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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Washington Heights 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
Bliss A.
Wonderful to come home to a clean house.
My Cleaning FocusMy Cleaning Focus
Haadi S.
She did a good job of cleaning the house.
Irmas cleaning servicesIrmas cleaning services
Salma r.
Leaves many areas in the house without cleaning!
Carolina Clean NCCarolina Clean NC
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
John O.
She did a great job cleaning our house.
María A Cleaning LLCMaría A Cleaning LLC
Matt M.
Nice work ! Took the time to really clean house.
Rose's Clean TeamRose's Clean Team
Bradley B.
They were excellent and professional cleaned the house top to bottom
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Abigail B.
My house is spotless! Great price and thorough cleaning
Rose's Clean TeamRose's Clean Team
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
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
Eric W.
Very thorough cleaning of the house. Showed on time. Great job!
Yakelin’s cleansingYakelin’s cleansing
Anita V.
Large team worked quickly and efficiently to get the house clean.
Priority CleaningPriority Cleaning
Jaithrik Y.
The house was cleaned well but the kitchen cabinets were left untouched.
Sunshine Cleaning & PaintingSunshine Cleaning & Painting
Manley C.
After the cleaning, the house could be ready to sell! Amazing job.
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
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
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!
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
Sarah M.
They were so thorough!!! The house has never been so clean!!
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
Jordan D.
Alex and Wendy made everything easy and now my house is clean.
Hope valley cleaning service LLCHope valley cleaning service LLC
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 LLCNancy's General Cleaning LLC
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