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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 Tacoma house cleaners
Elizabeth C.
My house is sparkling clean!
Destiny City MaidsDestiny City Maids
Sarah H.
Excellent cleaning! So happy to finally have a clean house! Amanda did an amazing job.
5 stars Cleaning5 stars Cleaning
Amy B.
Exemplary, thorough, trustworthy and absolutely sparkling! Above and beyond! In all ways! This was a move-out clean and the house looks better than brand new. You can trust Dad's House Cleaning Service!
Dad's House Cleaning ServiceDad's House Cleaning Service
Teresa H.
Dina and her team did an OUTSTANDING job with a Move-in clean for me. They worked 12 hours to clean a very old house that probably did not have that level of cleaning done in a century!!! I plan to use her services regularly to keep the house looking this good. She was very responsive to inquiries and kept in contact throughout the day. If you want your house sparkly clean top to bottom, Call Dina!
Dina's Cleaning Service LLCDina's Cleaning Service LLC
Zach L.
Nice Clean and Shining did an excellent job cleaning my house. I would definitely recommend them to anyone.
Bright and shineBright and shine
Erin C.
Elizabeth did a great job cleaning our house and we look forward to having her clean once a month.
Elizabeth’s house cleaning servicesElizabeth’s house cleaning services
Melanie F.
I hired them for a move out clean and the house was spotless! Cleaner than when we moved in! Highly recommend!
NW EcoCleaningNW EcoCleaning
Yunsun c.
My house was not cleaned to our satisfaction. Very disappointed. Would not recommend.
Terrell King Of CleanTerrell King Of Clean
Amalia K.
A Goode Cleaning service was excellent! The house cleaner sent to my house did an amazing job, she was professional and very kind. Her work was exceptional too, best housecleaning service I’ve ever had so far 👍👍
A Goode Cleaning Service LLCA Goode Cleaning Service LLC
Bree H.
Alex's Cleaning, LLC did our move out clean and they were impeccable. The house is spotless and I couldn't be happier with their work and the price.
Alex's Cleaning LLCAlex's Cleaning LLC
Zach L.
They did an excellent job cleaning my house. I would highly recommend them!
Jave cleaning servicesJave cleaning services
Mallory Nicole W.
Extremely professional and did phenomenal job deep cleaning the house. My house has never looked this good. Already have them scheduled to come again.
Jave cleaning servicesJave cleaning services
Michelle C.
Admittedly our house was in need and the team came in and left it unbelievably clean. We are so thrilled.
Bright and shineBright and shine
Sarah G.
I loved this service! They did a great job deep cleaning my house. They were friendly, punctual and thorough. I will use this cleaning service again for sure!
JTC Cleaning Services roofing & Gutters LLCJTC Cleaning Services roofing & Gutters LLC
Jacob M.
My house is so much cleaner and it wouldn’t have been possible without all your help.
Miracle Workers Cleaning ServicesMiracle Workers Cleaning Services
Molly H.
Great job on a move out cleaning! The house was in rough shape, but they did a wonderful job with it. Communication was perfect!! Thanks!
A Goode Cleaning Service LLCA Goode Cleaning Service LLC
Ken T.
Tara did an excellent job cleaning my house. My wife and I just did not have the energy to clean the place after spending all weekend packing and moving. Tara was responsive to messages and showed up right on time. The house looked great and welcoming for the new owners. Thank you!
All Aspects Cleaning ServiceAll Aspects Cleaning Service
Whitney S.
We have hired Bri as our full time house detailer, yes we said detailer because she doesn’t just do the top surface she get down on hands and knees and get it’s dang clean!! Our initial house cleaning became a deep cleaning, she worked with us on a budget to make this a super deep clean over the next couple of cleans, which is awesome, we have never had a cleaner do this it’s either all or nothing. She told us a deep clean takes about 8-9 hours, First thought every other “deep clean” we have paid for has been 4 hours max well we now know why, don’t think our house has ever been this clean. Thank you for being amazing Bri and giving us a happy home, you simply rock.
New Beginnings CleaningNew Beginnings Cleaning
Judith j.
Sunny did a good job cleaning my house. It was her first time and was very agreeable and cleaned according to my likes. She was prompt and through. I will hired her again.
Sharon B.
They did a great job deep cleaning my house that has been neglected for a long time. They were very punctual.
Bright and shineBright and shine
Jenna J.
They did a great job cleaning our house! Very nice and personable. I would definitely hire them again!
JC Cleaning ServicesJC Cleaning Services
Damon G.
Bright and Shine did a great job cleaning our house before we moved it. It made the place look brand new!
Bright and shineBright and shine
Amber L.
After the recent birth of our fourth child, we were really REALLY behind on our house work. Elena came through for us. Our house looks and smells so nice and clean! We are so grateful and definitely recommend her to anyone who wants to see their house sparkle.
Jave cleaning servicesJave cleaning services
Thumbtack Customer
They did a great job! I wanted a deep cleaning before a party and the house looks perfect... I would hire them again.
Alex's Cleaning LLCAlex's Cleaning LLC
Sheila O.
Raven was meticulous in her deep clean of my father-in-law’s house to help us prepare to sell it. Highly recommend her service.
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