MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - December 09, 2015) - The chill of winter is moving in, and with it comes cold and flu season. To help stop the spread of the flu in shared spaces, including at work, school, and home, Merry Maids and ServiceMaster Clean share important cleaning tips to stop the spread of the virus at home, work and while you're out on the go.
The tips will be featured in a special insert to be included in USA Today and distributed Dec. 11-13 in several major cities, including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, South Florida and Dallas, as well as online at www.futureofpersonalhealth.com.
Debra Johnson, Merry Maids home cleaning expert, is featured in a panel of experts where she shares simple and effective cleaning methods to help reduce the spread of the virus in the home, and also must-have tools to keep on hand while you're out on the go.
"With the flu season kicking into high gear, it's important to make sure you're taking the appropriate steps to help reduce the spread of the virus in your home, at work and when you're on the go," said Johnson. "Cleaning common touchpoints is key, especially if fever has been present. Take a few extra minutes each day, or a few hours each week, to help keep you and your family healthy this flu season."
Here are a few of the expert tips on how to sweep out the germs:
Don't let the flu season hold you back. Follow Merry Maids on Facebook page and Twitter for even more home cleaning tips. Follow ServiceMaster Clean on its blog and LinkedIn for the latest commercial cleaning news and tips.
About Merry Maids
Merry Maids is the largest home cleaning franchise network in the United States. Merry Maids provides services in 48 states and the District of Columbia through approximately 370 company-owned locations and franchised outlets. The company also provides home cleaning services in Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom and has licensing arrangements whereby licensees provide these services in Hong Kong, Japan, South America, South Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia. Through its company-owned and franchise locations, Merry Maids employs more than 8,000 home cleaning professionals that service homes on four continents, including more than 200,000 homes in North America every month. Merry Maids is a business unit of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (
About ServiceMaster Clean
With approximately 4,000 franchised and licensed locations around the world, ServiceMaster Clean serves customers through a global network of franchises that provide a range of residential and commercial services including cleaning, janitorial services, commercial carpet cleaning, hard surface floor care, and residential carpet and upholstery cleaning. ServiceMaster Clean is a business unit of the Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (
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