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  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 2:21 PM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    Our President, Grace Reynolds, was recently interviewed for an article published today in Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global! The topic was "big ideas that can change the world". 

    Here at the AHCA, we don't think our mission can change the world...we KNOW it will. In fact, it has already helped change many people: from cleaners getting the courage to respect themselves, to standing firm in their business decisions, to the general public seeing the hard work cleaners do and acknowledging they deserve more respect. Join us on this journey..be a part of HISTORY for the cleaning industry! 

    Check out more about what Grace says about the AHCA, its mission, and the cleaning industry in her interview with Christina D. Warner!

    Cleaning WILL change the world!

  • Friday, April 19, 2019 12:31 PM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    Everyone has their own method for cleaning things. Some take a more "green" approach (which can take longer), and others use harsher chemicals for a quick (albeit less body/Earth friendly) way to tackle the mess. 

    Either way, we at the AHCA believe that there is no 1 singular method that works for everyone across the line. There are far too many factors that can come into play. Cleaning is an art, a skilled trade, and you must do what works for you, your specific area, and your abilities

    Whether you are just starting out, been in the game but looking to switch it up, or you just enjoy reading new methods...this article (featuring AHCA CBDO Sheryl Milligan) provides a multitude of approaches for deep cleaning your oven, as well as maintaining its cleanliness throughout the year!  


    Happy cleaning! 

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019 11:15 AM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    Our Servant's Heart Team is always on duty looking for professional house cleaners in our community who are doing extraordinary things in their local communities!

    As leaders of this movement, we recognize that society is able to understand the importance of the professional house cleaning industry and the amount of knowledge, skill, & effort required to operate as a professional cleaner when they are educated and offered a chance to meet the people behind the businesses that are leaders in their local communities. 

    When our team learned that community members Adrianne Holston and Autumn Jiles of Clean Heart Cleaning Service are cleaning and leading with Servant's Hearts down in Alabama, we were thrilled to hear that Sheldon Haygood WBRC of WBRC FOX6 was interested in featuring this story! Thank you for believing in and supporting our mission, Sheldon! We appreciate you! ❤️

    Why do we do what we do? Adrianne Holston is spot on when she says, "The reward when we're done [with a cleaning] is amazing and I'm not talking about the money... i'm talking about the feeling."

    And then this...
    "This is a business to us," says Autumn Jiles. "We provide a professional service, not just grab a mop and clean. There is more to it and we want people to know about it."

     Great going, ladies!  ❤️
    We are proud of what you are doing down there in AL and to call y'all family! Thank you for both for representing our mission & professional house cleaners so well & leading with a Servant's Heart!

    "Clean Heart is part of a national movement, '#NotJustACleaningLady,' that is sweeping the country. The company is also about community and is on a mission to not just clean people's homes, but also help those in need. Clean Heart Cleaning Services is located at 509 Jackson Avenue West, Oneonta, Alabama 35121." - Sheldon Haygood, 6WBRC

    Watch the segment HERE

    If you're in the Oneonta, Alabama area & know anyone looking for professional house cleaning services, spread the word & give Clean Heart a call at (205) 835-6036 or (205) 370-2265.

    Our community of over 18,000 house cleaners is raising awareness, respect, & recognition for professional house cleaners & the cleaning industry. The AHCA is a nonprofit corporation.

    Together = We Are Stronger
    Stronger = We Are Smarter
    Smarter = We All Win Together

    Join the movement: https://CleanersComeHome.org

  • Friday, March 29, 2019 3:30 PM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    Anyone who has traveled overnight knows: Cleanliness is valued above all other amenities when choosing a place to stay. 

    Vacation Rentals are no exception. In fact, many argue that their cleanliness is even more important than a hotel. 

    Why? Many hotels are either chains or offered at lower nightly rates than vro's. One bad review isn't likely to impact them much. However, someone staying in a vro is more likely to pay higher rates nightly for the luxury of having an entire space to themselves. They are able to rate the cleanliness of their stay, and one bad review could be detrimental to the owner (who trusted you to clean it well). 

    Read more if you own a VRO and need tips on how to find a great cleaning crew, or if you are looking to get into the vro cleaning side. AHCA CBDO Sheryl Milligan offers insight into what to look for as an owner and a cleaner to make sure everyone has a perfect vacation! 

