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5 Helpful Tips for Handling Parenting Stress During Coronavirus

Seemingly overnight, life as we knew it changed with the pandemic. Where we were once shuttling the kids to school and afterschool activities while dashing off to work, we’re now home with the kids while working. There are projects to complete, deadlines to fulfill, and of course, Zoom conferences to connect to. The majority of summer camps are closed, leaving

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Healthy Soul|0 Comments

7 Things You Must Clean Before Moving into Your New Apartment

Moving into a new apartment can be exciting and daunting at the same time. If you are moving into brand new and previously unoccupied construction, you’ll have to worry about toxic construction dust and dirt; if you’re moving into a space where tenants have already lived, you’ll have a new set of problems, and here are seven areas you just

Video: How to control allergies indoors

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. If you have someone in your household who suffers asthma or allergy attacks, these 5 key areas of your home need special attention while you are spring cleaning this year. Lifestyle Expert Michelle Yarn shares advice from Maid Brigade on how to control allergies indoors, in this new video: When it

Take our survey for a chance at $1000 in free house cleaning

HURRY! Complete our survey by July 1 at noon (PT) to be entered into our drawing for $1000 in free house cleaning service! Each year Maid Brigade conducts a consumer survey to better understand the audience we serve, in an effort to maximize our value as a solution to consumers' need for a clean and healthy home. This

By |June 29th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Maid Brigade welcomes the Green Cleaning Coach

We've collaborated in the past with Leslie Reichert, the Green Cleaning Coach, to create content and videos for fans of DIY house cleaning to leave your home not only cleaner but safer. Now, Maid Brigade is proud to officially welcome Leslie Reichert to our blogging community. Leslie is a cleaning expert who uses her sparkling personality, great sense of humor and contagious passion to

By |May 24th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

7 Types of Gratitude – and Why You Should Recognize Them

In February we celebrate the heart. Maid Brigade feels strongly that “heart” is what separates us from the thousands of other cleaning services in business today. The heart in our logo is open, not closed, for a reason. To us, “heart” is an outward orientation – a way of being that focuses outside ourselves. And it’s the basis for our

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Soul|0 Comments

Why You Need ME Time – Quality ME Time

or....why a bubble bath is good for your health! If you ever wondered whether there’s a correlation between well-being and “Me” time, Maid Brigade’s latest 2015 consumer survey answers with a definitive YES! Out of all the survey takers, with 85% of them being female, consumers gave themselves an average “C” for well-being. The low score is not surprising,

By |December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Healthy Soul|0 Comments

Celebrating Small Business Saturday and Giving Tuesday All-In-One

Maid Brigade's NW Houston Franchisees Honored as a Small Business Giving Back Jim and Susie Fordice, and their daughter Laura Stark, are role models of perseverance, ingenuity and giving back. The Fordices, Maid Brigade's Northwest Houston franchisees, were among six Texas based small businesses honored at the 29th annual Lone Star College Small Business of the Year awards banquet

By |December 1st, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Self-diagnosis: Cold or Flu?

Being able to tell the difference between the cold and the flu may help prevent flu victims from contaminating family members, co-workers and schoolmates. It also provides the best response outcomes for anti-viral drugs, which are most effective during the first 48 hours of infection. Recognizing flu’s symptoms early is an important step in breaking the chain of infection which

By |October 14th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Body|0 Comments

National Housecleaning Giant Closes One Day After US Department of Labor Ruling on Misclassification of Contract Workers

  New infographic explains how using independent contractors puts consumers at risk. Just one day after the US Department of Labor published updates to federal classifications clarifying its definitions of employees versus independent contractors, one key player in the new “gig economy” bows out. HomeJoy, a click-to-consume app-driven company that pairs house cleaning providers with consumers in need,

By |July 27th, 2015|Categories: News|1 Comment