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Fun Things to do in Charlottesville This Weekend 12/1/2017 - 12/03/2017

Dec 01, 2017 By Nathan 0 Comments
Here is your essential to do list for this weekend!1. Friday, December 1st: See constellations and nebula in person at Ivy Creek Natural Area’s First Fridays Under the Stars! Charlottesville Astronomical Society has telescopes to use, or you are welcome to bring your own!Click here to view event2. Saturday, December 2nd:Santa is coming!! Catch him at the Holiday Parade hosted by the Barrack's...

Fun things to do in Charlottesville this weekend! 11/25/17-11/26/17

Nov 25, 2017 By Nathan 0 Comments
With Thanksgiving over and the holidays officially underway we have curated a fun weekend to do list for you and your family! Sunday November 26: UVA vs Harvard Go to the game at John Paul Jones Arena and help cheer the Hoos' to victory!Click Here To View The EventSunday November 26:Holiday Open House at MonticelloThis is a great time to visit Monticello, admission and tours are free!Click...

5 GREAT ways to spend your time in Charlottesville this weekend!

Nov 17, 2017 By Elizabeth 0 Comments
Looking for things to do in Charlottesville this weekend? With beer gardens, yoga, and family farm tours as options there is something for every one! Check out our carefully curated list  of events in and around Cville this weekend! If you're too swamped with chores to enjoy these great events feel free to give us a call or check out our services  to see if we can help you get out and enjoy...

Revealed! How to never clean your house again!

Aug 30, 2017 By Jefferson Housekeeping 0 Comments
Every year around this time we are flooded with calls from customers who are interested in setting up ongoing cleaning services. Summer is ending and many families want to establish a routine for the school year, professional households are finished with summer travel, and college students or professors are settling in for another exciting academic year!Last week I was having lunch with a friend...

How often should my housekeepers come?

Jun 23, 2017 By Jefferson Housekeeping 0 Comments
One of the most frequent questions we are asked is if we recommend a customer use weekly, biweekly or monthly cleaning services, and the answer is simple... It depends.The best way to discover which service is best for you and your household is to carefully consider your circumstances and lifestyle.    For example if you are a one or two person household with no pets, and you don't...

Clutter: EWW!! 4 steps to have a beautiful clean home!

Jul 06, 2016 By Jefferson Housekeeping 0 Comments
Clutter is the enemy of a beautiful home. It makes your space seem smaller and it makes you feel disorganized. I always recommend that new customers declutter before a cleaning. Everyone loves a checklist so here is one with 4 Steps to a clean clutter free home!1) ____ Evaluate. So you have decided to declutter and clean (yay). Now it is time to decide what stays and what goes. Unused refrigerator...

How Sue reclaimed her weekend

Jun 30, 2016 By Jefferson Housekeeping 0 Comments
"I wanted to be able to come home and not have chores staring me in the face."     Sue has been a customer for about 6 months now. She hired us to clean her home every two weeks. With a busy professional life and an equally busy home life, housework was slipping through the cracks.    "I wanted to be able to come home and not have chores staring me in the face."We...

Our First Newsletter

Jul 13, 2015 By Jefferson Housekeeping 0 Comments
Our NewsletterHello All! This is our first newsletter! It seems like everyone is moving this summer! So in our first newsletter I have included some tips and a checklist to help with prepping your house for sale. For those of us who are not moving or are new to town, I have also included some fun summer activities here in our beautiful little city! Just leave the cleaning to us and enjoy these...

Open House Cleaning Checklist

Jul 21, 2014 By Nathan 0 Comments
I often get phone calls from property owners who are selling their home and want it to look and smell fresh and clean. Often they are preparing their home for an open house. (If you are interested in knowing exactly what the meaning of "Broom Clean is check out this blog post by  Charles McDonald from Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions http://www.charlottesvillesolutions.com/2014/05/broom-clean-and-what-it-means-to-sellers/ Sellers...

Charlottesville! Here Are 4 Steps To a Clean Healthy Home!

Jul 12, 2014 By Nathan 0 Comments
4 STEPS TO A CLEAN, HEALTHY HOME   If you’re thinking about having your home cleaned, we encourage you to follow these four steps: STEP #1:  Make a commitment to yourself to get your home cleaned.  The longer it remains dirty, the worse you will feel about your environment and the greater your chance of becoming ill because of particulates and contaminants. This dust...

Maid Service in Charlottesville: How much does it cost?

Jul 09, 2014 By Nathan 0 Comments
How much is maid service in Charlottesville?Charlottesville neighbors, have you ever considered hiring a maid service? If you have one of your first questions was likely: "How much does it cost to have come one come in and properly clean?" At Jefferson Housekeeping we have created a great tool that will let you see the cost of different cleaning services from one time deep cleaning, to weekly...

Charlottesville! Don't lose your renter's deposit!

Jun 02, 2014 By Nathan 0 Comments
Have you ever lost your deposit when renting? It is the worst! Here are 6 ways to make sure this never happens to you: Inspect your home before you move in. When my wife and I rented our first apartment our landlord gave us a form to make notes about any problems we noticed with the apartment. We took an hour or so and walked around the apartment and noted everything that was wrong: marks in the carpet,...

9 Tips for Hiring a Cleaning Service When You Move.

May 09, 2014 By Nathan 0 Comments
Moving is a pain. All of the packing, the logistics, and the loose ends that need to be tied up. On top of everything else, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cleaning. I get it. Really.  So when a customer calls me and says that they are moving, totally overwhelmed, and just need their home cleaned, it really makes my day to be able to help! Here are my 9 top tips for hiring a house...

Giving a key to your housekeeper? Use these 3 tips to keep your home secure!

May 08, 2014 By Jefferson Housekeeping 0 Comments
Our customers love that they can give us a key and we take it from there! We take your home's security very seriously, here are a few of the ways we do just that! Here are 3 tips to make sure your house cleaner is keeping your home secure. 1. Separate work orders from keys - The first and most obvious step is to make sure keys are never stored with work orders. Our Customer's work orders are...

Welcome to Our New Website!

Mar 06, 2014 By Nathan 0 Comments
After a couple of months of planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of the new Jefferson Housekeeping website. We hope you like the fresh new look to the website and the improved navigation that will allow you to find the information you need more quickly and easily. We will continue to update the website with new features, so please do check back with us for updates. We Value...