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Housekeeper Seminar: Candidates Becoming Experts in Time Management

On Saturday, June 3rd, Town + Country hosted Housekeepers from all over the Bay Area, including the City, Peninsula and Marin, for our Seminar focusing on Time Management. It was a great event with a great deal of personal attention for each Candidate. Candidates were given a sample cleaning schedule for daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal tasks. Ada Barnes, who was the class instructor, gave examples…

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Our “Managing Seasonal Projects” seminar was a great success!

Last week Town + Country Resources has a blast hosting our second Housekeeper training seminar of the year, “Managing Seasonal Projects”! Damaris Christopher shined as she demonstrated tools to use for seasonal indoor and outdoor projects. During the seminar, Damaris recommended Green Housekeeping by Ellen Sandbeck, a good read with helpful on-the-job tips. This book includes lots of useful info, plus some really surprising information ……

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How to remove tough spots

Here are some more laundry tips we learned at our recent Housekeeper Training Seminar, “The Keys to Laundry Success.” At the seminar, we learned how important it is to always take care to wash away any spots and stains on your washables. So, our tip today … how to manage and remove some tough, common stains. Identify the spot. The more you know about what…

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Here are some Natural Cleaning Solutions

In our most recent Housekeeper training seminar on “The Keys to Laundry Success,” Damaris Christopher taught us about several natural cleaning products and solutions. Just in case you were unable to attend, here are four of the great tips we learned about to get started with natural cleaning: A great Stain Remover can be made by mixing baking soda, hydrogen peroxide & hot water (soak…

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How was our first Housekeeper Training Seminar?

Our first Housekeeper Training Seminar was a fantastic success! Last week, twenty-two T+C Housekeepers joined us for our first Housekeeper training event of the New Year. Damaris Christopher, one of our top Executive Housekeepers with extensive experience managing & training staff in private homes, is helping to teach and train our T+C candidates by sharing her expertise. (Pictured to the right: Sarndra Elejorde, Damaris Christopher, Heather…

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Meet our Speaker for our Housekeeper Training Seminars!

Town + Country Resources is happy to introduce new certificate training sessions that will be taking place every other month throughout the year. Our first session, “The Keys to Laundry Success,” was a big hit, with more than 20 students attending! Meet our Speaker! Our seminar instructor is Damaris Christopher. Damaris is one of T+C’s top Executive Housekeepers. She has over 16 years of experience…

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One last spring cleaning tip for summer & beyond!

Though spring is “on it’s last legs,” we wanted to give you a couple cleaning tips that may still be useful. These tips are both Nanny and parent-worthy and may have added health and safety benefits for your children or charges. We all know babies put everything in their mouths, including their toys! A great daily habit to get into is to wipe down toys…

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