Why Work For SweepSouth? SweepStar Thabisa Shares Her Reasons

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 of SweepStars, share this story with them…. Taking a chance on something new can be…

7 Tips To A Cleaner, Happier Kitchen

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…

10 Home Cleaning Mistakes You’re Making

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!

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…

How Often Should I Clean That?

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 keep your space tidy. On the other hand, months may pass where cleaning those scatter…

9 Body and Mind Benefits of a Clean Home

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…

5 Quick Cleaning Saves Until Your Next Cleaning Appointment

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…

4 Stain Superfoods

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 your kitchen for cooking purposes. These four items make perfectly practical stain removers for when the…

6 TIPS TO KEEPING YOUR HOME COOL WITHOUT AIRCON

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 the expensive urge to turn it on and crank it up! Which leaves us with…

Don’t judge the model, judge the practice

The recent vitriol directed at the Uber-model is unfounded. This has been a tumultuous few weeks for businesses using the so-called ‘sharing-economy’ or ‘Uber-model’. On the 10th of March, UN Women launched an unprecedented partnership with Uber with the goal to create one million jobs for women by the year 2020. The press release stated…