Find a housekeeper near Carbondale, IL

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Top 10 Housekeepers near Carbondale, IL

4.4
from 17 reviews
4.4
(17)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 1 year in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
"Amanda and her team went above and beyond in helping with an apt move out! Not only did they help us load the car (on a hot day from the 3rd floor), they also hauled a ton of stuff to the dumpster then happily cleaned the apt so it looked better than when we moved in! Lifesavers! A joy to work with! And amazing attention to detail in cleaning! Great job!"

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4.9
from 7 reviews
4.9
(7)
  • 12 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
"I want to recommend Yury and Yelena Pinigin from The Handy Man for their responsiveness and for going the extra mile. There was a leak in the living room of my house in St. Louis. I live in Texas and had been waiting for a roofing contractor to call me back (not a Thumbtack person). I pulled the Handy Man phone number from a previous project by accident. While this is not in their area, they went and looked at my property THAT DAY to check to see if it was the roof or the gutter or something else. They advised me FOR FREE, pretty much knowing it was not going to be work they would do since Yury is not a roofer. I want to thank Yelena for keeping in contact. Having contractors call me back and show up when they say they will has been a challenge. The folks at the Handy Man are exceptional. Thank you, Yury and Yelena!"
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4.8
from 16 reviews
4.8
(16)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
"Job cleaning and well done. Professional"
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5.0
from 3 reviews
5.0
(3)
"I have one of their housekeepers come once a week. She is amazing, respectful and does a wonderful job cleaning. When I had my quote give she listened to my needs and wants"
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5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
"I first hired Rebecca to help my elderly mother. She was such a big help, and did an amazing job taking care of both my mother and her home. I later hired her to help me around my house and she is wonderful!"
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5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 4 years in business
"Brittany is a great at wht she does, she cleans deep down and gets the job done in record time. She's an OCD cleaner is wht I say, but in the best way possible. Takes pride in her work and the i get a great deal, if I was able I would pay her alot more because it is well worth it!! I love coming home to a spotless home at the end of the day. Thank you for all your hard work!!!! ☺"
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5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
"Jessica's work is top notch!! She has cleaned for me for several years and always does an amazing job!!! Very detailed in her cleaning!!!"
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5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Sam and Amanda do a great job and take alot of pride in their work. Highly recommend them. "
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4.3
from 9 reviews
4.3
(9)
  • 10 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
"They did a great job cleaning my basement and the floors. I however thought they were going to clean the bathrooms/showers better as well as actially move some of the couches to vaccum and clean under. Overall good though. "
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4.5
from 2 reviews
4.5
(2)
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
"Cody did an excellent job.....will use him again"
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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How often should carpets be steam cleaned?

Dirty carpets can be unhealthy for the people living in the home, particularly those who have allergies, so it’s important to have them cleaned regularly; simply vacuuming once or twice a week isn’t enough. Carpet cleaning should be done by a professional carpet cleaning service at least once a year to remove grime and help extend the life of your carpet. Most carpet manufacturers recommend professional steam cleaning, which penetrates deep into the carpet fibers and lifts out both dirt and the pollutants that get tracked inside. Steam cleaning also removes most of the moisture, so carpets dry quickly enough for homeowners to resume using them the same day. Between professional carpet cleanings, your carpet may need an emergency spot cleaning. Pet accidents, food or drink spills, and more can often be effectively cleaned with some water and a drop of white vinegar, although many cleaners will also make house calls for smaller spills and hard-to-clean spots like wine or grease stains.

How much do you pay for house cleaning?

Hiring a professional house cleaning service is a helpful way to have a healthy home even when your work and personal schedule is packed. House cleaning prices vary based on how many square feet your home is, how dirty your house gets, and how often the cleaning service comes. Some companies charge a set amount — such as 5 cents — per square foot, with a minimum amount, such as $100. The national average cost for house cleaning ranges between $110 and $150. Prices can be lower in areas with a lower cost of living, higher in big cities or affluent regions. You may save money by increasing the frequency of your house cleaning visits. Often a company will charge you less per cleaning when you schedule more cleanings per month. The cost advantage rewards your loyalty, and also reflects the fact that more frequent cleanings make it easier to maintain a high level of cleanliness in your home. A housecleaning service may charge more for the first visit or for one-time services than for recurring cleanings.

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 you find a good carpet cleaning company?

Regular professional carpet cleaning can both extend the life of your carpet and remove harmful pollutants from your home. Finding a good carpet cleaning company is an important aspect of home maintenance. When choosing a carpet cleaner, consider these top three questions:

  • What method of carpet cleaning do you prefer? Steam cleaning is an increasingly popular method because it’s thorough and safe, and dries quickly enough for you to return to your home the same day the carpets are cleaned.
  • Have you checked the company’s references? Most cities are home to several carpet cleaning companies, so it’s a good idea to check their reviews and references. Look for references from people in your neighborhood with homes similar to yours.
  • What’s included in the base price? What other services does the carpet cleaning company offer? Some companies will move furniture for you, while others charge a fee for it. Some include stairs in the cost of the home’s cleaning, while others charge per step.

What does carpet cleaning cost?

National average carpet cleaning prices range between $100 and $130. Carpet cleaning prices depend on how many square feet of carpet you want cleaned, how many rooms in one house or building will be cleaned, how stained your carpet is, how much the carpet cleaning company charges, your ZIP code, and the type of carpet you have. Cost per square foot can range from 20 cents to $1 or more, based on the above variables. Synthetic carpets are typically the least expensive to clean; natural fibers like wool cost more, as they require more care and attention, as well as more drying time. Excessive stains, challenging locations such as stairs, and accessibility also factor into your carpet cleaning price. Companies may charge a minimum service fee for cleaning a small carpet to cover their business expenses (paying employees, transporting the special equipment to your home). If your pet has repeatedly saturated the carpet with urine or if the fibers are extremely matted down, it may make more sense to completely replace your carpet than to continue to have it cleaned.

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