MEMPHIS, Tenn. - November 03, 2017 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - It’s no secret that the holiday season can be one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. One of the biggest sources of stress? Cleaning on a deadline – especially while guests are on their way.
In a recent survey by Merry Maids, one of the nation’s largest home cleaning providers and a ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) company, more than half of the respondents (51 percent) admit that most of their cleaning takes place just before guests arrive.
Thankfully, with the right tips, even last-minute pre-entertainment cleaning can be efficient and stress-free, says Debra Johnson, Merry Maids home cleaning expert.
“The holiday season shouldn’t be a race against the clock. It’s about spending time with your friends and family, not stressing about cleaning for out-of-town guests or parties,” says Johnson. “We want to help you clean smarter, not harder, so you can spend more time actually relaxing and enjoying the holiday season.”
Need to speed clean your home before your in-laws make their grand appearance? No problem, says Johnson. Here are her six sure-fire speed cleaning strategies to help your home appear spotless in a matter of minutes:
For more tips, visit the Merry Maids blog and YouTube channel. To find the nearest Merry Maids location or purchase cleaning services online, visit merrymaids.com. Stay up-to-date on the latest Merry Maids news and tips by visiting the company’s Facebook page.
The 2017 Merry Maids Cleaning Survey presents the findings of an online survey conducted by Toluna from April 18-20, 2017 among a sample of 2,126 Americans 18 years of age and older. The margin of error for a sample of this size is ± 2% at a 95% level of confidence. Some number may not add up to 100% due to rounding.
Merry Maids is the largest home cleaning franchise network in the United States. Merry Maids provides services in 48 states and the District of Columbia through approximately 360 franchises. 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 America, South Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia. Through its company-owned and franchise locations, Merry Maids employs more than 8,000 home cleaning professionals who service homes on four continents, including more than 200,000 homes in North America every month. Merry Maids is a business unit of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services. Go to www.merrymaids.com for more information about Merry Maids or follow us at twitter.com/MerryMaids and facebook.com/MerryMaids. Merry Maids is the Official Home Cleaning Provider of Minor League Baseball™.
ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) solves the homeowner’s dilemma. Every day, we visit more than 75,000 homes and businesses through our extensive service network of expert professionals. Technology powers our trusted experts to engage with customers so they can order, buy and receive services when, where and how they want them. Our well-recognized brands includes American Home Shield (home warranties), AmeriSpec (home inspections), Furniture Medic (furniture repair), Merry Maids (residential cleaning), ServiceMaster Clean (janitorial and residential floor cleaning), ServiceMaster Restore (disaster restoration) and Terminix (termite and pest control). Like, follow or visit us at facebook.com/ServiceMaster, linkedin.com/ServiceMaster, twitter.com/ServiceMaster, or servicemaster.com. ServiceMaster is the Official Home Services Provider of Minor League Baseball™.
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