Still Looking for the Perfect #MothersDay Gift? Score Some Points with Mom; Give the Gift of Clean from Merry Maids

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 09, 2018 - Still not sure what to get Mom for #MothersDay this year? Flowers and chocolate are great, but what about surprising Mom with a gift that gives her time to relax or spend time making fun memories with friends and family?

The experts at Merry Maids, one of the nation’s largest home cleaning service providers and a ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) company, say a clean home is one of the best gifts for any mom.

“Moms do it all. They are the go-to for everyone’s needs and always find a way to get it all done,” says Debra Johnson, Merry Maids’ home cleaning expert. “It’s a stressful job, taking care of a home, a family, a job and everything else life brings, and it doesn’t always leave time to enjoy the things she loves most. Giving her the gift of a clean home will mean the world to her!”

Johnson said the company is making it easy to pamper Mom this year with easy-to-order Merry Maids gift cards and the convenience of purchasing its professional cleaning services online. Many locations also provide cleaning estimates via text.

Still not sure if this is the perfect gift for your mom? Check out this research from Merry Maids:

  • Not surprisingly, more than 80 percent of moms say they have the primary responsibility for cleaning the home.
  • Having children has changed moms’ lives - and their definition of a “clean house.” 70 percent of moms say their criteria for “clean” is a lot less stringent since having kids.
  • The impact is real. Despite learning to live with a messier home, nearly nine-in-10 moms feel stressed when their home is messy.

“I can’t imagine a mom who wouldn’t love to have her home professionally cleaned, whether she has kids at home or is an empty nester,” said Johnson. “It’s a great way to show her how much you appreciate all she does, and help her enjoy this special day.”

To find the nearest Merry Maids location or purchase cleaning services for your mom - or yourself - online, visit merrymaids.com. If you are more of a DIY-type and prefer to tackle the cleaning yourself, follow the Merry Maids blog and YouTube channel for helpful cleaning and organizing tips.

About Merry Maids

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. 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™.

About ServiceMaster

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™.

Survey Methodology

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.

Contacts:

Alison Bishop
For Merry Maids
901-597-8978
alison.bishop@servicemaster.com

Katy Cirrone
For Merry Maids
617-939-8395
kcirrone@conecomm.com

SOURCE Merry Maids

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