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National Professional House Cleaners Day – September 17, 2021

National Professional House Cleaners Day is celebrated on September 17. On this day, we celebrate professional cleaners for the adept service they provide to us in creating healthier environments and homes. Did you know regular professional cleaning improves air quality and creates a serene environment that boosts productivity?

History of National Professional House Cleaners Day

National Professional House Cleaners Day was founded by The American House Cleaners Association (AHCA). This campaign was initiated in 2019 in order to increase recognition, appreciation, and acknowledgment for all House Cleaners in the cleaning industry.

House cleaning is generally seen as a meager chore that doesn’t require expertise, skills, and, which is why professional house cleaning is overlooked as a career and doesn’t garner much recognition for its role and impact in creating habitable and cleaner environments.

Gradually, society and individuals have realized cleaning is time-consuming and requires a certain level of expertise and knowledge. People do not have the necessary skills and time to properly cater to their surroundings, thus relying on Professional House Cleaning services.

While not everyone directly hires a Professional Cleaner, they do impact our lives in some way as almost every business we frequent and apartment building requests the service of professional cleaners.

Professional house cleaners have set a trend and provided individuals with alternate means of employment, highlighting the necessary role of cleaning as a professional trade, and not just a menial job. On this day, we celebrate Professional House Cleaners for their attention to detail, organization, efficiency, and for leaving us cleaner homes without the stress.

National Professional House Cleaners Day timeline

900 B.C.
A Female Only Activity

Cleaning is believed to be the sole responsibility of women.

1823
United Kingdom Master and Servant Act

This act shackled domestic workers to undue loyalty to their employers or face punitive measures.

2011
Inclusion in the International Labour Organization

Domestic workers are recognized as workers with equal rights by the International Labour Organization.

2013
Modern Cleaning Services

Most dual-income households currently invest in a form of Professional House Cleaning service.

National Professional House Cleaners Day FAQs

Are Professional House Cleaners expensive?

Professional House Cleaning is not an everyday activity and is thus more expensive than daily or weekly cleanup plans because of its precision and expertise.

Do I need to clean before the Professional Cleaners come?

No, you don’t. Although most people prefer to clean and tidy up their homes so the Professional Cleaners can focus on bigger spots and be more thorough.

Is Professional House Cleaning worth it?

Yes, it is. If you do not have enough time to cater for your home and are rarely available, requesting the service of a Professional Cleaner will help. Also, we do not always have the expertise to thoroughly clean our homes.

How to Observe National Professional House Cleaners Day

  1. Acknowledge your cleaner’s effort

    We all appreciate a casual “thank you,” on this day, use this opportunity to show appreciation by taking out the time to tell them how you value their work and how it positively impacts your life.

  2. Leave a care-package

    Most cleaners usually work in empty homes with no one around. Warm their hearts by filling a basket with snacks and cold beverages on the counter with a little note of appreciation for them.

  3. Support a cleaner or a cleaning business

    You can help your favorite house cleaner or cleaning business by tagging them on social media. This will assist them in growing their market base.

5 Amazing Facts About Domestic Workers

  1. The industry is dominated by women

    A huge percent of domestic workers are women and immigrants.

  2. Guatemala doesn’t protect them

    Domestic workers in Guatemala hardly have any legal protection.

  3. Brazil gives them rights

    Brazil ensures domestic workers have rights and must be hired under a registered contract.

  4. Recognized by the International Labour Organization

    The Convention recognizes domestic workers as workers with the same rights as other workers

  5. Enshrined in modernization

    Domestic workers are getting an edge by joining cleaning industries that have less hassle of working as independent cleaners.

Why we love National Professional House Cleaners Day

  1. Fight for the rights of cleaners

    National Professional House Cleaners Day educates other cleaners on their rights; it creates an atmosphere that empowers cleaners while educating and raising awareness for the incredible value and skill of cleaning.

  2. Support other cleaners

    In a physically draining job, we support the inclusion this day provides to other types and levels of cleaners that are working hard to build a career in the field.

  3. We get to show appreciation

    Professional Cleaners are experts when it comes to protecting and keeping our homes habitable while we carry on with our day-to-day activities. So it is with great joy that we partake in celebrating them.

National Professional House Cleaners Day dates

YearDateDay
2021September 17Friday
2022September 17Saturday
2023September 17Sunday
2024September 17Tuesday
2025September 17Wednesday

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