Artificial intelligence is an amazing thing. We prefer to ask Siri questions instead of others, Alexa knows our favorite songs and now we have introduced AI into our homes in the form of “Smart Thermostats.” Many of these different smart home devices can learn and respond to temperature preferences with the idea that using a smart thermostat will save [...]
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 year, we want to take a look at how certain domestic factors influence well-being.
Although the survey is still underway, an early trend suggests that [...]
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 [...]
Maid Brigade’s NW Houston Franchisees Honored as a Small Business 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 November 19, 2015. A total of six small businesses were selected for the award — one representing each of [...]
National Housecleaning Giant Closes One Day After US Department of Labor Ruling on Misclassification of Contract Workers
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, conceded its bid to revolutionize the home services industry in a press release [...]
SC Johnson, the manufacturer of household cleaners like Glade, Pledge, Windex and Shout, recently made a huge step in the right direction by voluntarily listing fragrance ingredients found in its products on their website, called www.WhatsinsideSCJohnson.com. The move is designed to help consumers make more informed choices.
Ingredients in fragrances can cause a wide variety of health problems, ranging from [...]
It’s finally here! Maid Brigade has officially launched it’s fifth annual consumer survey in hopes of getting a better understanding of consumers and the factors that define their well-being. Consumers who wish to complete this quick but informative online survey will automatically be entered into a random drawing to win $1,000 in house cleaning from Maid Brigade OR $1,000 [...]
Let’s face it. Going green is in. Not only are more Americans changing to eco-friendly ways at home and work, but schools are getting in on protecting our planet. In fact, many of America’s colleges are not only inspiring students to learn about caring for our environment, they are taking initiatives in changing the colleges themselves to be more [...]
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