And it's not just clean, but tidy, too! They straighten the piles and fluff the couch cushions and fold the blankets and the place just looks a little less disheveled. Sure, it's partly because we spent a few minutes tidying up last night (gotta straighten up before the cleaners come, of course), but they just kind of polish the place up.
I walked around the condo saying, "I love coming home to a clean house" and just smiling to myself, thinking about how happy it made me. It might have taken a couple of times to get into the groove, but I am very happy to pay the folks at Mop 'N Bucket Cleaners $60 every two weeks.
If you are the kind of person who stresses out about keeping up with cleaning house, and feels badly when you can't, and you have a little extra cash, I highly recommend paying someone to lighten the load. It has significantly changed the way I look at my abilities as a
Thanks again to Tricia for lighting the fire under my butt.
I love it when the house-elves come! They are amazing and I couldn't make it through the week without them. I will scrimp and save to be able to afford them. I know that the rest of the family also appreciates how happy I am on Wednesday afternoons :-)ReplyDelete
my fiance's parents use a housekeeper so when he moved in he insisted we get one here too and i am so in love. it's been a couple months and i still get home from work on the days they've cleaned and walk around the house admiring just how clean things are :)ReplyDelete
Yes, indeed. I definitely appreciated how happy I was :)ReplyDelete
:) Glad it's not just me!ReplyDelete
Yes! Hurray for House Elves! Housekeepers! Cleaning ladies! Cleaning crews! I love them all. My life is tremendously easier - and my marriage tremendously happier - thanks to them.ReplyDelete
Kim, I am so glad this has worked out! I was wondering what the next visit would bring. :-D
Some things are just worth it! Glad you've joined the adult world. HA!ReplyDelete
I think we'll have to get someone to do a deep cleaning once we sort through our stuff... Lots and lots of STUFF.ReplyDelete
I highly recommend it!ReplyDelete
It is great when there is someone to clean your place, isn't it? People should rely more on professional cleaners. They do a great job! :)ReplyDelete
It IS great! :)ReplyDelete