Up to $30 Cashback! Just Get 2 Orders of Any Service Completed

Get up to $30 Cashback! Complete 2 job orders for any service from 17th November 2018 to 19th November 2018.

Terms & Conditions

  1. 30% cashback will be available to be applied to the third job completed on the platform for up to a maximum of $30 off the total bill.  This promotion is not valid with other discounts or promotions, and not applicable to recurring orders.
  2. Credits cannot be used to pay for the services done from 17th to 19th November 2018 as credit packages are bought at a promotional rate and cannot be used in conjunction with this promotion.
  3. The offer is valid only until 19th November 2018.
  4. Sendhelper reserves the right at its absolute discretion to terminate, vary, delete or add any of these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.
  5. Sendhelper’s decision on all matters relating to the promotion will be final and binding on all participants.

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Don’t share your homes with pests!

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In the past year, National Environment Agency (NEA) has been engaging commercial cleaning services to destroy mosquito breeding grounds and rat burrows in public areas. Despite their efforts, these pests still continue to flourish. With the highly clustered urbanised environment of Singapore, pests have greater accessibility to food and water sources. According to Straits Times, the population growth of Singapore has resulted in more buildings to answer this demand. This robs the pests of their natural habitat. In response to the loss of their natural homes, they then seek shelter in your homes.

Termites in timber

One of the common places for pests to hide are in our timber furniture or structural timber of buildings. Some are need of less moisture than other species. Nonetheless, when moisture accumulates or water leaks, damage to our furniture begins. This becomes access points for termites to make their homes in and lay eggs. Often times, damages made to built-in-furniture can be difficult for you to resolve – tearing down and rebuilding the furniture is costly. A lower cost option would be to engage deep cleaning services to clean out the termites and their eggs if the furniture is of sentimental value to you. However, if you choose to renovate your home, do consider complementing the renovation of your home with deep cleaning services after. A thorough deep cleaning of your house will remove any remnants of termites in crevices otherwise not noticed by the untrained eye. Additionally, doing so can remove any lying debris which could possibly hurt your little ones.

Bloodsucking bedbugs in beds

Other sources of accumulated moisture are your clothes and beds. Combined with the warmth of your body, these places make cosy homes for bed bugs. When you see cluster of itchy red patches across your body from insect bites, these are usually signs of a bed bug infestation. Usually signs of bed bug infestations are only prevalent when the bed bugs have really taken over parts of your house. The worst bit about bed bug infestations is that it is often at a serious stage when you notice it. Specialists conducting spring cleaning services can ensure that your upholstery is fully eradicated of bed bugs after the pest control has killed off the bugs in the room. Additionally, soaking your clothes in boiling water will also help to kill the bugs and bacteria in your clothing.

Mosquito breeding

According to a CNA (Channel News Asia) article, there was an increase in households receiving fines for breeding mosquitoes this year. NEA takes the removal and prevention of mosquito breeding very seriously. You should too! The itchy bites you receive might sometimes cost you a hefty sum when you’re hospitalised for dengue. However, all of this can be prevented with vigilance. Always turn over your pails and pour any still water away to avoid these blood suckers from breeding in your home.

Lizards and roaches living in your space

Lizards might sound like a lesser evil than sharing spaces with roaches but interacting with both pests affects individuals with asthma and allergies. Both of these nocturnal creatures pick up diseases by hiding in filthy places. Hence when any of these 2 pests touch your food, utensils or any other surfaces, they contaminate the objects and can spread bacteria such as Escheria Coli, Salmonella and transmit diseases such as gastroenteritis.  Usually, the chutes which rubbish is disposed and doors left ajar are means in which these pests sneak into your houses. From then on, they would find dark corners which you usually don’t notice to hide and come out at night to find food. Don’t leave any of your food wastes outside and always dispose them straightaway. If doing so doesn’t resolve the issue, hire professional cleaners to source these dark corners out and exterminate these pests is important. Sendhelper is a platform which you can book professional cleaners for deep cleaning, move-in move-out cleaning, and spring cleaning services in Singapore at an affordable cost. Available on iOS App Store and Google Play Store, you can now request spring cleaning services at your own fingertips now!

 

 

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Get your 15% cashback by requesting and complete any one-time service from 10th Nov to 12th Nov!

Get your 15% cashback by requesting and complete any one-time service from 10th Nov to 12th Nov 2018 to redeem it for your next job!

