Running a home is like setting up a small business. The same structure, hiring, and operational complexities are involved when it comes to domestic staffing. As a business needs its CEO, the first thing your household needs is the Estate Manager.
Two key factors in determining a housekeeper’s quality is their prior experience and references. When meeting potential candidates for BAHS, we look for any experience in fine, formal homes or 5-Star hotels. A good housekeeper is familiar with fine furnishings, antiques and artwork. Their level of experience with wardrobe care is a good indicator of how well-acquainted a housekeeper is with a formal home.