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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 Norristown house cleaners
Julia P.
Maione and her crew did a great job doing a deep cleaning after moving into my new house. They worked fast and paid great attention to details. I'm looking forward to having her clean my house on a regular base.
M.R. Cleaning ServiceM.R. Cleaning Service
Hilderbrand P.
Awesome service!! Very professional! The cleaners were very through and took their time cleaning my entire house. Without hesitation, I will use them again. I would recommend Specialty Service Cleaners to others.
One on One BoxingOne on One Boxing
Jenny Rose M.
Gisele was wonderful! Her work was top notch, my house hasn’t been this clean since we moved in!
Gisele’s cleaningGisele’s cleaning
Amy T.
Rhena is wonderful! Her and her team are extremely thorough. The deep cleaning exceeded my expectations. Everything from floors to ceiling fans to the top of my refrigerator are spotless. My bathrooms are sparkling! My house is truly cleaner than it's ever been. I highly recommend RK Cleaning Service. Amazing value for the price.
RK cleaning service 1RK cleaning service 1
Alicia S.
This was a gift for my parents for a full deep house cleaning and they were thrilled!! The quality of work was great and they would like to have the woman come back again in the future because of how well she cleaned and how nicely she put things back that she moved. Great company!! Thanks!!
☃️Rebecca's Customized Cleaning LLC☃️Rebecca's Customized Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
My wife and I had a 2 major remodelling projects done to our house.We had a major kitchen upgrade and then had our family room completely overhauled...there was a mess everywhere. We had a red brick wall, in the family room, downsized. There was red brick dust everywhere. La Bella Cleaning Service came in and after 3 to 4 to almost 5 hours our house was like new. The Staff was fantastic in their dedication to detail. This was "a gift" to my wife...a one time only clean up at a very acceptable bid price but now I think we are close to contracting with LaBella Cleaning Service (Rochelle) to have Her clean from September to June. (My wife teaches school and would clean during the summer months...this was not an issue with Rochelle.) Rochelle stopped by the house (even after providing an upfront i-time only cleaning bid on Thumbtack) and took detailed notes on my requests. I feel all of my requests were met and I couldn't be happier with the service. I would recommend LaBella Cleaning Service as a one time clean up or as a monthly service because of Her (and Her Staff's) professionalism. I am very pleased with this experience but more importantly my wife was ecstatic!!
LaBella Cleaning ServicesLaBella Cleaning Services
Donna P.
I have been through three other cleaning companies and all three of them had to be fired. I found Darlene's Company online and I wanted to support her business because it is a black business. I was a little nervous about doing that online but Darlene was here on time. She cleaned my house like it was her own and she respected my property I truly appreciated her work. I will definitely be calling her back. Thanks Darlene!
Darlene Clean    Book online now!Darlene Clean Book online now!
Rachelle P.
Rochelle kept in touch with me as to when she was coming, #of employees, etc. Her team did a fantastic job! It was so nice to come home to a clean house! Her team took great care of my home. I had a deep clean done including carpets which HAD pet stains, now those stains are gone! I'll be using LaBella for monthly maintenance. Since I have a weird schedule, Rochelle is very willing to work with me to fit me in. I'm extremely pleased with LaBella and recommend to all to use their services.
LaBella Cleaning ServicesLaBella Cleaning Services
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