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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 Lafayette house cleaners
Brooke T.
Wonderful job done, so grateful to have a clean house again.
Closet GlamCloset Glam
Salim A.
brifely, she’ll clean your place like its her own house👌🏼
cassandra Bartholomewcassandra Bartholomew
Vikki B.
Pam did an excellent job cleaning my house! It smelled great and the baseboards looked wonderful!
Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.
Richard L.
I have a house in Lafayette that has been vacant for 9 months or so, and I live in Las Vegas. I contacted Ashley to deep clean the house for me. Smartest thing I could have done. She sent me pictures of the house before she got started, and my grandson sent me pictures after she cleaned it. The quality of her work was so amazing that I am hiring her to clean this house on a regular basis. Her work was outstanding, she was punctual, and professional. Would I recommend her? Without hesitation.
Ashley TrimAshley Trim
Thumbtack Customer
Move out cleaning. They were on time, professional, and thorough. They were also friendly and considerate. We have used several house cleaning services in the past and would rate them as best of the best.
A Touch of Steam Commercial Cleaning Service LLCA Touch of Steam Commercial Cleaning Service LLC
Jacob H.
Responsive and on time. Worked with our schedule. We requested a “move out” cleaning as we prepared the house for the market. It was spotless and was under contract in a day.
Doris Angels Janitorial Services LLCDoris Angels Janitorial Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Called when she was running late. Showed up and went about her business in cleaning the house. Put things back where they were which is a big plus to my wife. So far so good and have rescheduled for another cleaning. Nice lady
Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.
Thumbtack Customer
We just began with Pam after finding her on Thumbtack. She is working out beautifully! She is hard working and I was very pleased with how clean the house is. We would totally recommend Pam!
Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.
Cathy M.
Tammy and her partner did a fabulous job cleaning my mom’s home. I was preparing the home to put it up for sale. Tammy was a few minutes early, had all of her equipment required and they were work horses. The worse part was the oven and as you can see from the pic it’s now spotless. I may need to contact them once more when the house is sold for a final cleaning.
Maid 2 Clean... Your PlaceMaid 2 Clean... Your Place
Bobbie W.
MsTammy did a amazing job on our newly purchased home. The house was beautifully cleaned from the top down to the baseboards.. She was quick to respond and very reasonable with her price. I could smell how clean it was before I got inside. Super sweet lady as well. She will be coming on board for weekly or bi weekly cleanings. We will be passing her info on to everyone we know. Don’t pass her up if you’re in need, you absolutely will NOT be disappointed! Extremely grateful and thankful to have her in our lives now. Her work speaks for itself.
Maid 2 Clean... Your PlaceMaid 2 Clean... Your Place
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Pam to clean a 2,500 sq ft home. She covered everything from dusting, polishing wood floors, bathrooms, kitchen, etc. in about half a day. Her price is very reasonable considering the amount she worked. Looking forward to having Pam come back every two weeks to maintain our house.
Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.Maid in Acadiana, L.L.C.
Tasha W.
Demetria was fabulous! We needed a cleaning in a hurry and she responded with love (that is the best way I can describe it). We had to leave our home due to hurricane Laura and when I asked her she did not hesitate. She made time in her schedule so that she cleaned before we were to arrive. She knew what I needed and she sympathized and made me feel taken care of. She cleaned the house we had to move to and, it was pretty bad. It had been neglected for several months. I couldn't believe what her and her team did. I didn't even have to tell her what I wanted or needed. She knows what she is doing and that is hard to find. Thank you Demetria! You were a shining star to me that day!
Doris Angels Janitorial Services LLCDoris Angels Janitorial Services LLC
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