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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 Grosse Pointe Woods house cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Donna did a very thorough job; much better than my previous cleaning service - my house was noticeably cleaner!!
Olde Time Cleaning - 586,557,0722Olde Time Cleaning - 586,557,0722
Thumbtack Customer
Brittany came last week and did a deep clean of our house. With a dog and 3 kids, it was wonderful to have our house so clean! She now visits us bi-weekly. We are very pleased with her service. I always looks forward to our day with Brittany!
Brittany's Cleaning ServiceBrittany's Cleaning Service
Alina P.
Donna made my house look so clean! I was happy to come home and relax in my space.
Olde Time Cleaning - 586,557,0722Olde Time Cleaning - 586,557,0722
Jessica F.
Delighted Doorsteps is always able to accommodate my requests and they do an awesome job cleaning my house! I would definitely use their services again.
Delighted Doorsteps Natural Cleaning Services LLCDelighted Doorsteps Natural Cleaning Services LLC
Michael L.
Alex and Devin are AWESOME!!! They cleaned our house better than we ever could. We're having them come back and I'll recommend them to family and friends
Infinite Business, INC. • Crisp Cleaners •Infinite Business, INC. • Crisp Cleaners •
Thumbtack Customer
I can't say enough wonderful things about Donna! From the moment we did the walk thought quote, through our first cleaning, she lived up to our expectations. She's very personable and honest. We came home to a clean smelling, bright and extremely clean house. We're looking forward to a long lasting relationship!
Olde Time Cleaning - 586,557,0722Olde Time Cleaning - 586,557,0722
Susan C.
They were able to help me out on very short notice. The cleaner did a great job. I’m not sure what was included in the deep cleaning, so I don’t know if they missed anything that should have been included. No deep grout scrubbing but I may have needed to request that. Overall, My house looked great.
Xpress MaidsXpress Maids
Thumbtack Customer
Deep clean and organization are 2 things she loves doing. I will be using her weekly after she clears out my house and life of clutter. Great personality and really wants to help with anything you need.
Brittany's Cleaning ServiceBrittany's Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
Brittany did an initial house cleaning for us and we've since hired her to come back regularly She's very thorough and communicative throughout the process. I appreciate that she took the time to walk through items she felt needed to be addressed next time or weren't addressed in our current appointment for whatever reason. We recently had our hardwood floors refinished and in some rooms fully replaced, creating a lot of dust and grime. Brittany has them looking like they should be in a showroom! We didn't think they could look so beautiful.
Brittany's Cleaning ServiceBrittany's Cleaning Service
Vanie M.
UPDATE: WE FEEL SCAMMED FOR A GOOD REVIEW - WAIT FOR A FEW EXPERIENCES BEFORE YOU POST A REVIEW Read our first review below in quotes but here's our long term experience with Brittany. We were very happy the first time she cleaned. She asked for a review and we gave her five stars. After that it seemed whenever we called on her to clean our home, she was unavailable or too busy. She told us to give her advanced notice next time. We asked her two weeks in advance for a cleaning. She did not reply. We followed up and her response was she'll get back to us after she's back in town. She did not. We followed up again and her response was very apologetic for not getting back to us saying she swears she was going to reach out that day and that the only day she is available is the one day we told her we are not. We incidentally gave her 6 days to choose from! So we decided to work with her schedule and gave her a couple of options on time and again NO REPLY!! So we followed up and finally asked her to just tell us the truth if she doesn't want to work with us instead of giving us the run around. Her reply changed to, she is so sorry but now she can't work with us because she has physical problems! We have a gathering at our house one week away and now we will not be able to find someone new on such short notice. If she had just been honest from the beginning, we would have had plenty of time to research and find someone. Very very baffling, disrespectful and disappointing. FIRST REVIEW: "We've gone through four services looking for a company that will actually pay attention to details. They all say they will, but they never do. Big companies are always about numbers so the girls they send are quick to leave to hit all the homes they have on the schedule but leaving us with the work that's not done well. We are finally satisfied with Brittany because everything she said she was going to do and everything she agreed to do, she did. And for that, we are fine paying her price and having her return on a regular basis. Thank you Brittany for saving as at last!"
Brittany's Cleaning ServiceBrittany's Cleaning Service
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