Terms & Conditions

  1. 15% cashback will be available to be applied to the second job completed on the platform for up to a maximum of $15 off the total bill.  This promotion is not valid with other discounts or promotions, and not applicable to recurring orders.
  2. The offer is valid only until 12th November 2018.
  3. Credits cannot be used to pay for the services done from 10th Nov to 12th Nov 2018 as credit packages are bought at a promotional rate and cannot be used in conjunction with this promotion.
  4. Customers are to provide the job ID for their job so as to redeem the cashback.
  5. Sendhelper reserves the right at its absolute discretion to terminate, vary, delete or add any of these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.
  6. Sendhelper’s decision on all matters relating to the promotion will be final and binding on all participants.

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Rest well to work well!

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Did you know that our brains utilise 20% of our daily calorie intake? Even as we are resting, our brains are still working as it controls every single function of the body. Meeting work deadlines and working overtime – issues that we are used to today mean that our brains are more overloaded and worked up than before. While the pace of times has increased, the importance of rest for our bodies and minds still remains.

Our sleep patterns are linked to our mental wellbeing

In a study by Harvard, a close relationship between sleep and mental health is noted. Those who are sleep deprived face a higher propensity of developing mental health issues; and those facing mental health issues are likely to face sleep issues. While this relationship leaves more to be explored, findings from neuroimaging and neurochemistry research have shown that having a good night’s rest encourages mental and emotional resilience.

Setting aside one day of the week to fully rest makes us more productive

Unlike work cultures of the past, high levels of interconnectivity due to developed mobile technologies mean that we are more accessible by different platforms. It feels as if we bring our work everywhere. It is a common sight for people to work all 7 days of the week. However, this means that our loved ones whom we have more time to spend with on the weekend do not receive our 100% attention. Furthermore, we do not fully rest at all too.

If we set aside one day of the week to rest, we would have imperative to finish the work we need to finish within the other 6 days. Clearly demarcating timings for rest and work increasing the ease of task processing for our brains, allowing us to fully commit in everything we do. For most of us, this clear demarcation would also prevent us from procrastinating because we have more reasons to not bring work home.

Changes to our consumption habits which improves our sleep

When we hear of consumption habits which affect our sleep, we often relate it to caffeine consumption. Drinking a cuppa too much in the day resulted in us tossing and turning in our beds sleepless later at night. However, consuming alcohol and smoking affects our sleep cycle too. While the initial depression of the nervous system brought about by drinking alcohol helps us to fall asleep, people wake up after a few hours when the effects wear off. Nicotine on the other hand is a stimulant – smoking speeds our heart rate and thinking, increasing the difficulty for us to fall asleep. Giving these up is the best solution but for those who can’t, avoiding nicotine and alcohol before bed time can also improve our sleep.

Exercise improves our sleep

In an article by Harvard, it was found that people who did aerobic exercises regularly fell asleep faster. These participants were also found to spend more time in deep sleep and have better quality sleep as they wake up less often during the night.

Practise sleep hygiene

Many experts believe that habits can be developed to aid us in gaining better quality sleep. ‘Sleep hygiene’ habits include a regulated sleeping and waking schedule, creating a conducive environment for sleep in the bedroom. This includes the following: keeping the room dark, curtailing activities done in the room limited to rest, minimal amount of electronic gadgets in the room.

Maintain an organised home

They say that the state of our environments are projections of our inner minds. By keeping our home environments as orderly as possible, we reduce mental clutter. When we feel less stressed, we rest and sleep better.

At Sendhelper, we understand that your busy schedules do rob you of your energy to maintain the orderliness of our houses. Available on iOS App Store and Android Play Store, Sendhelper is an app which provides cleaning services in Singapore at an affordable rate and at your convenience. Rest better, you can book a cleaner or a part time helper for housekeeping or household cleaning services and clear your house of clutter today!

 

 

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Get your 20% cashback by requesting and complete any one-time service from 6th Nov to 8th Nov!

Get your 20% cashback by requesting and complete any one-time service from 6th Nov to 8th Nov 2018 to redeem it for your next job!

Terms & Conditions

  1. 20% cashback will be available to be applied to the second job completed on the platform for up to a maximum of $20 off the total bill.  This promotion is not valid with other discounts or promotions, and not applicable to recurring orders.
  2. The offer is valid only until 8th November 2018.
  3. Credits cannot be used to pay for the services done from 6th Nov to 8th Nov 2018 as credit packages are bought at a promotional rate and cannot be used in conjunction with this promotion.
  4. Customers are to provide the job ID for their job so as to redeem the cashback.
  5. Sendhelper reserves the right at its absolute discretion to terminate, vary, delete or add any of these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.
  6. Sendhelper’s decision on all matters relating to the promotion will be final and binding on all participants.

