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the unwaged labour involved in maintaining the household and its members, such as cooking, cleaning, washing and ironing. In most modern societies, this work is privatized and feminized. Housework is concerned with the physical rather than the emotional tasks of caring for family members. Women, assumed to be ‘natural’ CARE givers, typically undertake both roles. see DOMESTIC LABOUR.

What does it mean when you dream about housework?

Dreaming about housework can simply be a reflection of our everyday tasks. Otherwise, it can refer to “getting our house together,” or cleaning out the things that no longer serve us.

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23 February 2018 - Washington, US-based engineering firm RAB Ventures, LLC has acquired a majority interest in Boston, US-based home care company HouseWorks to accelerate expansion in the home care industry, the company said.
As part of the transaction, RAB Ventures will provide HouseWorks with additional capital to accelerate its growth while staying true to its mission of transforming the way care is delivered to seniors at home.
Norwalk, CT, January 26, 2012 --( Focus Products Kitchen Group tapped TFI Envision again to design the packaging for their new product - Amco Houseworks Color Alert[TM] 60 Minute Timer.
To date, this line of Amco Houseworks branding and packaging designed by TFI Envision has received awards for design excellence by the American Package Design Awards, Advertising Club of Westchester Big W Awards and the American Graphic Design & Advertising 27 Awards.
VERNON HILLS, Ill.-Kitchen tools from Amco Houseworks and bakeware from Chicago Metallic, both Focus Products Group operating companies, were recognized at Foodservice Equipment Reports' Ninth Annual Smallwares & Tabletop Competition.
Operating companies include Amco Houseworks; Chicago Metallic; Jerdon Products, a marketer of personal care products and accessories for retail and hotels; Sensible Storage, which markets its wire-based storage products to retailers and DIY home centers; Swing-A-Way, a leading manufacturer and distributor of kitchen gadgets, primarily manual can openers; and West Bend Housewares, a marketer of small electric appliances.
Amco Houseworks creates quality, innovative, stylishly designed, ergonomic kitchen tools, storage items, gadgets and accessories that help people enhance the quality of their cooking and entertaining.
To date, TFI Envision's creative work for Amco Houseworks has been recognized by The Advertising Club of Westchester with a Bronze Award for Corporate Identity at their 2010 "Big W" Awards, and featured in Crescent Hill Books "The Big Book of Packaging."
VERNON HILLS, Ill.-Amco Houseworks has acquired Utensils of Mexico, a San Luis Obispo, Calif., maker of manual juicers.
Utensils of Mexico will be merged into Amco Houseworks, although initially the Utensils of Mexico name will remain on products, said Lacey Devereaux, vice president of Amco.