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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.

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.

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.

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. 

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 Fairfax house cleaners
Byungsu K.
I had deep house cleaning and carpet steam cleaning at the same time with Cristy house cleaning, which was very convenient for me. They cleaned areas that I didn’t even think about. I was impressed with the qualithy of work, and I would ask them for my next house cleaning.
CRISTY CLEANING SERVICES LLC.CRISTY CLEANING SERVICES LLC.
Yvonne Y.
Cleaners took their time and did a nice job. Our house feels fresh and clean!
H&K REMODELING CLEANING SERVICESH&K REMODELING CLEANING SERVICES
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent work! House sparkles clean :) Thank you.
Spiflee | Maids of DC MD VASpiflee | Maids of DC MD VA
Layla A.
JVA House Cleaner surprised me with providing the best cleaning service I have had! Thank you!
JVA Home Care LLCJVA Home Care LLC
Michele L.
I reached out for an estimate on cleaning my house and we scheduled an eval appt that day. He was on time and gave a fair price. They did a great job cleaning and then we utilized their services again for another house. I highly recommend this cleaning service.
Mrs.Bianka’s Cleaning ServiceMrs.Bianka’s Cleaning Service
Susanna L.
Strong Hands Cleaning LLC did a very thorough job on the move-out cleaning of my house. They responded quickly with a quote. I was able to book them for a date within a week of scheduling the cleaning. The team was friendly and efficient and made the house move-in ready for the next tenant.
Strong Hands Cleaning LLCStrong Hands Cleaning LLC
Lisa E.
Had my first full house cleaning and it was professional and done right!
M&B Cleaning ServicesM&B Cleaning Services
Natasha J.
Fatima cleaning service did a fantastic cleaning job in our house! We’ll be using them again and highly recommend to others.
Fatima cleaning services llc
Roshni M.
My house was spotlessly clean. Absolutely loved their work. Great value for money.
A.K.D cleaning servicesA.K.D cleaning services
Lynn M.
Alde and her team did a beautiful job of cleaning our house, it sparkled !
Alde Gomez House CleanerAlde Gomez House Cleaner
Sarah B.
Loida and her crew did a thorough job of cleaning our whole house top to bottom. Feels great to have everything so clean!
SKLTBF LLC Cleaning serviceSKLTBF LLC Cleaning service
Trudy J.
Maribel and the cleaning the house from top to bottom. Very efficient professional friendly staff.
Maribel moralesMaribel morales
Christine B.
Efficient, prompt, friendly, and the very dirty house is now very clean. Excellent service.
Alde Gomez House CleanerAlde Gomez House Cleaner
Meghna V.
Grace cleaning services did a great job on cleaning my home. They were on time and they took a lot of care. I was impressed at how thorough they were. They cleaned every nook and corner in the house.
Grace Cleaning ServicesGrace Cleaning Services
Ruth R.
They left my house neat and clean, they are professionals in what they do. I highly recommend it, 💯% satisfied.
HR CLEANING SERVICEHR CLEANING SERVICE
Megan R.
We just had Sylvia come today to clean our house while we were at work. On my way home I received a call from my husband who went on to rave about how amazing our place looked. She went above and beyond and cleaned the oven, washed our comforter, etc. We just moved into our house so it was very much needed. Thank you Margarita House Cleaning!
Margarita’s House CleaningMargarita’s House Cleaning
Elliot P.
They did an excellent job cleaning the house. They were on time and did a wonderful job. Highly recommend!!
QUALITY HOME CLEANERS, D.C. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐QUALITY HOME CLEANERS, D.C. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Katrina A.
3 ladies came to clean my house. They did a great job. Cleaned things that I didnt even think they were going to clean. Like my sofas! I will be calling them again
CMC FULL HOME SERVICES,LLCCMC FULL HOME SERVICES,LLC
James D.
I don't think this house has ever been as clean as it was when they left. Thanks so much!
Brightful Corner Cleaning services LLCBrightful Corner Cleaning services LLC
Gina S.
Our house looks and smells clean, they did a wonderful job, would definitely hire them again.
Y&A CLEANING SERVICE LLC.Y&A CLEANING SERVICE LLC.
Maria A.
Hired for a deep clean to a new house. Sub par work. Ladies we’re very nice but work was “just ok”. My regular cleaning lady for half the price does the same however being a new house we wanted a new company to impress us. I had to glove up and clean the fridge, floors and all door ways after they left. Disappointing.
CMC FULL HOME SERVICES,LLCCMC FULL HOME SERVICES,LLC
Belinda M.
Our move out cleaners did an excellent job! The people moving into the house after us will be very happy.
Quality Pro Cleaning Services LLCQuality Pro Cleaning Services LLC
Erin R.
I am so happy with the cleaning provided by APS Cleaning services! I was very impressed with the quality of the work as well as excellent communication/prompt responses while arranging my cleaning. I highly recommend this company—my house has never looked so clean!! :)
APS Cleaning Services 24APS Cleaning Services 24
Nicole M.
Cristy’s cleaning services were above and beyond my expectations! They responded to my inquiry right away and quickly worked with me to schedule a cleaning of my house! The team arrived on time, wore masks during this time of COVID-19, and truly cleaned every corner of the house! They even followed up with me after to make sure I was happy with the job! I would highly recommend them and will definitely be calling them for my next home cleaning!
CRISTY CLEANING SERVICES LLC.CRISTY CLEANING SERVICES LLC.
Daniel F.
Dora was amazing. She deep cleaned our apartment after we moved out. We’re hiring her to clean our new house as well. Very responsive, hard worker and punctual!
Doras Residential cleaning servicesDoras Residential cleaning services
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