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Old 02.10.2015, 10:48
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Cleaning service batmaid

This is weird but interesting. I just got the usual newsletter from the Migros Le Shop saying their new partner is Batmaid. I hadn't heard if it. It is a cleaning service run on a virtual coin/credit system. I can't see how much the real cost is though. Has anyone heard of it?
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Old 02.10.2015, 10:53
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

They're doing a lot of promotion just lately. They were in Basel SBB the other eveneing giving out flyers and pan-scrubbers.

Cost seems to be 34 CHF/Hr for regular cleaning or 37 CHF for a one-off (plus provide your own cleaning material in both cases).
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

I really can't get the image of somebody cleaning your place while dressed in a Batsuit out of my head.
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Old 02.10.2015, 11:20
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I really can't get the image of somebody cleaning your place while dressed in a Batsuit out of my head.
If only it were Catmaid.
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Old 02.10.2015, 11:39
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

Thank you Mirfield.
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Old 02.10.2015, 11:44
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

It calculated 128chf to spend four hours cleaning my place which makes 32chf per hour.
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It calculated 128chf to spend four hours cleaning my place which makes 32chf per hour.
Ah. Varies by area then. Makes sense, I suppose.
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I really can't get the image of somebody cleaning your place while dressed in a Batsuit out of my head.
i thought that was what the service was meant to be?
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

I thought it was a typo for barmaid.
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

and what happened to batman?Sexist homepage. I can just image how much the person who does the cleaning gets paid after the rest is skimmed off.Maybe 16 CHF an hour?
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This is weird but interesting. I just got the usual newsletter from the Migros Le Shop saying their new partner is Batmaid. I hadn't heard if it. It is a cleaning service run on a virtual coin/credit system. I can't see how much the real cost is though. Has anyone heard of it?
This is so cool, do you know other similar services, how they do compare/stack to each other?

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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

I don't know much about cleaning services. Various people I know have a cleaner that comes in once or twice a week on a private contract. I have also see vans around with company names that do concierge cleaning work for buildings. The bat concept thing struck me as being interesting on a one off or occasional assistance when someone's ill, pregnant or otherwise incapacitated on a short-term basis like after an operation, or for those who don't want to mess around with contracts, insurance etc. as the company takes care of it. I assume it costs less to have a private person on a cash basis as opposed to a company with overheads.
I imagine the only concept change from a standard cleaning company is updated technology with a pretty website & online payments and the scale of what they're aiming for being all around Switzerland.
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I don't know much about cleaning services. Various people I know have a cleaner that comes in once or twice a week on a private contract. I have also see vans around with company names that do concierge cleaning work for buildings. The bat concept thing struck me as being interesting on a one off or occasional assistance when someone's ill, pregnant or otherwise incapacitated on a short-term basis like after an operation, or for those who don't want to mess around with contracts, insurance etc. as the company takes care of it. I assume it costs less to have a private person on a cash basis as opposed to a company with overheads.
I imagine the only concept change from a standard cleaning company is updated technology with a pretty website & online payments and the scale of what they're aiming for being all around Switzerland.
Less than 2,000 likes so far on FB.
Well, is good to know.

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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

I am using this service now regularly. Saves the hassle around doing AHV etc for the cleaning lady. 32chf/hr is an unbeatable price. The cleaning lady is NOT dressed as a fancy bat woman... They are typically those working at hotels and are quicker than the normal maids. They are paid 21chf is what the lady cleaning my place told me. I wouldn't employ cleaners in "black" as the Swiss authorities are on a constant look out for such things and the fines are huge if you are caught with a person working at your place is not insured.
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

I use them as well. The most difficult part was actually admitting that im too lazy to clean my house. Otherwise its really easy setting up an account and starting
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

I hired them to do a handover clean for my 2.5 roomed place ( granted they told me it's not their speciality)
I was not happy with the girl who came. Towards the end of the 5 hours ( I paid for 6) she moaned about her back, that my mop didn't work properly and that she was hungry She told me her boss only cared about money and she got 21chf per hour.
I then got an email saying I had not sent the" Trust Mandate" when I had already posted it to Lausanne.
Needless to say, I will not be using their service again.
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I hired them to do a handover clean for my 2.5 roomed place ( granted they told me it's not their speciality)
I was not happy with the girl who came. Towards the end of the 5 hours ( I paid for 6) she moaned about her back, that my mop didn't work properly and that she was hungry She told me her boss only cared about money and she got 21chf per hour.
I then got an email saying I had not sent the" Trust Mandate" when I had already posted it to Lausanne.
Needless to say, I will not be using their service again.
HoHum, slavery is not allowed in CH & breaks are mandated by law.
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I am using this service now regularly. Saves the hassle around doing AHV etc for the cleaning lady. 32chf/hr is an unbeatable price. The cleaning lady is NOT dressed as a fancy bat woman... They are typically those working at hotels and are quicker than the normal maids. They are paid 21chf is what the lady cleaning my place told me. I wouldn't employ cleaners in "black" as the Swiss authorities are on a constant look out for such things and the fines are huge if you are caught with a person working at your place is not insured.
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I use them as well. The most difficult part was actually admitting that im too lazy to clean my house. Otherwise its really easy setting up an account and starting
I think I may sign up... I need at least one big deep clean of everything, and then a bi-weekly maintenance clean of my apartment with all the floors mopping etc.

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HoHum, slavery is not allowed in CH & breaks are mandated by law.
Yeah, and objectively speaking, when using a managed service it's the cleaners job to make sure she brings food and takes those breaks.
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Re: Cleaning service batmaid

mamiexpress.ch offers the same service and more.

Not only do the employees get a bigger cut (25 of the 35/hr charged to you) but the company claims to help them by providing language courses, translation of official letters, as well as providing smalll bridge loans, etc.

While I don't know the extent to which this is true it sure seems worth checking out.
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