Ask a House Cleaner | Angela Brown | Savvy Cleaner | House Cleaning Tips

by Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru

Ask a House Cleaner | Angela Brown | Savvy Cleaner | House Cleaning Tips
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 296
  • Last: 8 Mar 2018
Ask a House Cleaner is a daily show of tips and strategies to improve your house cleaning and help you grow your cleaning business. You ask the questions, and * Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru provides the answers. Learn how to clean, how to unclutter, organize and tidy up. You'll learn time-saving hacks for DIY cleaning and help for hoarders. Note: if you'd rather watch than listen, this entire series Ask a House Cleaner is also a daily show on YouTube. Enjoy. * Angela Brown has been a professional house cleaner for 25 years. She is the author of the book: How to Start Your Own House Cleaning Company and she is the founder of Savvy Cleaner Training - a training and certification program for house cleaners and maids.

Episodes (296)

  • Top to Bottom Drag and Drop - Spring Cleaning
    Top to Bottom Drag and Drop - Spring Cleaning
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 08:45
    "Top to Bottom Drag and Drop Spring Cleaning" is a way to upsell your cleaning business during the slow times.  The drag and drop, clean my space, junkyard run with donations, junk metal, and a trash load will pay your bills.  We Ask a Hous... Read more →
    "Top to Bottom Drag and Drop Spring Cleaning" is a way to upsell your cleaning business during the slow times.  The drag and drop, clean my space, junkyard run with donations, junk metal, and a trash load will pay your bills.  We Ask a Hous... Read more →

  • Furniture Polish? Should You Use it? (DIY & Professional Cleaning)
    Furniture Polish? Should You Use it? (DIY & Professional Cleaning)
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 13:08
    You can use furniture polish to cover scratches, nicks, dings, and imperfections in wood furniture. But should you use furniture polish on all wood finish? And is aerosol furniture polish okay for pre-treated faux wood furniture? Or should ... Read more →
    You can use furniture polish to cover scratches, nicks, dings, and imperfections in wood furniture. But should you use furniture polish on all wood finish? And is aerosol furniture polish okay for pre-treated faux wood furniture? Or should ... Read more →

  • Ashamed to be a House Cleaner or Maid
    Ashamed to be a House Cleaner or Maid
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 07:10
    "I'm ashamed to be a house cleaner or a maid.  I can't tell my friends about my blue-collar job issues. They'll be reluctant, hesitant or ashamed to hang out with me.  I want to grow my cleaning business but I'm sheepish. I'm great at clean... Read more →
    "I'm ashamed to be a house cleaner or a maid.  I can't tell my friends about my blue-collar job issues. They'll be reluctant, hesitant or ashamed to hang out with me.  I want to grow my cleaning business but I'm sheepish. I'm great at clean... Read more →

  • House Cleaning as a Sport - Business Performance Through Routine
    House Cleaning as a Sport - Business Performance Through Routine
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 08:23
    House cleaning as a sport. It's a strategic mindset for business endurance and success. House cleaner training includes a sport like routine of an elite athlete. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru, and 29-time marathon runner says house ... Read more →
    House cleaning as a sport. It's a strategic mindset for business endurance and success. House cleaner training includes a sport like routine of an elite athlete. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru, and 29-time marathon runner says house ... Read more →

  • Turn One Offs into Repeat Cleaning Customers
    Turn One Offs into Repeat Cleaning Customers
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 08:14
    How do you turn one-offs into repeat customers? Every house cleaner and maid service wonders. One-offs can be a great way to grow your cleaning business. We Ask a House Cleaner tips and cleaning advice during the initial walkthrough to set ... Read more →
    How do you turn one-offs into repeat customers? Every house cleaner and maid service wonders. One-offs can be a great way to grow your cleaning business. We Ask a House Cleaner tips and cleaning advice during the initial walkthrough to set ... Read more →

  • Pros and Cons of Backpack Vacuums
    Pros and Cons of Backpack Vacuums
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 07:34
    Pros and cons of backpack vacuums are something to Ask a House Cleaner before you buy one. Backpack vacuums cut the vacuuming time and are great for hardwoods. Angela Brown, the House Cleaning Guru says backpack vacuums come down to persona... Read more →
    Pros and cons of backpack vacuums are something to Ask a House Cleaner before you buy one. Backpack vacuums cut the vacuuming time and are great for hardwoods. Angela Brown, the House Cleaning Guru says backpack vacuums come down to persona... Read more →

