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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.

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.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a house cleaner when social distancing?

If you hire a house cleaner to clean the inside of your home, do not make physical contact. Stay at least 6 feet apart at all times, sanitize any surfaces after cleaning and wash your hands thoroughly. Exchange all payments digitally instead of with cash. When contacting a house cleaner, put a plan in place to ensure everyone's safety.

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.

Should I hire a move-out cleaning service or do it myself?

You may benefit from hiring a professional move-out cleaning service, depending on your budget, time frame and whether you will be getting a deposit back. Hiring a cleaning service takes the stress out of your move. But if you’ve had your house regularly deep-cleaned, or if your landlord will charge you for cleaning anyway, you can save costs by DIY-ing it.

How long does it take to clean a house professionally?

Generally, getting your house cleaned professionally can take several hours. The time it takes for house cleaners to complete their job depends on the size of your home, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms you have, the type of service you require and the condition of your house. It also might depend on how many employees are cleaning and the supplies they are using. If you get recurring cleaning services, the first visit might take a bit longer than the subsequent visits. 

When choosing the best house cleaner for you, ask for an estimate about how long their services will take.

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.

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.
Reviews for Asheville house cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
I was happy to return to a very clean house. Even the inside of the microwave was clean!
Sparkle and Shine CleanSparkle and Shine Clean
Leesa S.
Maria responded quickly to my request for a deep clean, and communicated well about her timing to clean the house. She honored my request to have the house cleaned before an event on Saturday. Maria paid attention to the details of cleaning our older home, including the walk-in shower and cleaning the windowsills. We will use her company again.
MS House Cleaning ServiceMS House Cleaning Service
Scot K.
Whole house standard cleaning. Always on time, always responsive, always quality work.
Alma’s professional housekeeping servicesAlma’s professional housekeeping services
Mary C.
My house was really dirty. After Berry Clean helped me it looks great. Thanks!
Berry Clean ServicesBerry Clean Services
Natalie R.
Maria and her team did a fantastic job on our house. I love coming home to a sparkling clean house with everything in its place. House smelled wonderful when I walked through the door. Thank you Maria!
MS House Cleaning ServiceMS House Cleaning Service
Lucy H.
Great experience! Flexible with appointment time and did a great job prioritizing what I wanted cleaned. House is sparkly and smells fresh and clean! Will recommend to friends!
Home OrganizationHome Organization
Susana H.
They cleaned my daughters house while she was in labor at the hospital. My daughter and her husband were thrilled to return to an immaculate house. The cleaning crew arrived 5 hours after I contacted them and were nice and hard working. I’ll hire them again!
Garcia Magic MaidsGarcia Magic Maids
Hillary J.
We just built our house a year and half ago and we have never seen our house so clean!!! Not even when we moved in and everything was brand new!!!
Berry Clean ServicesBerry Clean Services
Julia P.
J and D did a fantastic job! My house is clean and fresh and they were friendly and hardworking!! Don’t hesitate to use SDB cleaning ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
SDB CLEANING SERVICES &MORE LLCSDB CLEANING SERVICES &MORE LLC
Melanie B.
Prompt, professional, and very easygoing ... house looks great. My tub hasn't been this clean in 12 years.
Absolute Cleaning QueensAbsolute Cleaning Queens
Jonna H.
I was very pleased with Sparkle and Shine Clean! My house shined after she was done cleaning. I highly recommend her and would absolutely work with her again.
Sparkle and Shine CleanSparkle and Shine Clean
Chelsea F.
Maria and her team did a great job deep cleaning my house prior to real estate pictures.
MS House Cleaning ServiceMS House Cleaning Service
Russ F.
Fany was great, she did a great job cleaning our rental house, it all looks brand new. Thanks Fany
Fany's cleaning/painting servicesFany's cleaning/painting services
Thumbtack Customer
She cleaned everything I asked her to. House looks and smells great.She is very polite. I will use her again
A Greener CleanA Greener Clean
Susan G.
Sulemi and her crew did a great job deep cleaning my house. She responded very quickly to my inquiry. The crew was cheerful, and worked steadily to make my house sparkle. I highly recommend them.
Garcia Magic MaidsGarcia Magic Maids
Hannah M.
SDB was able to come when I requested and made my house look beautiful. It had been a while since a deep cleaning and they did just that, made sure nowhere in the house wasn't touched! Very polite and professional!
SDB CLEANING SERVICES &MORE LLCSDB CLEANING SERVICES &MORE LLC
Joseph C.
We recently bought a house that had been sitting empty for over 6 months. The house was dirty and had bugs all over. In n' Out Lawn Care and Housekeeping was able to come over on very short notice and made the house squeaky clean. We will definitely be using them again in the future.
In n' Out Lawn Care and HousekeepingIn n' Out Lawn Care and Housekeeping
Eileen J.
Highly recommend Berry Cleaning. Did a fabulous job on my West Asheville house! Thank you so much. Eileen Johnstone
Berry Clean ServicesBerry Clean Services
Scott M.
Mallory did an Awesome thorough job on our house! She made sure every room got her attention to detail and it was thoroughly cleaned...
Sparkles CleanSparkles Clean
Rebecca M.
I hired Stacey to do a deep clean of my sister’s house before her baby arrives. She did a fantastic and thorough job!
In n' Out Lawn Care and HousekeepingIn n' Out Lawn Care and Housekeeping
Alexis H.
I desperately needed help cleaning my fathers house and reached out to Pam. She replied almost immediately and came with her husband to do a deep clean just a few days later—on her day off. The house was filthy and now is sparkling, I was very lucky to find NUGGT MPH cleaning services. I look forward to continuing with biweekly services that will change my fathers life! I can’t say thank you enough.
NUGGT MPH Home Cleaning ServicesNUGGT MPH Home Cleaning Services
Andrea B.
Rebekah is wonderful! She cleans my house once a week and does such a thorough job. I have four kids so this is not an easy task. The first deep clean was very impressive as well. I would highly recommend her for cleaning, organizing, and keeping your space looking great!
Maid To CleanMaid To Clean
Brentlee p.
Adrianne is fantastic! We needed our place cleaned on short notice and Adrianne squeezed us in and left the house looking amazing. Couldn’t be more pleased.
ATreeIn The Woods CleaningATreeIn The Woods Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Maria is extremely thorough and very accommodating. Our house felt so clean when we came home, very pleased with her and her work.
MS House Cleaning ServiceMS House Cleaning Service
Lynn S.
After Maria and her co- worker finished cleaning my home looked sparkling and even better- smelled fresh and clean. We have two hound dogs and two cats and having an odor free home is something I thought was impossible. The day after my house was cleaned we had two guests who had never been to our home before and the first thing they said when they walked in was, "Your house smells so good!" Maria is a pleasure to talk with and is clearly passionate about her work. I highly recommend MS Cleaning.
MS House Cleaning ServiceMS House Cleaning Service
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