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Your burning questions: answered

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.

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.

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 Redwood City house cleaners
Dong Won A.
Great work in cleaning the house thoroughly!
Maid4UMaid4U
Emmett C.
Rosa Cleaning has done an excellent cleaning our home. Always on time, working quickly to keep our house clean!
Rosa Cleaning ServicesRosa Cleaning Services
Alex W.
Karina did a decent job cleaning the entire house.
Lizeth CleaningLizeth Cleaning
Edna R.
They did a great job cleaning the house and fridge. Very satisfied with their work.
Wendy's hause cleaningWendy's hause cleaning
Rosanne F.
House looks and smells amazing. Responded quickly, visited house, provided quote within hours and cleaned within 2 days. Could not be happier.
Lidia's House CleaningLidia's House Cleaning
Joe K.
Amazing! House was cleaned immaculately for my move out. And the ladies were super nice
Daniela Rios Cleaning ServicesDaniela Rios Cleaning Services
Addie B.
Ana's cleaning did a great job at our house. Her daughter was right on time, did a fantastic job and was very kind and pleasant to have in the house. Will definitely hire again in the future!
Ana's House CleaningAna's House Cleaning
Joy C.
Winnie did a great job cleaning our house. She showed up on time and followed the instructions well.
Winnie House CleaningWinnie House Cleaning
Ara P.
Kelly was great! The house has that clean feel now and I really appreciate her arriving right on time!!
Total Trust CleaningTotal Trust Cleaning
Kiran H.
Oscar and his team did an awesome job with deep cleaning our new house. They were very thorough and left the home spotless. Given their professionalism and quality of work, we have asked Oscar and his team to help clean our house every 2 weeks. Would highly recommend Oscar!
The Cleaning CrewThe Cleaning Crew
Nikita A.
Oscar and his team was very professional and cleaned the house at good price and fairly quickly. I would definitely recommend them.
The Cleaning CrewThe Cleaning Crew
Rick T.
Oscar and his team did a great job cleaning my house just before we handed off the key to the new owners.
The Cleaning CrewThe Cleaning Crew
Kaitlin B.
Maria and her team were incredible. We had them do a move out clean on our 3000 sq ft house that had been lived in for over 20 years without a deep clean! She brought 8 people and were at the house for 8 hours, the house now sparkles! They cleaned nooks and crannies that I didn't know were possible, they even washed ALL the walls! We were so impressed that we hired her to come every other week moving forward. I highly recommended Maria and her team they were friendly, professional, thorough, and extremely hard working!
Prentice Cleaning ServicesPrentice Cleaning Services
Ara P.
Super responsive! We managed to get something scheduled just two minutes after contacting her! House looks clean and feels good!!
Daniela Rios Cleaning ServicesDaniela Rios Cleaning Services
Divya A.
I got a move out cleaning and the house looked as good as i moved in 2 years ago! .. i would definitely recommend them ..
E.V general cleaning servicesE.V general cleaning services
Scott Y.
Lilian did a great job deep clean my old and new house, their work is high quality and detail, price is reasonable, highly recommend!
WEST COAST MOVE OUTSWEST COAST MOVE OUTS
Dimah Z.
We hires Santana’s cleaning for a move in deep cleaning and they did an excellent job. They are very professional and punctual. They come exactly on time and leave the house in a perfect shape. We decided to hire them for our bi weekly cleaning. We were very impressed with the attention to the details they gave, no shortcuts! Highly recommended for your next cleaning project.
Santana’s Cleaning ServiceSantana’s Cleaning Service
Erin I.
Claudia did a deep cleaning on my house which was much needed. I was very happy and content with the job she did. She was very efficient and my house looked great afterwards. I will definitely recommend Claudia and use her services again.
Claudia’s CleaningClaudia’s Cleaning
Renee J.
they‘re punctual. They cleaned house carefully. It takes nearly 3 hours. They don’t leave until I checked the work quality. They’re friendly and nice.
Rosa Cleaning ServicesRosa Cleaning Services
Marina B.
Amanda is punctual, professional and pleasure to work with. She worked independently with minimum instruction, did a very thorough and detailed job throughout the house and left it fresh and clean.
Amanda's Cleaning serviceAmanda's Cleaning service
Lou C.
I asked for the crew to clean one bedroom, the bathroom and the kitchen. A week after the work was done I went into the house to make a few repairs and run a Swiffer over the floors. I went through four pads before it seemed reasonably clean. The bedroom wasn’t much better. At present, I’m not sure what they spent 90 minutes cleaning.
OrganicMaidOrganicMaid
Adina B.
Pros: - they weren't late - didn't break my puzzle (like previous ones) Cons: - the floor was not cleaned ok (in the bedroom), they didn't clean between the nightstand and bed. - only one person came (took more then one hour to clean an 1 bedroom) - in the kitchen, they didn't clean between all the electronics Switching to poor (2 stars) based on their response to my review: 1. "And it was not said the room number was difficult to locate." it is a big building with a lot of apartments, you can call if you cannot find it. And our apartment is just next to the elevator :) " Second are not included in cleaning clean electronics. " no, but you should clean BETWEEN electronics. As, you should clean the space next to a juicer. "It's movin 'out." No it wasn't. Never said it will be a move out cleaning. "And the person who received said that she could stay only 2 hours inside the house." no, no one said how long they can stay. "Our house cleaning still helped get items out of the change and this was not part of the cleaning." if you want to clean up the dust, you need to do it behind a picture frame too - so you need to move it, clean, and put it back.
OrganicMaidOrganicMaid
Molly M.
Did a HUGE job for us, deep cleaning a very large house. It took all day and they were meticulous from start to finish! Wonderful communication and attention to detail. Highly recommended
Gisella’s Cleaning ServiceGisella’s Cleaning Service
Shefali S.
This was a mediocre attempt at cleaning. We requested a deep cleaning and when I came home I had to wipe our counters down, redo our dishes and wipe down the office desk. Two stars because they arrived on time. Absolutely no attention to detail by this crew. It seems like they saw our house was pretty clean already and did the bare minimum. For a 3 person cleaning crew I expected better. Will not hire again.
InstaMaidsInstaMaids
Heather B.
Certainly the best cleaning my house has ever had. Spotless stainless refrigerator, and all evidence of my shedding Jack Russell was removed. I cannot recommend them highly enough.
Prentice Cleaning ServicesPrentice Cleaning Services
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