Which Surfaces & Areas You Should Be Disinfecting The Most

Which Surfaces & Areas You Should Be Disinfecting The Most

by Jessica Okorn  •  July 08, 2020
We have been hearing it for months and it has been engraved in our brains: clean and disinfect commonly used areas to help fight the spread of COVID-19. These areas may seem like no brainers but there might be some that you are forgetting. Common used areas can vary for different households but here are some we think you should be disinfecting often (and might be missing). In every room of your home, these are areas you should be disinfecting daily: Doorknobs. Every time you enter or lea...
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Cleaning Supplies That Kill COVID-19

Cleaning Supplies That Kill COVID-19

by Jessica Okorn  •  July 01, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic was announced there was a clear message from the WHO: clean, clean, clean. While we all thought to ourselves, “sure, I can do that”, lots of other questions popped into our heads. What do I clean? How should I clean? Am I cleaning well enough? Are my cleaning products strong enough to kill COVID-19? These questions are heavy and daunting. You want to be sure you are doing everything you can to keep your family safe, and if you’re a housekeeper you want to be sure ...
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How to Make Your Home Safe for You and Your Housekeeper During COVID-19

How to Make Your Home Safe for You and Your Housekeeper During COVID-19

by Jessica Okorn  •  June 24, 2020
Whether this is your first time hiring a housekeeper, or you’re welcoming yours back after the announcement of COVID-19, it’s safe to say that cleaning practices are different now. You might be worried about having someone in your home and how you can both keep safe. Housekeeper.com is here to help calm your fears and lend some guidance. Now that you’ve hired a housekeeper, here are some best practices to keep you, and them, safe. Before the cleaning takes place: Discuss with your housek...
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Interview questions to ask a housekeeper during COVID-19

Interview questions to ask a housekeeper during COVID-19

by Jessica Okorn  •  June 17, 2020
There is no denying that the world changed when the WHO announced that COVID-19 was officially considered a pandemic. Life was put on hold, normal activities stopped, and the phrase “physical distancing” has been engraved in our brains. It can be stressful bringing someone new in your home. Mix in COVID-19 and anxieties are running high. We are all familiar with the standard interview questions to ask when hiring a housekeeper, but here are some COVID proof questions to ask to ensure the saf...
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How to interview a housekeeper during COVID-19

How to interview a housekeeper during COVID-19

by Jessica Okorn  •  June 10, 2020
At Housekeeper.com your safety is our number one priority. Times are challenging but we know life cannot remain on hold forever. We are committed to helping you through the hiring process during this pandemic and beyond. Ways to conduct an interview with potential housekeepers while remaining safe: Phone interview. This is a great way to weed out candidates and zone in on the perfect housekeeper. Come prepared to the call with a list of qualities your are looking for in a candidate. This ...
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Cleaning Checklist

Cleaning Checklist

by Amin Bashii  •  May 31, 2020
At Housekeeper.com, we believe in helping everyone find the best care, while also championing the incredible caregiving professionals that do this difficult but necessary work. Housekeeper.com team consists of homeowners, moms, dads, grandparents, daughters, and sons so we get it. We know how important it is to find impeccable care for your loved ones quickly and safely. We also appreciate the need for our caregivers to find work in a dignified and efficient manner. House Cleaning Checklist...
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Airbnb Cleaning

Airbnb Cleaning

by Amin Bashii  •  May 31, 2020
Airbnb recently released their enhanced cleaning initiative for the future of travel, which includes the first overarching standardized protocol for cleaning and sanitization in the home sharing industry. The new Cleaning Protocol comes with enhanced procedures and guidance on how to clean every room in a home. These guidelines will include a learning and certification program to empower Airbnb's host community. And guests will be able to identify and book accommodations included in this prog...
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Start Your Cleaning Business Today

Start Your Cleaning Business Today

by Amin Bashii  •  May 31, 2020
With the right planning and strategies, starting a cleaning business can be an inexpensive and effective way to become a business owner. Starting a cleaning business can be really lucrative. There will always be homes that need cleaning, and it’s a job people are eager to hand off. We have housekeepers that have increased their cleaning business’ annual revenue by $75,000-$90,000 just one year after they joined Housekeeper.com As described by Fit Small Business, starting a cleaning business ...
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