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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 Middletown house cleaners
Mike C.
I am throwing a big family party this weekend and needed my messy house to be cleaned. I contacted Beautiful Day Cleaning on Monday, and they were at my house on Wednesday morning to clean. Nivia and her mom were the nicest people you want to trust with cleaning your house. They did a tremendous job of getting my house in order for my party, and now I will have them come on a bi-weekly basis to clean my house. Very pleased with Beautiful Day Cleaning with the quality of their work, their promptness in doing the job, and their alll around professionalism.
Beautiful Day Cleaning, LLCBeautiful Day Cleaning, LLC
David G.
My house was a mess because of all the work that was done and my two dogs. Bre Cleaning Services did a remarkable job and my house clean again.
Bre cleaning services LLCBre cleaning services LLC
Alex S.
Ken is a meticulous, vibrant, Romainian one man army who can clean the heck out of your house. He knows his work and CARES and takes great PRIDE in it and it shows. He is a wonderful man! For me Ken has cleaned out one house and I hired him for another house. I will probably hire him do a third house.
Ken's House & Business Cleaning ServiceKen's House & Business Cleaning Service
Roberta T.
RC Cleaning we’re wonderful to work with. They were thorough and excellent in cleaning the house. I couldn’t recommend them highly enough!
RC CleaningRC Cleaning
Kelsey R.
Ana was great. Our new house had not been cleaned before we bought it and it showed. Ana did a wonderful job cleaning for us as we moved in, and she was super flexible and professional.
Nany's cleaning company and personal chef RBNany's cleaning company and personal chef RB
BROOKE W.
I absolutely loved my experience this week with Crystal! She was very sweet and paid attention to detail with her cleaning. The house was sparkling clean for my family visiting this week and I couldn’t be happier.
Instant House CleaningInstant House Cleaning
Greg C.
Ken communicated very well leading up to the cleaning. He is personable yet attentive to the job. His cleaning is great. He is thorough and looks for the final ok before being done. The house was very clean, smelled clean, and best of all best all other thumbtack quotes by $60+. Hiring him again next month for another job.
Ken's House & Business Cleaning ServiceKen's House & Business Cleaning Service
Carissa C.
I closed on my house late so I needed someone last minute to clean the house. Jessica was quick to respond and squeezed me in. They did a great job and even swept my basement and got the leaves out of my garage. I definitely will be using her again.
JD Cleaning ServicesJD Cleaning Services
Glenn J.
Lee and Mary did a wonderful job cleaning my entire house. They were able to flexibly adjust their schedule to come out and bring my house back to life. It was on its last leg and there were able to bring it back from the dead after renters left it dirty. Thank you so much ladies!! Prices were reasonable for a pandemic.
Mary residential cleaning servicesMary residential cleaning services
Mary P.
My shedule is sometimes difficult but Ken was able to accommodate me. He was prompt, and did a wonderful job cleaning the house. He made sure that I was happy with each room. I would highly recommend him to all.
Ken's House & Business Cleaning ServiceKen's House & Business Cleaning Service
Brian S.
I’m so very appreciative of Antonio and his family, who helped to make my house a home again. They were all thorough, showed great attention to every detail, and didn’t hesitate to take on the very difficult task of deep-cleaning my home.
Lemos General ContractorLemos General Contractor
Kristy K.
Fernando was wonderful to work with. Even though injured, he came to the house so he could walk through and see what needed to be done when he could have just called to say he couldn't make it that day. He did a wonderful job with carpets, tile, cleaning out the fridge etc. My house had elderly animals in it, and it smelled so much better afterwards. I would definitely recommend his services.
RPM cleaning servicesRPM cleaning services
Joanna C.
This was a great experience. They were punctual, professional and the quality of the cleaning was exceptional. I found both girls to be extremely professional. They asked good questions to make sure that the cleaning was what we wanted. Everything was thorough and the house shined and smelled amazing. I hired them three more times of the course of the next few months. I want to make sure that I have them lined up because I am so pleased with the service.
Polly house cleaning servicePolly house cleaning service
Glenn J.
Thais offers a phenomenal cleaning service. I am a first time Thumbtack user and she worked tireless in bringing my house back to its original beauty. She loves cleaning and offers a great value in the quality of work that she provides while having a reasonable price. I am going to refer her to my friends in the area. She showed up on time and worked no-stop. I was fatigued watching her continuously work. She is also a very nice person. Thanks again Thais.
T F - Cleaning ServicesT F - Cleaning Services
Joan C.
Rafael did a great job! He arrived exactly at 8 am and worked for 7 hours straight. My home looks and smells wonderful. He was very professional, wore gloves and his mask which we appreciated. If you are looking to get your house professionally cleaned, do not hesitate to book him. 5 out of 5 stars for this guy!
Rise and Shine Cleaning ServiceRise and Shine Cleaning Service
Jean B.
I explained the details of my home and kept saying "team" and she said it was only her that was coming. Started in the upstairs bathroom and then told my husband she had to go back and get more cleaning supplies and more people because the job was bigger than she thought because she never came to the house to take a look at it. She told my husband she would come back later and she never did. I thumbtacked her back to find out why she quit the job and she said there was a lot of "cat poop" on the floor and she would have to charge more. I told her about our cat situation and she didn't seem to care at the time of hiring her. I would not hire her without having her take a look at the job. Personally I think she is a "one woman show."
P&S Cleaner ServiceP&S Cleaner Service
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