You should definitely find out if the company has a business license, insurance etc. You should find out as much as you can about the company by doing various background checks. In the event that you hire a single cleaner that works independently of a cleaning company then you’d be seen as the employer according to the IRS. Therefore, you would hold the risk if that worker gets hurt while in your home. This can cause you to be liable for paying their medical bills as well as for workman’s compensation. You would also need to pay for any damages to your property if they occur.