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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 South Lake Tahoe house cleaners
Laura g.
Nichole and her crew did an amazing job!! We have a baby on the way and needed the house deep cleaned. They came and got the house cleaner than I could have hoped. Thanks again and we will definitely be referring and rehiring her services!!
Clean Care RenoClean Care Reno
Lana D.
I am a very happy client of Peak Solutions! Eric has been great with helping me to get the house clean when needed. He is very quick to respond to my messages and has been very helpful. I needed a last minute cleaning and he found a way to make it work! Very responsible and professional! The cleaning lady he sends to the house truly cares about the house looking neat and organized. She neatly organized closet with cleaning supplies and sheets which was kept messy by the previous cleaner from another company. The value is very fair as well. I highly recommend this company to anyone who needs cleaning services!
Peak SolutionsPeak Solutions
Thumbtack Customer
On time and Excellent work! Detailed cleaning of the entire house. They didn't miss anything! In addition to being hard working and diligent, these people were lovely. Their great attitudes show in their attention and focus. It was a pleasure to have them clean the house and we plan to hire them regularly. Highly Recommend!
Solis Cleaning ServicesSolis Cleaning Services
Jennifer Q.
Absolutely recommended! I hired them for a move out clean and am amazed at how thorough of a job was done. I can't remember the last time the house looked that clean! Ashley and her team were responsive and on time. When I'm settled in my new place, I'll be calling them for regular cleaning services.
Peak SolutionsPeak Solutions
Arlene L.
Peak solutions did an excellent job with a deep clean of our home. They cleaned things that I didn’t even realize needed cleaning and the house is now spotless. They were very communicative through the process and informed me of some minor repairs that were needed. They even returned the next day to complete the oven and fridge cleaning because they were not satisfied with the initial results, at no extra charge. Very happy with their service and will definitely use them again!!
Peak SolutionsPeak Solutions
Sally C.
We left Stephanie at our house to clean and came back several hours later and were pleasantly surprised. We have lots of hardwood floors and tile floors in our bathrooms. The hardwoods were shining and the bathroom floors looked better than they have in months!! Everything was clean as a whistle ... very impressed and I will definitely ask her to come again!
Stephanie LowrieStephanie Lowrie
Mackie Q.
Stephanie was an integral part in the success of our health retreat. We ran a retreat for 7 days, and Stephanie was flexible, attentive, and professional. She came around for 5 days for 5-6 hours a day and her services were amazing. The 7,000 sqft house was professionally cleaned and Stephanie was so wonderful. We would HIGHLY recommend Stephanie. Thank you, Stephanie!
Stephanie LowrieStephanie Lowrie
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