5 Signs That You Need a Maid

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If you’re a busy professional and can’t find the time to take care of your home, you might need to find a maid service. One of the biggest misconceptions is that you need to be wealthy to afford a maid. But that’s just not true. Millions of couples and families around the globe take advantage of their services each year. Here are five signs that you should consider finding a maid.

1. You work long hours

Some people leave the house in the early morning and return again after dark. Long hours and a busy work lifestyle are often unavoidable. But at the same time, your home gets neglected. Forgetting to vacuum for a few days or letting the bathroom get a little grubby might not seem like a huge problem. In the short-term, it isn’t. However, as the days, weeks and months pass without proper maintenance and care, the potential for long-term damage increases. If you really don’t have the time to take care of your house, get a maid. The weekly cost will be a drop in the ocean compared to hefty repair works later on.

2. You work and have a young family

In the 21st-century, parents spend long hours at work. As you already know, it’s not always so easy to take time off for your kids. Instead having someone around the house to welcome them from school and cook their meals can be a lifesaver. You don’t need to spend all evening away from home. But you can finish that last minute project with the knowledge that someone will be at home.

3. The housework gets more difficult each week

Retirees often find that doing the cleaning takes much longer than it used to do. As we age, our ability to do heavy work becomes lower. And if we force ourselves, we risk injury. Millions of elderly couples hire a maid who can come by and do the necessary cleaning. For a small fee each week, you have the safe knowledge that both the house is up to your standards and you don’t risk hurting yourself.

4. More time for you and your family

Bigger homes with large families lead to lots of chores. When the parents are at work all week and the kids at school, nobody wants to spend hours doing their chores. Everyone would rather spend their time enjoying hobbies. This is where a maid can really have an impact on your quality of life. Rather than spending your weekends getting the house tidy, you can go out and enjoy yourselves.

5. Proven to reduce stress

Nobody enjoys doing their chores and keeping their house clean. It becomes an added burden if you have a busy lifestyle. Just the thought of coming home to an hour of chores can stimulate stress symptoms. A maid quickly resolves the potential health risks by giving you more time to do the things you love.

Why you should hire a maid

If you’re busy, work long hours and just don’t like doing the housework, consider getting a maid. For a small cost each week, you can maximize the time you spend with your family or doing the things you love most.

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Dr. Jade Marie Tomaszewski is a pathologist-in-training at McGill University, where she also did her degree in MSc Pathology. She obtained her medical degree (MD) from the University of the Philippines, after completing a BSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. In her (little) spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, curling up with a book and a large mug of tea, and trying out new recipes in the kitchen. You can follow her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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