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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 Milwaukie house cleaners
Megan V.
Beaverton House Cleaning provided a thorough cleaning of my house! I was so pleased! Will be using again.
Beaverton House CleaningBeaverton House Cleaning
Ryan M.
Such a clean house!
J&E shineJ&E shine
Theresa H.
Nice clean house
Oregon Premier Cleaning Services LLCOregon Premier Cleaning Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Was able to schedule me very quickly for regular house cleaning services and did an excellent job on the initial cleaning of a very dirty house.
Bright and shineBright and shine
Mirabai P.
We desperately needed last minute house cleaning for the house we were just about to move into and Beaverton House Cleaning was the most responsive to our search. Despite some minor scheduling issues in which I was grateful for Emiliano's very present communication, they were able to come in promptly and we were very happy with the job that they did! The cleaning team were friendly and professional, they were very thorough and left the house sparkling and smelling good. I like how Beaverton House Cleaning respects the need for green house cleaning products too.
Beaverton House CleaningBeaverton House Cleaning
Katrina H.
Came home to a lovely clean house!
Janitorial Plus LLCJanitorial Plus LLC
Andrew H.
Did a great job cleaning the house.
Lula's Cleaning ServicesLula's Cleaning Services
Alissa C.
They did a deep clean of our home, very happy with my clean house :)
Oregon Premier Cleaning Services LLCOregon Premier Cleaning Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
My house is so clean and smells so nice. Kelley and her crew cleaned our messy house much more thoroughly than I had imagined!
Kelley's Kleaning ServiceKelley's Kleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
Nicole and Audrey cleaned our house for the first time last week. They were thorough and professional. They got in and cleaned our house spotless. They even cleaned things that I didn't know needed cleaning. I am looking forward to having them back in a few weeks.
Rise and Shine Cleaning Service - Camas / PortlandRise and Shine Cleaning Service - Camas / Portland
Cassi S.
I used this service provider twice. Once for a whole house cleaning and once for a move out clean. Both times they did an absolutely wonderful job. They are fast and pay attention to details. The house was sparkling clean afterword. I will continue to contact them for all cleaning needs in the future.
Oregon Premier Cleaning Services LLCOregon Premier Cleaning Services LLC
Lynette S.
House was left sparking clean and Maria was super nice.
J&E shineJ&E shine
Kim P.
I will definitely be using Beaverton House Cleaning service again in the future. The cleaning team, lead by Elizabeth, was hired to do a move-out cleaning. They did a great job cleaning my 4000 sq. ft. home, it was spotless! The company owner is very professional and responded to my needs with top-notch punctuality. I would gladly recommend this company to people looking for quality house cleaning services. Thank you Emiliano, looking forward to having Elizabeth and the crew clean my new house in the future.
Beaverton House CleaningBeaverton House Cleaning
Lorraine O.
Veronica did an amazing job cleaning our house. I look forward to having her clean regularly.
Veronica”s house cleaning servicesVeronica”s house cleaning services
Thumbtack Customer
Kimberly has cleaned my house twice and I couldn't be happier. Very fast and efficient and super clean.
Kimberly's Cleaning ServicesKimberly's Cleaning Services
Becky P.
Holy moly my house is so clean! Thank you!
Sophia's Cleaning ServicesSophia's Cleaning Services
Anthony A.
The ladies came in and cleaned the house and left it looking brand new.
Quality House Cleaners of PortlandQuality House Cleaners of Portland
Lauranell T.
The house cleaners did a marvelous job deep cleaning my house. They worked hard and fast to make it shine! They are very nice people, and were responsive to my requests. I decided to use them monthly.
Oregon Premier Cleaning Services LLCOregon Premier Cleaning Services LLC
Dana H.
GZ Cleaning did a great job cleaning the inside of our rental house to get it ready for the next tenant. There was a bit of a mix-up to finalize the bid, but when it came time for the work to be done, the woman who cleaned the house was prompt and prepared and very through. Thank you!
