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    Default Hiring a cleaner

    Hi all,

    I am thinking of hiring a cleaner once a week or fortnight, but don't know where to start.

    Can I just ask for them to vacuume and mop the floors and clean the kitchen and bathrooms and toilets. Perhaps even iron DHs shirts?

    I'm worried about trusting someone too, I don't want to be here while they clean, but I don't like the idea of leaving keys or having to pack sway the valuables.

    So where do I try and find a cleaner, what can I expect to pay and how do I go about protecting our privates and valuables?

    TIA

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    I asked my friends, neighbors and colleagues to refer me to a good cleaner.

    Everything is negotiable in terms of what you need done.

    Our cleaner takes $75 for a fortnight clean, 2 bedrooms 1 bath and he comes with all the gear and cleaning products.

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    I use absolute domestics too. $89/fortnight 3hr clean. I've been very picky this time around so I've been home to let her in then I go for coffee and do grocery shopping. Veru happy

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    Also use Absolute Domestics, 3 hours for $89.

    Before she started the cleaner came up and met me so I could tell her what to focus on when cleaning. She comes when I am at work so has a key. Never had any issues.

    I used to use Jim's Cleaning but they kept damaging things and it was never the same cleaner who came up to clean. Am much more comfortable with Absolute Domestics (and she hasn't broken anything yet!)

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    I also like the public liability insurance of using a company and if im not happy I can get another cleaner. My cleaner is a hard working mum like me and I view her as someone helping me out

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    I have a cleaner, not with an agency. She was referred by a friend and is pretty good.

    I dont give her a key, but leave a key for her if I am going out.

    Whoever you get - they will do whatever you tell them to do. If you just want them to do specific things, that is fine. If you want them to do more as a one off, you just tell them that.

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