A Houseman Couple, are a variation on the Housekeeping Couple, as although both are skilled housekeepers, the houseman can take on more robust household maintenance and generally heavier deep cleaning tasks.


  • Cleaning, vacuuming, dusting and polishing.
  • Washing, ironing, making and changing beds.
  • Cooking, food preparation and clearing up.
  • Assisting with shopping, running errands and driving.
  • Helping look after the children if required.
  • Babysitting.
  • Gardening.
  • Dealing with odd jobs and basic maintenance.
  • Changing light bulbs, fuses, checking boiler pressure, bleeding radiators, checking security and alarm systems and performing minor household repairs.
  • Maintaining gardens, mowing, watering plants, cleaning windows, paths and steps. Raking gravel and leaves, jet spraying exterior walls, sills and outdoor furniture.
  • Valeting cars, driving to meetings, shopping, running errands, airport and school runs.
  • Swimming pool maintenance.

Working Hours of a Houseman Couple

A live-in Houseman Couple, typically works a 5-day week for 10 to 12 hours a day. A full-time live-out Houseman Couple usually works an 8 to 10-hour day.

Salary of a Houseman Couple

A live-in Houseman Couple are on average paid £52,000 to £82,000 (combined) in the UK internationally £80,000+

A live-out Houseman Couple are on average paid £70,000 to £85,000 (combined) in the UK