REPORT ON PAY AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR DOMESTIC WORK IN SA 2018

A first of its kind study reveals some stark pay and living conditions of millions of domestic workers in South Africa, the majority of whom are the sole breadwinners in their households. The SweepSouth Report on Pay and Working Conditions for Domestic Work in South Africa – a survey of more than 500 domestic workers…

We’re Adjusting Pricing

For the past four years since our founding, the SweepSouth Team have worked hard to bring you great value and stretch your hard-earned rands at the same time with our flexible booking hours options and ad-hoc vs regular booking plans. However, more recently, from increasing our benefits to SweepStars and customers (e.g. via comprehensive insurance…

Reaffirming the mission and values behind SweepSouth

We would like to respond directly to some of the questions being raised across various social media platforms regarding domestic worker wages in South Africa in general, and SweepSouth pay rates in particular. We are aware of the current public discourse around domestic worker wages in South Africa, and fully agree that this is an…

Introducing SweepDrops!

Running out of cleaning products? Don’t worry, now you can have them delivered within 2 hours by our army of drones. Book via the SweepSouth App, available in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban. Say hello when you see some of our SweepDrops flying in your neighborhood.   HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY!   Not available…

Thank You for your donation towards the Hout Bay Imizamo Yethu Community

We would like to thank you for making donations towards the Imizamo Yethu Community as well as for sharing our campaign. We really appreciate it! Over 2000 people were left homeless after the fire destroyed over 650 homes. In collaboration with the South African Red Cross Society, SweepSouth organised donations towards care packages for the…

SHARE TO SAVE WATER!

As of 1 February 2017, water restrictions are harsher than ever. While the country waits with baited breathe for rain, we’re looking inward to see how a few small adjustments in every home can make a major difference to our combined water consumption, which needs to be drastically curbed in the next few weeks to…

Open Letter Regarding SweepStar Pay

Open letter sent in response to false allegations made to John Maytham during his stand-in on Kieno Kammies’ breakfast show on 3rd of January.   Morning John, Hope you’re well.   I’m the co-founder of a young company called SweepSouth, which is an online home cleaning services platform that aims to provide homeowners a convenient…

Set Your Sights on Summer with SweepSouth – 50% Off Eyewear is Yours!

Summer is just around the corner and to keep you looking as good as your home does after we’re done with it, we’ve teamed up with two of our favourite brands, visionaries in the field of vision, SUPER Sunglasses and Eyesupply.co.za From 10 – 16 October 2016, when you book your next clean on SweepSouth.com,…

6 Simple Ways To Make Your Small Space Seem Big

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 spaces require small furniture, right? Wrong. Although it might seem like the obvious thing to…

CAFFENU CLEANING CAPSULE – BECAUSE COFFEE SHOULDN’T BE A DIRTY WORD

Coffee breaks. Perfect 10-minute breathers in the middle of the chaos of day that restore order to the world for a few perfect sips. The smell, the ritual of making yourself that cup of coffee with your beloved Nespresso® machine, the sips that provide the perfect interlude to calm the senses. Your Nespresso® machine helps…