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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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Is it okay for your client to leave their child at the house while you were there doing their house cleaning work instead of calling the babysitter to come in?

Hi everybody! I have one client I've been working with for several months. She gets a little hostile with me at times but I overlooked it and she definitely takes advantage of my kind heart and good nature. My question is she was telling me she pays our babysitter... 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?


Housekeeping duties: What you can expect from your housekeeper

If you’ve ever looked around your house in a moment of high stress and wondered if you should hire a housekeeper to help, the answer is probably yes. These days, many households have two parents who are both working outside the home. Working full-time jobs and taking care of the... more