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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. 

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.

How often should you have your house cleaned?

The frequency you should have your house cleaned depends on several factors, and the best professional house cleaner can give you a rough estimate of costs so you can budget how often you need someone to clean your home. 

Daily house cleaning may be necessary if you have a home with a large number of bedrooms with young children and kids, although other homeowners may benefit from weekly house cleaning. A weekly cleaner can clean the bathroom, kitchen, do laundry, vacuum and mop. An occasional deep house cleaning is most beneficial for people who have recently renovated a home or are looking to do a spring clean. 

Reviews for Muskegon house cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
She does general cleaning for us and the house feels and smells clean as soon as you open the door! Communication with her is great and suggestions are welcomed.
KathiKathi
Lisa G.
Vikki is amazing! We've had other people clean our house and they have never taken the time attention that she and her helper did. She and a helper spent about 4 hours cleaning my house and it looks beautiful! My old cleaning people only spent 2 hours and didn't do an 1/8th of the work that Vikki did! She's reasonably priced too! I'm very happy to finally have found a house cleaner that does such a great job and can come every other week! Thank you!
Sparkles Cleaning  ServiceSparkles Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Vicky for recurring house cleaning. Had our initial cleaning today and when we came home the house was sparkling. Vicky is prompt, friendly, flexible and easy to communicate with. She is honest about her time and services, and fairly priced. Would definitely recommend to others. We are happy to have her! Thank you Vicky!
Sparkles Cleaning  ServiceSparkles Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
SPARKLES CLEANING IS THE BEST GIFT WE COULD OF EVER GIVEN TO OUR PARENTS.....SHE IS AWESOME AND TAKES EXTRA STEPS TO CLEAN THEIR HOUSE AND MAKE EVERYONE HAPPY!!!! SHE IS HONEST AND A FRIEND NOW TO US AND OUR PARENTS!!!! I DEFINATELY WOULD RECCOMMEND SPARKLES CLEANING😀😀
Sparkles Cleaning  ServiceSparkles Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
1st time to meet Vicky. She works extremely hard and is dedicated to her profession. Very pleased to have her partnering with us and cleaning moms house.
Sparkles Cleaning  ServiceSparkles Cleaning Service
Cynthia M.
For the condition the house was in and the price we were satisfied. However, there were a lot of missed details iethe baseboards in a bedroom , kitchen were not cleaned, the bathroom floor didn’t look clean( dust in the corners) walls in the bathroom not cleaned, the ledge going to basement was not dusted, shelf on kitchen wall not dusted, light switch plates were still filthy. The appliances looked brand new- nice job with that
Speedy CleaningSpeedy Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Vicki was hired to clean my mothers house and she did so much more. She befriended my mom. Vicki is a wonderful person. If I lived in her area I would definitely hire her.
Sparkles Cleaning  ServiceSparkles Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
The ladies came in and made my bathrooms shine like I've never seen them shine! When I asked for a few adjustments on the following clean, Shelly immediately got back to me and said it would be taken care of. If you want a friendly cleaner that will get your house looking just the way you'd like it, Shelly is your lady!
Livin' CleanLivin' Clean
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