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Published on: 24-Jul-2017

The decision to hire a housekeeper can come about for many reasons. Some busy, career-oriented homeowners simply don’t have time to clean a house themselves. Parents of young children can get busy and overwhelmed and find that cleaning house gets pushed lower down the priority list. Maybe an upcoming party calls for a thorough household cleaning, or one half of a couple gets tired of doing all the work. Whatever the reason, if you decide to hire a housekeeper or cleaning service, there are a number of things to consider. One of the first things you’ll need to decide is if you’re looking for an individual or for a larger cleaning service or franchise. Some people prefer the individual touch and find that hiring an individual is less expensive, others prefer to work with a larger business because they feel it keeps things purely professional.

Many people begin their search for a professional cleaner by asking friends or family members for referrals. Task Tusker and other online service listings are another possibility, as are the Yellow Pages or an online search engine. Whether you decide to work with a single person or a business, below are some of the questions you should ask or consider before you hire someone to clean your house:

  1. Does the cleaner/service have a schedule that meets your needs? You might find an individual or service you like, but if they can’t clean your house on the day you need them, they won’t be much help. Whether you’re looking for a one-shot thorough housecleaning or a regular weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly service, make sure the cleaner or service is available to do the work at a time that is convenient for you.

  2. Does the cleaner/service have references or published reviews? Online review sites can be invaluable when it comes to determining if a business or franchise has a solid reputation with its customers. If you can’t find any reviews online, ask the business if they can supply references. The same goes for individuals – make sure to get several references from people who currently employ the housekeeper or who have employed the individual in the past. Ask references about reliability, quality of work, length of employment, and value for cost. On line aggregators also provide reviews on the individual service providers who are singed up with their company.

  3. Is the cleaner or service trustworthy? Keep in mind that a cleaner or service is going to be working in your home, usually in every room of your house. Many people prefer that their houses are cleaned while they are out of the home, so they must trust the cleaner or service with their privacy and belongings, and in some cases with their key. For this reason, many people prefer to hire a housecleaner who has worked for a friend or family member who can vouch for their trustworthiness. Otherwise, references, reviews, and insurance and bonding can help you determine trustworthiness.

  4. How much will the service cost? It’s always a good idea to get a number of estimates before you choose a housecleaner or service so you can determine if they are charging the going rate. Some people choose to pay more if necessary for someone who does good work and is reliable, and who comes highly recommended. Be sure to ask if there will be any extra charges or fees above the quoted amount. Task Tusker provides you with different cost options from different individuals from your neighborhood.

  5. Who will be cleaning? If you don’t plan to work with a specific individual, with Task Tusker you will know, the individual’s background, the rating for the services he has offered so far. This is the unique feature which is very useful.
  1. How will billing/communication work? Whom do you contact if you need to make a change in your cleaning schedule? Will you pay after each service? Get all of the details in advance, and make sure the circumstances work with your needs and expectations.

    If hiring a house cleaner is affordable for you and your family, you’ll find that a good, reliable cleaner or service is a wonderful addition to your life. Download Task Tusker from App store and google play.
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