January 29, 2013 // Franchising.com // Memphis, Tenn. – Does the Big Game mean a big party at your house? Food, drinks and rowdy friends make it fun, but cleaning up Big Game stains can be super difficult.
Merry Maids, one of America’s leading home cleaning services, has some great advice to keep food and beverage fumbles from ruining your furniture and carpets.
“Football parties are predictable when it comes to clean up,” said Debra Johnson, a training specialist with Merry Maids. “The most common spills involve beer, cheese dip, dipping sauces and red wine. And, if it's a rainy day, you may have to deal with muddy footprints.”
Johnson and the specialists who work at Merry Maids have huddled up to help party hosts clean fabrics and carpet with methods that won’t harm either surfaces or the environment. Here are their tips for the toughest party stains. (Note: it’s a good idea to test cleaning solutions on an inconspicuous area before attempting to remove any stain.)
Of course, the easiest way to get rid of Big Game stains is to call Merry Maids. Its team of home cleaning specialists is the real champion when it comes to deep cleaning your home. To find the Merry Maids location nearest you, visit www.merrymaids.com.
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 8.1 million customers during the last 12 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.
Gina Evans Kamler