Help your mate and earn a FREE clean!

Thinking about your week, how much housework do you do? I bet it’s more than you thought. Most Australians undertake a whopping 10-14 hours a week trying to keep on top of cleaning, tidying and laundry, in addition to working part or full time. Then, this total time sap doubles once kids arrive into the household! Unfortunately, most

Celebrate Flexible Working

We all could use more flexibility in our work lives. Whether it’s getting to the bank during business hours, taking your pet to the veterinarian (which closes at 5pm) or attending your child’s school play, these are the parts of life that should not be or cannot be missed but they often take

Is your home ready for winter?

This winter you might hear people using the word “Hygge” which refers to “a form of togetherness” but is most commonly used to describe a cozy, warm Nordic feel. Since the late 20th century it has been a defining characteristic of Danish culture but is relatively new down under. The “Hy

Don’t drown in your to-do list. Do this instead

Do you ever get to the end of the working week, only to realise you can’t have me-time on the weekend, because all those mundane, household jobs are waiting? It’s a common problem, particularly when almost half (47.4 per cent) of two parent families have mum and dad working in some capacity. Ad

Don’t wait for the robots: How you can create a smart home today.

Experts at Mckinsey predict most people will live in a smart home filled with smart devices in the future. Homes will be run by bots (virtual assistants doing tasks like ordering takeaway meals) anticipating our needs and acting like the ‘brain’ of the house. A study conducted by Juniper Rese

What will chores be like in 2018 and beyond?

Can you imagine a life without Wi-Fi, Facebook or even UBER? We are moving closer to a world in which technology is such a crucial part of how we live, that when Facebook doesn’t load, there’s mass panic on Twitter! In Australia, technology has affected how we do basic household chores. Tech

Outsource Your Household Cleaning with UrbanYou | Easiest Way To Book Home Services

Demand for cleaning services has been steady over time, largely driven by outsourcing trends, the growing number of businesses across the economy and the lack of time.  In 2016, The Today Show took a look at how Aussies can say goodbye to household chores with UrbanYou! "Lisa is always trying to

“Sweeping The Dust” for Lunar New Year | Cultural Cleaning Beliefs

Did you know Spring Cleaning and Asian New Year Traditions share in their significance? The Asian community start preparing as early as Day 12 of the lunar calendar (8th February 2018).  They carry out a spring clean of their home where it is also known as 'sweeping the dust' or 'sweeping aw

House Spring Cleaning Checklist Room by Room

The Ultimate House Spring Cleaning Checklist Room by Room Looking for a complete house spring cleaning checklist to clean every room in your house? Here is a room by room guide to ensure your house is ready for the Spring! When we think of a DIY spring clean, there are a common set of activities

How to Clean Your Carpet | Best Carpet Cleaning Tips

Best Carpet Cleaning Solutions Carpets. Unlike floorboards, they’re soft, plush and very comfortable on your feet. The serious drawback is carpet cleaning, it takes hard work to maintain a clean carpet. Its texture means a lot of things go unnoticed. Spills, dust, food crumbs, they can all be qui