  • How to Teach Kids to Clean - Clean Your Room Its Fun
    How to Teach Kids to Clean - Clean Your Room Its Fun
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 09:53
    How to teach kids to clean up after themselves or teach kids to "clean your room." We Ask a House Cleaner tips for various learning styles. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says you can teach kids to clean using visual, audible, and ki... Read more →
    How to teach kids to clean up after themselves or teach kids to "clean your room." We Ask a House Cleaner tips for various learning styles. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says you can teach kids to clean using visual, audible, and ki... Read more →

  • How to Clean with Pumice Stones
    How to Clean with Pumice Stones
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 07:57
    Pumice stones are the craze of house cleaners. How do you clean with a pumie scouring stick? We Ask a House Cleaner what are pumice stones? And do you clean with a dry or a wet pumice stone? Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says all ma... Read more →
    Pumice stones are the craze of house cleaners. How do you clean with a pumie scouring stick? We Ask a House Cleaner what are pumice stones? And do you clean with a dry or a wet pumice stone? Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says all ma... Read more →

  • How Often Should You Change Air Filters?
    How Often Should You Change Air Filters?
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 09:04
    How often should you change your air filters? Ever wonder that? Clean air filters in your HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) means greater efficiency. It also means healthy lungs when you're not breathing bacteria from sickness... Read more →
    How often should you change your air filters? Ever wonder that? Clean air filters in your HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) means greater efficiency. It also means healthy lungs when you're not breathing bacteria from sickness... Read more →

  • 5 Top Tips to Clean Microfiber Cloths
    5 Top Tips to Clean Microfiber Cloths
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    Published: 23 Feb 2018 Duration: 08:50
    Ever wonder how to clean microfiber cloths? It's a question house cleaning companies Ask a House Cleaner. When it comes to cleaning microfiber cloths is it hand washing vs. machine washing? Or is it pre-soaking with a microfiber cleaning de... Read more →
    Ever wonder how to clean microfiber cloths? It's a question house cleaning companies Ask a House Cleaner. When it comes to cleaning microfiber cloths is it hand washing vs. machine washing? Or is it pre-soaking with a microfiber cleaning de... Read more →

  • Organic Cleaning Supplies - Trends for 2018
    Organic Cleaning Supplies - Trends for 2018
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    Published: 22 Feb 2018 Duration: 07:19
    Organic cleaning supplies are the rage in 2018. New trends show that eco-friendly, natural, biodegradable, organic cleaning supplies are the new norm.  We Ask a House Cleaner if all organic cleaning supplies must be non-toxic, fragrance-fre... Read more →
    Organic cleaning supplies are the rage in 2018. New trends show that eco-friendly, natural, biodegradable, organic cleaning supplies are the new norm.  We Ask a House Cleaner if all organic cleaning supplies must be non-toxic, fragrance-fre... Read more →

  • 3 Top Ways to Clean Dirty Dog Paws - Easy House Cleaning Tips
    3 Top Ways to Clean Dirty Dog Paws - Easy House Cleaning Tips
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:46
    The 3 top ways to clean dirty dog paws will stop the dog who tracks in dirt. They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but dog trainers will disagree. We Ask a House Cleaner about dirty dog paws and tips for a doggie cleaning station.... Read more →
    The 3 top ways to clean dirty dog paws will stop the dog who tracks in dirt. They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but dog trainers will disagree. We Ask a House Cleaner about dirty dog paws and tips for a doggie cleaning station.... Read more →

  • Concentrates vs. Ready to Use Cleaning Solutions
    Concentrates vs. Ready to Use Cleaning Solutions
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:23
    Concentrates vs. ready to use cleaning solutions which is better? Are the consistencies of concentrates the same for homeowners as those of a professional cleaner? Do you save money when you mix solutions? And does topping off your supplies... Read more →
    Concentrates vs. ready to use cleaning solutions which is better? Are the consistencies of concentrates the same for homeowners as those of a professional cleaner? Do you save money when you mix solutions? And does topping off your supplies... Read more →

