Right now, we have a PT sitter (~$350 a week) and every other week cleaning person ($120 so $60 a week), want to increase cleaning to weekly, so weekly spend will be $470. I'...
love to get someone FT, 40 hours a week instead, but it's not in the budget. don't need AM help, so 10:30-6:30 would be fine. or maybe one am a week and one late day so I don't have to drop off one morning would be lovely:) but figure that would run $800 a week, right? but no more laundry, family meals cooked. just basic tidying on teh weekends!
i have found it difficult to find one person with the right skill set to do both well, but maybe that's just me. i have a PT sitter (also around $350 per week) and weekly cleaning...(more)6-13-2016 1:33pm
($150 per week). whenever I've had sitters who clean, they don't do a good enough job.
np: i think if you hire someone full time you can find this. because then they do the deep clean while your kids are in school every morning and the child care in the afternoons....(more)6-13-2016 1:41pm
the problem is, it's going to cost you more than two part-time people.
i'm just telling you our experience--my sitter is totally happy to clean (and she does the kids' laundry, grocery shopping, and simple meals for the kids), but she's not as...(more)6-13-2016 1:38pm
thorough or effective as my cleaning lady. i want someone who will leave my apartment sparkling clean when she's done, and then my sitter, dh and i can just maintain. generally, the person who can scrub your toilets is not the same person who is running your kids from school to taekwondo.