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Reliable Part-Time Maid

Postby bebe2004 » Thu, 05 Feb 2009 4:40 pm

Hi People,

I had got a maid from A-Team Amahs and was good for the first 2 months, but lately she is always late and no show sometimes.

I had to do the cleaning myself ...... :(

Called the agency on the day when the maid no show to request for another maid and they just push away by saying that there are not aware of wats happening and is not able to send me another maid and was told to wait for another week and see how.

I give up .... pls .. anyone with a maid to recommend ?

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Postby gillypadi » Thu, 05 Feb 2009 5:04 pm

I won't recommend as The Mod with The Link will tell you to refer to the others available. I have used a few local agencies (Sparkles to small household names.) and this is my 5cents

My experience with Sparkles is the cleaner/s are picked up (possibly from the agency) and sent to your home. If she is not available, they will immediately have a replacement.

The others (not sure if A-Mah fits into this) will send you a cleaner and then not have anything to do with you or the cleaner.2 companies I called to give feedback told me to speak to the cleaning lady directly. They were only available when I asked to change one cleaner (she was DREADFUL!)

You should call the agency to have this cleaner replaced IMMEDIATELY and specify that you are not paying any fees (if it's to agency directly).

Good Luck!

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Postby ATEAM » Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:39 am

Hi,

We apologised for any inconvenience caused. We definitely value all customers' feedback. If the maid is occasionally absent for urgent matters (eg sick), we would advise our clients to give her another chance. However, if there is frequent absentism or lateness with no valid reasons, we would advise our clients to replace her. However, pls allow a minimum of 3 working days for us to find a suitable replacement.

We would like to assist you asap. Pls email us at enquiry@a-team.com.sg and we will contact you asap.

Thank you.

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Postby pakjohn » Tue, 17 Feb 2009 3:48 pm

If the maid is occasionally absent for urgent matters (eg sick), we would advise our clients to give her another chance. However, if there is frequent absentism or lateness with no valid reasons, we would advise our clients to replace her. However, pls allow a minimum of 3 working days for us to find a suitable replacement.


I would expect the maid service to bear the consequences of a maid not showing up, being unreliable or sick; not the customer!

To the original poster, thanks for bringing this issue up for those currently looking for a maid service. I for one will make sure to choose a service that doesn't make me suffer when their employee doesn't show up or are otherwise unsatisfactory.
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Postby lore » Sat, 28 Feb 2009 6:49 pm

oh...i have a part time maid who is working for us 9yrs...but so far so good. Let me know if anyones wanna ask her.

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Postby jpatokal » Tue, 03 Mar 2009 10:23 pm

Remember that part-time maids are very badly paid for hard work, yet the experienced and competent ones are in demand. Paying a little more than the standard S$10/hour and/or giving a nice little bonus on Xmas/CNY tends to magically increase reliability and level of service provided...
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Re: RE:P/T maid

Postby melodyQ » Mon, 09 Mar 2009 5:14 am

lore wrote:oh...i have a part time maid who is working for us 9yrs...but so far so good. Let me know if anyones wanna ask her.



Oh, how much does she charge per hour?

I need her to do the following tasks Mon-Fri.
Midday - the dog in the near by neighbourhood for 20mins and return to the house do the vaccuum/mopping.

Evening 8pm or 9pm. Wash Dishes, Clean stovetop/rangehood, take out rubbish. Mop floor again and lastly to wash and rinse the mop !!

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Re: RE:P/T maid

Postby lore » Tue, 21 Apr 2009 10:41 pm

melodyQ wrote:
lore wrote:oh...i have a part time maid who is working for us 9yrs...but so far so good. Let me know if anyones wanna ask her.



Oh, how much does she charge per hour?

I need her to do the following tasks Mon-Fri.
Midday - the dog in the near by neighbourhood for 20mins and return to the house do the vaccuum/mopping.

Evening 8pm or 9pm. Wash Dishes, Clean stovetop/rangehood, take out rubbish. Mop floor again and lastly to wash and rinse the mop !!


Sorry for late reply. What i noe is usually part time maid only do cleaning & washing etc..in é house but not to be taking care of your dog.

My part time maid charge per hourly is around S$10 and it all depends. As for me is S$50 a day and not by hour. She can go home anytime after all the job have done.

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Postby Traveller35 » Mon, 25 May 2009 5:36 pm

Lore, I tried to PM you but could not due to not enough posts submitted.

I would like to know more about your maid. I am looking for a maid to work 2 times a week for 3-4 hours a day. You said that she works for you the whole day for SGD 50? I can give the same too and give her some ironing to do in addition.

Can you PM me your details. Thanks.
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Re: RE:P/T maid

Postby autumn princess » Wed, 01 Jul 2009 6:17 pm

lore wrote:oh...i have a part time maid who is working for us 9yrs...but so far so good. Let me know if anyones wanna ask her.



Hi Lore,

am looking for a part time maid who can help us clean the house on a weekly basis.. am unable to PM you due to insufficient posts.. appreciate if you can provide the details..Thanks


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Postby milky » Tue, 29 Sep 2009 11:17 pm

hi, has anyone tried this company FLEXI home?
their agency charges only 40 bucks and maid is $10 per hr...
any reviews abt this company and maids?
anyone tried before???

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PART-TIME RELIABLE MAIDS

Postby Dorothy Lo » Sun, 11 Oct 2009 3:59 pm

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Talk about stupid! This one even uses her name on her website advertising maids as well as using it here! #-o
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Postby dnsy » Wed, 26 Feb 2014 3:23 pm

Do not advertise here. It's the first and last warning.

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Re: RE:P/T maid

Postby Moncheriesam » Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:42 am

lore wrote:oh...i have a part time maid who is working for us 9yrs...but so far so good. Let me know if anyones wanna ask her.


Hi,
I'm new to this. I tried to PM you but can't. I need some PT help. Can you please let me know how to contact you or the PT maid? Thanks!


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