Entries by

Merry Maids UK becomes official partner in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

Merry Maids have become official partners of Alzheimer’s Society. We are thrilled to announce that Merry Maids has become an official charity partner in support of Alzheimer’s Society as of 2024. This blog post has all the details… What does the partnership mean? We have named Alzheimer’s Society our charity of the year and have […]

How to make Valentine’s flowers last longer

Make your flowers go further this Valentine’s Day with these tips. Happy Valentine’s Day! However it is that you’re celebrating today, it’s safe to say that flowers are probably involved in some way. Whether your valentine surprises you with red roses or pink peonies today, it would be nice if they could last longer than […]

How to get rid of window condensation

Expert help on getting rid of window condensation. Have you found yourself waking up to windows covered in condensation? Condensation can be a nightmare at this time of year. For home renters and buyers alike, water collecting on your windows can be bad for your property. Here’s an easy way to eliminate this pesky winter […]

Why should I get my home professionally spring-cleaned?

The benefits of a professional spring-cleaning service. We don’t know about you, but we’re ready for spring. It’s when nature washes away the cold of winter and freshens up for a brighter year ahead. The flowers start to bloom, and the temperatures begin to rise. What’s not to love? Preparing for spring also means it’s […]

Merry Maids of Croydon Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Twenty years of Merry Maids of Croydon. The end of 2023 marked 20 years in business for Merry Maids of Croydon. Business owner Debbie Walker, a recent BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards finalist, started her business in 2003 after a successful career working in corporate roles. With a background in Strategic Account Management working with […]

Cleaning in the new year

Is your New Year’s resolution a clean home? Happy New Year! It’s on occasions like the new year when it becomes clear how much time flies. But often, this means that the time for cleaning flies away with the fairies. However, now many of us may find ourselves coming out of a mince-pie-induced haze and […]

Merry Maids of Croydon donates over £1100 worth of items to food drive

Merry Maids of Croydon have completed another successful food drive in collaboration with the Reedham Children’s Trust. This Christmas, the Merry Maids of Croydon team once again partnered with Reedham Children’s Trust to collect donations from their customers for vulnerable people and families in Croydon. Essential items like food and toiletries have been pouring from […]

Care in the community: Charity Initiatives from Merry Maids Bromley and Orpington

How Merry Maids Bromley and Orpington support their community through charity engagement.  Merry Maids Bromley and Orpington’s Office Supervisor, Jo, has been with the company for several years, beginning as a cleaner. She uses her position to combine her passion for the community and background in care to support local and national charities. Jo’s Background […]

Merry Maids’ Pre-Christmas Cleaning Checklist

Our guide to getting all your pre-Christmas cleaning done.  Christmas is on its way! Are you planning to host a Christmas party or spend Christmas Day with the whole family? If you are, you may want to tidy up before the guests arrive. But with so much to do, Christmas cleaning can feel overwhelming. That’s […]

Merry Maids of Croydon Food Drive 2023

Merry Maids of Croydon’s 2023 Food Drive to support the local community. It’s not long until Christmas. This means we’re entering what the team at Merry Maids of Croydon likes to call the season of giving back. And they need their customer’s help. 2022 Food Drive Last year, business owner Debbie Walker and her team […]

Merry Maids Relaunches in Northampton under brand new ownership

(Re)introducing Merry Maids Northampton, bringing brand new and improved cleaning to Northampton and the surrounding areas like never before. Merry Maids Northampton has reopened this week under the management of franchisor ServiceMaster Ltd. We spoke to Office Manager Becky Gardner about the changes to the business and what customers, new and old, can expect from […]

Top tips on cleaning your fridge

Top tips on cleaning your fridge. The humble refrigerator plays an often understated yet important role and gets a lot of use all year round. This can make them a breeding ground for bacteria. One study on the average frost-free home fridge found that salad drawers contained 7,850 bacteria units per colony-forming unit (cfu/cm2). Therefore, […]

Merry Maids Croydon attends BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards

Merry Maids of Croydon’s Debbie Walker achieved finalist status in the BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards. The results are in for the prestigious BFA HSBC Great British Franchise Awards, held by the British Franchise Association at the end of their annual conference to recognise the best of British franchising, and were attended by some of our […]

How to clean urine out of a mattress

A quick and easy method to remove urine from your mattress. Mattresses are important. Not to mention expensive! This makes it all the worse when you wake up from sharing your bed with your pet or child to find they’ve wet your bed. Panic sets in. You understand that accidents happen. But equally, you don’t […]

Q&A with Merry Maids Multi Award-Winner Debbie Walker

We sat down with multi-award-winning franchisee Debbie Walker of Merry Maids of Croydon to discuss the value of a cleaner who cares. During this year’s Merry Maids awards ceremony, we recognised many of our franchisees for their success and hard work. Debbie Walker, the owner of Merry Maids of Croydon, who is currently a finalist […]

Dementia conscious trick-or-treating tips for Halloween

Top tips to celebrate Halloween safely and considerately as dementia friends. Happy Halloween! Whilst this holiday is fun for many, for some, it could be a nightmare come true. Around 900,000 people in the UK are estimated to be living with dementia. For these people, Halloween can be a scary time. What may seem innocent […]

Merry Maids’ top tips for a spooktacular Halloween party

How to make sure your Halloween party is scarily good. Halloween is coming. It’s the perfect holiday for people who love sweets and chocolate, dressing up, and being a big kid. Whether you’re planning a ghostly gathering for kids or grown-ups, some Halloween essentials can’t be missed. Here are our tips on preparing the perfect […]

Age appropriate chores for children

Our tips for responsible and age-appropriate chores for your little ones.  Teaching children to pitch in and help with housekeeping at a young age is vital. After all, they have to start learning responsibility to succeed in life, but how do you know which chores young kids will be capable of handling? If only you […]