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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.

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.

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. 

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 Gretna house cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Melinda and Myra are scheduled to clean our house once a month. Their first cleaning was today and they did an outstanding job. Bathrooms esp. were spotless. They arrived a few minutes early too. Very thorough.
B & G House Cleaning & Lawn CareB & G House Cleaning & Lawn Care
Katie P.
I was very pleased with Priscila & Patricia’s work! They were very thorough and efficient! I will definitely be using them monthly to clean my house.
Priscila’s Housekeeping ServicesPriscila’s Housekeeping Services
Toni B.
Ridja and her partner did an awesome job on my daughter and son-in-law’s home! It needed a deep clean before their new baby arrives in late September and it definitely got one! She had me check all the rooms to make sure I was satisfied with everything before they left. I highly recommend her for all your cleaning needs. It gave my kids a clean slate to start with and now they are motivated to keep up with their beautiful newly cleaned house. Thanks so much!
SANTIAGO’S CLEANING SERVICES LLCSANTIAGO’S CLEANING SERVICES LLC
Andrea F.
Terry did a great job with my house. I am truly pleased and have already forwarded his contact to a few friends who may in need of cleaning services soon. Thanks again! Will be contacting you again for your services :)
Ninja Cleaning ProsNinja Cleaning Pros
Thumbtack Customer
Sooooo...we just bought a house in LA due to a military transfer, and the sellers straight up just up and left. The house was FILTHY! Poop splatters still in the toilet, toothpaste all over the sink, grease on the stove, literally 2" of dust and dog hair ALL AROUND! Gross gross gross. But I digress. We needed a good deep clean done asap before my husband freaked out, but I wasn't sure we would be able to find somebody in time before the movers came. In came Comfort Clean Marina. While I am not in town, my husband said their work was BEYOND amazing. They cleaned EVERYTHING without complaint, and did it quickly and professionally. He said the difference was night and day, and he actually had hope that our move was not going to be a nightmare. Thank you Marina and team for accommodating us so quickly. We will definitely be using your services again once we get settled in!
Comfort Clean MarinaComfort Clean Marina
Thumbtack Customer
This is the first time I used B&G House Cleaning. Ms. Dell was very professional and did an excellent job in the areas that she cleaned. However, there were several areas overlooked: Kitchen - stainless hood over stove sticky and dusty; granite countertops not cleaned; chandelier lights over kitchen table very dusty Laundry Room - washer and dryer dusty and sticky on top from fabric softener cup Den - fireplace mantel dusty; tv stand dusty Considering her professionalism (and the fact that she worked 6 hours in my home), I'm confident that Ms. Dell would have been willing to resolved this matter had I noticed the problem areas before she left. Therefore, I plan to use her again on a bi-weekly basis. P Crawford
B & G House Cleaning & Lawn CareB & G House Cleaning & Lawn Care
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