Yesterday the Domestic helper i engaged came. There were a total of 3. 1 local lady in her 40s & 2 indonesian ladies in their 30s. I had never engaged Domestic cleaners before so i also don’t know what to expect. The Boss told me that they will start from the 2nd level & work their way down & it will take them approximately 3-4hrs to complete. They used most of our cleaning tools & supplies. I thought they would have brought their own? 😅
Anyway i left the house for some marketing (my mom is at home) and came back 2hours later. They were still on 2nd floor!!! Half an hour later they came down and proceeded to attack level 1. We went upstairs to laze around at our Family corner & watched TV. Our Dogs were kept at the yard throughout. They did not bark too much fortunately. Must be the cool weather. Was raining constantly.
I took the opportunity to inspect level 2 and was impressed. Especially so on our toilets. They were very thoroughly cleaned! All the tiles were thoroughly scrubbed & the last time i saw my white wall tiles so clean was the day i gotten keys to the unit! 😂. Both my mom & wife agreed that they did a good job. So i was quite relieved & happy knowing that they will also do a good job downstairs.
Nearly 5hrs later they were done! They were all sweating profusely & i felt abit bad. We offered them cold 💯 plus drinks & they gladly downed them in a hurry. I paid the local lady $200 instead of $180 as communicated prior & gave the other 2 indonesian ladies each $20 as a token of appreciation for their hardwork & Job well done. My house had never been so cleaned since Day 1. Felt really good. 😊
They were recommended to me by a friend of mine (boss of M Lighting 💡) after she knew that my mom broke her right hand. She told me they were good & she was right. They were a God Send! I subsequently signed up with the cleaners for a weekly session next 3mths at $150 each. The boss said next cleaning session she will only send 1 cleaner as most of the dirt & grime had been cleared today. Going forward is mainly just maintenance.
My mom knowing that i have engaged them for the next 3mths was delighted. 🙊. I think in her heart she must have been longing for an extra pair of hands to help to upkeep our 🏡. It’s no joke really. Past few weeks due to my mom’s broken hand me & wife on our off days spent a large part of our time doing house chores, watering the plants & cooking. Being a Full time house wife is Tough! Staying in a landed house + 3 dogs & a small garden is even tougher! Makes me appreciate my mom more… 😊. Next week we’ll get our MM2H application ready for submission. 🙏🏻 can get approval next year so that we can engage a permanent Live in maid to assist my mom. In the mean time we gotta rely on Domestic cleaners.