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Your burning questions: answered

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 is a house cleaning?

The national average cost for house cleaning ranges between $25 and $50 per hour, per cleaner. However, the cost of house cleaning services near you might be different.

House cleaning prices vary based on how many square feet your home is, how dirty your house gets and how often the cleaning service comes. And, prices can be lower in areas with a lower cost of living, higher in big cities or affluent regions.

Some companies charge a set amount — such as 5 cents — per square foot, with a minimum amount, such as $100. You may save money by increasing the frequency of your house cleaning visits. Often a company will charge you less per cleaning when you schedule more cleanings per month. The cost advantage rewards your loyalty, and also reflects the fact that more frequent cleanings make it easier to maintain a high level of cleanliness in your home. A housecleaning service may charge more for the first visit or for one-time services than for recurring cleanings.

To learn more about the cost of house cleaning, visit our House Cleaning Cost Guide.

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.

Reviews for Toledo house cleaners
Sarah S.
I would really like to thank Michelle for coming in at super short notice to clean my house after my prearranged cleaner had backed out on me. She did amazing work and definitely helped me out of a bind. I highly recommend her to anyone looking to have their house professionally cleaned. She even cleaned it in less time then originally planned. Very thankful for her today.
Michelle's Miracle MaidsMichelle's Miracle Maids
Melissa S.
They did a great job. They did a eviction tenant move out cleaning & the house was left filthy. Danielle, cleaning lady, was a tremendous help. She keep me updated on the progress of cleaning and sent me lots of before & after pictures
Kleen Bathrooms - ToledoKleen Bathrooms - Toledo
Richard N.
Two very nice, friendly and competent women arrived and cleaned our house as requested. We like a nice and tidy house and have a lot of "stuff'' sitting around collecting dust. They busted the dust (just an expression) and the house looked great when they were finished. Very reasonably priced.
Kimberlee's Helping Hands Residential & Commerc...Kimberlee's Helping Hands Residential & Commerc...
Hope w.
I couldn’t be happier with the job that Ashley did cleaning my house. It definitely needed a good cleaning and her attention to detail was amazing. It feels great to have a clean home so I can concentrate on some other projects. Ashley was very kind and professional. I will definitely be using her service in the future!
Mrs. Meticulous CleaningMrs. Meticulous Cleaning
Karen L.
A fantastic job! We are very satisfied with the whole house cleaning. Michelle contacted me right away and a date was set up for a few days later. Great job and the price was right! Many thanks!
Michelle's Miracle MaidsMichelle's Miracle Maids
Dorothy P.
Michelle was simply amazing. Very professional and very responsive. She came on a Saturday on a one day notice. I live in Michigan and could come only on a weekend and started to look for help on Friday. It was wonderful that she was able to accommodate my request. The condo looked professionally clean after she left. Now all that is left is for the real estate agent to have an open house and for someone to make that condo their own. I give Michelle my highest recommendation and if she lived closer I would hire her to come and clean my house on a regular basis. THANK YOU MICHELLE!!!I
Michelle's Miracle MaidsMichelle's Miracle Maids
Dina S.
They came in, she stank of cigarettes. I asked if she did baseboards. She said that was extra. I asked if she could do use pledge and she said I was asking too picky and she did not want to clean my house and left. No discussion. Incredibly rude and unprofessional.
Michelle's Miracle MaidsMichelle's Miracle Maids
Thumbtack Customer
We are very pleased with our first cleaning with Kimberlee's. The staff was friendly and after a few questions about how we liked things done, they went right to work. The ladies changed our beds; washed the towels and rugs; dried and folded and put all away. The house looks beautiful! We would recommend Kimberlee's to our friends and neighbors. Thanks again, ladies.
Kimberlee's Helping Hands Residential & Commerc...Kimberlee's Helping Hands Residential & Commerc...
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