Home Counts App helps you to organize your home by scheduling and assigning home tasks, creating a shopping list that can be updated and assigned as well as have a monthly meal plan. All tasks are monetized and given a credit value to account for the saved cost of hiring someone else to do the job, which is regarded as money save.
Time Your Tasks
Family Shared App
Shopping List & Meal Plan
Reminders & Notifications
Schedule Day-to-Day Tasks
Assign Tasks to Members of the Home
Reports - Total Tasks, Time & Reward Points
Having worked for years in the solicitor environment, the founder, Catherine, was used to accounting for each hour spent at work and having performance reviews. She found the home-life-work balance very difficult to juggle, particularly with three children. Worse still, on making a decision to take a career break to see her children through important seasons of life, she realised that people who spent their time doing the all-important tasks that make for a happy, organised and harmonious family life appeared to be less valued.
Home Counts recognises and celebrates the time and effort put into running a home. It allows users to monitor their personal performance and gives a monetary value of their work in the home. This is through the simple concept Home Counts uses that if someone else was hired to do that job, they would have to be paid.
It allows the homeowner to schedule the mundane, but essential, day-to-day home tasks, delegate jobs to other members of the home and encourages users to see the value of their work and claim rewards (particularly useful in helping motivate children to help in the home more!)
Every area of running a home is covered including housework, vehicle maintenance, gardening, childcare, food shopping, meal planning, holiday planning and even seasonal tasks.
The app can also be used by up to six members of your home – and can also be used if you’re an individual.
We hope Home Counts helps the people in your home feel purposely valued together.
What others have said about the app
Lucie Blystad-Collins, 32 years old, married mum of one who is a freelancer living in Bristol, says: “I have a one year old son, have recently embarked on a freelance career, am married and live in the beautiful city of Bristol so life is busy! I found the app easy-to-use and think it’s really reasonably priced so I imagine it will be affordable for the majority of households.”
Christine Coltman, 32 years old, a mum of two under five years old based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, says: “Fitting in house work around the demands of two young children is a juggling act to say the least! The app has really helped me organise my day. I also find the seasonal tasks really helpful in reminding me to do the one-off, bigger cleaning jobs that could easily fall off the radar.”
Samantha Swaby, 35 years old working mum to a two year old living in Bath, says: “I work 4.5 days a week – so nearly full time. As we’re both out at work, my partner and I share the house responsibilities between us. I found the app really useful in dividing up the tasks and ensuring we each knew who was responsible for each one. It meant on weeks that were really busy, and we didn’t always have time to sit down and discuss things, we were still synced up.”
Sarah Blaikley, 39 years old, works as a GP and her husband is a teacher. They have been using the app for the past month. She said: “I have two young children and when I returned to work from maternity leave it was a constant juggling act of organising childcare, coordinating our diaries around our work commitments, keeping on top of the housework, food shopping and cooking, being involved in our local church and then trying to have a social life on top of that. We welcome hacks that make our lives a bit easier and we found the app really helped us organise our home life. As well as myself and my husband our part-time nanny also has the app on her phone, so we are all synced up.”