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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.

How do I prepare for a house cleaner?

There are several things you can do in preparation for a house cleaning to improve the efficiency and quality of the job. If you’re unfamiliar with a cleaning service, hiding and locking away any obvious valuables lying around can offer great peace of mind.

Depending on the preference of the cleaner, you may need to lock up your pets before the cleaners arrive. Washing dishes and decluttering the house allows a house cleaner to do their job more effectively. And leaving special notes for the cleaners about certain areas in your home that need attention is also helpful.

Ask house cleaners near you about their tips to help you prepare for their 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.

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. 

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. 

Reviews for Harbor Town house cleaners
Coleman W.
Joyce did a fantastic job cleaning my house. My house had not been cleaned in months and everything looks great now!
Joyce RibeiroJoyce Ribeiro
Cory B.
Great house cleaning service.
Howard's Maid ServiceHoward's Maid Service
Abigail S.
We needed the house deep cleaned to prepare for showings and an open house. She did a great job! And the house smelled amazing afterwards!
Delmis  cleaning servicesDelmis cleaning services
Sandra F.
This cleaning was a gift for my granddaughter and it thrilled her especially the clean blinds and baseboards .and the fresh smell in the house .
Nesbitt CleaningNesbitt Cleaning
Elizabeth T.
Thoroughly cleaned vacant house to get ready to put on market
Franklins All Season CleaningFranklins All Season Cleaning
April C.
Great work, house very clean when she was done.
Williams Cleaning ServicesWilliams Cleaning Services
Darshil S.
It was awesome. They cleaned my house very well. Looking for their services in future
KBM Cleaning ServiceKBM Cleaning Service
Mona H.
Great job on cleaning VERY dusty house! Will use again. AAAAA+
KBM Cleaning ServiceKBM Cleaning Service
Penny C.
Moving into a house that was left a mess! They came in cleaned everything I asked for! Good experience!
Matting Xtreme cleaning servicesMatting Xtreme cleaning services
Julie J.
We would absolutely recommend Nora‘s cleaning services. We had her do a one-time deep cleaning on a house we just purchased. We inquired about a quote and she came out the same day with an estimate and cleaned the house the following day. She did excellent work with her team and the house is spotless. We are very very happy with her work. We would definitely use her services again in the future.
Nora cleaning servicesNora cleaning services
Caleb J.
KBM did an awesome job! Very thorough and the organization was fantastic! My house is very clean.
KBM Cleaning ServiceKBM Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
Wonderful ladies that do a great job!!! If you need your house cleaned these are the ones for you.
Sweep You Off Your FeetSweep You Off Your Feet
Alicia M.
Jennifer did a great job on our house! It is sparkling clean. She is also extremely polite and accommodating.
Williams Cleaning ServicesWilliams Cleaning Services
Lesia H.
What a great business! They were prompt, cleaned my house to perfection, and I am definitely hiring them on a regular basis. I highly recommend Delmis Cleaning!
Delmis  cleaning servicesDelmis cleaning services
Thumbtack Customer
Our rental house has been completely vandalized by the evicted tenant, who left endless trash and dog waste all over the place on purpose. No one would want to step into the house before the cleaning. Terence was very responsive and willing to take on the challenging job and help us in a timely manner. They did a wonderful job cleaning the house and we are impressed with their work quality and professionalism! Highly recommend!!!
Oasis CleaningOasis Cleaning
Mary R.
My house was a mess because I have been sick for a month and unable to clean. They did a great job.
Almetta cleaning servicesAlmetta cleaning services
Clyde W.
She did an immaculate my uncle’s house in tip top shape! Will definitely be his regular house cleaner...very polite, professional and thorough...Thanks Jennifer for a job well done!
Williams Cleaning ServicesWilliams Cleaning Services
Chad M.
Very good work and immediate response. On time and worked hard to deliver a good product and clean house! Highly recommended!
Marlen EscobarMarlen Escobar
Alison K.
Laura does a fantastic job of cleaning my home. She is very thorough, responds timely and is very accommodating to my schedule. My house is sparkling clean after she cleans and I love it! I definitely recommend hiring Laura!
Sweep You Off Your FeetSweep You Off Your Feet
Thumbtack Customer
The Green Clean Team did a wonderful job cleaning our home! They were very friendly and easy to work with, and they were able to fit me in before a house guest arrived. Highly recommended!
Kim W.
I hired Jerri to clean my mother's home. My mother has been ill for some time so I shared that it had not been cleaned well in a while. My daughter and I both just started cleaning service in another city where the 1st visit "deep clean" was $140-250 based on house size but took 5-8 hours to complete by a team. My experience is that a 1st time deep clean cost more because it takes more time to get the house in maintenance mode. Although my mom's house needed a lot of TLC and we didn't expect miracles, Jerri and her daughter only spent 2.5 hours in the house even though we paid the extra fee for window cleaning because "she's a fast cleaner". I know there were some areas that could not be reached because of clutter, but there were areas that were accessible by camera so they should have been accessible by duster. According to my mom, they were sweet people, but if you're house is not in great condition and needs some TLC, you might want to look elsewhere. These ladies work fast and have a full schedule, but deep dives = 2-3 hours. If your house is in decent condition and you need some maintenance, this could be your team.
Jerrie's House CleaningJerrie's House Cleaning
Karen A.
Had to change appt but very efficient, friendly and good quality work at a reasonable price. Will probably hire again to clean house.
Clean Sweep Cleaning Co.Clean Sweep Cleaning Co.
Jill K.
My house has never been cleaner!!! They did such a phenomenal job that I'm going to a regular cleaning schedule with them. Very professional and hard working women! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!
Ivonne's CleaningIvonne's Cleaning
Khrystal L.
Christian responded in the middle of the night to a desperate plea for cleaning services. My original hired cleaners called out at 10pm and the house needed to be cleaned in between clients. Christian had a 3 hour window to clean and she did all that we asked without a question. Definitely will be calling again for future business!
Residential Cleaning & MoreResidential Cleaning & More
Jessica P.
Fantastic cleaning service! They were very thorough and cleaned our entire 3 bed 2 bath house in great timing. They brought all their own supplies too! I would definitely use them again.
Dust Bunnies ExpressDust Bunnies Express
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