
Atziry V.
She did a great job deep cleaning our house. Very detailed, quiet & mess free during the service. 4 stars because I wished estimates were closer to real cost, & also for deep cleaning services more than one person should be doing the job
Fresh Day Eco CleaningFresh Day Eco Cleaning
Harish M.
We have hired a few maid services over the past 2 years. I will say that the sears maid services were standalone best in terms of their professionalism and the quality of work. They paid minute attention to detail and cleaned up our house very well.
Richard R.
I was very impressed with Cintya. Her response was quick to my request for an estimate. She was on time for our appointments, was very knowledgeable about what needed to be done and how to handle the project. She is very upbeat and personable. I hired her to do a deep clean and when her team was finished my house was sparkling. We are hiring Cintya and her team to clean every 2 weeks. I feel that her charges are reasonable. Very very pleased.
Cintya House CleaningCintya House Cleaning
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