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Want to know more about The Maids as a company? For over 30 years, we’ve been a leader in the home cleaning industry and continue to outshine the competition. We’re the only housekeeping company that uses the 22-Step Healthy Touch® Deep Cleaning System, and offers a perfectionist spirit to our work. When you see our famous yellow cars heading to your home, know that your abode will get the tip-top treatment. And with franchises in over 90 major cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, we’re at your service no matter where you live. Read on to discover more reasons why the Maids stands out from the pack.

These Clean Memes Beat Any Dirty Joke

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We have long appreciated the art of the good, clean joke, and we’re happy to continue our yearly tradition of adding to our favorite cleaning memes and sharing the joy of cleaning (and the joy of having someone else do it). It’s fun-ny because it’s true. We can’t

Prepping For The Maids: How Much Do I *Really* Need To Pick Up?

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We know, you’re reading this because you want a straight answer—and probably straightened cushions, furniture, and vacuum lines. But the truth is how much de-cluttering you do before your Maids team arrives is up to you, and it depends on where and how you want them

5 No-Sweat Appetizers That Are A Breeze To Make

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We love food that soaks up a lot of flavor and presentation value, but not a lot of time, and these five easy, summer appetizers do just that. 1. Eight-Layer Dip Every layer of this summertime 8-Layer Dip brings its own kind of wonderful to each bite. Creamy, salty,

Mother’s Day Gifts That Warm Her Heart (But Don’t Clutter Her House)

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It goes without saying that mothers are superheroes (but we’ll say it anyway because it bears repeating). They basically do the impossible; they schedule, they taxi, they feed, they clothe, they clean, they follow up, and they follow through. What they can’t always

5 Tips For Naturally Beautiful Curb Appeal

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Picking out the right exterior paint colors for your home is never as fun as it first appears to be. While it may be fun to pick out swatches and paint samples on the side of your home, picking the perfect color is often a gut-wrenching process: what if it’s too dark?

Maid For You: How to Choose the Right Maid Service

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We’ve been in the cleaning business long enough to know that hiring a cleaning service isn’t for everyone. Some people like to do it themselves. Some people aren’t comfortable having someone else clean their bathrooms (although these folks are in the minority—most

Liven Up Your Home Decor With These 5 Plants

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Nothing freshens up a room like a houseplant. They clean the air, give decor a soft visual interest, and provide a relaxing routine to homeownership. With so many varieties out there right now, the question isn’t where to put a plant, but how many to get. Best

The Fine Art of Cleaning Fine Art

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Great care should be taken when cleaning anything of value, whether it is a priceless heirloom from a relative or a recently purchased oil painting from a local artist. Use the tips below, or leave it to the pros. Cleaning Original Oil Paintings Oil paintings can be

What Tiny Homes Can Teach You About What’s Worth Keeping (And What’s Not)

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There’s a big movement sweeping across the country and most of it fits in three parking spaces. Where the typical American home is about 2,600 square feet, most tiny houses have an area between 100 and 400. Sound impossible? Maybe for some, but there is a growing

How To Break Up With Your Housekeeper

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Breaking up is hard to do, especially with your cleaning service. While there are do’s and don’ts for ending a personal relationship, severing a business relationship with someone who cleans your home isn’t so cut and dried. And if your maid is a sole proprietor

Toss These 20 Things From Your Home Right Now

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When clutter takes over and stresses you out, it’s best to attack it in one fell swoop. Here are twenty items you have your house right now that you don’t need. Grab a laundry basket or a large box and get ready to feel a lot better about life. It’s easier than you

These 5 Home Remedies Have Stood the Test of Time. And Grandma.

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If you could bottle common sense and put elbow grease in a jar, you’d get a clean house just like Grandma used to do it. Here are five “home remedies” that will take your home back to a simpler, cleaner time. Do it on the daily. Grandma believed in leaving the house

The Best Way To End A Vacation Starts With This One Thing

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Claire Dunphy has a point in this episode of Modern Family: When a mom is traveling with her family, it’s not a vacation. It’s a business trip. When I saw this episode, I found an instant kindred spirit in this feisty modern mom. She got it. She knew the drama of

5 Ways To Use Your Formal Dining Room

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Just because a room has “formal” and “dining” in its title, doesn’t mean it has to be either, as these five rooms attest. If you can count on one hand the number of occasions you use your formal dining room as a place to serve a meal, it may be time to consider a more

These 8 Super Sweet Valentines Are Sugar-Free

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Schools are cracking down on sugar and allergy threats, and it’s forcing some folks to get a little creative for Valentine’s Day–and that’s pretty awesome. From cars to cards, here are eight of our favorites. Light it up. Because everyone loves glow

Cleaning for a Reason: Sharing The Love

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As we said in our Lessons in Pink blog back in October, it isn’t just scientists or nurses or oncologists that make a difference to cancer patients; we all can. Sometimes, however, it’s hard to know what to do, how to help, and where to focus, especially when you also

Keeping It Clean in 2017: Bathroom Edition

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I’ll open with the obvious: No one likes to clean bathrooms. (Well, no one except for these people, who make it their job). Aside from the kitchen, bathrooms are one of the most difficult rooms to keep clean, and also one of the most important. It’s not that the task

Keeping It Clean In 2017: Living Room Edition

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It’s so easy to be lazy in living rooms. After all, everything about them—from their couches to their foot rests to their televisions—says, “Come. Sit down. Lounge.” Unfortunately, for many of us, these rooms also say, “Ack. Mess.”, which makes the sitting down and

Lessons in Pink: The Maids Turns Awareness Into Action With Free Housecleaning for Cancer Patients

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October’s pink campaign has achieved its awareness goal; the color has become synonymous with breast cancer and breast health. Most of us, however, don’t need a color to remind us the disease exists because it has affected us so personally, whether we are survivors

How To Keep Your Grill Clean

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We’ve officially entered grilling season, and this means we’ve also officially entered the era of grill maintenance. To keep your grill fired up about firing up, use these tips, and use them in this order. Before You Grill, Clean. We’ve all been there, usually with a

Check Out The Maids Fantasy Clean Team

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                      Ready to defend your home turf against dirt, grime and allergens this season? Add The Maids professional cleaning service team to your roster. Stacked with talent and always ready to play,

5 Things You Are Already Doing Wrong This School Year

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Shhhh… did you hear that? That was the collective sigh of relief from parents all over the country. School is back in session. Thank goodness. As life settles into the new normal, it’s important to get a grip on as much as you can as the school year picks up speed.

5 Plants That Shouldn’t Be Missing From Your Kitchen Window Sill (and Your Life)

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Growing your own herbs is rewarding work. Their bright leaves impart an effortless happiness to windows, their scents are naturally soothing, and their tastes, well, are downright life affirming. Here are a few of my favorite herbs based on their ease to grow and

The Maids 2013 Growth Summit

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Over the past weekend, Las Vegas (surprisingly) became the cleanest city in the world as over 230 attendees of The Maids franchise came together for the company’s annual Growth Summit. Every year in the spring, owners and managers, get together to network, engage in



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