House Cleaners & Maids
What do you wish your cleaning customers knew? These would be things we may not say to the customers face but we assume they know like if they cancel their cleaning at the last minute, you don't get paid the money you would have made from the job, which was your rent money. Or maybe you wish your customers knew that they need to pick up their legos before you vacuum so you don't break the vacuum you use. What do you wish your cleaning customers knew?
Hiring house cleaners is a question that begs a good answer. Where do you find good house cleaners to hire? How do you screen them? Do you offer them a signing bonus? Do you do drug testing for the house cleaners you hire? Do you hire housekeepers with experience or do you prefer to train them? What are the deal breakers for the maids you hire?
House cleaning can sometimes take a toll on your body both mentally and physically. So what do you do when you feel like you need some time off? Find the time to take a day off or plan a vacation, travel and reset your attitude. Be a savvy cleaner. Come back well rested and ready to clean again. Share with us how you reboot and refresh when you take time off? And how you make it possible to fit it into your cleaning schedule?
Health and fitness play an important roll in the daily activity of all house cleaners and maids. They need to be healthy to get up and go to their cleaning jobs. And they also need to be fit to be able to move around, carry their cleaning caddies, vacuums, and any other cleaning equipment they may need for their job. What are your health and fitness tips? What do you do when you're sick? What do you do to get better?
Pregnancy while house cleaning can be a challenge even for the fittest mom. But some precautions need to be taken that both your cleaning boss, and the home owner need to know about. Also some preparations need to be made for time off during the delivery and recovery process. What are some things about pregnancy while house cleaning you would like to share?
Now that your baby has been born, what do you do? You need to make money, so do you get back to your normal cleaning schedule? As a new mom, sometimes you need to make some changes. You have to juggle being a mom and work. Here we can share experiences and discuss what it's like to be a house cleaner with a newborn. What changes you have made if any to your cleaning business as a new mom?
What types of special projects do you offer your cleaning clients as an upsell? And how do you find time in a busy schedule to fit special projects in? Do you bump other clients that day? Or do you arrange to come back on the weekend and just do the special project? Do you bill for the special projects separately or do you add it to the cost of your weekly cleaning?