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 – indicates that 84% of domestic workers are the sole bread winners and 70% are single mothers supporting, on average, three dependents. The domestic workers report takes an in-depth look at the conditions in the domestic work industry in South Africa, in the context of … Continue reading REPORT ON PAY AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR DOMESTIC WORK IN SA 2018
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. … Continue reading We’re Adjusting Pricing
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 … Continue reading Introducing SweepDrops!
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 … Continue reading Thank You for your donation towards the Hout Bay Imizamo Yethu Community
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 … Continue reading SHARE TO SAVE WATER!
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 way to get their home cleaned, and SweepStars (domestic workers on the platform) a way to get dignified work at decent pay rates, with the flexibility of being able to chose when and where they would like to work. I was alerted by a few of our … Continue reading Open Letter Regarding SweepStar Pay
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 … Continue reading Set Your Sights on Summer with SweepSouth – 50% Off Eyewear is Yours!
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
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, … Continue reading CAFFENU CLEANING CAPSULE – BECAUSE COFFEE SHOULDN’T BE A DIRTY WORD
Is there anything better than starting off the day with a perfectly prepared cup of coffee or tea made for you, by you, just the way you like it? Whether you drink your cuppa while checking your emails, reading a … Continue reading R100 FREE COFFEE IS JUST A CLEAN AWAY!
This Women’s Month we’re celebrating the incredible women who make SweepSouth the cleaning powerhouse that it has become in just two short years, from our SweepStar cleaners to our behind-the-scenes team and the customers who have taken a chance on … Continue reading Empowered Women, Empower Women. The Inspiring Story of Our CEO, Aisha Pandor.
Notice anything different? We’ve given ourselves a makeover! Plus we thought our new look deserved a new tagline too. However, you’ll notice that “Clean, Happy, Home.” reflects our core values which remain intrinsic and unchanging, guiding us in making the choices … Continue reading IT’S WHAT’S INSIDE THAT COUNTS
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
Our cleaners ensure that they clean your home top to toe with a little help from their thorough checklists! This July, stand a chance to win a R1000 SweepSouth cleaning voucher by sharing your SweepSouth experience on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #SweepSouth and #CleanHappyHome. TIP! … Continue reading It’s Competition Time!
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
Coming Soon to SweepSouth – Introducing RoboSweeps! These smart robots are 3x faster than our human cleaners, play an uplifting music playlist while on the job and are 100% waterproof too (for all those dishes). HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY! Our … Continue reading Introducing RoboSweeps
SweepSouth is not just a cleaning company, we’re a breath of fresh air for your mind, your home and the skilled cleaners that work with us. Cleaning your home with care is just one of the ways that using SweepSouth … Continue reading SweepSouth is not just a cleaning company
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