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I need a home cleaner first because frankly my house is a disaster area!  But once the initial disaster is cleaned up, I then need someone bi-monthly. So do I need to post 2 separate jobs or can one listing suffice?

I was hoping to have the same person come back for the bi-monthly visits rather than have to break in a new worker.   I'm also wondering about the pay scale. I would expect that the big cleaning should warrant a higher pay rate but does the pay rate... more


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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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What is the difference in light and deep cleaning? I have 5 kids and 1 on the way so, to me all cleaning is deep!



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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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How do you get food dye off of the counter?

I've been scrubbing the same spot on my counter top. I can't get the red food dye out of it. Is there something I can use to remove it without leaving a bleach spot?


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What is the easiest (fastest) way to clean a tub or shower stall, other than standing inside of it while scrubbing and having the water running down your arms?


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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?