Ask a House Cleaner | Angela Brown | Savvy Cleaner | House Cleaning Tips

Ask a House Cleaner | Angela Brown | Savvy Cleaner | House Cleaning Tips

Ask a House Cleaner is a daily show where you get to ask your house cleaning questions and we provide answers. Learn how to clean. How to start a cleaning business. Marketing and Advertising tips for your cleaning service. How to find top quality house cleaners, housekeepers, and maids. Employee motivation tactics. Strategies to boost your cleaning clientele. Cleaning company expansion help. Time-saving Hacks for DIY cleaners and more. Hosted by Angela Brown, 25-year house cleaning expert and founder of Savvy Cleaner Training for House Cleaners and Maids.... Show More

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"I'm still waiting for my money for housecleaning." We hear it all the time. "How long should I wait to get paid for house cleaning?" And, "How do I collect for house cleaning payments?"

Bill the client and set them up on autopay with https://housecallpro.com/Angela

#AngelaBrown says you can activate a late charge if your past due and collection rules specify. Your job is to clean houses... Read more

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Pink Callers to your cleaning business rescue. If you're no good at closing appointments on the phone and setting up walkthroughs Pink Callers can help.

Michelle Myers, CEO of Pink Callers helps residential cleaning business owners with daily admin tasks.

It's business automation with virtual assistants trained as your cleaning service support.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsors are Savvy Cleaner... Read more

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Clear your clutter inside and out is a new year’s resolution for many of us. But decluttering is more than deciding to put your stuff away or find a place for everything.

Julie Coraccio, author of ten books, podcaster and leader of the Reawaken Your Brilliance movement joins us today.

Her message is that to clear your clutter inside and out you've got to be aware. Free yourself from your past and choose to live... Read more

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"It's too hot to clean in a uniform." House Cleaners and maids ask what to wear when it's too cold to clean in a uniform too. 

#AngelaBrown the House #Cleaning Guru talks about uniforms and neck heating and cooling. The best cleaning uniforms are the ones that promote the consistency of your brand. And if you're a domestic cleaning service it's important to show your customers they always get the s... Read more

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Drug checks and red flags are on the top of the list when hiring cleaning employees. And how you frame your ad when hiring maids deter those in need of drug checks and red flags.

#AngelaBrown gives residential cleaning hiring tips in today's #AskaHouseCleaner

Along with questions to ask when hiring cleaning employees are words used, body language and intuition.

Today's sponsor is Savvy Cleaner Traini... Read more

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Changes in online marketing for cleaning businesses in 2020 are here. Ray Malaski, CEO of Get Cleaning Clicks tells us to stop wasting money on these platforms.

Also, you'd save time automating admin tasks with https://housecallpro.com/Angela

If you have a commercial cleaning business or a residential cleaning business this is for you. Digital marketing has trends just like any other business. If you’re asking ... Read more

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Savvy Cleaner Training may not be right for you if you already know everything about residential cleaning.

Savvy Cleaner Training may not be right for you if you are not willing to invest in learning cleaning techniques.

#AngelaBrown The House Cleaning Guru is taking a team through the easiest training program on the planet for maids. And this new year is the time to jump in and get house cleaner certified.

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What is Savvy Cleaner Training? #AngelaBrown The House Cleaning Guru, says "it's my solution to training and certification for maids. It also happens to be the easiest training program on the planet for house cleaners."

What is Savvy Cleaner Training? It's a learning hub packed with cleaning techniques, group coaching and consulting. Go at your own pace, or come along with the group.

2020 is the yea... Read more

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Wanna know how I use Facebook Groups to grow my business? It might change how you use Facebook Groups as well.

As a professional house cleaner and starting a #cleaning training program online I created a couple of Facebook Groups.

House cleaners and cleaning business owners joined and together we discuss residential cleaning. We talk about how to clean certain things and swap cleaning techniques.

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I am often asked why I offer free content to house cleaners. This is my story of being a professional house cleaner for 25 years. Then a life-changing event forced me to take my house cleaner certification online.

#AngelaBrown The House Cleaning Guru tells how cleaning techniques are best shown in cleaning videos - not just text.

If you want to learn how to clean, coaching and ongoing training is important. The las... Read more

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I'm often asked why I train house cleaners. This is my story of being a professional house cleaner for 25 years. Then a life-changing event had me take my maid training certification online.

#AngelaBrown The House Cleaning Guru tells in her own words how the residential cleaning market is booming. And yet cleaning technicians everywhere need maid service training.

In 2016, she started Savvy Cleaner Training, to... Read more

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Maid Central is the house cleaning software on steroids. CEO, Tom Stewart from Maid Central tells us all about it and how you can use it grow your maid service.

With technician notes and two-way texting, it's more than comprehensive reporting software. Maid Central can also broadcast message, send automated phone calls and does scheduling.

If scaling your business is your goal - Maid Central Software is your to... Read more

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What is a general clean? (Also known as a maintenance clean.) When you do the walkthrough it's important to clarify with the client if you're doing a deep clean or a general clean. This way you can meet customer expectations.

A general clean can apply to DIY cleaning or #cleaning done by maids.

You can break maintenance cleaning into chunks and follow a routine so the house is clean often.

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Post-holiday clean up tips are on everybody's mind the day after the holiday. And today's #AskaHouseCleaner Expert Guest is Zeynep Mehmetoglu from Maid Bright. She runs one of the largest professional house cleaning companies in America.

Post-holiday clean up tips are easy and systematic. "Tidying up starts before the holiday and makes after the holiday cleaning a breeze."

It's more than putting... Read more

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Want to know why we call cleaning jobs "clients" not customers? Many house cleaners call them accounts, jobs, houses or cleans.

At Savvy Cleaner Training, we teach residential cleaning techs to call jobs clients not customers. There is mutual respect and a professional perception that comes with titles or labels.

Customers behave like clients when you refer to them as such and maids are frugal with their ti... Read more

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How do you clean around "Lived-in"? WHAT? Your house doesn't look like a Pinterest board?

If you have stuff everywhere and you need tidying up, you're normal. Today's #AskaHouseCleaner brings straightening up and clutter-free, organizing tips. But a lived-in home is just that - lived-in.

Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says clutter removal is part of daily DIY cleaning. And housekeeping wa... Read more

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Want to know what to put on your flyer to pick more cleaning business accounts? Bobby Walker of TRT Pressure Washing and Window Cleaning gives us tips. 

Streamline your CRM, scheduling and invoice details with https://HousecallPro.com/Angela

Once you know what to put on your flyer, leaflet or door hangers, running flyers is a breeze. He shares how to get business from flyers. And he answers the question "do fly... Read more

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How do you talk a customer out of firing you? If you are a house cleaner or maid and have that feeling "I think I'm getting fired" get of your comfort zone. Find out why.

Keep all your cleaning business details organized with https://HousecallPro.com/Angela

As maids or cleaning techs client communication is essential to a working relationship. Often, you can talk a customer out of firing you if you ask,... Read more

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Ever been too depressed to clean your house? Cleaning when depressed is almost impossible because it's just not a priority.
And if you're too depressed to clean your house is easy to become overwhelmed, ashamed and desolate.

Depression cleaning is not always the answer either - just plowing through doesn't solve the problem.

Today on #AskaHouseCleaner Angela Brown gives tips on the time audit and ... Read more

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"Cleaning relaxes me, should I start a cleaning business?" "Not so fast my friend." Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru advises. Professional house cleaning is not about relaxation on the job.

You can relax in the evenings by having https://HousecallPro.com/Angela run your admin tasks automatically.

But if you have a domestic cleaning service you will be trading time in exchange for money. Efficie... Read more

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