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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 & 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 & more. Hosted by Angela Brown, 25-year house cleaning expert and founder of Savvy Cleaner Training for House Cleaners & Maids.

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 & 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 & more. Hosted by Angela Brown, 25-year house cleaning expert and founder of Savvy Cleaner Training for House Cleaners & Maids.
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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 & 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 & more. Hosted by Angela Brown, 25-year house cleaning expert and founder of Savvy Cleaner Training for House Cleaners & Maids.

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Zep Stainless Steel Product Review - For that Shocking Expert Shine

11/19/2018
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Today's Zep stainless steel product review we reveal top 3 shocking secrets for that expert shine on your appliances. You can watch Angela Brown cleaning and see for yourself in this Zep stainless steel product review the right way to use Zep. Beyond the shocking expert shine, you'll learn in today's Zep stainless steel product review about the SDS. (Safety Data Sheets.) Angela Brown, the House Cleaning Guru uses edgeless microfiber towels and proper polishing techniques. Give it a try....

Duration:00:09:30

Angela Brown's Top 10 Cleaning Pet Peeves for 2019

11/16/2018
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Angela Brown's Top 10 cleaning pet peeves can help you get along with your maid service. If you don't want to make house cleaners squirm, these #Top10 cleaning pet peeves will show what not to do. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says cleaning pet peeves include customers who reprice a job. Or make unwarranted cancellations or they don't cancel when sick. House cleaners hate that. They also hate vacuuming logos you left out. Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsors are Savvy Cleaner...

Duration:00:13:17

House Cleaning Technician vs. Cleaning Associate - Which is Best?

11/14/2018
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Is it better to hire a cleaning technician vs. cleaning associate? What are the pros and cons as I grow my cleaning company? Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru talks technician vs. cleaning associate. Invoice vs. payroll, the ability to dispatch cleaners and build your brand vs. independent contractor. "Plan to outsource some work to a subcontractor, hire some employees and maybe add a virtual assistant to your team." Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsors are Savvy Cleaner. (Tips for your...

Duration:00:10:03

Airbnb Host Pockets Cleaning Fee - Is That Legal?

11/14/2018
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*** COMPLETE SHOW NOTES FOR THIS EPISODE *** https://turnovercleaningtips.com/airbnb-host-pockets-cleaning-fee *** MORE VIDEOS ON THIS TOPIC *** Airbnb Host Charged an Extra Cleaning Fee - is that legal? - https://youtu.be/p2IE3RKAbSk House Cleaner Won't Leave - Airbnb Guests are Here - Help! - https://youtu.be/aadD1sGO4KY Blast a Messy Guest? (VRBO - Airbnb Rating and Review) - https://youtu.be/EhFABOmXdpE Open Foodstuff (VRBO, Airbnb, Short-Term Rental House Rules) -...

Duration:00:04:35

Can I Fire the Maid By Text? Or Does the House Cleaner Need a Call?

11/13/2018
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Don't know about you, but if I'm getting fired, I want to know why. Not because I'm a glutton for punishment, but so I don't make the same mistake again. And don’t text me. Please call me or do it face-to-face. Can you fire the maid by text? Yes, you can. But why? Doesn't he/she deserve a heart to heart chat? A conversation with vocal inflection and eye contact? Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says you can fire the maid by text but something gets lost in translation. If you're...

Duration:00:07:13

OxiClean Product Review - America's #1 Versatile Stain Fighter

11/12/2018
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Today's OxiClean product review will show you why America's #1 Versatile Stain Fighter is great for laundry. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru shows how to keep uniforms clean in this OxiClean product review. Any washing machine will work and you can see Angela Brown cleaning as she shows you how to remove stains. Spinach smoothie, cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, Blueberry juice, Coffee and tea. Oh, and underarm stains too. Today's OxiClean product review will introduce you to a...

Duration:00:12:26

Cleaning Supplies Safe for Pregnant Women

11/9/2018
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Are there cleaning supplies safe for pregnant women? Angela Brown the House Cleaning Guru suggests referencing the SDS (Safety Data Sheets.) Cleaning supplies safe for pregnant women used in a daily cleaning routine are fine. Non-toxic chemicals cleared by the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) are best. And the key is to read the label on cleaning solutions and use as directed. Cleaning supplies safe for pregnant women are safe for humans in general. Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsors are...

Duration:00:08:32

Getting Started in the Cleaning Business - Work Smart Not Hard

11/8/2018
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Getting started in the cleaning business? We want you to work smart not hard. Please don't reinvent the wheel when getting started in the cleaning business. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru wrote a free ebook called "How to Start Your Own House Cleaning Company." It's full of business advice every savvy cleaner needs to know. And if you're getting started in the cleaning business check out her cleaning videos, tutorials, and house cleaning tips. Learn how to make money as a small...

Duration:00:17:42

Airbnb Host Charged an Extra Cleaning Fee - Is That Legal?

11/7/2018
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The Airbnb host charged an extra cleaning fee after the Airbnb guest left. Can they do that? There is a cleaning fee collected at the time of the #VRBO or #Airbnb booking. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says if the Airbnb host charged an extra cleaning fee it's valid. If the housekeeper or maid service has extra work, or if they have to call in a pest control service there will be an extra cleaning charge. If the Airbnb host charged an extra cleaning fee it's for cleaning. It's not...

Duration:00:07:21

Hoarding for Hope - How to Know What Stuff to Get Rid Of

11/6/2018
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Hoarding for hope is not a hoarding disorder. It's more like saving stuff you don't use for sentimental value. "Hoarding for hope surfaced for me when I was organizing my closet. Does it spark joy? Yes. Just a spark. But if you're like me you have stuff you don't want, or stuff you don't need." Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru shares organizing tips to get rid of clutter. First, understand hoarding for hope and why you're collecting or storing too much stuff. Only then can you...

