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Help with a spouse when attending out of town meetings

Spouse has limited mobility and some health concerns, can take care of basic needs (bathroom, dressing, etc) but needs someone to check in and do some light housework (kitchen cleanup, take out the trash for trash days, pick up clutter) when I have to go out of town on business... 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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Hello. I need to hire someone for some yard work in my home. My back is to damaged to do it myself. Where on this site do I find that section?

 

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How much time do you spend spring cleaning?

I used to spend a week straight cleaning. Now I am worried I won't be able too since I starting working again. How much time do you spend?

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Personal Assistant Duties: What Can a Personal Assistant Do for You?

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Housekeeping duties: What you can expect from your housekeeper

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How much should you charge for housekeeping services?

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