Domestic Help Becomes More Popular With UK Workers
How house cleaning could really benefit those with a busy work schedule.
It is widely regarded throughout the EU that individuals within the UK work much longer hours than their continental counterparts.
Coupled with the pressures of maintaining high pressured careers, as well as trying to maintain a work life balance, keeping the home tidy can either fall down the list of priorities or add to the stress being felt by individuals carrying on their daily lives.
Domestic chores are the last thing that anyone would want to do with working hours impeding more and more on leisure time. However, there is nothing better than coming home to a clean and tidy home to relax in.
Gone are the days when domestic help is a luxury for only the upper classes or the very wealthy. Services these days are designed to fit within most peoples monthly budgets.
These days it is more common for families to have both parents working full time, whether together within one family unit, or separately within one parent families. As such, family time is precious and should not always be spent carrying out domestic chores.
It’s no wonder that domestic help is becoming increasingly popular with hard working individuals and families.
Weekly visits from a cleaner may benefit those with packed full time schedules. Services may include vacuuming, dusting, cleaning kitchens, bathrooms and windows.
For those who require it, a complete house-keeping service can be sought. This can take the stress of the most onerous chores away, such as clothes washing, ironing, washing dishes, carpet and floor cleaning as well as the day to day maintenance required to keep a tidy home.
Many people are also entertaining from home these days, as household budgets tighten and the ‘Come Dine with Me’ experience becomes more popular. Nobody enjoys cleaning and tidying after such entertaining so being able to seek domestic help for this takes the burden away meaning that the evening can be fully enjoyed.
There are those who will never fully subscribe to engaging for domestic assistance and will insist on doing their day to day chores themselves. However, for these people the one off opportunities for specialist cleaning (such as carpet and upholstery cleaning) is available, removing the burden of dealing with this.
These days as the need and desire for domestic assistance increases, the services provided now fall within most budgets and should be considered by the time poor. Especially as such assistance provides an opportunity for precious time to be spent more effectively elsewhere.
Vivien Greenwood writes on behalf of Clean And Tidy Ltd