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Nannies & Maids In Dubai

Nannies & Maids In Dubai

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Nannies & Maids In Dubai

Welcome to the Maids, Nannies & Home Help Section

We are lucky in Dubai for lots of us to be in the position to hire home help in all its various forms whether it's a maid, nanny, babysitter, house boy, gardeners etc. It can be hard here having a family with no family network around to support you, working long hours or needing that extra bit of help for whatever reason. Here we take a look at all the ins and outs to hiring home help from hiring, visas, medicals, rules and laws, task lists, salaries and everything in between. We do hope you find this section really helpful and for direct answers to particular questions we have a dedicated Help Section on our busy forum too.

  • How to Hire a Live In Maid

    How to Hire a Live In Maid

    Here we show you the procedure for sponsoring a maid in Dubai for a live in postion with some top tips and some do's and don'ts.

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  • Using an Agency Maid

    Using an Agency Maid

    Here we take a look at how to find a reliable agency maid service and show you what to look for and what tasks and duties they will perform.

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  • Maid Visa & Medical Process

    Maid Visa & Medical Process

    Here we take a look at the criteria for sponsoring a maid including all the paperwork, costs, rules and all you need to know.

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  • Maid Salaries

    Maid Salaries

    A frequent question we get asked is how much you should be paying your full time maid. Here we have the salary details for you.

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  • Maid Laws & Regulations

    Maid Laws & Regulations

    There are various laws around the hiring of maids and the using of illegal maids. Here we keep you updated on the latest rules.

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  • Maid Task List

    Maid Task List

    For many expats in Dubai, this can be the first time they have ever had a cleaner and you can feel a bit lost- here's a great list of jobs.

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  • Settling Your Maid In

    Settling Your Maid In

    Setting up your home to receive you helper is really important for her and for you. If you get it right everyone will be happy!

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  • Interviewing For A Maid

    Interviewing For A Maid

    One FAQ about hiring a maid in Dubai is what to ask at interview. Here we take a look at how to prepare for the interview and what to ask.

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News & Features

  • Home and Office Cleaning Made Easy!

    Home and Office Cleaning Made Easy!

    It’s a fast pace life in Dubai. People are busy and the last thing they want to think about to do after reaching home is cleaning their house. House cleaning agencies are always a better choice for people who are always on the go as they can get their houses cleaned while they are still at work. The customers have their own space & time and do not need to have a maid living in and interrupting their privacy.

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  • Gift Ideas for Your Maid

    Gift Ideas for Your Maid

    She has been your right hand through it all, and she’s been so wonderful with your home and your family. Now it’s only fair to let her know how much you appreciate all the hard work she has done to making your life a little less hectic and a little easier.

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  • 6 Top Tips for Women New to Dubai

    6 Top Tips for Women New to Dubai

    Are you new to Dubai? Here's some first-hand top tips from expat mum Emma Bennett to help you settle in nicely... Including advice on why and when you should look at employing home-help to help with childcare and ensure your kiddies are safe and sound when struck with an illness, but you're at work. Plus, she's shared advice on air purifiers, dress code and more!

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  • Medical Tests for Visas in Dubai

    Medical Tests for Visas in Dubai

    Non-UAE residents of Dubai are expected to undergo medical examinations in order to get their residency visas. This might seem quite daunting as the medical centers are a bit chaotic. It may take you a couple of hours to get your tests done, but the staff are very professional, the medical centers are hygienic and results arrive quickly.

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  • How To Interview A Maid

    How To Interview A Maid

    Having a live- in maid means that someone new will be living and working under your roof. It is vital that you get the right person and that your helper will be happy too. This starts with the interview process. The interview may take place in person, on the phone or by Skype. Remember the maid will be very keen for the job, and may say yes to lots of things... So best to make sure before you spend a lot of money, and she makes a major life change, that there's a better chance she'll fit with your family!

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  • Example Maid Task List

    Example Maid Task List

    We have an infamous task list that is often passed round on our forum when anyone asks for help with organising their maid's day, known as "The Maids Action List". If this is your first time employing or using help in the home it can be quite difficult to know where to start and list can be a great help in the right direction.

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  • Finding a Maid Service

    Finding a Maid Service

    There are many reasons for this- people don’t have family here so need help, villas are very big, people work hard and don’t have the time to clean etc etc. Whatever the reason you do have options available to you.

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  • Maid Rules and Regulations Dubai

    Maid Rules and Regulations Dubai

    When deciding on hiring a maid, make sure that you are well informed of the laws in the UAE pertaining to house help as illegal hiring of maids can call for hefty consequences.

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  • Maid Salaries in Dubai

    Maid Salaries in Dubai

    How much you should pay your full time maid in Dubai is a frequently asked question on our Maid Forum and is often a contentious issue. It really depends on how much you can afford, what the size of her job role is- whether she will just be cleaning or whether there is child care involved- but also you should see this as a way to empower someone from a poorer country and make sure you are paying them a fair wage in order for them to better their life and the life of their family too.

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