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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 Jersey City house cleaners
Harikrishna M.
Fantastic house cleaning. House has never looked this good before.
Tatiana’s house cleaning LLCTatiana’s house cleaning LLC
Susmit P.
Rude. Booked for entire house. Cleaned only the bathroom and kitchen saying that it's too much to clean.
The Here To Help CorporationThe Here To Help Corporation
Ben C.
Dinora is the best cleaning person I have used and I have used many. She did a great job in my house. She went above and beyond to make sure the house is clean. The house was very dirty and she even came back the next day to finish the job! I would recommend her to anyone who needs cleaning service!
Dinora's cleaningDinora's cleaning
Ankur S.
Excellent cleaning. Very professional. Cleaned every corner of my house with a lot of attention. Very friendly. Highly recommend.
The A Team  Movers/CleanersThe A Team Movers/Cleaners
Shobana P.
Did a very thorough and neat job of cleaning the house. Very cheerful and paid attention to detail, taking the time and effort to make sure every part of the house is clean. Will definitely call them again the next time.
Rahul G.
They did there job perfectly . Once they left my house was sparkling clean and smells good !
Lív Maid CleanLív Maid Clean
Paige D.
This is the best house cleaning we’ve ever had! The team was incredibly thorough and the house looks great. The team was very responsive and punctual. I will definitely be using their services again!
Lyra G.
This guy was awesome, very polite and he came on short notice. Cleaned my house really good.
J&J Pro Cleaning ServicesJ&J Pro Cleaning Services
Paige D.
My house was cleaned beautifully! Couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Will definitely be using them again!
Zack B.
Brasilclean did a great job cleaning my basement. Respond quickly and very professional. I will definitely hire it to clean my house next couple weeks. Thanks again!!!
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Cathy S.
Sharon arrived on time. Did a very good job cleaning an extremely filthy apartment for move in and was a great value for the services provided. I would recommend her for your house cleaning!
Sharon’s ServicesSharon’s Services
Thumbtack Customer
Dinora did really awesome job with cleaning my big rental. Tenants were very pleased and price was very fair. I highly recommend her for your house cleaning needs.
Dinora's cleaningDinora's cleaning
Ambika d.
The job was done average. There were specific areas of the house that were not super clean. It appeared that Irene had somebody else clean the apartment instead of herself and the job was only 3/5 stars.
Irene's Maid Service  LLCIrene's Maid Service LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The two girls did an excellent job. They were punctual and passionate. Will definitely recommend them if you need your house/apt clean.
Mariza  CleaningMariza Cleaning
Gaurav D.
Service was amazing! He cleaned everything properly without any issue. Would definitely recommend anyone looking to clean their house at good price! Thanks for your 5 star service, would definitely use it again in future!
Diarra Cleaning Service’sDiarra Cleaning Service’s
Elmyria G.
She did an immaculate job. My house needed a serious deep cleaning and Marie cleaned my townhouse from top to bottom wipe and clean my walls, banisters. She cleaned my stove so clean I haven’t seen it that clean since I moved in 12 years ago. I will be a regular customer. She is Sweet and a hardworking person and a perfectionist. This was my first time hiring a cleaning service and this would not be last. Here are before and after pictures
Marie’s Cleaning ServicesMarie’s Cleaning Services
Paige D.
Bright services was absolutely great! Very communicative and even sent photo updates of the house. The apartment was so well cleaned we were incredibly happy.
Bright ServicesBright Services
Nicholas I.
The best house cleaner I ever had. Always goes the extra mile and makes the soace spotless - she even organized all my closets!
Ana House Cleaning ServicesAna House Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Tanisha for a house cleaning, and was very happy with the results! She was very professional, checked off everything on my list, and was wonderful to work with from start to finish. I will definitely be hiring 3Ds again for routine cleanings. A++ quality service!
3Ds Renovations LLC3Ds Renovations LLC
Fahad K.
Very Professional! Came in on time and took as long as it took to get the house deeply cleaned. I had forgotten to ask them to clean up the fridge, after they were done, they went back to the van to get the supplies and cleaned up the fridge. The whole team had a great attitude and got the job done right.
Lyra G.
Dany is very professional, she knows her job very well, she cleaned my house very well. I was very satisfied with her. Also she is very friendly.
Anne A.
Dinora is such a huge help to our family (2 young kids!). She does great work and is very thorough. When Dinora arrives, our house is truly a disaster and when she leaves it is beautiful, clean and calm. Thank you Dinora! I highly recommend her cleaning service
Dinora's cleaningDinora's cleaning
Michael C.
Great job! Very professional and thorough cleaning. Angie came on short notice and got my house spic and span for a party I was throwing the next day. I was very happy with the service and the quick turnaround.
Fresh Living CleanersFresh Living Cleaners
Meera K.
I needed a deep house cleaning and since it was the first time I was using professionals, I was a bit apprehensive. But they were very thorough and did a fantastic job. My apartment was left sparkling. Thank you.
Sean M.
Solange and David were THE best house cleaners I’ve ever had. They were so incredibly thorough. Our apartment (2BR/2BA) was spotless and gleaming. Even 2 days after we’ve had the initial cleaning, I’m still finding places that I’m amazed they touch with their cleaning magic. Highly recommend! I will continue to retain their services and am recommending to all my apartment dwelling friends in Jersey City.
NJ Solution Center -Solange LopesNJ Solution Center -Solange Lopes
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