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How Can You Hire a Live-in Housekeeper?

Do you know that more and more families are starting to appreciate having a live-in housekeeper? Gone are the days when people would only hire housekeepers when they have a lot of money. Those who have housekeepers are considered to be rich. Some would consider them to be lazy.

The pandemic may have changed the pace of how people work. Yet, before the pandemic, people were working most of the time. They had no chance to do their usual errands. Cleaning their home is such a chore. They would rather put it off and spend time with people that they love the most. Hiring a housekeeper can make this happen.

Why Should You Hire a Housekeeper?

Can you imagine how it would be like to go home and find that everything is in disarray? Your children may be running around and you do not have energy to tell them to stop. If you have some guests coming over, you want your home to look presentable. Admittedly, this can be harder when you do not have a housekeeper that can help you with the tasks and chores that you need to do.

You should hire a housekeeper if you are experiencing the following:

  • You feel like you are starting to lose the close relationship that you have with other people because you have no time.
  • You generally dislike doing different household chores.
  • Some people are not good at doing different errands and this is okay. You can delegate someone else to do the chores for you instead.

You may have your own personal reasons why you think hiring a housekeeper will be ideal for you at this point.

What to Expect from a Live-in Housekeeper?

You can choose from a live-in housekeeper or a housekeeper that can come and go. The pandemic has made people choose live-in housekeepers instead because at least, they can monitor where the housekeeper normally goes. There is a lesser chance that they will be carrying and spreading the virus whenever they run errands or go to your house.

Some of the things that a live-in housekeeper can do are the following:

  • Do some household cleaning. You can be specific about the type of cleaning tasks that you would like them to work on.
  • They can also do some childcare or nanny duties.
  • They can work on making sure that food will always be available at home. This means that they can do some grocery runs. They may also need to cook a bit. Some would prepare food ahead of time. Live-in housekeepers can follow a schedule depending on what time people at home usually eat.
  • Some housekeepers will also be able to drive you and the rest of your family to various places.

Take note that different housekeepers will follow different roles. Some housekeepers also specialize in doing certain chores. You can consider this before you hire the right housekeeper for your needs.

They may also need to have certain qualifications before you can hire them. For example, you cannot just hire a random person to perform nanny duties. They should show some certifications that they can do their tasks properly.

3 Gleem Home / House cleaning staff members inside a  homeroom wearing  purple aprons, white t-shirts with white Gleem logo and yellow rubber gloves on hands holding a cleaning brush, vacuum cleaner and  a mop.