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Driving Rules for House Cleaners and Maids

Driving Rules should be a given for house cleaners and maids. And yet here we are discussing driving rules today on Ask a House Cleaner. As cleaning specialists, we’re often in a hurry and that jinxes our judgment for safe driving. Whether you’ve been driving for twenty years or you are a new driver, these driving etiquette tips will keep you on the good side of the law.

Choose to be a better driver. Show respect for your company image. And keep your driving privileges with these simple driving rules.

Second Chances – Should You Hire a Rehabilitated Felon?

Second Chances are for rehabilitated felons who are re-entering the workforce. After getting out of prison these recovering citizens need jobs to make an honest living. But should you hire them as house cleaners and maids? Today on Ask a House Cleaner we look at some of the reasons for incarceration. And we weigh the risks and rewards to small business owners offering second chances.

Usually, innocent people don’t end up in jail. There’s usually a character flaw or a lack of sound judgment that triggered the sentence. That weakness can also wreak havoc in your cleaning company.

Before you offer second chances to ex-cons, check out the costs to your clients and your company reputation.

Tip the Owner Of The Cleaning Company?

Tip the owner of the cleaning company? Some cultures believe in tipping their house cleaners. But not the owners of the cleaning service. Some say you should tip your cleaning specialist no matter who it is. Which is correct? Do you tip your maid even if she owns the house cleaning business?

Today on Ask a House Cleaner we dig deep into the psychology of tipping. We look at ways to tip your cleaning service provider when you don’t have money to give. And we’ll even show you how you can thank your house cleaner in a way that is memorable and will bring them more business.

Family? Your Cleaning Clients Are Not Family!

Family? Your house cleaning clients may be friendly but they are not your family. They are not your relatives and you don’t owe them anything other than the services for which they pay you. Today on Ask a House Cleaner, we look at the comfort zone between maid and client. And we see what happens when boundaries crumble.

The House Cleaning Guru, Angela Brown discusses traps that house cleaners fall into. Clients get too comfortable and cleaning technicians can’t meet client expectations. We also look at layers of guilt and manipulation.

What happens when homeowners become too close to house cleaners? They take advantage as if the housekeeper was a family member. Please don’t let this happen to you.

Too Old to Clean? Should You Fire Your Old Maid?

Too Old to Clean? Every house cleaner and maid at some point in their career ages and becomes too old to clean. Today on Ask a House Cleaner we look at what the homeowner can do when their maid is elderly and ineffective. “Can I fire my old maid without recourse from age discrimination?” Homeowners want to know how to deal with housecleaners who are over the hill, getting on in years, and flat out too old to clean.

If your housekeeper is feeble, geriatric, ancient or tired, these easy tips will help you help them move on.

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