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How are cleaning services in Zurich charged?

I have been reading about cleaning services on the forum and I was wondering if someone could clarify this for me. Most ads seem to suggest that the cleaning services are paid on an hourly rate, which is what I was used to in London as well. However, a cleaner I was recommended by a friend wants to charge me 25chf on a per room, per hour basis i.e. 75 chf for one hour of cleaning 3 rooms. Is this normal?
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Re: How are cleaning services in Zurich charged?

75chf an hour ?
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I have been reading about cleaning services on the forum and I was wondering if someone could clarify this for me. Most ads seem to suggest that the cleaning services are paid on an hourly rate, which is what I was used to in London as well. However, a cleaner I was recommended by a friend wants to charge me 25chf on a per room, per hour basis i.e. 75 chf for one hour of cleaning 3 rooms. Is this normal?
I suspect it's 25 per room & not per hour. Are you being expected to pay social costs/insurance on top. Expect to pay about 30 an hour all in.
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I suspect it's 25 per room & not per hour. Are you being expected to pay social costs/insurance on top. Expect to pay about 30 an hour all in.
Is it normal to charge per room? She spends about an hour to 1 hour 15 mins doing the whole flat.
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I have been reading about cleaning services on the forum and I was wondering if someone could clarify this for me. Most ads seem to suggest that the cleaning services are paid on an hourly rate, which is what I was used to in London as well. However, a cleaner I was recommended by a friend wants to charge me 25chf on a per room, per hour basis i.e. 75 chf for one hour of cleaning 3 rooms. Is this normal?
Do you live in a warehouse?

How many sq meters do the three rooms make up?
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Re: How are cleaning services in Zurich charged?

I would expect to pay 30/hr, regardless of the number of rooms. We have had several cleaners over the years, and this was the rate in general.
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Re: How are cleaning services in Zurich charged?

It should be regardless of rooms. You pay/ hour... So, CHF 75 for 3 hours is fine and is not a bad deal either.
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Re: How are cleaning services in Zurich charged?

CHF 75 is absurd!! We have never paid more than CHF 30 per hour.
As mentioned already, I bet she meant CHF 75 for 3 hours, otherwise just stay away!!
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