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Q & A

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 Amarillo house cleaners
Cesar V.
She Didn’t clean well for a deep clean. I have cameras installed in my home. Didn’t complete house clean like id wanted. She went back to the house after and went back to with a bottle of md 2020 and turnt up. Very disappointed, especially treating a military house owner. Don’t trust this lady or this app.
Marlie's Cleaning MaidEzMarlie's Cleaning MaidEz
Greg S.
Budget Cleaning did a great job getting my house ready to be put on the market. They were kind, courteous, and honest. They took care to clean every nook and cranny of my house to make it sparkle. I highly recommend these ladies.
Budget cleaningBudget cleaning
Tina S.
Roxanne cleaned my house today. She did a great job. Glad I found her.
Roxanna's HousekeepingRoxanna's Housekeeping
Scott G.
Alma and Brittany had a job ahead of them getting our house ready for move in. The previous occupants had left quite a mess. They made this house shine and sparkle, going above and beyond to make sure our house clean and more importantly san
Pristine Maid & Janitorial ServicesPristine Maid & Janitorial Services
Paige W.
I hired HomeMakers for a move out clean of my rental home and they did a great job! Carly worked on our house and not only made sure that everything was clean, but she was very nice and respectful.
Joe T.
I was raised with a mom who was a neat freak, they cleaned my house to her expectations. They did a deep clean and it looks wonderful. Please don't hesitate to call them for this service. They were very professional and friendly and hardworking.
Illuminous Professional ServicesIlluminous Professional Services
Emma W.
We hired Illuminous for a move in cleaning. They responded very quickly to the inquiry and accommodated our last minute scheduling. The crew showed up on time and wore masks. The house was sparkling clean and smelt great in a very short amount of time. Will hire again and highly recommend.
Illuminous Professional ServicesIlluminous Professional Services
Thumbtack Customer
We were looking for someone to clean our parent's house. We were lead to Homemakers and Handymen though Thumbtack, a service we had never heard of so we were not sure what we were getting into. However, our experience with H&H was beyond our expectations. After the first cleaning, we could not believe their attention to detail and the time they spent making sure everything was just right. My dad said his shoes even squeaked walking across the floors they were so "squeaky clean"! Looking forward to their next visit. Cheryl
Thumbtack Customer
The people at H&H are fantastic and their work is just as good. First, Tiffany was very patient and thorough, working with all of my needs. They arrived to perform my initial deep cleaning, and the job was spectacular. My house looks better than when I moved in! (It's kind of like getting your car detailed - but for your home). I'm excited to be working with these guys for years to come and would highly recommend their services to anyone!
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