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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. 

How much does it cost to deep clean a house?

Deep cleaning a house goes beyond the surface level to clear out the dust, grime and gunk that’s collecting on the fan blades, hiding in the blinds, and built up inside the refrigerator drawers. Deep cleaning of a home or apartment costs more than regular house cleaning because it takes more time, effort, and cleaning products. You may choose to have a deep cleaning once or several times a year in addition to your standard cleaning services. You may have a one-time deep cleaning to prepare for company or to clean after a house party. Companies may charge an hourly rate or a price per square foot, or may offer you a flat rate after they have visited your home and estimated work time. The national average house cleaning price is $110-$150, with rates ranging higher for deep-cleaning services. Here are some examples of how a company may calculate their deep-cleaning prices:

  • 10 cents per square foot (compared with 5 cents per square foot for standard house cleaning).
  • $300 for a 3,000-square-foot home.
  • $25 per hour per worker for deep-cleaning services.

How do I choose the best house cleaning service?

When searching for the best house cleaning service near you, consider the depth of your cleaning needs, your budget and the size and condition of your home. Read reviews from verified customers of any cleaning service that you’re looking to hire. Also, check out the reviewers’ photos and do background checks on reviewers to ensure they’re not employed by established cleaning firms or maid agencies. 

When viewing house cleaners on Thumbtack, you might see a Top Pro badge. This indicates that the service is one of the most popular and highly-rated professionals using the platform.

Reviews for College Station house cleaners
Matthew B.
Red was very easy to talk to and set up getting my house cleaned.
Clean for SureClean for Sure
Yue Z.
Ariana did a great job throughly cleaning the house. I will have her back again.
Twin cities cleaning servicesTwin cities cleaning services
Allison P.
They were great, we needed the house cleaned after a party and they came and cleaned all the rooms and bathrooms as well as our kitchen and downstairs area. Will definitely be using them again!
Jacky's Green cleaningJacky's Green cleaning
Lisa B.
Sharon did a great job! She deep cleaned my house so it would be ready to sell. She is very responsive and the price is right. I highly recommend!!
J & S Cleaning ServiceJ & S Cleaning Service
Sara S.
They cleaned our house for the first time yesterday and did an excellent job. We plan to continue using them regularly. Everything so far has been excellent as far as communication, professionalism and of course, the cleaning. Can't wait to see how well they continue to do in the future!
Maria's CleaningMaria's Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Maria's Cleaning to clean my elderly parents' home twice a month. They have now come 3-4 times. They are fantastic! Maria comes with her daughter and/or daughter-in-law. They clean thoroughly and conscientiously. Even though they are working hard, they carry with them a really peaceful demeanor which makes them a pleasure to have in the home. They take good care of my folks and the house, and I cannot recommend their services highly enough.
Maria's CleaningMaria's Cleaning
Sam B.
Maria and Jhoana did a fantastic job! They came in and got right to work. I had to leave before they were finished cleaning, but sent me pictures when everything was finished and my house looked as clean as when I moved in! They also have much better prices than any of the large maid services in College Station. I highly recommend using Maria's!
Maria's CleaningMaria's Cleaning
Nancy I.
Mrs. Red is a lovely, cheerful person. She got right back to me when I reached out to her for her help. She showed up right on time and did a splendid job of cleaning our house. I recommend her service highly.
Clean for SureClean for Sure
Thumbtack Customer
Chris did an amazing job. He deep cleaned our entire 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom house with 2 sets of stairs all by himself because the rest of his crew had other duties. He did an amazing job. He was very nice and courteous. I will hire him anytime I need work done on my home.
C B Universal ServicesC B Universal Services
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