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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 San Antonio house cleaners
Irma S.
Needed to have house cleaned at last minute. They were able to accomodate me and the house was spotless! Arrived on time and did a thorough job cleaning the house. Will be using them again!
Angel Maids - Angel ProAngel Maids - Angel Pro
Nasser I.
Cleaned the house up perfectly
Elite Environmental Services LLCElite Environmental Services LLC
Doyle P.
Great communication and a Clean house.
HMS- cleaning and disinfecting servicesHMS- cleaning and disinfecting services
Maxine M.
My house was left super clean
Pro Experts UnitedPro Experts United
Camden S.
Gloria cleaned my house and did an exceptional job on deep cleaning ! Will use again!
Swept Away Cleaning by JDL RenovationsSwept Away Cleaning by JDL Renovations
Claudia R.
Good job cleaning my house, thanks
Complete Janitorial ServicesComplete Janitorial Services
Michael Z.
They did a great job cleaning my house! So nice to come home to a clean place!!
You've Got MaidsYou've Got Maids
Jackie W.
I highly recommend V & G cleaning. Veronica cleaned our house herself with one other wonderful woman. They did an amazing job. They cleaned everything. Our house had never been so clean. We are having Veronica come every two weeks.
Affordable Tile Hardwood and Flooring InstallerAffordable Tile Hardwood and Flooring Installer
Emily C.
Had a great experience using this company for a house cleaning.
Davis Moving & Cleaning LLCDavis Moving & Cleaning LLC
Keith K.
The Wonder Maid that showed up at our house to do a move-out cleaning was tremendous! She took her time to ensure every inch of the house was clean. I have never seen the fridge so clean! I highly recommend them.
Wonder maid house cleaningWonder maid house cleaning
Rose P.
I give 5 stars to this wonderful team. Lupe and his two team members were in and out of my house within two hours. They were so systematic in their approach to cleaning the house that I feel blessed to have found them. My house not only looks clean but smells clean! I look forward to my next service!!
Complete Janitorial ServicesComplete Janitorial Services
Maryssa m.
Meic was great. Did a really good job cleaning the house.
Roxana C.
They were very responsive and really cleaned the house. Very happy.
Chabod Cleaning ServicesChabod Cleaning Services
Brandie B.
Meica did a wonderful job on my house. I highly recommend Prime Cleaning for your Cleaning services.
Laura S.
I hired Kingdom to clean my house that I sold.
Kingdom Cleaned Home CleaningKingdom Cleaned Home Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
They were amazing. My house has never been so clean!! I highly recommend VG cleaning!!!
Affordable Tile Hardwood and Flooring InstallerAffordable Tile Hardwood and Flooring Installer
Deborah M.
House was clean, after being out of town for two weeks. They did great work, and I’m going to keep using them. Because I don’t want to clean house when I’m not here long.
Lavender House CleaningLavender House Cleaning
Bhaskar C.
Nina she did a fantastic job in cleaning my house. Very attention to detail and took care of the stuff very well. The whole house looked very clean and almost like a new one. I would highly recommend her for your cleaning needs.
Cleaning Done RightCleaning Done Right
Anthony H.
I would highly recommend Chabod Cleaning Services. We recently sold our home and hired them to do a deep cleaning of the house after we moved everything out. When finished the house was immaculate and ready for the new buyer's to move in! They were on time, professional and very detailed in their work. If you are in the market to have your house cleaned, I would highly recommend Chabod Cleaning Services. You will not be disappointed!
Chabod Cleaning ServicesChabod Cleaning Services
Avanti G.
Magda cleaned our home today for the first time - she was on time and the house was left sparkling clean! Thank you!
Aldo's Cleaning ServicesAldo's Cleaning Services
Karika P.
Lavender Cleaning Services did an amazing job cleaning my house! We are moving and needed someone last minute to do a deep cleaning of the house. They were able to work with our schedule and did a very thorough job. The team is also really nice! Highly recommend!!
Lavender House CleaningLavender House Cleaning
Mary S.
The crew did a very good job on the deep cleaning of our house.
All2clean House CleaningAll2clean House Cleaning
Jorge L.
Lucia and her crew were AWESOME! I own a rental home and hired Aim Clean Cleaning to do the cleaning after the renter moved out. I don't believe the renter ever deep cleaned the house in the 4 years he lived here. Aim Clean Cleaning cleaned blinds, cabinets, appliances, showers, tubs, toilets, etc. The house looks great and is move in ready again. I have recommended Aim Clean Cleaning to my new management company.
Aim CleanAim Clean
Grant G.
No show for confirmed house cleaning. No communication through text or phone calls.
UBS JanitorialUBS Janitorial
Renn L.
They did a final clean on my rental house. Not only did they come the next day and do a fabulous job but also sent 25+ pictures after cleaning the house (which I forwarded on to my landlord). I am going to use them here in my brand new house!
Swept Away Cleaning by JDL RenovationsSwept Away Cleaning by JDL Renovations
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