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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.

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 Freeport house cleaners
Adeola T.
These guys are the truth, very polite and professional & they clean their butts off! My house is probably the cleanest it has ever been since our recent move. They even organize things while cleaning. Amazing job, very fast & very thorough. Book them
We Maid ItWe Maid It
Bibi B.
The cleaners arrives on time a day got straight to work. They did a very thorough job in my entire house. Well worth the money. Will definitely hire them again.
Alia N.
Never ever call this guy. I asked him to come see the house before giving price, he was ok without seeing the work. Showed up with 2 workers. Came to my house said its 5 bedrooms not 4 so i will charge more. I agreed. His quote said inside the windows, but he refused to do that bc according to him it means just the glass inside not opening the window. Didnot clean fans, had no duster to dust off walls, didnot dust shelves, did not want to move furniture to clean underneath, vacuum was not even cleaning the dust, didnot know how to mop, didnot clean doors. Guy called me and refused to do any of this work and hung up on me after threatening me of suing when i tried to explain, and called the ladies to leave. They are trouble stay away.
Crystal Building MaintenanceCrystal Building Maintenance
I contacted the service and was looking forward to working with them. I specified on my order that I do not allow shoes that have been worn outside to be worn in my home, they advised me that their pros wear booties, so that would not be a problem. When the cleaner arrived, I had to ask her to remove her shoes--NO BOOTIES--and she responded to my request saying, "I'M FINE WITH MY SHOES", to me that was code speak for FUCK YOUR HOUSES RULES. Additionally, the appointment was scheduled for her to arrive between 12 and 12:50; she arrived at approximately 12:20--I WAS USING THEIR SERVICE FOR THE FIRST TIME--NO CALL TO UPDATE ME ON THE CLEANERS ETA FROM THE COMPANY OR THE CLEANER. FOR ME THIS COMPANY IS SPOT OFF. I would recommend that you look else where--DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME WITH A SPOT OFF THAT CLAIMS TO BE SPOT ON. This company responded claimed that going shoeless in my home would have cause the cleaner harm. I have had other cleaners in my home, and everyone is asked to remove their shoes, and no harm has come to anyone. The fact remains that their cleaner was more in love with her shoes that respecting my house rule--as they said it would be silly to refuse that request, but SILLY BRITTANY did just that
Spot On Cleaning NYSpot On Cleaning NY
Michael F.
Communication was key and Jennifer texted me about arrival ,which was great. She brought her own professional cleaning products and worked tirelessly to bring our house to a cleanliness it hasnt seen in a while. My wife and I highly recommend Jennifer for anyone who wants a responsible , friendly, hard working professional.
Carolyn’s Cleaning ServicesCarolyn’s Cleaning Services
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