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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.

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 Hickory house cleaners
Rick A.
She was awesome, she came early and she did a great job cleaning our rental house. She was also very kind and we will hire her for any of our cleaning needs.
Shades of ColorShades of Color
Lisa M.
What a blessing ! They cleaned the whole house that my son was moving into at college. They did an outstanding job and were so nice and great to deal with!
A New Look Cleaning ServiceA New Look Cleaning Service
Katie S.
Jasmine was on time, quick to respond, and did a great job. I would definitely recommend her and am hoping to have her clean our house regularly!
Priss & Prim Cleaning ServicePriss & Prim Cleaning Service
Patricia B.
Renea cleaned our 6 bedroom, 4 and 2 half bathroom house today (April 4); my husband and I could not have been more pleased!! She is through, professional, and quite personable; a delight to be around!! We plan to have her clean on a regular basis and would recommend her to anyone!!!
Shades of ColorShades of Color
Stephanie B.
Melena and her girls arrived on time to do a move out clean for me. I was embarrassed at how dirty my house had gotten over the past few months and felt like I should have cleaned before she got there. Her and her girls went right to work and before I knew it, the smell of clean was wafting down to the first floor. When they finished, my house looked and smelled awesome. I would highly recommend her cleaning services if you are looking for someone who is dedicated, does a great job, is very affordable, who is personable, has great attention to details and most of all, takes great pride in the job that she does. You won’t be disappointed if you call her.
A New Look Cleaning ServiceA New Look Cleaning Service
Roselyn I.
I have absolutely nothing negative to say about my experience with the service! Cleaning and service above and beyond my expectations! I am not able to take care of my home on my own anymore and the quality is the same as I used to be able to provide for my own home. Thank you a million times over for making my house feel like my clean home again!
Judith'S Cleaning ServicesJudith'S Cleaning Services
Lavonta H.
Absolutely Amazing! The house was immaculate when I got home! I can honestly say I would recommend Theresa Maid Services to everyone! My oven has never been so clean! Love Love Love the job that was done! I will definitely be using them again!
Theresa Maid Services LLCTheresa Maid Services LLC
Stephanie B.
Carlos and one assistant came to my home to do a junk removal project while we were moving out of our home. He was quick to respond when I posted my request for help, he was very curtious on the phone, and gave me a very affordable quote. He was on time the day of the job, very polite, went straight to work and did not stop until they were finished. It was raining pretty steadily yet they continued to carry load after load from our basement on the far end of our house to the other end of our house where his trailer was parked. We were very pleased with his services and would definitely use him again. I would highly recommend his company, MA Cleaning Services, if you need junk hauled away or cleaning services.
MA Cleaning & junk removal   ServicesMA Cleaning & junk removal Services
Marsha L.
K&D Cleaning, THANK YOU SO SO MUCH FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK TODAY.!! YOU TWO ARE AWSOME AND WE ARE SO GLAD AND HAPPY YOU APPEARED AT OUR DOOR STEP. YOU ARE A EXCELLENT TEAM.....YOU KNOW HOW TO WORK TOGETHER. WE WILL SEE YOU TWO LOVELIES NEXT WEEK. Marsha & Greg OnE. The house looks GREAT!!
K&D CleaningK&D Cleaning
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