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Welcome to Ask a House Cleaner a daily show of tips and strategies to improve your house cleaning and grow your cleaning business. Answering your questions is The House Cleaning Guru, Angela Brown.

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Jan 31, 2019

Here are 3 easy ways to scale back your cleaning business when life changes. Cutting back is an option if you're not ready to retire but can't run at full throttle.

Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says you may have to close accounts as you restructure your business. And employee management is crucial to your...

Jan 30, 2019

No smoking rules apply to all VRBO, Airbnb and short-term rentals. Today's vacation rental mailbag answers house rules for a no smoking policy.

Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says the host should mention it in the listing. "No smoking, no vaping or there will be an extra cleaning fee." (This means extra chemicals...

Jan 29, 2019

Ever toss trash in other people's dumpsters? Here's what happens if you get caught. Illegal dumping comes with fees and the fines just went up.

Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru wants you to know the laws about trash receptacles, recycling bins and roll out tubs.
If you toss trash or are caught illegal dumping in a...

Jan 28, 2019

How to clean many ovens in a day is a house cleaning FAQ. And if you're a solo house cleaner or maid you wonder if you should use the self-cleaning cycle.

Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru says before you do, get a waiver from the apartment complexes property manager. 

If you're doing an end of tenant clean and...

Jan 25, 2019

Compliments and complaints for your house cleaning. Do you have jealous relatives who spout opinions about your clean house that leave you confused? Debbie Downer gives you veiled compliments when she complains that you're "too tidy." Or maybe "your house is too clean" or "too organized."

And you can't figure out if...