One of the joys of an increasingly connected world is that a broad range of services are now available at our fingertips. Whether it’s giving yourself a break due to a particularly hectic schedule, keeping the family running through a tragedy or rough patch or a more long-term goal to cut down on the time you spend on tasks that don’t bring you joy, here are a few of the many home services you can explore to help you buy back your leisure time…

Cleaning

Cleaning services no longer cater only to industrial and commercial clients.

Book yourself a reliable home cleaning service to help you pick up after parties, or just to make more leisure time.

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Cleaners are usually insured and vetted, and all labour requirements are handled by the company.

Home cooked meals

Meal services are fast becoming the next big thing.

If you’re looking to eat clean and healthily but don’t have the time to slave over a stove – look at having some fabulous home-cooked meals delivered to your door instead.

Home repair and maintenance

More and more ‘rent a hubby’ services are springing up to help with the simple tasks you could do yourself but don’t feel up to.

Likewise, several ‘outsourcing’ apps are springing up too, allowing you to find someone else to tackle small odd jobs like handling the TV or assembling tricky furniture.

Pet care

Whether you’re going to be away from home a while, or you just can’t stand Fido staring at you wanting a walk when you’re too tired to get off the couch, a range of reliable pet sitters and dog walkers are out there waiting to help.

You don’t need to do it all to have it all anymore with an internet full of helpers, just a click away.