Ask a House Cleaner

Ask a House Cleaner

Ask a House Cleaner is a daily show of tips and strategies to help you improve your house cleaning and grow your cleaning business. Monday we do a product review and introduce you to one new cleaning solution, or piece of cleaning equipment. Tuesday is DIY Cleaning for Homeowners. Wednesday is for Airbnb Hosts who do Turnover Service at their vacation rentals. Thursdays are for professional house cleaners and maids. And Friday is Angela Brown's Top 10 round-up of the best cleaning supplies.

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April 13, 2021 7 min

Do you have a service business or do you have a business where you are of service? Find your life's greatest significance by serving others. Are you great at what you are doing or are you also great?

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown

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How do you end cleaning procrastination? Have you always wanted to think about cleaning and truthfully say “I love to clean and I’m so good at it”? Today’s the day to learn how to do that. Cleaning doesn’t have to be hard and even kids can learn this trick. When you’re done cleaning, you will say “That was easy and it looks so nice.”

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House cleaners turn to outside the box marketing to grow their business post pandemic. Joining us today is master guerilla marketer Mark Imperial from Imperial Action. He shares interesting outside the box ideas to get your wheels spinning.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown


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Do you know about creative visualization? If you're a house cleaner going through tough times and you don't want to get out of bed in the morning this may help. If you are feeling sad, depressed and the world has done you wrong, there is hope.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown


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Cleaning prices go up again for residential cleaning and maid service due to side effects from the pandemic. Homeowners are irate, and house cleaners are embarrassed. Here's what's really going on just so you know.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown

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There is a big risk in the roles we play. As a house cleaner you have a business role to play. The customer also has a business role to play. Changing those roles can totally ruin your business and cost your company a lot of money. Here is what you need to know to stay on track.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your ho...

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Did you turn into a sloppy house cleaner during covid? Did your brand take a deep dive while you were taking a breather? If you don't catch it now - it could cost your business big time.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown

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Degreasing Kitchen Cabinets - are you supposed to do that on every clean or is that a special project? The client's kitchen cupboards are always icky, sticky with greasy gunk and you can never seem to get them clean.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown

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"What's on your menu?" What cleaning services do you sell? Is it clear to your customers or are you creating custom cleaning packages each time you bid a job? Here's how to guide customers to the packages you offer so you don't reinvent the wheel at each house you clean.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join)...

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Do you have an unfaithful customer? And what are you supposed to do about it? Should you quit? Should you say something? Before you do anything - watch this. It could save your business and your customer.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown


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If you are running out of supplies on the job and the customer provides them, here's how to let them know. It's the mystery line on our worksheet that is our question today. Should the house cleaner buy the cleaning supplies or the client? Great questions.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #An...

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My husband never emptied the trash or washed the linens or did laundry. At first it didn’t make any sense because it seemed like he knew how. After I discovered this one important missing element our lives changed for the better. 


Today’s #AskaHouseCleaner show sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. Your show host is #AngelaBrown

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Do you need venture capital money? And can you get it if you try? Here are some broad strokes about venture capital resources for those looking to grow and expand your business (and my personal opinions based on 30 years in the cleaning business. Here's what I say stay away from.

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Are you a fly-by-night cleaning company? This means you are living with friends or relatives, or moving around a lot and haven't settled down yet. You're here today and gone tomorrow. No worries, you can still be wildly successful with a simple formula that you can leverage if you are a good honest person with a few business skills and a pinch of savvy.

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Bad stuff will happen to you and it will happen to your employees. If you're a cleaning boss here is a trick to turn it all around. Your job is to motivate yourself and the people who work with you to be productive. Now you can do it - using this free technique.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #...

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Join us for the box free challenge. Do you have boxes kicking around your house? Stuff shipped to you by Amazon or maybe empty iPhone boxes you'll never use again? Boxes free is about processing the boxes for quick recycling and freeing up space in our homes.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. #AngelaBrown is your show host.


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Do you need a hoarding overhaul? Here is one formula that might work for you. Run don't walk to Facebook and get your group going right now - your first Hoarding Overhaul starts this weekend. Don't worry about trying to figure it all out, you will figure it out as you go, and you will create new rules for your group. You will also as make life-long friends as you remove the clutter from your life.

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What do you call a house cleaner? Is the politically correct term a cleaning lady or cleaning man? Or is it cleaning technician or housekeeper or maid? Check out the right way to address the person in your life who cleans your house.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your host today is #AngelaBrown


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Can you make money doing a partial cleaning? Or should you stick to complete jobs? Does your company have a "no job too small" policy? And, do you need one? Partial cleaning can be an audition for the bigger job which includes recurring cleaning service, upsells and special packages. Your cleaning client may be testing your skills and giving your company a test drive.

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It's tough to go from being a cleaning employee to contractor. Nobody is going to give you jobs, uniforms, cleaning supplies, insurance or a paycheck. You have to go earn it all for yourself - and you get to set the new rules and pricing - and follow through on your promises.

Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. (https://savvycleaner.com/join) And your h...

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