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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. 

What should I ask a house cleaner or maid before hiring them?

There are many questions to ask a cleaning service before you hire them to make sure they’re the right fit. These questions might include:

  • How much do you charge?
  • How do you set your prices -- per hour or per square foot? Or, do you charge a flat rate?
  • What is your past work experience? Can I see a list of references?
  • Are you accustomed to working with different home or apartment types and sizes?
  • Can you work with children or pets in the house?
  • What types of cleaning products do you use?
  • Do you bring your own cleaning supplies and products?
  • How often can you clean my home?
  • Is there anything you recommend I do (or don't do) to my home before you arrive?

For more tips on how to hire the best maid or house cleaning service, read our smart hiring guide.

How often should you have your house cleaned?

The frequency you should have your house cleaned depends on several factors, and the best professional house cleaner can give you a rough estimate of costs so you can budget how often you need someone to clean your home. 

Daily house cleaning may be necessary if you have a home with a large number of bedrooms with young children and kids, although other homeowners may benefit from weekly house cleaning. A weekly cleaner can clean the bathroom, kitchen, do laundry, vacuum and mop. An occasional deep house cleaning is most beneficial for people who have recently renovated a home or are looking to do a spring clean. 

Reviews for Middleton house cleaners
Jennifer B.
Have been so pleased with this house cleaning service! Impeccable work and great attitude. Have been using Legacy for well over 5 years now and always pleased with their work. I love my team, they are pros at cleaning. They show up on time, are very thorough, and friendly too. I really like that they use "green" cleaning so the house doesn't smell like cleaning chemicals. I have a shedding dog, 3 levels, and hate to clean. But I love a clean house. Thank you Legacy for great service!
Legacy Cleaning Services LLCLegacy Cleaning Services LLC
Haley V.
I hired Floorcare Doctors to clean my house. LaVon showed up on time, did great work, and gave me helpful tips about maintaining the house. I definitely recommend him!
Floorcare DoctorsFloorcare Doctors
Tom G.
Hired this provider to do a thorough clean on a house I purchased before we moved in. They did a very nice job.
Touch of Europe LLCTouch of Europe LLC
Patty S.
They were outstanding. Cleaned a very dirty old house from top to bottom. Every nook and cranny. I couldn’t be more pleased.
RM Cleaning LLCRM Cleaning LLC
Denise T.
Kathy and her crew were my initial cleaning team and they were awesome. They far exceeded my expectations. My house has never been so clean. I would give them 40 stars if I could.
Legacy Cleaning Services LLCLegacy Cleaning Services LLC
Alyssa S.
Wonderful coming home to a clean house! Maricel has taken a huge load off my shoulders and allowed me to enjoy weekends again! Happy to have her coming back weekly!!
Maricel's housecleaning.Maricel's housecleaning.
Stephanie S.
I paid for a deep cleaning with RM Cleaning before I put my house on the market, and I felt like it wasn't really a deep cleaning, and definitely not worth the price. It didn't look like they even mopped my floors ( I found stuff still stuck on them). I had them clean the inside of the refrigerator and the popped off the cover that goes around the bottom and they just left it on the floor. I found a random toothbrush on my mantle that I assume they used for cleaning. On the positive side Mildred the owner was very easy to work with and scheduling was a breeze.
RM Cleaning LLCRM Cleaning LLC
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