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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 Englewood house cleaners
Ni N.
Everything was great from the moment I met this wonderful team. They listened to my concerns and made sure they accomplished the task of a very clean house. Robert and Melody are both professional nice! We were very happy with the results. They get the job done and make sure that their quality of work is nothing but the best. I would definitely use their services again and recommend them them to family and friends! Thanks again!
E-Z Clean with RobertE-Z Clean with Robert
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I was quoted $100 for my apartment and booked a date and time for service. When I asked about estimated time, I was told that it would take 2-3 hours, but 4 hours (if dirty) would cost $130. I was told that it would cost extra if dirty after the fact, after I booked the appointment. I considered cancelling, because it was a red flag that quality was not there. I could tell instead this would be a rushed job. Yet, I decided to give it a try, honestly because of all the good reviews, which I am very surprised by, since my experience was very different. 1. Paper towels - The moment she walked in the door, she asked for a paper towels. I guess she used the entire roll or took the remainder with her. So much for providing her own supplies. 2. Dirty floors - My walk in closet was not swept. The bits of fuzz I saw the day before and thought to myself, "Oh, well the cleaning person is coming tomorrow," were still there after she left. The floors had small dirty spots by the dining table, which I didn't know were there until I saw them the next morning. 3. Rug - My coffee table has sliders under it so that it can glide on the rug. I checked under it after she left. There was a popcorn kernel, giving me the impression that she did not move the coffee table or vacuum at all. I went ahead and vacuumed the entire rug for the heck of it, just to see. I got so much dirt. She must have not even vacuumed. So irritating. Mind you, I had cleaners come 3 weeks prior and they did an excellent job. The floors and counters sparkled. I also keep my house very clean. I actually busted my own butt to clean a few days ago and I was expecting the little details to be addressed by hiring her. All the little details I don't want to deal with. So for $50/hour ($100 for the job), which she completed in 2 hours... for a 1080 sq ft apartment is ridiculous to me. She messaged me that she was done and had me inspect prior to her leaving, which I appreciate, but honestly, the kitchen and living room looked the same. The only thing that looked cleaner were the bathrooms.
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