Household Personal Assistant - Housekeeper 101
What are the duties and responsibilities of a housekeeper?
To ensure a home is kept organised, clean and tidy
Keep on top of the laundry, ironing and wardrobe management
Cooking and food prep
Running errands and organising the home
Driving (do the necessary shopping.)
Deal with the tradesmen that may come to the house and oversee their work
Seasonal deep cleaning and storing
What skills do you need to be a good housekeeper?
The ability to spot what needs doing in a home
Creating systems if and when needed and/or maintaining them
Attention to detail
Product/fabric/surface knowledge / or the sense to question
Does a housekeeper do laundry?
Yes, washing, ironing and hand washing - dry cleaning
What is included in a basic house cleaning?
General tidy up
Daily cleaning of Kitchen, Bathrooms, and common areas
Vacuuming and dusting
How long does it take one person to clean a house?
Depends on the size of the house and the number of bedrooms.
When was the last time it was maintained
The number of people, pets sharing the space
What are housekeeping rules?
High attention to detail
Not cutting corners