Maid service, cleaning service, apartment cleaning and janitorial service are terms describing a specialized outside service, providing a specific service to individuals, businesses, fraternal clubs and associations as well residential premises. Maids perform typical domestic chores such as cooking, ironing, washing, cleaning, folding clothes, grocery shopping, walking the family dog and taking care of children. Some maid services offer daily, weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly work as well. Utilizing a maid service may be considered due to a number of personal factors, including but not limited to geographical location, social standing, lack of personal time, lack of experience. There are many reasons why individuals may consider hiring help around the house, especially with cleaning. It may, for example, prove easier for them to enjoy time with their family rather than spending time cleaning.