Talking to your housecleaner about what's acceptable and what isn't can be a difficult or slightly awkward conversation.
Hopefully the following tips will make that conversation easier. You can use this as a checklist and go over these points with your new housecleaner. Alternatively, you can make this article avaiable to them to make this conversation easier. You may consider providing your new housecleaner a copy they can take home and review. Once you both agree, you may consider signing and dating it!
1. Let your integrity be your best quality. Expect the same from the homeowner. Always pick customers you like and trust. Be a professional. Although it's good to be cordial with your customer, your customer is NOT your friend. Do not involve your customer in your personal affairs. This is a work relationship that happens to be taking place in someone's home.
2. At the interview, listen carefully, ask questions and take notes.