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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.

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.

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 Newburyport house cleaners
Vanessa M.
I was very happy working with VM cleaning. They did a deep clean of my house prior to our move in and did a great job.
VM cleaningVM cleaning
Kevin M.
Leydiane has been cleaning our house now on a biweekly basis for several months and we could not be happier. She and her team do a very good job. Her first deep clean resulted in our house being the cleanest I have ever seen it! I would highly reccomend to anyone looking for a one time clean or reoccurring cleaning.
Michael e LeydianeMichael e Leydiane
Melissa L.
Silvia and her team are phenomenal. Not only was she incredibly responsive to my request, she made time to come to our home to evaluate what we needed very quickly. They did a thorough cleaning of our house and were understanding of our work schedules and respectful of our time - and kitties’ space - during the cleaning. I immediately booked our next house cleaning in two weeks. Such a lifesaver.
Diamond shineDiamond shine
Shelly L.
I can’t say enough good things about the cleaning to my home. We got a deep clean for a new house we purchased and NOTHING was left untouched. So professional, friendly and easy to work with. Highly recommend!!!!
Custom Cleaning Management Inc.Custom Cleaning Management Inc.
Lauren B.
She is awesome! She did a deep cleaning and now hired her to come every two weeks now!! So fast, great and sweet! My house sparkles!! ❤️
Andrea's CleaningAndrea's Cleaning
Lorraine M.
Leydiane cleaned my house for the first time yesterday and I could not have been more pleased. She did an excellent job. Her attention to detail was impeccable. I plan on using her services on a regular basis. I highly recommend Leydiane.
Michael e LeydianeMichael e Leydiane
Jess S.
Did a nice job on the floors and kitchen, however she was told main priority was to wash the walls and that was not done. During cleaning, she was asked multiple times if the walls were being washed, which she replied adamantly yes!, but there were still cobwebs on upper portions of wall, you could see the streaks where they had wiped a portion of the wall, and door jams had dirt on them. Would have been happy with work if this had been a weekly clean, but was hired (and paid) for a deep clean and that is not what we received. ** Added after comment by professional** House interior has been painted within 5 years, and that has no bearing on the fact that the walls simply needed to be washed, as asked. Apparently you should not hire if your house is more than 20 years old, or your paint more than 5.
Michael e LeydianeMichael e Leydiane
Kathleen I.
Pretty Cleaning Services became my 'partner' not a 'vendor'. They worked with me to assess my cleaning needs, provided a realistic estimate, and then delivered on that estimate beyond my expectations. I had some construction work done and was about to put my house on the market. I reached out and they were there within 24 hours on a weekend (Sunday) which was so totally appreciated. They were meticulous in their work and I have since recommended them to several colleagues. If you are interested in working with a highly professional team with superb results, Pretty Cleaning Services will not disappoint.
Pretty Cleaning Services ✨Pretty Cleaning Services ✨
I hired her for a deep clean & move out of an apartment between house shares. She was very responsive and accommodating to my needs. I was under a time crunch and needed a specific day and time. She rearranged her schedule to help us. She was late, due to traffic, and let us know ASAP. For these items, I give her 5 stars. I took off 2 stars for the following: Her team of 3 did a decent surface clean, but not the deep clean that I needed. She did miss a few things we went over, but deducted these from my bill. If you need a quick clean at a very reasonable price, they are great.
LP plastering inc and  lane’s cleaning serviceLP plastering inc and lane’s cleaning service
Elise C.
Lucy and her team did a great job giving my house a deep clean. I asked for a few special things like cleaning out the ovens and doing the inside of the windows and she handled those well. She was able to provide references and a quote ahead of time. I appreciated that she was able to make a date and time work on short notice and that she was easy to communicate with. Lucy is a true pro and I am looking forward to using her services again!
Lucy's cleaning serviceLucy's cleaning service
Jaimie C.
I have been using this cleaning company for a few months now. And I can’t say enough great things. They do an amazing job! Very detail oriented. I would highly recommend them. Cristiana & Amanda are also such kind sweet young ladies. I’m so happy we found them. They’ve made life easier helping around the house. :)
Thumbtack Customer
It was a very hot day and I had Vazzoler coming for the first time to complete a "deep cleaning"; my house was not looking good. Mariza and her two assistants made this place sparkle; I thought "wow...this is what my home is supposed to look like". These women hit the ground running and didn't stop until the place looked amazing. Floors, window sills, counters, molding, doors, cabinets, furniture...nothing escaped their mops and cloths and eye for detail. Not only was my home clean, it was also organized; amazing. As they were leaving, I told a woman who happened to be walking by how great they were if she ever needed her home cleaned; she took their card...hahaha...I bet she calls for an appointment! Thank you so very much, Vazzoler; a huge weight has been lifted off of my shoulders. Looking forward to my next cleaning :)
Vazzoler Services Inc.Vazzoler Services Inc.
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