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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.

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.

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.

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. 

What are the different types of house cleaning services I can get?

There are several services offered by professional house cleaning companies, each suited for a different purpose. These services include:

  • Standard cleaning, which is a basic cleaning typically done on a weekly or monthly basis;
  • Deep cleaning, which is a detailed cleaning with more intensive work than a standard clean;
  • Move-in and move-out cleaning, which is a detailed service preparing a home for residents moving in or out;
  • Green house cleaning, which is a service that uses eco-friendly cleaning supplies and products. 

Aside from the type of cleaning services available, homeowners may also choose daily, weekly, monthly or one-time services.

How much should you tip maids or cleaning services?

Tipping between 15 and 20 percent is considered an appropriate tip for maids and house cleaners — just as it would with a barber, food delivery driver or taxi operator. During the holidays, you might want to consider tipping a bit more. 

It’s important to note that some housekeeping and maid services might include a tip within the service fee, which should be explained to you in the service contract. Talk to house cleaners in your area to find out what's included in their fees.

Reviews for Columbia house cleaners
Janice B.
They were on time, very professional. And my house was so clean. Excellent cleaners
Adriana's Cleaning serviceAdriana's Cleaning service
Donna J.
It’s so nice that my house is clean all in one day!!
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Connie H.
I would highly recommend them! I was looking for cleaning people to clean my house before we move out and found them here. They made an amazing job and they are very affordable. If you're looking for somebody to clean your house, you should contact them.
Hall's House Cleaning & Painting LLCHall's House Cleaning & Painting LLC
Kelly R.
Wonderful job! The house was cleaned very thoroughly. So much attention to details.
My Customized Cleaning ServicesMy Customized Cleaning Services
Jessica K.
Adrianna’s team does an amazing job! Great to come home to a clean, sparkling house!!
Adriana's Cleaning serviceAdriana's Cleaning service
Victoria H.
J A cleaning service responded very quickly and was at my house the next day. Man did I give them a heck of a cleaning job! Post renovation dust was everywhere but they handled it like a BOSS! My house looks amazing. Thank you so much!
J.A. Cleaning serviceJ.A. Cleaning service
Kendra F.
The crew did excellent work. I contacted them last minute for a deep clean before moving to new house. They came on time, cleaned everything that I asked, responded to my messaging, and communicated well. I would highly recommend.
Music City CleaningMusic City Cleaning
Ethelda R.
Set up a date for cleaning. They canceled that date. I was not available on the date they wanted to schedule. This so prevalent by many house cleaning services - set a date and they cancel. They also wanted a credit card number, which I refused to give them
MaidattendantsMaidattendants
Jacie L.
My house is so clean! Very happy with my services and looking forward to future services. They were on time, very nice, house looks great, and worked around my work from home schedule trading rooms with me as needed. I barely even knew they were here. Thank you!
New Dawn Cleaning ServicesNew Dawn Cleaning Services
Keith W.
Hired Sherelle and her team to clean monthly, and was very impressed with the results from our first appointment. They were able to complete the job in about 2 hours, and they completed everything we hoped and a little more. Very happy with the results. Would definitely recommend Halls House Cleaning.
Hall's House Cleaning & Painting LLCHall's House Cleaning & Painting LLC
Elizabeth P.
I used New Dawn to clean a rental property. From the first message they were quick to answer any questions. The house looked amazing when they were done! I will definitely be using their services again.
New Dawn Cleaning ServicesNew Dawn Cleaning Services
Mike w.
Mollie nd her assistant came in and started working right away they deep cleaned the house and it looked great when she was done the only thing that i wish was that i would have called her sooner
Mollie's Cleaning Service LLCMollie's Cleaning Service LLC
Dee C.
I have a friend moving across country into a house which had been vacant for months. Lots of trades worked on the house like plumbers, electricians, flooring installers, etc. and some left behind dust and remnants of their work. This gal did an amazing job cleaning every surface, washing windows, and deep cleaning the kitchen and the bathrooms. She was very good communicatung and being flexible with my schedule. Would I recommend her? Yes. Would I hire her again? Absolutely. Thank you so much for doing an excellent job.
Mlainez cleaning services 6156352036Mlainez cleaning services 6156352036
Christa Y.
Timothy did an awesome job deep cleaning our new house before we move in! It looks and smells great! He did a very thorough job at a great value. I would highly recommend his services!
Clean Sweep Commercial Cleaning LLCClean Sweep Commercial Cleaning LLC
Michelle D.
Thanks to D n A Cleaning!! Im able to enjoy the Holidays with my family n friends!! My house was spotless!! I sent a request she responded immediately!! Communication was Excellent throughout the whole process!! Prices were reasonable!! I was able to get a same day appointment!! She even worked around my schedule! Definitely will be scheduling another appointment!!
D and A CleaningD and A Cleaning
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