Domestic Cleaning

by Karen Bates
(last updated April 17, 2017)

For many people, busy schedules and hectic lives can cause certain things to go undone. This oftentimes includes cleaning the house and taking care of other kinds of housework. When you are short on time, household chores are more likely to get put on the back burner as other priorities are taken care of first.

Unfortunately, this can become quite a problem. An unclean environment can lead to stress, and the longer you put off a cleaning task, the worse it will inevitably become. When you finally do get a chance to clean, the job will be much more involved than it would have been were it done completely in the first place.

Domestic cleaning companies can help you with your home cleaning needs and take the worry out of keeping your house clean. You can hire domestic cleaners for one day, or have them come to clean regularly. It all depends on your needs and your budget.

Domestic cleaners, also known as maids or housekeepers, take care of a variety of household cleaning tasks for you. Their specific chores will vary depending on what services the company offers and which tasks you need them to take care of. The following are some of the common cleaning services that domestic cleaners provide:

  • Dusting. Domestic cleaners will dust surfaces in your home to prevent a dirty buildup.
  • Litter removal. In many cases, a housekeeper will remove garbage for you and take the trash out. Don't expect the cleaner to pick up items from the floor such as toys and clothes, however.
  • Bathroom cleaning. A domestic cleaner will clean mirrors, scrub toilets and tubs, wipe counters and sinks, and do other cleaning tasks related to the bathroom.
  • Kitchen cleaning. Housekeepers will sweep the floor, clean counters and windows, mop, and in some cases will do dishes (although this service may cost extra).
  • Other tasks. You domestic cleaner will do other chores around the house. These will likely include vacuuming carpeted areas, deodorizing, polishing wood surfaces, cobweb removal, and washing walls. Be sure to contact the company to find out for sure which services are included in the cleaning and which will cost extra.

You can also hire domestic cleaners to do move in and move out cleaning for rental units and houses. This can take a lot of stress out of the moving experience and may be well worth the money it costs.

Author Bio

Karen Bates

An English student who enjoys writing and art, Karen has had her poetry published in her university's literary journal and has several novels in the works. ...


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