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Get up to $15 cashback on laundry and aircon jobs for November!

Recurring Customers get 15% cashback on all laundry and aircon (Labour Charges) jobs for all of November 2018! Existing ad-hoc cleaning and cooking customers can convert to recurring and avail this offer too.

 

Terms & Conditions

    1. 15% cashback will be available to be applied on Laundry and Aircon (Labour Charges) jobs completed on the platform for up to a maximum of $15 off the total bill of each job. This cashback is not valid with other discounts or promotions, and not applicable to recurring orders.
    2. The offer is valid only for Recurring Customers with active recurring jobs and cashback is only applicable on Laundry and Aircon (Labour Charges) jobs concurrent with such active recurring job.
    3. Offer valid from 1st to 30th November 2018 only.
    4. Cashback is only applicable to Labour Charges in case of Aircon jobs. No cashback applicable on material charges.
    5. Minimum order size of $25 shall apply for Laundry jobs.
    6. Customers are to provide the job ID for their job so as to redeem the cashback.
    7. Credits cannot be used to pay for Laundry and Aircon services under this offer as credit packages are bought at a promotional rate and cannot be used in conjunction with this promotion.
    8. Sendhelper reserves the right at its absolute discretion to terminate, vary, delete or add any of these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.
    9. Sendhelper’s decision on all matters relating to the promotion will be final and binding on all participants.

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PROMOTION: Up to $50 Cashback! Just Get 2 Orders of Any Service Completed

Get up to $50 Cashback! Complete 2 job orders for any service from 3rd November 2018 to 5th November 2018.

Terms & Conditions

  1. 50% cashback will be available to be applied to the third job completed on the platform for up to a maximum of $50 off the total bill.  This promotion is not valid with other discounts or promotions, and not applicable to recurring orders.
  2. Credits cannot be used to pay for the services done from 3rd to 5th November 2018 as credit packages are bought at a promotional rate and cannot be used in conjunction with this promotion.
  3. The offer is valid only until 5th November 2018.
  4. Sendhelper reserves the right at its absolute discretion to terminate, vary, delete or add any of these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.
  5. Sendhelper’s decision on all matters relating to the promotion will be final and binding on all participants.

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Elderly care tools to help you care for your aged loved ones better!

oldpeople_1Singapore’s population is greying at an increasing rate. Straits Times reported that the proportion of citizens aged 65 and older have grown to 14.4% in 2017 from 9.4% in 2007. Amidst the bustle of our busy lives, elderly care can be a challenging issue. However, technological advances and changes in the social dynamics in Singapore have produced different programs and services with helping the elderly in mind. Here are some of the services and apps targeted at different aspects of senior care:

Helper care

Most of us in Singapore work full time. This means that we are unable to take care of our aged loved ones while we are at work. Furthermore, sending our loved ones to a home weighs heavy on our conscience – we can’t see our loved ones as often as we wish to. Sendhelper provides elderly home care services at the convenience of the tap of a phone. Available on iOS App Store and Android Play Store, you can request for elderly home care and elderly day care services with a certified and trained caregiver at an affordable rate and your own convenience.

Catered transport

Public transport and private vehicles for hire usually do not have the infrastructure to store wheelchair and walking sticks. Also, the boots of cars are usually not big enough to If your elderly loved one require transport to health care facilities, AICare Link by the Singapore government provides transport services for your elderly.

Walking Aids

One of the problems linked with old age and health issues is the lack of energy. Sometimes, even lifting the walking aid poses as a challenge. GlydeSafe is a walking aid structured on wheels, allowing its users to glide the walking aid forward instead of lifting the walking aid.

Diet

With age comes a plethora of health issues. Health conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes meant that seniors have to monitor their food intake very carefully to prevent complications. GlycoLeap app, an app where users can take photos of their food and upload on the app allows for dieticians to rate the meal. The in depth assessment of the meal’s nutritional content by the dietitian means that you can work at ease while you’re at work without having to worry about your parents’ diets.

