CARE.COM LAUNCHES NEW OFFERING TO HELP PEOPLE FIND HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES
Waltham, MA--March 31, 2008-- Care.com (http://www.care.com/), the premier source of trustworthy family care options, today announced the addition of housekeeping to its current service offering. The new service provides families in search of a clean home with a convenient and trustworthy way to find a cleaning service, housekeeper or maid at Care.com.
Just in time for spring cleaning, the launch of housekeeping is a welcome addition for the thousands of families already using Care.com to find babysitting, nanny, child care, tutoring, pet care, and senior care providers. Additionally, home cleaners, housekeepers and maids across the country can post free profiles with their experience and availability to connect with families seeking cleaning services in their area and find housekeeping jobs.
"We're excited to bring housekeeping to Care.com because we recognize the challenges of maintaining a clean home," said Sheila Marcelo, