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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

980-254-0900


Episodes

Rude Customer - House Cleaner Freaks Out

11/23/2017
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A rude customer and a house cleaner freaks out. We Ask a House Cleaner why we have a rude customer and why they are negative and have a mean resting face. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says the behavior is subjective. You might have a rude customer who wants to make your life miserable. There may be name calling and other problematic customer issues. Or they may be a difficult customer who just doesn't know how to communicate. Don't get disgruntled. Be a savvy cleaner by...

Duration: 00:07:23


Brat Child vs. House Cleaner

11/22/2017
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A brat child or spoiled brat can wreak chaos on a house cleaners job. If your clients are the parents of a brat child you need to have a talk about the troubled teen. We Ask a House Cleaner cleaning advice for dealing with a destructive, violent and volatile brat child. If they are yelling expletives and you see a white flash you may be in danger. Remember they are just words. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says a maid reacting without a plan will lose control. The priority for...

Duration: 00:13:01


House Cleaner Visits Family's Messy House

11/21/2017
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Messy House. You're going home for the holidays and your family has a messy house. Do you offer to help clean? We Ask a House Cleaner the protocol for relatives with a messy house when you are the house guest. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru shares an opinion and a few tips instead of cleaning advice. "Show up as a guest, not a maid or a house cleaner. If you try to one-up them they will feel bad and become defensive. There will be animosity, competition, and anger. You're not...

Duration: 00:05:47


Will Robots Replace House Cleaners?

11/20/2017
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Will robots replace house cleaners? We Ask a House Cleaner today about technology and things like the robot vacuum. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says robots already automate many of our household chores. Think about the dishwasher, dryer, and washing machines - all robots. Sure, they do the jobs quicker, faster and easier than humans, but you still need a human to finish chores. Automatic or not, there are all tasks that still need a maid to clean. House cleaning is not going...

Duration: 00:05:18


8 Cleaning Mistakes You Might Be Making

11/17/2017
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Cleaning mistakes you might be making while doing household chores. These top 8 cleaning mistakes are common family and homeowner goofs. Today we Ask a House Cleaner professional household tips and tutorials on how to avoid cleaning mistakes. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says anyone can be a savvy cleaner with a little cleaning advice. Today's sponsor is https://HouseCleaning360.com HC360 is a referral database of the best in home service providers *** MORE VIDEOS ON...

Duration: 00:08:45


Judgments About House Cleaners

11/16/2017
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Judgments about house cleaners who chose to be a house cleaner are not helpful. Well-intending relatives make judgments like "you should go to college, get a degree, and get a real job. Be a responsible adult." We Ask a House Cleaner about judgments and opinions cleaning business owners face. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says running a maid service is just that. It's providing house cleaning services - not a tool to win parental approval. Be a savvy cleaner, get a job as a...

Duration: 00:07:31


Owning a Franchise - House Cleaning

11/15/2017
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Owning a franchise is a dream for some house cleaners and a reality to others. Some think owning a franchise is great because of name brand recognition, and national advertising. We Ask a House Cleaner about franchise pros and cons and upfront costs. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says no business startup is easy. But owning a franchise gives you access to tutorials and existing training. Franchise vs. start your own maid service? We've got tips. Today's sponsor is...

Duration: 00:07:41


Top 5 Reasons to Start a House Cleaning Business

11/14/2017
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Start a house cleaning business and be the boss. We Ask a House Cleaner the top 5 reasons to start a house cleaning business. House cleaners and maids start a house cleaning business because they need money now. They want flexible scheduling. The time is right to be a savvy cleaner. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru shares business owner tips and tutorials for running a maid service. Small business and the business startup has never been easier. Today’s sponsor is...

Duration: 00:05:57


Skipping Chores - Too Much Housework

11/13/2017
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Skipping chores because you have too much housework depends on your priorities and schedule. We Ask a House Cleaner about skipping chores or spending time cleaning exhausted and worn out. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says skipping chores is a matter of saying yes to this and no to that. A savvy cleaner even a DIY house cleaner needs habits that support not stress your life. Today's show sponsor is HouseCleaning360.com #HouseCleaning360 is a referral database of the best home...

Duration: 00:07:58


Ratings and Reviews for House Cleaners

11/10/2017
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Ratings and reviews for house cleaners are a legitimate way to drive business to your door. Ratings and reviews are the social proof and validation that backs up word of mouth referrals. Today we Ask a House Cleaner how to get use a QR code to get ratings and reviews. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says a savvy cleaner can get customer feedback to market your cleaning business. Today's sponsor HouseCleaning360.com specializes in DIY referral marketing through online likes and...

Duration: 00:09:23


Satisfaction Guarantee For House Cleaning Service

11/9/2017
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Satisfaction guarantee for house cleaners is one of your best marketing tools. Do you offer a satisfaction guarantee for your maid service or house cleaning business? Today we Ask a House Cleaner is it the responsibility of maids to offer a satisfaction guarantee and if so what does it involve? Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru gives tips in this house cleaning training on customer service. Today’s show sponsor is https://HouseCleaning360.com. HouseCleaning360 is a referral...

Duration: 00:08:46


Customer Survey for House Cleaning Clients

11/8/2017
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A customer survey for house cleaning clients is a great idea. It's a chance to provide customer satisfaction. And you can do a customer survey before you even start the job. Today we Ask a House Cleaner about the best way to get a customer survey and feedback. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru teaches in maid service training how to be a savvy cleaner and create a happy customer. Customer surveys are one way to clean my space and do a good job. Today's show sponsor is...

Duration: 00:08:01


Mom Syndrome and House Cleaners

11/7/2017
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KEYWORDS FOR THIS EPISODE: Mom Syndrome Mom syndrome (could be dads too) is when mom meets the needs of others first. Mom syndrome is common among house cleaners and maids. Ask a house cleaner cleaning advice for maids who come home to a messy house. What about Mom? Mom needs a break too. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru Addresses Mom Syndrome. It's not okay to take care of everyone else first. Moms priorities for self-care prevent overwhelm and make her a savvy cleaner. Today's...

Duration: 00:08:36


Legal Issues for House Cleaners

11/6/2017
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Legal issues for house cleaners and maids - this should be part of your house cleaner education. Legal issues are not a matter of if in a cleaning business, but a matter of when. Ask a House Cleaner about lawsuits and who can sue for harassment? Or emotional damage, and other torts that you don't expect. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru gives tips on having a legal budget for legal issues. And it's great cleaning advice. From one house cleaner to a maid, you can get sued for just...

Duration: 00:05:59


Deodorant - Hygiene for House Cleaners and Maids

11/3/2017
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Deodorant for house cleaners and maids should be part of your house cleaner training. Nobody should have to tell you two wear deodorant with an antiperspirant. But you Ask a House Cleaner what hygiene tips to tell your employees when they don't wear deodorant, reek of stench, and have bad breath. Angela Brown, The House Cleaner Guru breaks it down. You stink. Cleaning advice includes taking a shower to get rid of the offensive smell. Smelling clean is part of your company brand and makes...

Duration: 00:08:21


Home Security Cameras Watch House Cleaners

11/2/2017
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Home security cameras are part of a house cleaner education. #AskaHouseCleaner about home security cameras and they will say homeowners watch and observe. It's more about protection for their house than watching the maid or the power to violate rights. Angela Brown, the house Cleaning Guru says cameras are everywhere. It's included now in maid service training because how you clean in front of home security cameras is part of your brand. Today's show sponsor is...

Duration: 00:06:02


Client Doesn't Pay - House Cleaning Training

11/1/2017
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The client doesn't pay for house cleaning and claims he forgot to pay. If your client doesn't pay for maid service, didn't leave a check, or has no credit card do you work for free or leave? Today we Ask a House Cleaner how to get paid for house cleaning when the client doesn't pay. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru insists on using worksheets as a built-in payment system. Your worksheet is your invoice with price and guarantee. Today's show sponsor is...

Duration: 00:13:41


Problematic Customer or Psychopath?

10/31/2017
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Problematic customer or psychopath? These mad, nutcase, house cleaning clients will make you wonder. A problematic customer is among the three types of customers a maid service will work for. The other two are difficult customers and high maintenance customers. But hands down, the problematic customer is the worst. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru breaks it down in this maid service training. They give you impossible deadlines, micromanage your work, complain, and sometimes sue...

Duration: 00:10:14


Problematic Customers Drive House Cleaners Insane

10/30/2017
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Problematic customers are among the three types of customers in house cleaning. The other two are difficult customers and high maintenance customers. But hands down, problematic customers are the worst. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru breaks it down in this house cleaning training. Here are 5 more signs to recognize if you have problematic customers. We Ask a House Cleaner about the insanity and havoc they wreak for house cleaners and maids. Should you try to make it work or walk...

Duration: 00:07:58


Three Types of Customers - House Cleaning

10/27/2017
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Three types of customers in house cleaning. 1: Difficult customers, 2: High maintenance customers and 3: Problematic. You will always have one of these three types of customers. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru breaks it down in this house cleaning training. Cleaning clients can make your life miserable if you don't know how to read them. We #AskaHouseCleaner about the three types of customers and learn that a savvy cleaner will learn how to communicate with each type. Today's show...

Duration: 00:10:12

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