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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.

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. 

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.

Reviews for Woburn house cleaners
Anugra S.
I had an excellent experience with Joana’s help cleaning my house. She works very thoroughly and makes house shine bright. I can’t recommend her enough for house cleaning.
Scibisz Cleaning ServicesScibisz Cleaning Services
Sumedha S.
I just loved the house after Cida cleaned it. It was so clean and fresh. She did a perfect job and made sure every nook and corner of the house was clean. I will definitely recommend her and will call her in my new house as well. Thank you so much Cida.
Cida’s CleaningCida’s Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Great job cleaning. House was spotless after they were completed !
A&J Gonzales Cleaning ServicesA&J Gonzales Cleaning Services
Caroline L.
So happy with my clean house! Isabel and her cleaners did a great job. I’m very pleased and will hire them again!
ISABEL’S CLEANING SERVICESISABEL’S CLEANING SERVICES
Thumbtack Customer
So far so good. We had our initial cleaning and I am impressed. The house is spotless, and they really took their time cleaning. There were 4 cleaners for the initial cleaning and I couldn't have asked for more. They even made the bed and did the dishes.
Ludy Cleaning Service INCLudy Cleaning Service INC
Christina S.
Raquel and team were great. Let me know when they were slightly delayed. The house is sparkling more than it ever has and I have had my house professionally cleaned for years.
Raquel's Cleaning ServicesRaquel's Cleaning Services
Anugra S.
I chose Magic cleaning services for deep cleaning of my house and the result was so shiny and bright. I appreciate the thorough work performed. I can not recommend them enough.
Magic Cleaning ServicesMagic Cleaning Services
Natasha D.
The girls did a wonderful job! The house was very dusty due to construction, and they cleaned it very well. It smells so nice!!
Souza & Silva cleaning companySouza & Silva cleaning company
Thumbtack Customer
Ester was so accommodating and was flexible on the days that the house can be cleaned. I am satisfied with the service and will be using her service again.
Sister's Family CleaningSister's Family Cleaning
Millie M.
Joana arrived right on time and did an amazing job cleaning my house! She was friendly and someone I'd definitely recommend!
Scibisz Cleaning ServicesScibisz Cleaning Services
Victoria A.
These ladies are simply amazing! My house was so clean, smelled so good and the price was outstanding. Can't wait to use their services again.
Acs Quality Cleaning incAcs Quality Cleaning inc
Thumbtack Customer
Mara's crew did an excellent job cleaning our house. I will use her again for recurring services ! Thank you Mara!
Mara's Detail House CleaningMara's Detail House Cleaning
Cody F.
I contacted Kelly Gomes Home Services for a deep cleaning of my home and someone was there within hours. The service was excellent, and my house is now looking spotless! I don’t think it’s ever looked this clean before!
Kelly Gomes Home ServicesKelly Gomes Home Services
Heather d.
We got our first cleaning this week. The sisters came to my house a few days prior to the cleabing for an estimate. They responded quickly and professionally. Our first cleaning was fairly priced for a 4 bedroom, 1 full and 2 half bath house. They did an absolute amazing job. Went above and beyond our expectations. We are in the process of hiring them for every 2 weeks.
Sister's Family CleaningSister's Family Cleaning
Kim B.
Sisters family cleaning has been doing an excellent job cleaning our house. There is a strong attention to detail and it's always the same person so we can build a relationship. So far we are very happy with the choice
Sister's Family CleaningSister's Family Cleaning
Kate I.
Most of the House was cleaned well, but some spots were missed or simply not covered well. One of these spots was my living room floor - it might have been cleaned a little but not throughly (see photo - this is just one paper towel.... i used a few to wipe the floors after she cleaned). The Shower was cleaned well and that was my biggest priority, so I am pleased with that.
Scibisz Cleaning ServicesScibisz Cleaning Services
Millie M.
I had my house cleaned by Jona for the first time today and she did an awesome job. I will definitely request her services, again.... thanks so much!
Scibisz Cleaning ServicesScibisz Cleaning Services
Brooke D.
Great duo who made it work before the snow storm. Amanda and her partner were lovely, we had to reschedule due to impending storm and they made it so easy and now my house feels super clean. Would highly recommend
Dynasty CleaningDynasty Cleaning
Priyanka P.
Above and beyond... Laila was able to rearrange her schedule at the last minute for my request for bathroom cleaning. I am really happy with her and her team’s work, they did a fantastic job! They folded the end of the tissue role into a beautiful rose, arranged all my toiletries properly, vacuumed all the bath mats. I’m really impressed with their professionalism! I highly recommend Laila for house cleaning.
Laila’s Cleaning and Snow Removal ServicesLaila’s Cleaning and Snow Removal Services
Brooke D.
Gabriella and her husband showed up early and went straight to work. After another cleaner cancelled on me last minute, these two were absolutely a godsend. Fair price, house smells fresh and looks spotless which is difficult with a toddler. Highly recommend and will be using again
Wicke's Cleaning ServiceWicke's Cleaning Service
Lisa W.
Luciana and her team were really kind, super detail oriented, and thorough. My house has never looked so clean! They worked together as a team and made their way through my entire home, leaving no surface untouched. I’d definitely recommend this service to others. Job well done.
Kelly Gomes Home ServicesKelly Gomes Home Services
Thumbtack Customer
I first learned about Angelita through Thumbtrack. Initially I was a little reluctant because I had never hired services; but then she sent me a list of her references and I contacted them. Everyone I spoke to had good experiences to share about her. I decided to give it a try and meet her. She was a pleasant surprise. She was very pleasing to talk to and understood our cleaning needs. She has been found to the punctual and honest - her work is much appreciated. She pays attention to details and is very dedicated in her approach. I must also mention that she understands our needs and schedules and together we work around it. its a pleasure to walk into the house when she is done with cleaning and tidying our space. Thank you for your service Angelita.
Angelita's CleaningAngelita's Cleaning
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