September 19, 2012 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, TN - The Fall season is just around the corner and that means tough times for allergy sufferers. Sure the falling leaves and beautiful sunsets are perfect this time of year but it can sometimes be hard to enjoy the bliss of Autumn through a veil of watery eyes and the hail of sneezes.
The cleaning experts at Merry Maids have some important tips and things that anyone can incorporate into their cleaning routines to combat against the fall allergies. Among the tips are three major key things according to Merry Maids Cleaning Expert, Debra Johnson:
“ Fall is always dryer than spring. So naturally a lot of dust is in the house. You have to Microfiber dust, Steam and Vacuum,” says Johnson.
“Microfiber captures dust, because of this you can use less product and save tons more time. Steam of course is the best option because it uses hot water, mix that with a microfiber and you are in great shape. Steam just magnifies your cleaning process in a huge way. Vacuuming is a very important thing to do especially using one with a HEPA filter.”
Full List of Tips to Combat Fall Allergies
For other tips and cleaning advice, especially on allergy proofing your home, head to the Merry Maids Facebook page where tricks and tips are given out daily to fans. You can also follow Merry Maids on Twitter at @MerryMaids.
Merry Maids is the largest home cleaning franchise network in the world. Merry Maids provides services in 49 states and the District of Columbia through approximately 70 company-owned locations and 400 franchised outlets. The company also provides home cleaning services in Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom and has licensing arrangements whereby licensees provide these services in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia. Through its company-owned and franchise locations, Merry Maids employs more than 8,000 home cleaning professionals that service homes on four continents, including more than 325,000 homes in North America every month. Merry Maids is a subsidiary of The ServiceMaster Company, one of the world's largest residential and commercial service networks. The company’s brands include Terminix, TruGreen, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. Go to www.merrymaids.com for more information about Merry Maids or follow us at twitter.com/MerryMaids and facebook.com/MerryMaids.
With a global network of more than 6,900 company-owned, franchised and licensed locations, Memphis-based ServiceMaster is one of the world's largest residential and commercial service networks. The company's high-profile brands are Terminix, TruGreen, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. Through approximately 21,000 corporate associates and a franchise network that independently employs over 31,000 additional people, the ServiceMaster family of brands provided services and products to approximately 8.4 million customers during the last twelve months. Our market-leading brands provide a range of residential and commercial services including termite and pest control; lawn, tree and shrub care; home warranties and preventative maintenance contracts; furniture repair; home inspections; home cleaning; janitorial services; and disaster restoration. Go to www.servicemaster.com for more information about ServiceMaster or follow us at twitter.com/ServiceMaster or facebook.com/TheServiceMasterCo.