“Tao po, Papalinis po kayo?”: Pinoy Home Services

“Tao po, Papalinis po kayo” Pinoy Home Services

Because of the pandemic, it is extremely difficult to go outside. We are doing what we can to go with the new normal. This pandemic is affecting a large number of individuals. Of certainly, business is the most influential factor in our lives.

During this pandemic, we are really cautious about what we are touching, where we are going, and who we are going to face, so we are limiting ourselves to step outside.

During your stay in your house, you are undoubtedly aware of the damaged parts of your house and how filthy it is to call it home, you also limit yourself to going to the salon due to COVID-19 but you really need one.

One of the businesses that might assist you to avoid stepping outside is home service.

So you want to know more about some different types of home services? Then you’ve come to the right site. But before that, we will define first what is home services.

What really are Home Services?

In contrast to products, which we can touch or hold, services are non-physical, intangible aspects of our economy. In a nutshell, you can’t touch the product. When the buyer purchases the services, he/she does not own any substantial, real, or fixed property as a result of the transaction.

Consumers gain from the skills, talent, innovation, experience, and resources of a service provider. The services include when you are banking, booking a flight, medical treatment, transportation, and also includes education.

“Hey, Rachel I thought it was all about home services but the examples are outside the house?”. Relax, I’m just defining the services so that you knew what is the difference between goods and services. 

Now, that you are aware of the meaning of services, let us go to the home services. 

Home services are a service to support people who live in their own homes with daily living activities and self-management duties. Personal care, shopping, housekeeping, food preparation, pharmaceutical help, and transportation are examples of home services that can be used instead of going outside. 

Here are some of the different kinds of home services.

Home Services in the Philippines

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Self-care services

Self-care services are those that help you groom your hair, nails, and body at home. If you are unable to attend a salon treatment, this is the service for you. In the Philippines, you may find a variety of self-care service providers, including your local kapit-bahay.

Hair treatment in your home includes haircutting, chemical treatments like coloring, straightening, and highlightings, styling your hair, and beard/ mustache shaving.

Nail care services in your home include manicures, pedicures, nail designing, dip powder nails, acrylic design, and SNS nails.

In body massage, there are four types which are effleurage (light or deep stroking), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (slapping), and friction. It can be done at home if you book on websites.

Waxing is a self-care service as well. You can book waxing services and do it at home. Waxing includes underarm, bikini, full legs, and eyebrow waxing.

Now, let us go to the next service which is cleaning services.

Cleaning Services

Every part of your house is not easy to clean. Cleaning services offer cleaning and other housekeeping services for your home, workplace, or condominium complex.

The basic cleaning services include dusting the cobwebs, ceiling fans, furniture, beds, and other parts of your house. While Deep cleaning includes washing the parts that are needed, scrubbing the tiles, and vacuuming the furniture and carpet.

Pool cleaning is one of the examples of in-home cleaning services. If you have so many things to do that you are busy or maybe you are just lazy. If you don’t have time to clean your large pool in your backyard, then pool cleaning might help you. Pool cleaning includes catching the leaves that fall in your pool, adding chemicals like chlorine in your pool to prevent bacteria growth, Brushing the pool walls, and many things to clean your pool.

Pest control is a cleaning service as well. It entails eliminating pests such as rats, cockroaches, and mice. People like myself are terrified of pests in our homes, yet due to the pandemic, we are constantly surrounded by them. Pest treatment is costly, but it is well worth the cost.  

Handyman services

All lightning installation, electrical wiring, outlet installation, electrical repair, and electrical maintenance are included in electrical services. We can’t avoid a portion of our home’s electrical items breaking. For our protection, we need specialists to do it. Instead of doing it yourself, get a professional to inspect your home for your safety.

Plumbing services include the entire system of piping, installations, and applications used to provide water supply or drainage to buildings via pipes, control valves, pipe layouts, storage tanks, and other means.

Groundskeeping services is a service that entails tasks such as mowing grass, trimming hedges, removing weeds, growing flowers, and many more. If you have a garden in your backyard and you don’t have time to make it beautiful then don’t hesitate to book now.

Repair services include repairing any electrical, mechanical and electronic equipment in your house. It also includes every part of your house that needed to fix like the roof and doors.

Security is really needed especially in a town where there are many people in the surrounding. Locksmiths are the ones who fixed or set up the security in the doors. There are many types of locks that can be changed in your doors or secure box.

Planning to book services?

Online booking is common in this new normal because of this pandemic. Because of this, here are some lists of services providers in the Philippines:

it is the most trusted home service in the Philippines. Their services include home cleaning, laundry, air conditioning repair and cleaning, nail treatments, hair services, waxing, massages, and many more.

Mr. Butler

They offer mostly all services that you might need for your homes such as air conditioning, pest control, groundskeeping, and cleaning.


Many people I know use this and they always say that I should try it. They offer from repairs to cleaning, painting, and installations. As they are providers, depending on the service you need, they will assign a vendor and you can hire and pay it.


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