domestic cleaner


Domestic cleaners perform all necessary cleaning activities in order to clean their clients' houses. They vacuum and sweep floors, wash dishes, launder clothes, dust, scrub and polish surfaces and disinfect equipment and materials.

Alternative label

  • cleaning maid

  • cleaning lady

  • personal maid

  • chambermaid

  • housekeeper

  • household worker

  • house cleaner

  • housekeeping cleaner

  • servant

  • domestic worker

  • domestic maid

  • charworker

  • domestic helper

  • maid

Regulatory aspect

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