GZ Home Services LLCGZ Home Services LLC
Erin Teal L.
The house was sparkling clean and they were very easy to work with! Will be hiring again.
Luxury Premium Cleaning LLCLuxury Premium Cleaning LLC
Catherine T.
She is not a professional cleaner. She arrived very late. She only cleans "clean" houses. She does not clean dirty houses. If your house is dirty, she will not clean it. Why is she cleaning houses? She wants $50. an hour to clean Clean houses. What a joke. DO NOT HIRE HER!!! Lidiya has posted a response to my original review which is an out and out lie. She has been dishonest and has lied in her response in an attempt to protect her reputation. Lidiya stated, after she arrived at my home 15 minutes late, that she found "all the animal feces" in my house. This is not true. There was NO ANIMAL FECES in my house. Lidiya also stated that it requires a special team of people to clean my house, and that it requires more than one person to clean my house. This is not true either. I hired Lidiya to clean my home. She arrived 15 minutes late, then quickly walked to my kitchen, and refused to clean my house, and left. My 2 small dogs were contained in a dog area. They did not bite her and she did not touch my small dogs. And there was NO ANIMAL FECES in the dog area or any other place in my home, including the kitchen. My house was simply dirty, as I had been sick, with Cancer, and could not clean my house due to illness. I contacted a different house cleaner named Evelyn who arrived at my home the same day. She cleaned my kitchen floor in less then one hour, did laundry, cleaned other parts of my home, and only charged $25 an hour. Evelyn is professional, has integrity, tells the truth, and does a fantastic job. Evelyn played with my dogs, and they loved her. And, she loved my dogs! Lidiya advertises that she is a professional. She is not. Lidiya lies. She arrives late to appointments. She refuses to work, and she left me in a lurch, and bailed out on me. She then went online and posted lies about my home, stating my house contained lots of feces and required several people, i.e. " a team" to clean it, just to cover up her unprofessional behavior. I have reported this unprofessional behavior to thumbtack. I do not recommend hiring Lidiya for any cleaning jobs unless you want to be treated the way she treated me. I have attached a photo of my kitchen floor which Evelyn cleaned in less then an hour on the same day that Lidiya bailed out on me. It does not require a team to clean my house. It only requires one person who is caring professional, and actually works. Lidiya, I recommend that you stop lying. If you post more lies about my home, I will contact Thumbtack and report you again.
Lidiya's Professional CleaningLidiya's Professional Cleaning
Christy A.
She did a very thorough excellent job of cleaning our house. We have had several house cleaners off and on and even my husband commented on what a great job she did. Would definitely recommend.
PDX Premium Cleaning Service LLCPDX Premium Cleaning Service LLC
Wendy M.
Nina was superb! Her cleaning was thorough and thoughtful. We have an entertaining house that was in need of spring cleaning. In addition to my family of three, we have three dogs, two large and one small. It is challenging to keep the floors and carpet clean in the winter and spring. Nina came in ready and motivated to help our house sparkle for the out of town guests we were expecting for our daughter’s Quinceñeara. Our house truly did sparkle and all by her hand. We have had hard luck with finding quality, consistent house cleaners so had to forego them and make it a family effort to maintain our house. Nina has restored my faith in quality cleaning. I highly recommend her services to anyone who wants a no nonsense, dedicated to the job, meticulous house cleaner. Thank you so very much, Nina. I look forward to your continued services.
Luxury Premium Cleaning LLCLuxury Premium Cleaning LLC
Anne L.
They did fabulous job! My house was super clean When they finished.Their cleaning job was a great value. Highly recommend them.
Isabel’s EA CleaningIsabel’s EA Cleaning
John G.
They cleaned and removed stains, dirt, and deep down grime that I myself was never able to remove. They truly are House Cleaning Pro’s!
House Cleaning ProsHouse Cleaning Pros
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