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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 Rocky River house cleaners
Matt W.
Did a great job in what was a difficult house to clean.
Booking Maid Easy, LLC - Trusted Home & Office ...Booking Maid Easy, LLC - Trusted Home & Office ...
Thumbtack Customer
We recently hired Fatimah's cleaning service to clean our townhouse. The first thing I noticed about her when she contacted me through Thumbtack was her professional manner in the way she conducts her business. My husband and I have very long hours at work and our work schedule changes from week to week but Fatimah was able to work with us to accommodate us in her busy schedule. She is very kind and is a genuine person in the way she carries herself. She has cleaned our house several times and has done a wonderful job. We have had several cleaners in the past who have cleaned our house but she has been the best. We have a german shepherd, so you can imagine how dirty the house can get, however Fatimah does an amazing job each time. After she cleans, I can not find any dog hair hiding even in the corners of our house. My husband (who never really had much of an opinion on the cleaning that our cleaners in the past have done) mentioned to me that Fatimah's cleaning service did a flawless job- this says a lot coming from him. She plays great attention to detail when she cleans. I am very particular about cleaning and notice little things that haven't been cleaned properly but whenever she cleans our house, I do not have any complaints at all. I am VERY impressed with her cleaning service and have recommended her to many of our friends around the area. If you are looking for a honest, dependable service that does the perfect job, you need to contact Tima's cleaning service.
Tima's Cleaning CompanyTima's Cleaning Company
Teena S.
Laura did a fantastic job, the house looks and smells fresh and clean. I will be using Laura on a recurring basis and highly recommend her.
Laura's Light WorkLaura's Light Work
Mark B.
I just had my house cleaned for the first time by Mandy. She was here on time and did an excellent job! Mandy’s thoroughness and attention to detail is what sets her apart from other cleaning services that I’ve used in the past. I highly recommend Mandy and will be using her services again.
Cleaning By Mandy LLCCleaning By Mandy LLC
Jean T.
They have come twice now. The cleaners are very prompt, very pleasant, and they work from the moment they walk in the door. It takes a while for new cleaners to get to know a house and the owner to learn how to express what he or she wants. The second time was better than the first. I look forward to their third visit.
Sixtees Home ServicesSixtees Home Services
Thumbtack Customer
Super Clean Team did a great job with our house. We have had them back multiple times and have also recommended them to a few friends. They were also flexible with our planning and were able to accommodate us last minute, which we really appreciated. We look forward to having them back again!
Super Clean TeamSuper Clean Team
Sheen .
Abe and his wife were very professional and easy to work with. I’m flipping a house, and they were able to come short notice and provide superior service. Anyone whose been on a construction site understands that EVERYTHING gets covered in a layer of dust. They ensured every surface was free of dust, and clean. Prompt and professional service! Nothing more could have been asked of them!
Tima's Cleaning CompanyTima's Cleaning Company
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