    How to Manage Housekeepers

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:00 AM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    AHCA Founder Grace Reynolds is the queen of motivation. Not only is she the Founder and President of the AHCA, she also sits on the board of directors, runs a local maid service, is the leading influencer in the cleaning community, offers mentoring to others, and has 10 kids (+ one on the way). WHEW!

    With a crazy busy schedule like hers, it would be SO easy to get overwhelmed and just want to quit. Especially with the hurdles of guiding a global movement, a revolution if you will. But that doesn't stop her. Grace's motivation really boils down to one thing..YOU. Knowing that she is helping each of you and forging this path that noone has done before, it keeps her from giving up. Sure there are other influencers that have come before, but this is the first time someone is using their megaphone for the voice of the whole, for helping all cleaners instead of their own bottom line. We don't have all the answers. But together, we can answer anything. 

    Read more about Grace's motivation, and 27 other tips to stay motivated when you need it! https://hear.ceoblognation.com/2019/02/27/entrepreneurs-share-their-tips-and-tricks-of-staying-motivated/?fbclid=IwAR3eGY6hoyuvbWOPFnNLckNvS1AXS5GtMKH-nJAVGZT6QfMnBD7rFyG4bDk 

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:27 AM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    Vice President and AHCA co-founder Kevin Reynolds shares his leadership lessons with Authority Magazine. 

    From the top 5 things he wish someone had told him (Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way), to the stigma attached to cleaning, their journey to Facebook Headquarters, to leading a global movement. Kevin spills the beans in the article below! 

    Starting a business will be fun, they said!

  • Monday, January 14, 2019 2:05 PM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

     Are you struggling to reach a new or bigger audience in your cleaning business? If so..have you considered using Messenger and chatbots to grow and manage your cleaning business? If not, we recommend takina peek into it!! 

     Our Founders, Kevin & Grace Reynolds, were recently featured in Forbes talking about how this technology is changing everything! We believe chatbots are the future..and you're missing out on incredible opportunities without them. 

    Check out the article here, then let us know your thoughts in the forums! 

  • Wednesday, January 09, 2019 3:37 PM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    ✈️  Our efforts in raising awareness for the professional house cleaning industry & promoting respect & recognition for house cleaners worldwide have been NOTICED! ❤️

     WE ARE SUPER EXCITED to announce that Facebook has selected our AHCA sponsored House Cleaners Community, Handmaid Cleaning Community, to not only attend but also be a speaker at the 2019 Facebook Communities Summit at their Headquarters in Menlo Park, CA!

     We are THRILLED & HONORED that our House Cleaners Community is being recognized as a Meaningful Community in the world-- on such a big global stage-- and to network with hundreds of other power admins and community leaders representing some of the most meaningful communities, groups, and non-profits in the world!

    Kevin and Grace will be attending the Summit and representing our cleaning community- but we will be there as a voice for ALL cleaners!

    CONGRATS to all cleaning professionals, wherever you are in the world.. and Thank You for your service! Our work is tough and often receive little recognition for the work we do each day.

    ❤️ All House Cleaners: We will keep working hard to promote you and the professional house cleaning industry. This is just the beginning!

     You are the reason.

    Do you know anyone that cleans homes or offices? Let them know about our house cleaners #movementhttps://facebook.com/groups/handmaidcleaning

    Do you think that professional cleaners & the cleaning industry receive the recognition & respect for the necessary and hard work that we all do each day? Will you commit to doing something nice this month for a janitor or house cleaner?

    Check out our journey for ALL cleaners!

  • Wednesday, January 02, 2019 2:00 PM | Sheryl Milligan (Administrator)

    How can you make sure your business is prepared for this on-the-go world? Jobber speaks to industry experts and entrepreneurs (including our own Kevin Reynolds) about the top cleaning trends this year. 

    2019 Cleaning Trends

    Cleaning friends: are you implementing any of these strategies? Let us know on our Facebook Community Page here!

Coming together with unique and diverse ideas and innovation. Helping our industry grow beyond the stigmas. Transforming the attitudes of our society that have always held this trade back. Bringing forward the powerful potential this industry has. Using these struggles to make the success of our mission unstoppable.

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