Merry Maids is happy to scrub, straighten, and sanitize. Founded in 1979, home cleaning company Merry Maids has more than 600 franchises in the US and Canada and cleans more than 300,000 residences a month. The company also has operations in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and the UK. Cleaning services includes floors and carpets, kitchen counters and appliances, bathroom fixtures, dusting, and emptying trash cans. Other services include packing for moves, oven and refrigerator cleaning, wall washing, and upholstery cleaning. Merry Maids is a subsidiary of industry giant ServiceMaster.
Merry Maids was founded in 1979 by Dallen Peterson in Omaha, Nebraska, who took out a classified ad in the local paper advertising housecleaning services. The company was acquired by ServiceMaster in 1988. – less