We’re passionate about changing the way South Africa views the Domestic Worker Industry. This is why over the next few posts we’ll be answering some of the questions a lot of people have regarding SweepSouth and SweepStars. Change Starts With … Continue reading SweepSouth’s Take On The Domestic Worker Industry
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
Job opportunities are being created for hundreds of unemployed and underemployed individuals as our domestic cleaning services become available in Mpumalanga. Similar to how Uber connects drivers with people looking for rides, we connect domestic workers registered on our … Continue reading Mpumalanga, We’ve Arrived
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
At SweepSouth, our mission is to create happy homes by providing dignified, flexible work at decent pay to our SweepStars; and a hassle-free and reliable service that gives time back to our clients. So far we have reached a milestone of … Continue reading SweepSouth Milestones – Over 2 Million Hours of Cleaning
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. Make sure you know how to clean the kitchen sink so that it doesn’t … 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
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
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