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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. 

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 Falls Church house cleaners
Sylvia F.
I hired Yidvel house cleaning to deep clean my house and was beyond pleased. They did a great job, I highly recommend them!
Yidvel Janitorial Services LLCYidvel Janitorial Services LLC
Katherine G.
Great cleaning!! House looks amazing!
Vilma’s Cleaning ServiceVilma’s Cleaning Service
Haadi S.
She did a good job of cleaning the house.
Irmas cleaning servicesIrmas cleaning services
Ralph T.
The experience was excellent. We requested the house cleaning because we had just had floors installed and there was dust everywhere in the house. They arrived on time, went straight to work and cleaned the house from top to bottom. I think that the price was very reasonable for a complete house cleaning. I have already suggested Sunshine to several friends that have stopped by to see our floors.
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Heather R.
Kelly's team has cleaned our house twice now, and we'll have them coming back next month. They are thorough and I so appreciate coming home to a clean house!
Priority CleaningPriority Cleaning
Meika M.
The house smelled wonderful. The fresh/clean scent had me excited to explore everywhere to see if things were as clean as they smelled. It was amazing. I was pleased with the work, the house was spotless. My kid's room hasn't been that clean in months. 😊 Thanks!
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Caroline W.
Priority cleaning was prompt, thorough and responsive. I had them deep clean my house before we had our baby and our house has never been so clean! I would definitely use them again!
Priority CleaningPriority Cleaning
Bradley B.
They were excellent and professional cleaned the house top to bottom
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Lauren D.
Received a thorough cleaning before listing our house. Looked great and got several compliments on how clean it was!
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Jaithrik Y.
The house was cleaned well but the kitchen cabinets were left untouched.
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Anita V.
Large team worked quickly and efficiently to get the house clean.
Priority CleaningPriority Cleaning
Shay M.
I moved into a new house and the cabinets were absolutely gross, she was able to scrub them clean and still clean the rest of the house in just a few hours. So appreciative. Will definitely recommend to friends and family.
☆Gleaming Cleaning LLC☆ →Licensed & Insured!☆Gleaming Cleaning LLC☆ →Licensed & Insured!
Jacob E.
Came and deep cleaned my house before new tenants came in. The whole house looks brand new! Great work.
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Kelly M.
Vilma does excellent work!! The feeling of a clean house is hard to beat, and this was about as clean as things can get in a house!! Vilma is thorough, efficient, so sweet, and I will definitely be hiring her regularly moving forward.
Vilma’s Cleaning ServiceVilma’s Cleaning Service
Andrea W.
Wow! The house looks amazing!! Fridge and oven look like new and the rest of the house too! Perfect move out cleaning job. :)
Rose's Clean TeamRose's Clean Team
Kelly B.
Our house has not been this clean since the day we moved in!!! By the time they finished, our house was spotless!! Very happy with their service and would recommend them anytime. We will look into getting this cleaning on a monthly basis now.
Nancy's General Cleaning ServicesNancy's General Cleaning Services
Casey M.
Sunshine Cleaning did a fantastic job with a deep clean of our two story house! We wanted to have a fresh clean after working from home for months of the stay at home order and our house looks amazing, extremely clean, and tidy! The cleaning crew was very professional and all so nice. They were also extremely responsive via Thumbtack, and I was able to schedule the cleaning very quickly. Will definitely work with Sunshine Cleaning again!
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Was very pleased with this service. 4 talented people came and did an excellent job cleaning my house. I had just had a baby so it was so nice to get my house looking so clean. Very affordable!
Sunlight Cleaning Service LLC Awarded BEST of 2...Sunlight Cleaning Service LLC Awarded BEST of 2...
Chris W.
Had a great experience with the deep cleaning. The house ended up looking great!
Marvelous CleaningMarvelous Cleaning
Paige B.
Andreia was AMAZING! Our house had not been deep cleaned for probably 4+ years. She was early and worked for hours to make sure that our house was spotless before she left. I have used other house cleaners in Raleigh but no one has compared. I will definitely be recommending her to all of my friends and family!
Andrea’s Brazilian House  CleaningAndrea’s Brazilian House Cleaning
Deborah F.
I hired this company with no way to verify their work because I live across the country from them. I asked them to clean a friend's house who needed help. My friend was thrilled after the cleaning job! She said the crew was wonderful and efficient and her house had never been cleaner!!
Priority CleaningPriority Cleaning
Jessica B.
We used Sunshine Cleaning & Painting to clean and paint our new house. They were communicative and friendly. We would use them again!
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Gary W.
I hired Paula's Cleaning Service to provide a move-out cleaning for a three bedroom, two bath house I had been renting. They did an exceptional job. The 3-person team showed up on time and got right to work. The house was cleaner when I moved out than how it was when I first moved in. When I need house cleaners, I am calling Paula and her team. I recommend you do the same. Thank you, Paula! 5 STARS!
Paula Cleaning ServicesPaula Cleaning Services
Laurie D.
they were on time, worked very quickly and did a great job again cleaning the house
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Thumbtack Customer
First cleaning - walked into a beautiful house. I definitely want to continue employing this company.
The Cleaning Fairy NCThe Cleaning Fairy NC
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