Celebrating Our SweepStar Moms

SweepSouth is home to predominantly mothers and we’re celebrating them this Mother’s Day. Particularly, our SweepStar moms. A massive part of celebrating our team’s moms, is recognising how being SweepStars has affected their lives and more specifically their lives as mothers. Many of our SweepStars are single mothers and previously faced many struggles, not being…

IT’S WHAT’S INSIDE THAT COUNTS

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 that benefit you- our customers – and our cleaners – the SweepStars behind it all….

Web Summit 2014 – 7 lessons for startups

In our previous post we wrote about our experience at the Web Summit, and some of the things that were positive and not so great about attending. As mentioned one of our biggest “aha” moments was when we realised that while being an event for tech startups, the Web Summit itself is also a startup,…

SweepSouth at Web Summit 2014

It’s been almost a month since Alen and I returned from Dublin, where we attended the Web Summit 2014. The conference is primarily technology focused, with startups attending and exhibiting and getting the chance to pitch, meet with investors and network. Apart from that, it has several offshoot “Summits”, like the Food Summit, Builder’s Summit,…

Here’s to Coffee for Cleaning

Traditionally the best friend of students, entrepreneurs and stressed and overworked corporate types, coffee is a godsend to many. In honour of International Coffee Day on 29th September 2014, SweepSouth lists 7 unusual uses for coffee. And here I thought our options were limited to drinking it hot or iced… Who knew that this versatile…

10 Ordinary Items, 10 Extraordinary Uses

At SweepSouth, we’re all for recycling, upcycling, or even downcycling (just don’t try to get us bicycling!). It’s therefore our pleasure to give you a list of some extraordinary things you can do with ordinary household items. Check it out below! 1. Packing Peanuts Spritz (my favourite word) perfume on to packing peanuts and hide…

The SweepSouth Vision

  The idea for SweepSouth came to us while Alen and I searched fruitlessly for someone to assist with domestic cleaning over the December holidays. Like many South Africans, we are fortunate enough to have assistance at home with domestic cleaning. However, with our regular hero sis Ntombi away for the holidays, we seemed fated…