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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.

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 College Park house cleaners
Shanna S.
Rossi house cleaning did a fabulous job! The attention to detail and thoroughness was amazing. Additionally, communication and interpersonal interactions were great! Best cleaner I have found in the area!
Rossi house cleaning serviceRossi house cleaning service
Maria T.
I am beyond happy about this team. They did a fantastic job deep cleaning my house. They took the time to listen to my requests and they were very detailed. I am so happy to come across this company and will have them clean my house more frequently going forward! Thank you again for your hard work! I am a very happy girl!
The Cleaning TroopThe Cleaning Troop
Samantha F.
Merry, Maria, the their team did an excellent job on the deep cleaning for a move in! On time, friendly, and VERY thorough. The house looked wonderful when they were done. I decided to hire them for regular monthly cleaning due to their exceptional service! Highly recommend!
M&M CleaningM&M Cleaning
David K.
I hired Rosie Reds for a deep cleaning of my house. A team of three women arrived and spent four hours working. The team moved furniture, dusted in every area, even brought in a ladder and cleaned the ceiling fans. Wow. First cleaning went well. Second cleaning: crew was a no-show at scheduled time, I called the company, crew did arrive next morning. Third Cleaning: crew did not arrive at scheduled time. No response from company to email or phone.
Mid Atlantic Restorations-Mold Remediation ExpertsMid Atlantic Restorations-Mold Remediation Experts
Chris L.
Silvia and The White Cleaning Corporation were great! They were timely, (scheduled an appointment for three days after contacting), efficient, and very friendly. As a group of 5 college kids, our house was pretty dirty and now it looks as good as new! I would recommend The White Cleaning Corporation to anybody looking for a friendly, quick, and efficient cleaning service at a great price.
The White Cleaning CorporationThe White Cleaning Corporation
Thumbtack Customer
Great Experience, she came to gave me a quote, then came the next day to clean my apt. When I came back, the house smells great, every room was organized! Her team did a great job! Highly recommend her. Will hire her again :)
lilly House Cleaninglilly House Cleaning
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