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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.

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.

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. 

What are the different types of house cleaning services I can get?

There are several services offered by professional house cleaning companies, each suited for a different purpose. These services include:

  • Standard cleaning, which is a basic cleaning typically done on a weekly or monthly basis;
  • Deep cleaning, which is a detailed cleaning with more intensive work than a standard clean;
  • Move-in and move-out cleaning, which is a detailed service preparing a home for residents moving in or out;
  • Green house cleaning, which is a service that uses eco-friendly cleaning supplies and products. 

Aside from the type of cleaning services available, homeowners may also choose daily, weekly, monthly or one-time services.

How much should you tip maids or cleaning services?

Tipping between 15 and 20 percent is considered an appropriate tip for maids and house cleaners — just as it would with a barber, food delivery driver or taxi operator. During the holidays, you might want to consider tipping a bit more. 

It’s important to note that some housekeeping and maid services might include a tip within the service fee, which should be explained to you in the service contract. Talk to house cleaners in your area to find out what's included in their fees.

Reviews for Albuquerque house cleaners
Karishma B.
It was a full house cleaning and she cleaned it quite well.
E.A.S cleaningE.A.S cleaning
Danika N.
Wonderful house cleaning.
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
David K.
Thanks for the house cleaning! Missed a few spots but overall good value for move out cleaning!
Kelley's Cleaning ServicesKelley's Cleaning Services
Lisa E.
My bathrooms have not been this clean since the house was built!
Hilda's House CleaningHilda's House Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
My house is outstandingly clean, thank you guys so much!
T&N Cleaning ServicesT&N Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
My house was cleaned today by A-1 Cleaning Services and they were fast and efficient. Mayra and Patricia are so pleasant! Thank you!
A1 Cleaning ServicesA1 Cleaning Services
Joseph C.
Nice ladies but did not hire since ad said $139 for cleaning house and they wanted $300 to clean oven, mop floors and dust.
E.A.S cleaningE.A.S cleaning
Deborah S.
The team did a great job cleaning my house they were on time and very friendly
Rise N' Shine Cleaning ServicesRise N' Shine Cleaning Services
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Havah to clean my house and she did an amazing job! It was easy to schedule a time that worked for both of us, she was on time and very pleasant to work with. She talked to me about what products she was using and made sure I was happy with her choices. She worked very hard the whole time and my house is so much cleaner! I definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a house cleaner.
Lucie D.
My house is sparkling and they deep cleaned everything in less than 2 hours!! Hire these ladies!!!
E.A.S cleaningE.A.S cleaning
Shelley F.
I moved into my house after it being a rental for 14 years. The place was FILTHY. Rise n shine fit me into the schedule quickly. The house smells and feels clean. Once I get settled, I plan to have them clean my home on regular basis.
Rise N' Shine Cleaning ServicesRise N' Shine Cleaning Services
Misty L.
Excellent job!!! They did a very good job cleaning my house! I highly recommend them!
Sally’s Cleaning ServiceSally’s Cleaning Service
Michael S.
The whole process was very easy and the house looks great. I would definitely use A&N cleaning services again.
A&N cleaning servicesA&N cleaning services
Eileen O.
My house is clean!!! Lorena did a fantastic job, was done quickly and is fun and friendly! I highly recommend her!
Maid In Bliss CleaningMaid In Bliss Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Andrea was pleasant and did a nice job cleaning our house. We will definitely have her back again for recurring service.
Affordable Luxury Quality CleaningAffordable Luxury Quality Cleaning
Sara Y.
I was impressed with how well she cleaned our home. We were putting it on the market and getting it ready for photos. The house was spotless and she did Amazing work! I had her clean my house a year and a half ago and I have not had anyone else do as well as she did. I highly recommend her.
Hilda's House CleaningHilda's House Cleaning
Kristin Y.
Cathy arrived on time and cleaned my entire house. It's beautiful and she was an abolute joy to work with. I've hired her to clean every two weeks from here on out. Thank you, Cathy!
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
She cleaned only 1/3 of the house and never came back to finish. Did not return my calls and text messages.Slow and unreliable.
E.A.S cleaningE.A.S cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Christina is on time, efficient and kind. She's left my house sparkling after each cleaning and I can not recommend her enough.
Crown CleaningCrown Cleaning
Holly S.
Annalicia did a very good job! She was on time and cleaned the house throughly. Would recommend her again. Thanks for doing a great job!
Annalicia GutierrezAnnalicia Gutierrez
Thumbtack Customer
Andrea has done a great job bringing my house into order. The house is kind of large and hadn't been "deep cleaned" in a long time, so it took a couple of visits to get it in the condition I expected. The difference is noticeable and Andrea's work is excellent.
Affordable Luxury Quality CleaningAffordable Luxury Quality Cleaning
Kathryn G.
Sally did a great job cleaning our house. She even moved small articles of furniture to get all the dust bunnies and pet hair and our toddler's play area has never looked so clean.
Sally’s Cleaning ServiceSally’s Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
Andrea is great - I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for someone to clean. My house had been neglected for some time before I hired her. I almost feel like I'm in a new house now, everything is so bright and clean. I'm not much of a housekeeper myself, so having her is a huge help. She does excellent work!
Affordable Luxury Quality CleaningAffordable Luxury Quality Cleaning
John H.
We recently had Sally clean for us and she did an incredible job. Very professional and great attention to detail throughout the house. Highly recommended.
Sally’s Cleaning ServiceSally’s Cleaning Service
Eileen O.
They were here on time and did everything I asked them to do. When they left my house was clean!! I will ask them to come back!
Rise N' Shine Cleaning ServicesRise N' Shine Cleaning Services
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