As Singapore’s society ages at an increasing rate, there will be more devices and services provided to help caregivers adapt to the changes in their lives. The aforementioned list is definitely non-exhaustive. We believe that loving and taking care of our aged loved ones can be an enjoyable process. When we enjoy ourselves in the process of caring for our loved ones, they can feel it and their spirits will be uplifted. By maintaining a positive environment for our loved ones and ourselves, we can help them enjoy the last periods of their lives .

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Prevent diseases through a healthier diet!

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The Chinese have a saying that disease enters through the mouth, suggesting that we should be cautious of the food which we eat. Furthermore, research has shown that activities in our gut affect our overall physical wellbeing. In an article published in Straits Times, it was noted that 1 in 9 people in Singapore would develop diabetes. A large part of this was due to the quality of our poor diets. However, this situation can be averted by eating healthier!

Why people find it difficult to eat healthy

Before we expound on how one can eat healthy meals, we have to look at the obstacles which most face when switching to healthy eating. When healthy eating is mentioned, we often think of raw vegetables in salad bowls and superfoods. The media constantly pushes for different diet fads which are often out of the budgets of most. We are constantly bombarded with mixed messages of how a healthy diet and how healthy living looks like. If you are someone who regularly eats unhealthy food, it is understandable how the thought of healthy eating would sound intimidating. Additionally, there are many more ways to eat healthily than to just consume salads and superfoods. Healthy meals often look different according to the cultural context.

Eating healthy is more than what you eat

Adding on to the earlier point, healthy eating is simpler than we thought. It’s not limited to only eating vegetables and fruits. Pairing fruits and vegetables with meat, balancing the intakes for each is better and more effective. Eating at a regular timing also helps our body to regulate our circadian rhythm, which puts less stress on our digestive systems.

Do not take dietary shortcuts

Sometimes, in the haste to lose weight, people might take supplements in concentrated doses with decreased food intake. This is deleterious to health and might cause permanent damages to your body. In an article by BBC, Jim McCants recounted such an experience. In his hope to lose weight, he took green tea capsules and ate less food. This resulted in his skin turning yellow – a sign of a damaged liver.  If you are intending to lose weight, think of how food pairings could help you to achieve your goals. For example, eating fibrous fruits before each meal can help one to lose weight. This is because the fibre from the fruits can help to absorb oil in the food ingested.

Weight loss programmes don’t work in the long run

Diet programmes like juice cleanses are very difficult to adhere to for the working adult. It is easy to see why – the sudden change to a clean healthy diet is shocking to the body and we do not have the luxury of time to deal with these changes. In the process of dieting, mistakes are inevitable. Due to how strict the process is, missing out on a bottle of juice or eating a piece of fried chicken midway instead of diet food feels demoralising. This is not something exclusive to juice cleanses but also applies to other diet programs as well. Furthermore, crash diet programs are not good for your health as it places stress on both your mental and physical well-being. Thinking of having a detox through such crash diets is also silly – your liver has been detoxifying waste materials in your body on a daily basis.Additionally, experts have noted that after these diets, people tend to gain the weight which was lost or even gain more weight.

Eat at home

Nothing beats following healthy food recipes and cooking them on our own. When we eat home cooked food, the food cooked is tailored to our dietary needs. This way, we have absolute control over our diet. Singaporeans often choose to eat out because after a long day at work, they are too tired to cook for themselves. With the Sendhelper app, healthy eating is no longer an issue. You can download the app on iOS App Store and Google Play Store and use it to book home cooks and chefs for cooking at your home, at your convenience and at an affordable rate! Having healthy meals are no longer an issue!

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PROMOTION: Get UP TO $50 ON YOUR FIRST LAUNDRY ORDER. EXCLUSIVE TO FIRST-TIME USERS.

First-time users will get 50% cashback off their total bill on laundry service completed before 31st October 2018.
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$50 off on first order (laundry only)
Terms & Conditions

  1. 50% cashback will be available to be applied to the second job completed on the platform for up to a maximum of $50 off the total bill. This promotion is applicable to first-time users only and cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts or promotions.
  2. Valid only until 31st October 2018.
  3. Minimum order of $25 for laundry is required.
  4. Credits cannot be used to pay for the laundry services done till 31st October 2018 as credit packages are bought at a promotional rate and cannot be used in conjunction with this promotion.
  5. Sendhelper reserves the right at its absolute discretion to terminate, vary, delete or add any of these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.
  6. Sendhelper’s decision on all matters relating to the promotion will be final and binding on all participants.

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