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From rug stains to renovations, we all could use a hand around the home.


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House cleaning and micromanaging daughter

I was offered a cleaning job, once a week on Fridays for an elderly lady who lost her husband recently and she has heart issues.  Her daughter hired me and I agreed to $15/hour.  I get there and it is total clutter and her one daughter continues... more


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How important is it to purchase your own cleaning supplies and equipment?

I have only been a housekeeper since October 2017. Prior to that I went to college to study legal assistant studies, then found a job with security companies working as a dispatcher and as a customer service representative. I also worked briefly at the 911 center as a dispatcher. I... more


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Removing Stains

Hi ya! I as wondering if anyone has any good cleaning hacks for removing mud from white denim shorts? Thanks!!  


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How do I get parents to hire a teenage tutor?

I am a teenage tutor with four to five years of tutoring experience. However, the people I've tutored are only people that I've known for a little while before beginning tutoring their children. How do I get hired by a family that I've never met as a... more


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House Cleaning Price

What is a reasonable price for a 5 bedroom 2 bath house? Two levels. We need just 2 bedrooms picked up, organized and vacuumed. Kitchen cleaned and mopped. Maybe do dishes if there are dishes that need done. Need counters, oven, stove, microwave and table cleaned. Have a dishwasher. Living room... more


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How do you get hard water stains off of a glass shower door?

Our master bath shower door is a beast to clean. How can I get rid of the hard water stains?


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Posting a job. I get many replies but when I replied back to set up a interview It takes 24 to 48 hrs before I hear from somebody. I guess only a few people have cell phones where they can take a few minutes to said yes or no .


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How to broach the subject of bringing your child along

I take care of my 1 year old niece. If I were to get a babysitting or nannying job I would need to bring her along. How would I go aboit bringing that up in interviews or do I put that info in my bio as well?