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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. 

What should I ask a house cleaner or maid before hiring them?

There are many questions to ask a cleaning service before you hire them to make sure they’re the right fit. These questions might include:

  • How much do you charge?
  • How do you set your prices -- per hour or per square foot? Or, do you charge a flat rate?
  • What is your past work experience? Can I see a list of references?
  • Are you accustomed to working with different home or apartment types and sizes?
  • Can you work with children or pets in the house?
  • What types of cleaning products do you use?
  • Do you bring your own cleaning supplies and products?
  • How often can you clean my home?
  • Is there anything you recommend I do (or don't do) to my home before you arrive?

For more tips on how to hire the best maid or house cleaning service, read our smart hiring guide.

How often should you have your house cleaned?

The frequency you should have your house cleaned depends on several factors, and the best professional house cleaner can give you a rough estimate of costs so you can budget how often you need someone to clean your home. 

Daily house cleaning may be necessary if you have a home with a large number of bedrooms with young children and kids, although other homeowners may benefit from weekly house cleaning. A weekly cleaner can clean the bathroom, kitchen, do laundry, vacuum and mop. An occasional deep house cleaning is most beneficial for people who have recently renovated a home or are looking to do a spring clean. 

Reviews for Union City house cleaners
Kasey R.
Excellent cleaning service! They arrived right on time and cleaned the house very thoroughly.
Yorleny's house cleaning servicesYorleny's house cleaning services
Carol L.
Excellent job! My house was clean and smelled good.
E.V general cleaning servicesE.V general cleaning services
Darshana K.
Did a great job and cleaned the whole house in 3 hours!
Maria  VanzziniMaria Vanzzini
Tina J.
Very nice person, House was spotless when she left. Works fast and gets the job done. I will be using her for my house cleaning for now on.
Tavares’s cleanersTavares’s cleaners
Jordan p.
After cleaning, the house is in a better state then when my family moved in six years ago.
Daniela Rios Cleaning ServicesDaniela Rios Cleaning Services
Priya S.
Always my go to Cleaning Services. They are very professional and I loved the cleaning of my entire house. They make sure to ask me and how I want / where I want to clean the area.
Daniela Rios Cleaning ServicesDaniela Rios Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
Luana is the best! She did an awesome job cleaning every part of my house. Up until now I couldn't trust anyone but I am happy that I gave Luana a chance and I am so glad that I did. Once she was done house was shinning and smelled so good. Nonetheless to say I have hired her for future cleaning. :)
Luana’s House CleaningLuana’s House Cleaning
Anh Thi Mai P.
Paula and her team did a terrific job of cleaning my house. They were punctual, professional, responsive and good value. Im a very happy customer. Definitely, recommend her service to anyone
Crystal Cleaning ServicesCrystal Cleaning Services
Eden T.
Pablo and Ana did a grey job on the home we had just moved to. They were very responsible and punctual. I could not receive them and they sent photos while they were working. Everything was very well cleaned and they also provide a budget friendly service. We were so happy with the results that we hired them to clean the house we’re moving out from. Thanks guys for your attention to detail and for going the extra mile. We appreciate your help and will definitely be in touch for future opportunities. Thanks!!
Sonal C.
One of the worst services. I had requested for deep cleaning service as I was moving in. I had spoken to Laura(the agent) who was polite and made all the arrangements very well. But the crew who came in for the house cleaning was the worse. It was a family of four. They hardly did their job and charged me the entire payment. The old lady in the family was only arguing over little things. I understand that COVID is going on so if it is difficult for people to find work it is also difficult for us to be spending so much without getting the work done. Really disappointed!!
Spring Fresh Cleaning, Inc.Spring Fresh Cleaning, Inc.
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