The Story Behind SweepSouth

With 2019 marking our fifth anniversary, we thought it would be just the time to ask our CEO, Aisha Pandor, to take a look back on the sacrifices that were made to start the company and all that it took to get it to this point. When Alen and I started the company in 2014, it was because we were looking to answer a personal need. We were young professionals working 16- to 18-hour days and were frustrated with the idea of how difficult it was to find someone to help manage our household. Looking back, it would be fair … Continue reading The Story Behind SweepSouth

Founder’s Story – Aisha Pandor And SweepSouth

Every August, South Africa is given the opportunity to celebrate the remarkable women who fought so hard to ensure that we enjoy the freedoms we do, as well as those who continue to fight for a better life for all South Africans. It’s also a chance, however, to reflect on the challenges that South African women continue to face. Those challenges were underlined with the recent release of the country’s latest unemployment stats. According to Statistics South Africa’s quarterly labour force survey, unemployment rose from 26.7% of the labour force to 27.2%. That rise in unemployment can hit women particularly … Continue reading Founder’s Story – Aisha Pandor And SweepSouth

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 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. Make sure you know how to clean the kitchen sink so that it doesn’t … Continue reading 7 Tips To A Cleaner, Happier Kitchen

Empowered Women, Empower Women. The Inspiring Story of Our CEO, Aisha Pandor.

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.

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 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

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 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