A List Of Tasks A Domestic Couple Can Do

Are you considering hiring a domestic couple but are unsure if you need to? Reading through this list of tasks a domestic couple can do may help you to make your decision.

A domestic couple typically handles a variety of tasks related to household management, maintenance, and sometimes personal assistance. The specific duties can vary depending on the employer’s needs and the size of the household. Here’s a list of tasks that a domestic couple might be responsible for:


  • Cleaning and organising rooms, including bedrooms, bathrooms, and common areas.
  • Dusting, vacuuming, and mopping floors.
  • Laundry, ironing, and wardrobe management.

Cooking and Meal Preparation:

  • Planning and preparing daily meals.
  • Grocery shopping and maintaining kitchen supplies.
  • Specialised dietary considerations if required.

Property Maintenance:

  • Routine cleaning and maintenance of the property.
  • Gardening, lawn care, and landscaping.
  • Pool maintenance if applicable.
  • Coordination with external service providers (plumbers, electricians, etc.).


  • Monitoring and ensuring the security of the property.
  • Managing alarm systems and security protocols.

Personal Assistance:

  • Running errands, such as picking up dry cleaning or groceries.
  • Managing appointments and schedules.
  • Handling mail and packages.

Pet Care:

  • Feeding and walking pets.
  • Organising veterinary appointments.
  • General pet care and attention.

Event Planning and Hosting:

  • Assisting in planning and organising events or parties.
  • Setting up and managing events at the residence.


  • Chauffeur duties, such as driving family members or guests.
  • Vehicle maintenance and cleaning.


  • If applicable, assisting with childcare duties.
  • Transporting children to activities.

Technology Support:

  • Managing and troubleshooting household technology like alarm and security systems
  • Setting up and maintaining home entertainment systems.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Keeping records and managing household budgets.
  • Coordinating travel plans if required.


  • Serving as a point of contact between the family and external services.

It’s important to note that the responsibilities of a domestic couple can vary widely based on the preferences and requirements of the employer. However, they can do a wide range of different tasks and usually come with a variety of different skills between them. You can read more about how domestic couples split their duties here.

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Chloe Rodwell, Director | Abode Staff Ltd

Chloe Rodwell, owner of Abode staff
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