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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.

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.

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.

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.

How long does it take to clean a house professionally?

Generally, getting your house cleaned professionally can take several hours. The time it takes for house cleaners to complete their job depends on the size of your home, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms you have, the type of service you require and the condition of your house. It also might depend on how many employees are cleaning and the supplies they are using. If you get recurring cleaning services, the first visit might take a bit longer than the subsequent visits. 

When choosing the best house cleaner for you, ask for an estimate about how long their services will take.

How much is a house cleaning?

The national average cost for house cleaning ranges between $25 and $50 per hour, per cleaner. However, the cost of house cleaning services near you might be different.

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. And, prices can be lower in areas with a lower cost of living, higher in big cities or affluent regions.

Some companies charge a set amount — such as 5 cents — per square foot, with a minimum amount, such as $100. 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.

To learn more about the cost of house cleaning, visit our House Cleaning Cost Guide.

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.
Reviews for O Fallon house cleaners
Phillip S.
Professional team showed up punctually, was able to clean the house thoroughly prior to us staging and listing our house. It looked fabulous, and our house sold in 1 day!
Crazy CleanCrazy Clean
Tyra D.
Janet is amazing! She spring cleaned my house and it is immaculate. Hiring for repeat service.
On The Spot Cleaners LLCOn The Spot Cleaners LLC
Karen K.
Britt responded almost immediately to my request for someone to clean my house. I had to reschedule due to unforeseen circumstances and Britt willingly came on a Saturday to meet my deadline. She and Ashley did an excellent job cleaning every corner of a fairly large house. I highly recommend Balicki cleaning to anyone looking for a top notch, professional cleaning crew.
Balicki CleaningBalicki Cleaning
Shelby R.
House was in need of a deep cleaning! They showed up on time and did an awesome job! Will be using them again!
Hi Tech InnovationsHi Tech Innovations
Amy T.
My inquiry for a cleaner was on short notice and I was very pleased that Amanda was able to help us. She did such an amazing job, the house is so clean and organized now. It surpassed my expectations and I know I would use her and this company for any future cleaning needs.
On The Spot Cleans LLCOn The Spot Cleans LLC
Jessica J.
Mary and her son were awesome and cleaned the whole house. Communicating with her was easy and she understood all of our needs. I’m so grateful that she could fit me in on short notice. Highly recommend!
Mary Jayne's love LLCMary Jayne's love LLC
Jody P.
The best service We have ever had! Tasha is very responsive to questions and very punctual. Fees are SO reasonable. Very friendly and extremely detailed oriented. My house looks AMAZING!!! We will be using Her on a regular basis. Do not hesitate to schedule your cleaning with Tasha, you won’t be disappointed!!!
The Kelly’s Housecleaning ServicesThe Kelly’s Housecleaning Services
Jacqueline C.
Expect to be underwhelmed. Unfortunately, in my haste to review her work per her request, I wrote my initial review much too soon, particularly after I had her clean 4 missed items in the kitchen area alone. My fault. Otherwise, the house looked good on the surface. However, I began to notice dirty/dusty areas during the day. Then, I began to check other areas and was thoroughly disappointed. I texted her twice that day (17 Nov) about my concerns. She apologized and wanted to resolve the issues during a regular clean in early-Dec. I sent her a list of over 20 areas that she didn't clean and let her know that I shouldn't have to wait over 2 weeks, after paying $325 for this deep clean. She apologized, implied that it was my fault, but said she'd try to squeeze me in. After not hearing from her, I sent the pics that I'd taken on the 17th and requested a partial refund. Again, she apologized, told me she was busy, and implied that her poor quality of work was my fault simply because I didn't see all these things before she left. I again explained what she failed to properly clean and requested a partial refund. I heard no more from her after 23 Nov. In summary, give your house the White Glove test prior to her leaving, regardless of how long it takes.
TB Deep Cleaning ServiceTB Deep Cleaning Service
Dennis P.
While Ashley did acccomodate a last minute request to clean my mothers home, I found that after three hours of work, the quality could have been better. The bathroom was spotless, but she missed some things around the house, i.e., dusting picture frames, vacuuming behind furniture, dusting knick-knacks, that I would have expected a professional to not forget. Overall, I am happy I went with Ashley, and I would probably use her again.
Above & Beyond Cleaning ServicesAbove & Beyond Cleaning Services
Andrea B.
Brittany is super awesome. This is the 2nd time she cleaned for me and both times she did amazing. She is on time, reliable and goes on top and beyond what you told her to do. My house is somewhat cramped because we still have not put everything away from moving in but she still cleans around everything. The second time she came I met her wife and her super cute baby. Did I say cute. Seriously the cutest baby you have ever seen. Brittany and her wife are really great. Anyways, hire them they are the best, you won't be disappointed. Just don't get in the way of them still coming to me. Just kidding. Lol
Balicki CleaningBalicki Cleaning
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