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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.

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 Sunnyvale house cleaners
Naveen K.
Excellent house cleaning work by Mary. She was on time, professional and responsive. Provided a very good house cleaning service.
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Connie T.
Ana and Glaucia came to house in Sunnyvale. I was at the house and saw that they have a good process in place when performing cleaning service. They did a thorough and excellent cleaning job! I would hire Daniela Rios Cleaning Services for future cleaning needs with other houses as well.
Daniela Rios Cleaning ServicesDaniela Rios Cleaning Services
Vishal j.
Brenda did a very good job cleaning the whole house and kitchen with a deep cleaning
Mrs. cleaningMrs. cleaning
Karen K.
We used Daniela Rios Cleaning Services for a move out clean. The cleaners did an excellent job and the house looked immaculate.
Daniela Rios Cleaning ServicesDaniela Rios Cleaning Services
Ankita p.
The house was left professionally clean. I was very happy with the service
Quality service cleaningQuality service cleaning
Han-Tien C.
Winnie provided very good house cleaning service. Recommended!
Winnie House CleaningWinnie House Cleaning
Naoki I.
I am so impressed. My house is super clean now. After I requested, they came in two days and cleaned the house completely and organized a lot of items I left. Thanks so much!
Ventura House CleaningVentura House Cleaning
LaKiesha T.
Ecxellent job cleaning a large walk in shower and the rest of the house! Will hire again!
Cintya House CleaningCintya House Cleaning
Maya A.
Gloria and Sandy clean the house so professionally. They actually move and clean beneath the furniture and organize what was left behind. The house shine and feels so welcoming. I highly recommend contacting them, they arrive with a big smile and great vibe. 5 starts
Gloria and sandy house CleanerGloria and sandy house Cleaner
Thumbtack Customer
I was nervous about contracting a cleaning service for the first time but it was a great experience. I was happy to get back to a clean and organized house at the end of the day.
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Thumbtack Customer
Martha did a great job cleaning our house, I highly recommend hiring her!
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Chi-An W.
Very good skills cleaning the house and care to details. Very Reasonable price. They came to my place for move out cleaning, and every part of the house was clean including places like oven and fridge. They are very nice that I was late for twenty minutes and they still waited with patience and I really appreciate that. Definitely recommend and will pick their service again in the future.
Froes Garcia Cleaning ServicesFroes Garcia Cleaning Services
Lei L.
Was able to complete the “mission impossible” job as I was in the process of moving and there were still items here and there in the house, an my wife was keep arguing we had to reschedule. But the cleaner team were able to accommodate and work with whatever spaces available to compete the entire house cleaning. Great attitude!
Clean PremierClean Premier
Krish s.
She is amazing, my house wasnt cleaned due to covid but she came in and did an amazing job
The Master CleaningThe Master Cleaning
Kate J.
They have done a remarkable job cleaning my apartment! I am so happy every time they’ve come and the whole house is sparkling clean. Truly a great job!
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Alaina N.
So professional and friendly. The house is so clean, you can tell the difference with a professional team versus us trying to keep it clean. Will be using them from here on out.
Healthy Home Cleaning ServicesHealthy Home Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
I have a 4BD 3 BA place and a team of 3 cleaning crew got the entire house cleaning done in two hours! I was pretty impressed with the quality too.
Fast and Perfect Cleaning ServicesFast and Perfect Cleaning Services
Louis L.
Oscar is very responsive and have been doing a great job of monthly house cleaning for my rental unit.
The Cleaning CrewThe Cleaning Crew
Kori S.
Very impressed with Jales House Cleaning. This was my first time booking and they were punctual, professional, and overall did a great job cleaning my home. I will definitely be using this service again!
JALES HOUSE CLEANINGJALES HOUSE CLEANING
Umit S.
OK. Nothing is really cleaned. I am just moving in so the house is vacant. No furniture at all. I wanted the washer and the dryer to be cleaned. It was dark and I was tired so I believed that she said she cleaned the dryer. No way. It was untouched. Now I am doing it myself after paying $350 including $30 tip. Also last night I noticed the fridge was dirty and their boss made them come back to clean but the male cleaner didn’t even enter the house so my husband pulled and pushed the fridge to help the cleaning lady. The kitchen cabinets were barely clean. Here is a picture of a dead insect.
Daniela Rios Cleaning ServicesDaniela Rios Cleaning Services
Michelle D.
Our house is a different design and not easy to clean. Every nook and cranny was spotless. Yolanda and her team did an amazing job!
Yolanda Cleaning ServicesYolanda Cleaning Services
Swetha S.
Thank you very much for cleaning our house spic and span . Excellent punctuality and work ethic . Will avail their services again
Ade’s cleaningAde’s cleaning
Krishna K.
Jean and Marcia were very friendly and thorough in their cleaning. They did well moving things around to clean. This was one of our best cleaning services that we have received and we are going to continue with them. We had a dog at home and used deep cleaning service for a 3 bed , 2 bath house.
E.V general home servicesE.V general home services
Yuqi L.
I hired Leila for cleaning a new house. They helped clean the kitchen and floor. The work quality is okay from the first glance but if you touch the surface ( like fireplace, bathroom) then you can tell it is not carefully cleaned. The price is cheaper than others and they are here on time.
Leila Cleaning ServicesLeila Cleaning Services
Yufang C.
Shaue did a great job with our house, cleaned every surface and organized a bit too. We look forward to the next appointment!
Marvelous CleaningMarvelous Cleaning
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