Housekeeping business tips

Deep cleaning your house: A room-by-room guide

Homes can go through a lot of wear and tear — especially after a busy winter. Keeping up with laundry, dishes, and vacuuming from one week to the next can go a long way to maintaining a tidy house, but once a year, it’s a good idea to dive in... more

How much should you charge for housekeeping services?

One of the most important decisions you’ll make as a new housekeeper is how much you charge for your services. But picking a price point can be tricky. You want to make your rates competitive while still making enough to cover your labor, materials and overhead costs. There’s no magic... more

How to start a successful cleaning business

In this article, you'll find tips for starting a housecleaning business, including: Do your research and establish a solid business plan. Name your company and apply for a business license. Decide how many employees you will have, their job requirements, what you will pay, and what your benefits will be... more

Moving? You'll Need This Ultimate Housecleaning Checklist

Whether you’re moving in or moving out, make your home shine with this cleaning checklist. (CLICK HERE to download our house cleaning checklist as a PDF) Moving can feel like a never-ending chore. Renters in particular are often required by lease to leave their apartments in tip-top shape, and anything... more

How Much Should You Charge for Housekeeping?

Here are the factors that you should take into account when setting your pay rates as a housekeeper. Now that you've decided to look into work as a house cleaner, you’re probably wondering how much house cleaners actually make. Care.com’s House Cleaning Cost Calculator can help you determine... more

Housekeeping Job Satisfaction and Success

It is important to make sure that your job meets your needs, as well as those of your employer. Now that you've been hired as a housekeeper, you'll want to pay extra-close attention the first few times you clean to make sure you're meeting your employer's expectations... more

Here Are Your Housekeeping Job Options

Here's how you can find the right type of housekeeping job for you. You're a hardworking, honest, and reliable worker. You find satisfaction in cleaning and organizing homes and you enjoy having concrete tasks to perform that make other people happy. Does this sound like you? Then housekeeping... more

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What are some reasons we should leave shoes at the front door?

"When we walk through our homes with our shoes on, we often don’t consider where our feet have traveled through today, and what have they picked up. It is important to bring as much clean air into your home as possible, but you definitely do not want to bring in the dirt... more