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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 Columbus house cleaners
Stephanie W.
Did a house house deep clean and do an amazing job! We will be using them regularly.
BVX CleaningBVX Cleaning
She did a great job with cleaning my house.
Mila’s cleaningMila’s cleaning
Genevi S.
It’s been almost a week since these two ladies cleaned my house and I’m still discovering new ways they cleaned my house. It is a gift that keeps giving; treat yourself to their amazing service.
Homescapes Cleaning ServicesHomescapes Cleaning Services
Whitney P.
Our house looked great and the cleaners were super nice!
Buckeye Deep Clean LLCBuckeye Deep Clean LLC
Mike N.
Carpets were well cleaned, rest of the house looked great!
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Robert V.
Very responsive from the start to the finish with reasonable prices. The house looked great afterwards with everything from top to bottom cleaned. Going forward I will only call Eve and Millie to clean my house.
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
E&M are amazing! They did such a wonderful deep clean on my house.
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
Crystal N.
Sandra came for a deep cleaning of my house. My house looks amazing! She is very professional and thorough, look forward to using her services again in the future.
Sandra's75 Cleaning Services LLCSandra's75 Cleaning Services LLC
Alex E.
Grimebusters was great. They arrived on time, got the house cleaned and made our lives waaaaay easier.
Deb M.
Mila did an outstanding job cleaning the house. This was a move-out cleaning and it looked better after she was done then the day we moved in. She did an amazing job!
Mila’s cleaningMila’s cleaning
Devorah S.
I am really enjoying a clean house for the first time in 6 months!! They did a great job.
Geralda’s Cleaning ServicesGeralda’s Cleaning Services
Emily F.
Cassandra was so respectful and polite and did a great job cleaning our house. She took the time and care to make sure every nook and cranny was cleaned. I'll definitely be working with 3 Ladies Cleaning again.
Kathy P.
We had a deep clean and the house was spotless. Very professional and thorough, we would use them again.
DeFreitas Cleaning Services LLCDeFreitas Cleaning Services LLC
Samantha G.
Eve and Millie did a great job with a deep clean of our house. We will definitely hire them for the future.
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
Sunita Y.
Lina was really good. I was very comfortable with her. I would definitely recommend her for House cleaning
Sarah S.
My first time hiring a cleaner for my house, they did great quick thorough work. Would hire again.
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
Cassie P.
Did an excellent job cleaning my house. I was very impressed. Will be using their services once a month. Highly recommend!
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
Sarah B.
Did a great job cleaning the house, even though we had just moved in and there were still boxes everywhere!
Mom & Sons Cleaning LLCMom & Sons Cleaning LLC
Emily G.
I contacted Eve & Millie cleaning service on a Monday and they were able to come on Wednesday for a house cleaning & they were absolutely amazing! Literally everything in the house was spotless & things had been rearranged to make our home seeing bigger and more functional. We were so pleased with them and will definitely have them back!
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
Lisa S.
Maria came to our house and it was honestly the cleanest our house has ever been. The attention to detail was Way beyond our expectations. Her level of professionalism was refreshing. I highly recommend Franco cleaning service.
Franco cleaning serviceFranco cleaning service
Katie V.
Good, honest, hard work. Eve and Millie did an amazing job cleaning my house. Highly recommend. I'm delighted. House smells wonderful. And the dog and cat hair all over my house is gone. We can breath again. Wonderful work ladies. Thank you!
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
Julia G.
Vicki did an amazing job deep cleaning our house! I don't think its ever been as clean. We appreciate her work and attention to detail. Will definitely have her back:)
RVR Mobile LLCRVR Mobile LLC
Stacy B.
We're incredibly pleased with their work. My house was definitely deep cleaned- spotless. Amy was easy to work with and incredibly professional. We will definitely use knock Knock Housekeeping for our next deep clean.
Knock Knock HousekeepingKnock Knock Housekeeping
Carrie B.
They did an amazing job and were very flexible about what needed to be cleaned. We used them to clean a house we recently moved out of and were prepping to sell. Definitely would recommend.
Mom & Sons Cleaning LLCMom & Sons Cleaning LLC
Ngoc L.
I choose right service and very happy after they worked, my house clean as we hope. Thank you all 👍🙂
Sandra's75 Cleaning Services LLCSandra's75 Cleaning Services LLC
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