Duration:00:10:49

Sprayway Glass Cleaner Product Review - FOAM VS. SPRAY?

11/5/2018
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In this Sprayway Glass Cleaner product review we look at foam vs. spray - which one won't drip? Won't run? Or streak? This Sprayway Glass Cleaner product review will also show Angela Brown using "the World's Best Glass Cleaner." Today on #AskaHouseCleaner we learn how to wash windows like a pro using foam. And you'll learn tips for streakless window cleaning in this Sprayway Glass Cleaner Product Review. Thanks #SpraywayRetail for creating another Savvy Cleaner Approved window cleaning...

Duration:00:11:20

Angela Brown's Top 10 Podcasts for 2019

11/2/2018
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Angela Brown's Top 10 Podcasts for 2019 are: GROW MY CLEANING COMPANY - Mike Campion - https://apple.co/2xJQXv9 CLUTTERBUG PODCAST - Organize, Clean and Transform your Home - Cassandra Aarssen - https://apple.co/2D6pUy0 (Free Quiz https://www.Clutterbug.me) SERVICE BUSINESS MASTERY – Tersh Blissett - https://apple.co/2RoDsYO THE ART OF DECLUTTERING - Amy Revell & Kirsty Farrugia - https://apple.co/2qgDFSe #ASKAHOUSECLEANER - Angela Brown - https://apple.co/2xhxnoj RICH CLEANER PODCAST...

Duration:00:17:45

Is Niceness Killing Your Cleaning Business? Are you a Patsy or a Dupe?

11/1/2018
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Is niceness killing your cleaning business? Are you a pushover, a patsy or a dupe? Do clients sucker you into more work than they pay for? If niceness is killing your cleaning business and you're tired of being a martyr or a chump, it's time for a change. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says you don't have to let customers take advantage of you. And you don't have to lose control of your business. It's time to toughen up and grow a backbone. If you think niceness is killing your...

Duration:00:09:26

House Cleaner Won't Leave - Airbnb Guests Are Here - Help!

10/31/2018
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The house cleaner won't leave and Airbnb guests are here - how do I get rid of the housekeeper? Here are some turnover cleaning tips to give your #Airbnb or #VRBO the best first impression. If the house cleaner won't leave let's look at the Airbnb cleaning. Does the caretaker have enough time between checkout and check-in to complete the turnover? Is the Airbnb cleaning job specific and on a schedule? If the house cleaner won't leave the Airbnb host may need to set new rules. Today's...

Duration:00:08:52

Cleaning When Depressed - How to Clean Your Messy House

10/30/2018
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Is cleaning when depressed possible? Free cleaning tips on how to clean your messy house on today's #AskaHouseCleaner. If you're feeling bad and the thought of cleaning when depressed is overwhelming you're not alone. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru talks about feeling sad, ashamed and being full of guilt. Cleaning when depressed is possible even if you have hoarding tendencies and your house is a wreck. We'll start with mental health to end the neglect and anxiety in these cleaning...

Duration:00:13:35

Swiffer Duster 360 Product Review - Does it Work?

10/29/2018
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This Swiffer Duster 360 product review covers the Swiffer Duster SDS. Also, in this Swiffer Duster 360 product review, you'll see Angela Brown cleaning and giving tips on how to dust. Before you buy random cleaning supplies it's great to check online Swiffer reviews for the best duster for your type of cleaning. House cleaning, speed cleaning, or a homeowner wanting to "just clean my space." You'll find they sell a Swiffer 360 starter kit and Swiffer 360 duster extender. This Swiffer...

Duration:00:13:57

Too Good to Use - Are You Hoarding Stuff You Never Use?

10/26/2018
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Too good to use - are you hoarding stuff you'll never use? Have you inherited family treasures that are too good to use so you're storing them for a rainy day? Do you have freeitis, even if you're a clean freak? Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru talks about compulsive behavior, hoarding and weird habits of keeping stuff too good to use. In this ownership economy, you don't have to keep gifts you don't need or want just because they are freebies. Today's #AskaHouseCleaner sponsors are...

Duration:00:09:50

Tips for New Moms Starting a House Cleaning Business

10/25/2018
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What are some tips for new moms starting a house cleaning business? Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says going back to work after a new baby needs special attention. One of the tips for new moms starting a house cleaning business is take care of Mom first. Put the new mom, new baby, and new business on a tight schedule. Tips for new moms starting a cleaning business remind the new mom that "you are your biggest asset" both in your family and your business. NOTE: Thanks to the mini...

Duration:00:16:44

Mid Stay Cleans for Your Airbnb - VRBO - STR?

10/24/2018
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Should you offer mid-stay cleans at your Airbnb, VRBO or STR (short-term rental?) Some hosts offer mid-stay cleans to make their Airbnb guests feel like this is their HomeAway from home. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says house rules can clarify mid-stay cleans. Among Airbnb secrets and turnover cleaning tips you'll find numbers for a house cleaner and laundry service. Airbnb hosting includes turnover services but a fee incurs with an extra maintenance-clean. Today's...

Duration:00:08:20

How Much to Tip Your House Cleaner This Holiday?

10/23/2018
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Let's talk about how much to tip a house cleaner this holiday season. We know you're generous, but how much to tip a house cleaner or maid is about how much they already make. #HolidayTipping is less about you wanting to give money or gifts. The right tip shows gratitude and promotes loyalty. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru suggests #SavvyPerks as a way to show your thanks. It's an inexpensive way to tip your cleaning specialist. And there is no worrying about how much to tip a house...

Duration:00:10:58