Housecleaning

18 funny tweets that sum up our love-hate relationship with cleaning the house

Cleaning house is a bit like exercise: The aftermath feels so good, but the actual act … not so much. And similar to exercise, cleaning requires regular maintenance. In other words: If we want to live in a world free of clutter, dust bunnies and streaky windows, we have to... more

How much does house cleaning cost?

Outsourcing tedious household chores doesn’t just take stress off your plate and crumbs off your counter — it could also significantly improve your quality of life. That’s according to research by Ashley Whillans, an assistant professor at Harvard Business School. Her studies suggest prioritizing time over money — by doing... more

How to handle taxes when you hire a housekeeper

Every parent loves a clean house. However, when your life revolves around raising multiple kids, working a full-time job and maybe caring for a pet or two, the days of having a spotless living room or kitchen can be few and far between. It’s no wonder then why the idea... more