Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. I do small business (child care), residential and one-time jobs.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Just ask a lot of questions, and references are always a good thing to call on. All you can do is give someone a try; you never know what you get until you try it.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. As in any trade, it's about your customer and learning new skills or better ways to provide the service.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. The most important information to have would be what you want done, how large of an area and how often you want the service provided.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Cleaning services are a dime a dozen. I tend to my customers needs, and I do housecleaning because it give me a feeling of accomplishment and I am helping others. When I complete your tasks and look at the job when finished, I feel very satisfied that I have helped someone.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I like helping others complete a task that they are unable to complete due to life's obstacles.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. What won't you do? I answer, "There is not much of anything I will not do. I am here to provide a service to you, and I will help you out in anyway possible."
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. I currently have a customer who runs a childcare center. When I come, it is nice to see all the kids, and they all thank me for cleaning their school.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. Well, I am a lifetime resident of West Seattle.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I have done this for years as a supplement to my income. I am a single parent and had to make ends meet. I have decided to try and make this my primary income as I enjoy it and enjoy the hours.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. I am proud of all my jobs, and if my customers are not happy, I will fix it for them.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I have not yet, but I am looking into that.