Saturday 26 May 2018

Spending cash on a cleaner is the new 'pint after work'

Have Ireland's young people got notions? Certainly, demand for cleaners has grown by more than 25pc in the past five years, with most of the demand coming from young professionals living in one- or two-bedroom properties. Stock Image: Getty
Have Ireland's young people got notions? Certainly, demand for cleaners has grown by more than 25pc in the past five years, with most of the demand coming from young professionals living in one- or two-bedroom properties. Stock Image: Getty
Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

Who's keeping house? Avocados, it transpires, are only the tip of the iceberg. Because according to new research, almost half of millennials are not only spending their hard-earned dosh on expensive brunches featuring the aforementioned fruit, they're also hiring cleaners to keep their compact apartments sparkling.

Have Ireland's young people got notions? Certainly, demand for cleaners has grown by more than 25pc in the past five years, with most of the demand coming from young professionals living in one- or two-bedroom properties.

There are lots of new apps offering cleaning services. So if it takes just the press of a button to arrange a cleaner to come to your house, no wonder they're tempted.

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