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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 Poway house cleaners
Julie P.
House was perfectly cleaned!
Maid ExpressMaid Express
Kristie S.
Very friendly, great communication & a very clean house! 🤩
Maid With AlohaMaid With Aloha
Amir M.
Kate was excellent. She did a thorough cleaning of our house and a significant amount of organizing.
Kate's CleanersKate's Cleaners
Christine H.
A person that cares about cleaning your house well Am going to have her come again
Norma's House cleaningNorma's House cleaning
Mj H.
The paid attention to detail and left my house sparkling clean. I will definitely use them again! You’ll love them too!
The Art of Clean & Home Organizing, Bonded/InsuredThe Art of Clean & Home Organizing, Bonded/Insured
Monica W.
Sirenia has been doing weekly house cleaning for us for over a month now. She is wonderful! She is very respectful of our home and alerts us to issues that arise. Her cleaning is top notch and our house looks beautiful due to her efforts. We work from home and she conforms to our schedule which is nice! I would definitely recommend her services.
Profesional House CleaningProfesional House Cleaning
Jackie V.
Jennifer and her team did a great job cleaning. She really stands out from the rest of the cleaning companies I’ve used because she communicates well and is open to feedback. I am so happy to finally have a clean house and I have hired Jennifer and her team to come back.
Jennifer's Happy HousekeepingJennifer's Happy Housekeeping
Kimberly M.
Great experience, James and his wife showed up promptly and worked hard cleaning our new house. Loved his enthusiasm and work ethic. Thank you!
A Fresh Start Cleaning ServiceA Fresh Start Cleaning Service
Danny N.
The staff was on time and professional. They did a "DEEP CLEAN" and when finished our house sparkled as if we just moved in. They took great care cleaning all our paintings and hand blown glass. We will be scheduling maintenance monthly with these professionals! I would recommend this company to anyone, they know how to get it done!
Surface - A Cleaning CompanySurface - A Cleaning Company
Kristin C.
I have finally found the house cleaners that are my equals. What does that mean? Let me tell you. I consider myself the A Team meaning I clean my house the best. I am aware of dusting, cleaning my floors (making them shine), and you could eat off my toilets after clean them. You wouldn’t of course, but you could. Anyhow, I have had other house cleaners come and we always part ways because they have zero attention to detail. Don’t get me wrong, things are clean-ish, but there are always multiple discrepancies with the floors, the toilets, the dusting or lack therefore. This was/is not the case with Francisca Housekeeping services. Ohhh, let me add another note about former housekeepers here... all the other housekeeping services have come to my home. Gave me a quote, talk to me about my priorities etc. then never delivered on their “promises” to me about what they were going to do. Or would take and recycle my boxes holding say 20 wipes packages. There was reason for the box...I didn’t want 20 loose wipes around my house. I wanted them in one location. I digress. With Francisca, she asked the amount of rooms and bathrooms I had, if I had pets and what wanted via the Thumbtack app. I was given a quote. She never came to my home. We had a few text conversations. I probed her for more info on her methods. She said she was a professional and cleaned homes and knew what to do. Not gonna lie here, I was expecting the worst. I gave her my address, set a date for the cleaning, and arranged the payment. Then to my delight and surprise as I combed my house for mistakes and looking for careless cleaning... I found none. Absolutely none. I didn’t even have to tell her what my priorities were. It was as if she knew. My floors were spotless and clean. It appears that I could eat off my toilet (I won’t). Everything was so clean. She didn’t reorganize, she put everything back how it was. Wonderful wonderful job. Love this A Team if housekeepers!!!!
Francisca's HousekeepingFrancisca's Housekeeping
Krista C.
Melanie and her husband have cleaned my house a couple of times and have always done an amazing job!! They are very responsive, on time, super sweet, and do such a good job. My floors are always spotless when they leave. They are extremely reasonably priced for the amount of time and work they put in. They always put things back exactly where they were and don’t leave your house redecorated after they leave hahaha. They are good with animals as well. Melanie and her husband are the sweetest couple. I will definetly continue to use their services and would highly recommend them to anyone. I am soooooo happy I found them.
RG San Diego cleaning serviceRG San Diego cleaning service
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