Are you in need of help running errands? Consider hiring someone for some additonal assistance.
Of course, running errands yourself is more cost-effective than hiring someone else. Apart from the cost of public transport or fuel for your vehicle, there might not be any other costs.
But what you’re saving is time and convenience. For example, if you have a mile-long list of chores, a pro is much less likely to forget an essential item on the shopping list. Or if you have limited mobility, an errand service can be essential, especially when you can’t rely on family or friends to help. If hiring a professional can make your life easier and less stressful, it may be worth the investment. Everyday tasks offered by professionals include grocery shopping, picking up and dropping off dry-cleaning, visiting the post office, and picking up prescription medication. However, errand services typically encompass a wide range of other duties.
It’s great to get a personal recommendation, but due diligence is still essential since this is someone who might have keys to your house or access to personal data. Look for online testimonials and ask for references. Check how much experience they have, conduct an interview, and carefully review their terms and conditions.