Cleaning up London

International Bath Day

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Today we celebrate the International Bath Day. As one of the most used rooms in the house, bathrooms are a magnet for mildew, grime, germs, not to mention stubborn stains caused by hard water or rust. Keeping your bathroom clean is important for your physical and mental wellbeing. Here are our top tips on how to keep your bath squeaky clean.

How to clean the bathtub

Bathtubs capture dirt easily which makes them the perfect place for bacterial infections. To start, warm up the surface to help loosen any gunk or stains.

When you have the surface preheated, you can begin cleaning. Mix equal parts of white wine vinegar and water in a plastic spray bottle. After applying the solution, let it sit for 15 minutes and wipe it away with a clean cloth.

To get rid of the horrible smells and stubborn stains, sprinkle the bath with baking soda and spray on the cleaning solution. After leaving the paste for 15 minutes, wipe it away and rinse clean.

How to clean the bath drain

Cleaning a bathtub...

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HOUSEKEEPER OF THE WEEK: 7TH JUNE 2021

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Language: English, Romanian

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Kind, hard-working, punctual

Location: Chelsea, Marylebone and Belgravia 

A huge congrats to our housekeeper of the week, Elena! 

Elena’s customers praise her for amazing detail when cleaning, as well as her warm, friendly personality.

"Elena is quite reliable and does a very good job in particular when given direction. She is humble and willing to learn so I'm sure that she will be able to attend all your needs if you provide her with constructive feedback when required."

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HOUSEKEEPER OF THE WEEK: 1ST JUNE 2021

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Maliya

Language: English

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Friendly, honest, kind

Location: Brixton, Clapham and Camberwell

June’s first housekeeper of the week is Maliya. She cleans across Brixton, Clapham and Camberwell. Maliya's customers always look forward to her visits - she's super reliable and has a ‘can-do’ attitude. She is also perfectly professional and has a strong work ethic. 

Check out her profile below and make a booking today!

"Maliya is a very hard-working professional who makes it her top priority to complete her targets within the time given to her. I am very happy with the work she has done with me and I would recommend her to any employer. "

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HOUSEKEEPER OF THE WEEK: 24TH MAY 2021

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Koloud

Language: English, Arabic

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Friendly, thorough, determined

Location: WillesdenBelsize Park and Notting Hill

This week’s Housekeeper of the Week is Koloud! She is an excellent housekeeper who covers Willesden, Belsize Park and Notting Hill. Koloud cleans with a high attention to detail and delivers sparkling results during every clean. She is also incredibly friendly, punctual, trustworthy & reliable.

"Koloud is absolutely reliable, pleasant and a great cleaner. She goes the extra mile when doing her job."

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HOUSEKEEPER OF THE WEEK: 17TH MAY 2021

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Ayanna

Language: English

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Kind, flexible, honest

Location: WalthamstowTottenham and Wood Green

A huge congrats to our housekeeper of the week, Ayanna! Ayanna is friendly, great with children and a very reliable individual. cleans across Walthamstow, Tottenham and Wood Green. She has developed a strong reputation as a punctual, polite and professional cleaner which helps her build a great relationship with her regular customers. 

"Ayanna is great! Very reliable, always on time and always does a great job first time. I cannot recommend Ayanna enough."

Check out Ayanna’s profile to learn more and make a booking today!

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Celebrate World Baking Day on 17th May

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Today we celebrate World Baking Day! What better way to reunite with friends and family than baking?

Even though baking is all about spreading joy and making people happy, no one likes cluttered counters and crumbs on the floor. Keeping your kitchen clean is important unless you want to end up with the trash overflowing, sink full of dishes and counters covered with remnants. However, there are our top tips on how to clean up after baking and you may be surprised that you already have most of the ingredients.

Use natural cleaning products

Many commercially available cleaning products are really expensive and contain harmful chemicals. Baking soda is an eco-friendly cleaner which can remove stains from kitchen appliances without taking off paint. White vinegar is a natural agent which can fight greasy stains and kills all germs. Mix half a cup of baking soda and a half a cup of white vinegar with hot water in a sink. After letting the appliances soak for 40 minutes, scrub them using...

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HOUSEKEEPER OF THE WEEK: 10TH May 2021

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Faye

Language: English

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Trustworthy, reliable and consistent

Location: Clapham, Brixton and Battersea

Congratulations to Faye – our housekeeper of the week! Faye is a thorough and hard-working cleaner and always leaves her customers amazed at her professionalism.

"Faye is very conscientious and a very hard-working individual. She is both reliable, dedicated and extremely upbeat at all times. Highly recommended."

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How to Overcome the Challenges of Remote Recruitment and Onboarding

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Companies are taking different approaches on how far and how quickly they shift staff back to the office from home-working. There is some evidence that working from home has increased productivity and job satisfaction. In addition, many people express a preference for working from home which could also save companies substantial office costs. For these reasons, it is likely that working from the kitchen table will be a lasting trend.

Remote working brings challenges in recruiting and engaging new staff and making them part of a team. We published a new article on how best to adapt to remote recruitment and onboarding which you can find here. We are prolific recruiters of home care professionals and share our top tips for remote interviews, recruitment, onboarding and engagement.

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Stress Awareness Month: How cleaning can help your stress levels

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It is timely that April is Stress Awareness Month. After a year in a global pandemic, the strain of repeated lockdowns and uncertainties have increased stress and impacted mental wellbeing. However, stress can be controlled in our daily lives. In this article, we look at the connection between a clean house and mental health and how cleaning can help stress levels.

Clutter increases stress

Because of lockdowns and working from home, we are spending most of our time stuck at home. Over the past year, 74% of UK adults have experienced problems with mental or emotional pressure. Researchers have found that clutter and mess are strongly associated with increasing stress and anxiety. According to a study clutter starts with loosing pens and papers, filling your desk with unnecessary clutter and leads to low quality work environment and increased anxiety levels.

Over 82% of Brits’ mood is impacted by clutter in some way....

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HOUSEKEEPER OF THE WEEK: 26TH APRIL 2021

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Zahra

Language: English, Urdu

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Professional, trustworthy, reliable, organised

Location: GreenwichCanary Wharf and Woolwich

Congratulations to our housekeeper of the week, Zahra! Zahra’s customers praise her for amazing detail when cleaning, as well as her diligent and unrelenting work ethic. To top  things off, Zahra has a perfect reliability score, so her customers know she can be relied upon.

"Zahra is reliable, great with children, punctual and a very hard-working and smart individual. I would thoroughly recommend her and TidyChoice"

Check out her profile to make a booking today!

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