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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. 

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 Upper Arlington house cleaners
Erin G.
Spotless Home Cleaners did an amazing job cleaning my house. I have a crazy schedule and it was so helpful to come home to a perfectly clean and tidy house. It was very much worth it. Highly recommend!
Spotless Home Cleaners LlcSpotless Home Cleaners Llc
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
Mike N.
Carpets were well cleaned, rest of the house looked great!
Divine Touch ServicesDivine Touch Services
Whitney P.
Our house looked great and the cleaners were super nice!
Buckeye Deep Clean LLCBuckeye Deep Clean LLC
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
Megan L.
This team is amazing! Well worth the price and services. Had them clean our house for showings and will continue to use them for monthly cleaning in our new house we liked them so much. Highly recommend 🙂
Stefens Home ServicesStefens Home Services
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
Eric E.
Marjorie did a great job cleaning our house to get ready for listing. Def keeping her number for any cleaning needs in the future!
Marjorie CleaningMarjorie Cleaning
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.
Selina A.
Marjorie did a great job deep cleaning our house. We highly recommend her
Marjorie CleaningMarjorie Cleaning
Amy G.
Excellent work! Our house looked great after they came to clean - will definitely hire them again!
Eve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLCEve & Millie Quality Cleaning LLC
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
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
Sunita Y.
Lina was really good. I was very comfortable with her. I would definitely recommend her for House cleaning
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
Dylan S.
Never had someone clean my house like this before. Fantastic job and for sure will be doing business again.
Spotless Home Cleaners LlcSpotless Home Cleaners 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
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
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 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
Ettore C.
We did the deep clean service and our house looks amazing. They paid attention to detail, did a professional job and were courteous. We will definitely use Spotless Home Cleaning again.
Spotless Home Cleaners LlcSpotless Home Cleaners Llc
Erin C.
Marjorie cleaned our house for the first time today, and we are delighted! She is so friendly and accommodating and always has a smile on her face. My spouse was skeptical about the value of having someone clean our house, but her great work convinced him! I can't wait to have her back in two weeks.
Marjorie CleaningMarjorie Cleaning
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