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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.

How long does it take to clean a house professionally?

Generally, getting your house cleaned professionally can take several hours. The time it takes for house cleaners to complete their job depends on the size of your home, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms you have, the type of service you require and the condition of your house. It also might depend on how many employees are cleaning and the supplies they are using. If you get recurring cleaning services, the first visit might take a bit longer than the subsequent visits. 

When choosing the best house cleaner for you, ask for an estimate about how long their services will take.

How much is a house cleaning?

The national average cost for house cleaning ranges between $25 and $50 per hour, per cleaner. However, the cost of house cleaning services near you might be different.

House cleaning prices vary based on how many square feet your home is, how dirty your house gets and how often the cleaning service comes. And, prices can be lower in areas with a lower cost of living, higher in big cities or affluent regions.

Some companies charge a set amount — such as 5 cents — per square foot, with a minimum amount, such as $100. You may save money by increasing the frequency of your house cleaning visits. Often a company will charge you less per cleaning when you schedule more cleanings per month. The cost advantage rewards your loyalty, and also reflects the fact that more frequent cleanings make it easier to maintain a high level of cleanliness in your home. A housecleaning service may charge more for the first visit or for one-time services than for recurring cleanings.

To learn more about the cost of house cleaning, visit our House Cleaning Cost Guide.

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.
Reviews for Appleton house cleaners
Beth V.
Such great work! I hate cleaning, it was amazing to have a completely clean house in such a short time.
CAVS CLEANERS LLCCAVS CLEANERS LLC
Megan N.
Nicole and Corey were phenomenal to work with for my house cleaning project. I hired them to clean my new house. They messaged back quickly with a detailed description of the tasks their bid included and called when I asked to discuss the job over the phone. Nicole was able to further describe the tasks the bid included and put me at ease and assured me all tasks I would do on my own, they would do too! The day before cleaning, they sent a confirmation message. On the day of cleaning, Nicole and Corey communicated the arrival time. They are so friendly and personable. They are also extremely hard workers! My house smelled clean and looked phenomenal. The house is so clean and ready for me to move into without a worry. I will definitely be hiring C & N Enterprises LLC again! Thank you for the conversations, laughs and clean house.
C & N Enterprises LLC. (Wisconsin's Best Cleaner)C & N Enterprises LLC. (Wisconsin's Best Cleaner)
Maria C.
Cleaned my house just prior to it going on the market. Fair pricing, friendly and did a great job!
bndprocleaning servicesbndprocleaning services
Amy W.
Mary did an excellent job cleaning my mother in-laws house. Everything looks wonderful and Mary was a pleasure to work with!
Plushouse CleaningPlushouse Cleaning
Sherri S.
I don’t do any house work anymore and have been trying out different cleaning businesses. I finally(after4) found the company I am satisfied with. They were on time and did a very good job w not much explaining what I wxnted done. Came home to a clean house. Thank you.
RB Janitorial LLCRB Janitorial LLC
Anne R.
My nasty old house sparkles like new after Jodi from Quality Residential Cleaning's visit. Attention to detail and quality work. Very happy with the service.
Quality Residential CleaningQuality Residential Cleaning
Tim W.
Met with us, looked over the job, gave a good estimate and then did a great job with the first clean. Left a note telling us that she had not quite finished to her liking in a couple of areas. We plan on using her for house cleaning now.
Quality Residential CleaningQuality Residential Cleaning
Sarah L.
Phillip and Lisa are a great team ! We came home to a spotless house. The windows and screens are immaculate also. We will continue to hire them to clean our home. Very reasonable price. Thank you!
All Clean N Brite LLCAll Clean N Brite LLC
Carol M.
This was a very first time I needed someone to clean for me, and it was a pleasure having Mary as my "moveout" cleaner. She did an excellent job. I was able to meet with the realtor and put the house up for sale as planned. Thank you Mary for all of your help. I'll definitely recommend your service and may even have to use you in the future when needing special cleaning of our apartment.
Plushouse CleaningPlushouse Cleaning
Julie P.
Mary cleaned our empty rental house today to prepare for sale. She was on time and worked hard for a very reasonable price. The place was dirty, stinky, dusty, furry and gross when she arrived. When she finished, it sparkled! She even cleaned our screens! We are leaving the area, but I wish I could take her with me. Thanks, Mary!
Plushouse CleaningPlushouse Cleaning
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