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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.

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 Springfield house cleaners
Audrey L.
Hired them for deep cleaning in an empty house prior to moving in. Job was not done to my standards, poorly done. I had to redo and clean all cabinets, counters, walls and scrub the kitchen floor.
Vista Property ServicesVista Property Services
Paula B.
My house had not been deep cleaned in a very long time. Adriana came on time, totally prepared with every possible cleaner and cleaning tool you could think of. She worked 8 hours straight, she never took a break, she never stopped moving! It was just amazing. My house literally shines! I am having her come on a regular basis now to keep up the work she has done and keep my house in order. Her work surpassed my expectations, the work ethic she displays is not found these days! Glad to support a woman owned business!!
Adriana's cleaning serviceAdriana's cleaning service
Nola T.
I don’t know what to say. Just dissatisfied. The only thing I liked was the scent of the products used in the cleaning. My house wasn’t cleaned really well. I went to see my house before i asked them to go clean and they missed a lot of dirty spots. My fridge wasn’t cleaned certain places still had dust and etc. it was just bad. Half done and half undone job. Maybe they thought we wouldn’t notice or realize some of the dirty spots but we noticed areas that were cleaned and areas that weren’t. I will never hire them again. Thank you all the same.
Ja Gotcha Cleaning Solutions LLCJa Gotcha Cleaning Solutions LLC
Dylan S.
Tomika did a move out clean for our house, and did an amazing job. She was very responsive when booking (was able to come in short notice), showed up on time, and did a very thorough job. Tomika was easy to work with and I will definitely use this service again. Would highly reccomend!
Younger Cleaning Service LLCYounger Cleaning Service LLC
Amy M.
Anabela came with a team of 2 ladies and they did a spectacular job. Every detail that I had specified was addressed and more! They work as a team to target every inch of the home leaving nothing untouched without cleaning it. I loved their service so much that I booked them again at the end of their first service in my house. Highly recommend without hesitation!
Miss CleanerMiss Cleaner
Lisa H.
I could not have asked for better or more professional service from an agency. They were right on time, called to confirm what I needed done, and the house that I was renting was spotless. They exceeded what I would have imagined and have been raving so the past day. I would recommend them to anyone for either a one time clean, or some weekly, or monthly cleaning... I cannot comment on the price or value as I don't know overall what they charge on an hourly basis but for someone that needed a job overall well done, the value was perfect.
Lisa's HousekeepingLisa's Housekeeping
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