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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 Munster house cleaners
Barbara f.
Suyanne and her husband, Sergio, cleaned my house as well as I do - and that is saying something!!
Suyanne Cleaning and General ServicesSuyanne Cleaning and General Services
Lori C.
Evicted a tenant who moved out quickly and left things very messy. Martha cleaned the house.
Martha Cleaning ServicesMartha Cleaning Services
Iryna P.
I hired April to clean my house every two weeks. She has been doing the cleanings for about six months, and I am very pleased with her work. We have two boys in the house and we do need help with keeping it clean. April is just the person for the job! Yes, I do supply the rags and cleaning solutions, and she makes everything sparkle. April always makes sure she left the house clean to my expectations.To top it, off she brings great communication skills to the table, and great attention to detail. April always has great attitude, which makes her a pleasure to work with. If you are looking for someone reliable - April is your go to cleaning provider!!!
April's Cleaning Service, LLCApril's Cleaning Service, LLC
Carla C.
We have relatives coming from out of town to stay with us this weekend and My husband and I have a busy work schedule, with no time to deep clean our house. My priority did an amazing job of deep cleaning my home and came with only a few days notice. It looks and smells great! Thank you!
My Priority CleaningMy Priority Cleaning
Andrea W.
Absolutely wonderful service. My house is so clean you can eat off the floor 😊. They were professional, on time, provided excellent service. Well worth every cent. I’ll be using her regularly. Thanks so much for your hard work.
Magnolia's Cleaning ServicesMagnolia's Cleaning Services
Colleen R.
We were very happy with Ausra’s work. She was available on fairly short notice, and offered what I think was a reasonable price for a big job. We needed her to clean our large house after completing a construction project and finally being able to unpack a lot of boxes that had been taking up our living space. She showed up exactly on time, did great work, and was quick. She was also really great with our daughter who was around the day of the cleaning (and can often try to be a distraction). I was so impressed by how clean everything was, and how quickly she got such a big job done.
AH Cleaning solutionsAH Cleaning solutions
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