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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 Rochester house cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Recently moved to Rochester and needed a cleaning person. I emailed Kim and we agreed on a price. The house was a dusty mess but Kim was great and really worked hard to clean the house really well. Kim is reliable,responsible and nice! Her cleaning style is to leave a house immaculate
K&B Cleaning RochesterK&B Cleaning Rochester
Derek V.
Did a great job cleaning my elderly mother's house. We've signed up for monthly cleanings.
Ameri CleanAmeri Clean
Elizabeth L.
Great job cleaned my house In preparation for selling my home. Plan to hire him again to do weekly cleaning after we move to our new house. Nice professional, thorough, awesome, job.
TBTurner Floor Restoration and Cleaning SevicesTBTurner Floor Restoration and Cleaning Sevices
Ashana B.
Quick but thorough cleaning , house looks great . Thank you Sebastian
Duran Cleaning ServicesDuran Cleaning Services
Evan S.
Worked very hard to clean a large grimy house. Very thorough work.
Evelyn's Cleaning ServiceEvelyn's Cleaning Service
Meg H.
They did a great job cleaning my house after I moved out.
Pilgrims Junk RemovalPilgrims Junk Removal
Thumbtack Customer
Great value and I now have a clean house! Will use her again
Evelyn's Cleaning ServiceEvelyn's Cleaning Service
Ryan B.
Our house was left spotless after the cleaning, thank you so much!!
Clean Qweens Cleaning ServiceClean Qweens Cleaning Service
Jonathan s.
Maggie "Poppins" was great if i need another house cleaning i will be calling on her
Maggie "Poppins"Maggie "Poppins"
Maayza I.
The team did a great job cleaning our house, very satisfied with the attention to detail.
NY Cleaning ServicesNY Cleaning Services
Melissa M.
My initial deep clean experience with house pure has been great! I love how responsive and quick the process of setting up house cleaning was with Joy. She’s professional and did exactly what was expected. My house was sparkling clean after she left for the day, and I love the attention to detail. I look forward to having her continue to help reduce my stress and keep my home looking beautiful!
House PureHouse Pure
Fatima B.
Prime Cleaning set us up with an appointment quickly even though it was on short notice. They transformed the house!
Prime Cleaning, LLCPrime Cleaning, LLC
Nathan M.
Very professional and super friendly. Did a great job cleaning my house for a very reasonable price.
A Deeper CleanA Deeper Clean
Thumbtack Customer
Brenda and her crew did a fantastic job cleaning my house and were delightful to work with. Highly recommend!
Thumbtack Customer
Rosa Acosta is AMAZING! They did a fantastic job cleaning my house yesterday. I got a text to let me know she was on her way which was very helpful. They took their time cleaning, they weren't rushing through to get it done, like some other cleaning services. My house is so clean and smell so nice. I'm very grateful! It was really a great experience and I'm so happy to have found her!
DiamondShine Cleaning ServiceDiamondShine Cleaning Service
Nataleigh S.
Arrived almost an hour late & did not give a heads up about when they would be arriving. Didn’t bring any cleaning supplies, then cleaned trims & when asked to clean other items in the house, they said “well we weren’t told that’s what we had to clean.” Smells clean, but paid $300 for a deep clean. Good enough job.
After hours cleaning serviceAfter hours cleaning service
Erica H.
Natasha did a fantastic job doing a final cleaning of the house that I sold. I am so pleased with the quality and thoroughness of her work! The house looks amazing for the new owners. I would definitely recommend her to anyone.
Jonzen Home CleaningJonzen Home Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Mark cleaned our house (which by the way, was incredibly dirty/dusty) and did a very good job. I knew someone had been in our house the minute I walked in the door because everything was sparkling. I pointed out a few things that I noticed were not as clean as I would have liked, and Mark noted them positively. Looking forward to our next cleaning with Mark and his crew. Thank you.
Rochester Maid ServiceRochester Maid Service
Delayne C.
I’m just blown away at the deep clean job the three women on the team did at my house yesterday. My house is spotless, and ready to sell! Everyone on the team was professional and friendly. They didn’t miss the smallest detail....they even cleaned my fake plants! Thank you, thank you, ladies! I so highly recommend hiring this team. You won’t be disappointed!
NY Cleaning ServicesNY Cleaning Services
Michaela N.
Darrick did an incredible job, my house hadn’t been cleaned in a while and now everything looks brand new! He and his daughter take a lot of pride in their work and it shows. Recommend to anyone looking for an initial deep clean.
TBTurner Floor Restoration and Cleaning SevicesTBTurner Floor Restoration and Cleaning Sevices
M. E.
Absolutely the very best, Joy demonstrates excellence in customer service and satisfaction. House Pure is the very best in detail cleaning. Hired them for monthly services.
House PureHouse Pure
Kelli F.
I would have given 10 stars if I could. Joy is absolutely wonderful! This is the 4th house cleaner I have tried, and my search is over. Do not hesitate to book House Pure - the attention to detail and thoroughness of Joy and her team is unparalleled.
House PureHouse Pure
Thumbtack Customer
The house was spotless when Lori left. She did a terrific job. I have scheduled a additional appointments and would not hesitate to recommend Clean Slate.
Clean Slate CleaningClean Slate Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Will and Lori are very professional, friendly, and my house looks great! Added bonuses: Lori gave me cleaning tips and you can't beat the price.
Clean Slate CleaningClean Slate Cleaning
Lindsay S.
Traci is AMAZING!! Our house has never looked so clean. She was very professional, prepared, and did a fantastic job. She made our oven, which had not been cleaned in a long time, look brand new. She put extra care into all of the details in our house. We will absolutely be working with her again in the future and I could not recommend her more!
Bell's 5 Star CleaningBell's 5 Star Cleaning
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