  • House Cleaning Employee Squabbles - How to Stop the Cat Fights
    House Cleaning Employee Squabbles - How to Stop the Cat Fights
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:36
    How to manage employee squabbles in your house cleaning business. It's a question that comes up a lot with maid service owners.  We Ask a House Cleaner what are employee squabbles? And what rules and policies will make your business a safe ... Read more →
    How to manage employee squabbles in your house cleaning business. It's a question that comes up a lot with maid service owners.  We Ask a House Cleaner what are employee squabbles? And what rules and policies will make your business a safe ... Read more →

  • MLM's - House Cleaners with a Side Hustle
    MLM's - House Cleaners with a Side Hustle
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    Published: 16 Feb 2018 Duration: 07:23
    MLM's and house cleaners it's the perfect side hustle, right? The maid gets a starter kit and builds the MLM's downline in a "recruit your friends" manner. If the products are in alignment with the house cleaning the MLM (Multi-Level Market... Read more →
    MLM's and house cleaners it's the perfect side hustle, right? The maid gets a starter kit and builds the MLM's downline in a "recruit your friends" manner. If the products are in alignment with the house cleaning the MLM (Multi-Level Market... Read more →

  • What To Do When a House Cleaning Client Dies
    What To Do When a House Cleaning Client Dies
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    Published: 15 Feb 2018 Duration: 07:11
    What should you do when a house cleaning client dies? Like it or not there is a slew of emotions that vary from expected death, accidental death and intentional death. When a client dies the maid is grieving but should they play therapist w... Read more →
    What should you do when a house cleaning client dies? Like it or not there is a slew of emotions that vary from expected death, accidental death and intentional death. When a client dies the maid is grieving but should they play therapist w... Read more →

  • #1 Secret to Advertising Your Cleaning Business
    #1 Secret to Advertising Your Cleaning Business
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    Published: 14 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:32
    What is the #1 secret to advertising your cleaning business? If you want to grow your cleaning business what advertising and marketing do you need? We Ask a House Cleaner today. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says word of mouth adver... Read more →
    What is the #1 secret to advertising your cleaning business? If you want to grow your cleaning business what advertising and marketing do you need? We Ask a House Cleaner today. Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says word of mouth adver... Read more →

  • Audible vs. Podcasts vs. Kindle for House Cleaners
    Audible vs. Podcasts vs. Kindle for House Cleaners
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 08:52
    Audible vs. Podcasts vs. Kindle which is best for house cleaners to learn on the go? We Ask a House Cleaner about house cleaning training and learning while cleaning. Audible vs. Podcasts - does one make you work faster? Books on tape or ta... Read more →
    Audible vs. Podcasts vs. Kindle which is best for house cleaners to learn on the go? We Ask a House Cleaner about house cleaning training and learning while cleaning. Audible vs. Podcasts - does one make you work faster? Books on tape or ta... Read more →

  • 3 Unusual Things Professional Organizers Do
    3 Unusual Things Professional Organizers Do
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 07:26
    3 unusual things professional organizers do go beyond basic hoarding or junk removal. Professional organizers do more than create 3 piles, "keep", "toss" and "donate." And their uncluttering tips go way beyond fancy storage bins. We Ask a H... Read more →
    3 unusual things professional organizers do go beyond basic hoarding or junk removal. Professional organizers do more than create 3 piles, "keep", "toss" and "donate." And their uncluttering tips go way beyond fancy storage bins. We Ask a H... Read more →

  • What Are Cleaning Retainers?
    What Are Cleaning Retainers?
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    Published: 9 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:10
    What are cleaning retainers and should you sign one? Cleaning retainers are another way to pay for house cleaning. If you're a house cleaner, you can work on retainer. We Ask a House Cleaner about tax planning, cleaning retainers and their ... Read more →
    What are cleaning retainers and should you sign one? Cleaning retainers are another way to pay for house cleaning. If you're a house cleaner, you can work on retainer. We Ask a House Cleaner about tax planning, cleaning retainers and their ... Read more →