****UPDATED 27 JUNE 2021 – LEVEL 4**** On 27 June 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed that South Africa will be heading for level 4 restrictions to help fight against COVID-19 infections and support the country during the third wave. With … Continue reading Here’s everything you need know about domestic workers in level 4
Make sure your furry friends are safe and happy during the fireworks! Continue reading 7 Tips For Making Your Home Pet-Friendly during Guy Fawkes.
Almost two thousand under- and unemployed cleaners from across South Africa have joined SweepSouth because of the earning potential, the flexibility, the opportunities and the safety factor. If you or someone you know might like to join our growing team … Continue reading Why Work For SweepSouth? SweepStar Thabisa Shares Her Reasons
The kitchen should be a place of pleasure, not frustration. But –and here’s the catch 22 – keeping the kitchen enjoyable means keeping it clean too. Here are our top 7 ways to spend less time cleaning, while still doing it properly… 1. Start with an empty sink. When you start with an empty sink you can rinse and load messy utensils and dishes immediately after using them instead of leaving them to sit piling up in the sink and becoming tougher to wash by the hour. 2. Clean as you go. Don’t let the dishes become one huge daunting task at … Continue reading 7 Tips To A Cleaner, Happier Kitchen
See how many of our top ten domestic sins you’re guilty of doing, and then try to make an effort to correct your habits going forward – or simply trust SweepSouth to get it right! Continue reading 10 Home Cleaning Mistakes You’re Making
Living in a small home, it’s easy to cross the line from cosy to claustrophobic. Creating a sense of space is all in the layout, the light and learning that sometimes less is more. 1) Go Big With Furniture Small … Continue reading 6 Simple Ways To Make Your Small Space Seem Big
Winter came late this year, but it looks like the cold is here to stay for quite some time. Fortify your home against the weather so it can provide you and your family with comfort and an escape from the … Continue reading Winter-proof your home
Time flies and although you might be pedantic about keeping the dishes clean and that dirty laundry basket empty, those chores are often driven by an immediate need – for clean clothing, for dishes to use, for the desire to … Continue reading How Often Should I Clean That?
Cleaning often feels like nothing more than a chore, but there’s loads of benefits that come with keeping your home tidy. 1. Minimise Allergies Regular cleaning is the best way to reduce dust and other irritating allergens in the home. Chores like sweeping, dusting, and vacuuming help free the house from allergens that cause cold and flu-like symptoms, helping people with allergies and asthma to breathe easier. 2. Healthier Family This might sound like an obvious one, but the more you clean and disinfect, the less germs, bacteria and dust you have in the home and the better chance you … Continue reading 9 Body and Mind Benefits of a Clean Home
Get your home ready for company in just 25 minutes… You’ve been clever and have booked a SweepSouth cleaning for the morning after your dinner party, but if you’re cooking you won’t have much time to worry about tidying up before your guests arrive. Here’s our top five cleaning quick fixes that will get your house in shape for company in just 25 minutes… 1. Leave the bedrooms Unless your bathroom is off your bedroom (or you’re having a housewarming and will be expected to give a tour of the house) guests usually don’t spend time in the bedrooms, so … Continue reading 5 Quick Cleaning Saves Until Your Next Cleaning Appointment
4 Stain Superfoods: Keep these in your cupboards for cooking or to remove the most stubborn stains. You might not have the latest cleaning chemicals at hand when you need them most, but you almost certainly have these ingredients in … Continue reading 4 Stain Superfoods
Keeping your house or apartment cool while the temperatures soar has been especially hard during this summer’s heatwave and with the electricity prices soaring just as high, those few of us who do have air conditioning are trying to resist … Continue reading 6 TIPS TO KEEPING YOUR HOME COOL WITHOUT AIRCON