I don't think there is a "nice" way to tell her, being nice is what caused her to take advantage of you. I am sorry you have to deal with this situation. I have been there. I am an organizer and at times people try to sneak in or... more
Definitely, they should. It is easy to take them back to your own home, and to other households. They are also hard to get rid of. I would think a conscientious person would not invite cleaners in their home knowing they have that problem, but rather hire a professional to... more
Maybe those new clients are not in your target market, if you provide good services and you know you are worth it, don't budge. That is a lot of work. Maybe ask for some good reviews and references from your satisfied customers that states what you just said, they... more
I have the same problem when replying to job offers, they take long to even text back, and when they do I have to wait another day until the next reply comes back. I guess people have busy lives, or receive many texts and don't spot them right away??
I am sorry you have had this experience, and I agree with you, micro managing that way is not very helpful, it actually makes the work more stressful and it takes your ability to focus on the task on hand. Maybe she has has a bad experience with other cleaners... more
yes, if you are good with a needle and same thread as the socks. If they are thicker use thicker thread and so one. the Easiest way is to use a ball inside the sock (like the elderly used to do) possibly a hard one, and create an intersecting weave... more
I would look under Errands and Odd jobs.
I would think the air purifier will counter the effects of the diffuser, and waste the oil. I would use the air purifier first and then the diffuser. The air will be clean and sweet smelling.