How Often Do You Need a Housekeeper?
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How Often Do You Need a Housekeeper?

by Craig Sutton  •  October 31, 2016
Let's face it, in today's fast paced world, household chores often get bumped down at the end of many people's to-do-lists. If thats the case with you, then you might just need a helping hand. But when you decide to hire a housekeeper, just how often should they visit?
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10 Things You Can Do To Grow Your Housekeeping Business
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10 Things You Can Do To Grow Your Housekeeping Business

by Martha Scully  •  October 29, 2016
Housekeeping can be a competitive industry. There are many people looking to break into the industry all the time. Some open businesses; others freelance and are sole proprietors. In order to be successful, you need to build your client base and your reputation over time. Growth is the key to success, and it is what will help you build a stable client base now and into the future. To do this, you need to think of housekeeping from a cleaning and from a business perspective.
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Why You Hire a House Cleaner Before Listing Your Home
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Why You Hire a House Cleaner Before Listing Your Home

by Craig Sutton  •  October 27, 2016
So, you’ve decided to sell your home. Congratulations! It is exciting, but it can also be a stressful time. You want to put your home up for sale, generate interest from buyers right away, and in a perfect world, a bidding war will erupt and you will get more than asking price. Before this can happen, you need to make sure your home looks its very best and is as appealing as possible. Here's why you should hire a professional house cleaner before you list.
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“Miss Housekeeping” Should Not be an Insult
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“Miss Housekeeping” Should Not be an Insult

by John Philip Green  •  September 27, 2016
In last night’s presidential debate, Republican candidate Donald J. Trump was attacked by his opponent Hillary Clinton for insulting the 1996 Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado by calling her “Miss Housekeeping”. Machado, who was born in Venezuela, was not a housekeeper. But being a housekeeper is not something to be looked down upon. It is not an insult.
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7 Signs You Might Need a Housekeeper
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7 Signs You Might Need a Housekeeper

by Martha Scully  •  September 23, 2016
Let’s be honest – after a busy day at work and caring for the kids, are you really going to have time (or the energy) to clean the house? Probably not! If you are on the fence about hiring a housekeeper to help with the cleaning, here are some signs that it’s time for you to finally hire someone.
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Do House Cleaning Businesses Need to be Bonded?
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Do House Cleaning Businesses Need to be Bonded?

by Melanie Baravik  •  August 12, 2016
When you began your house cleaning business, you may have had to obtain a license or register with the state. During that process, many industries require the purchase of a surety bond. Housekeepers are rarely required to purchase a bond by law, but a bond can be a wise business investment. Surety bonds increase a business’s trustworthiness and protect its clientele. The most common reason housekeepers and cleaning companies purchase surety bonds is in case of employee theft.
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Can You Afford a Housekeeper?
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Can You Afford a Housekeeper?

by Martha Scully  •  August 05, 2016
Do you dread coming home to a messy house? Do you waste money eating out because you can't face your kitchen? Is getting ready to leave your home a stressful event, simply because you can't find the items you need in the piles of stuff? If so, you're not alone. In this article, we'll have a look at the return on investment of paying for a housekeeper.
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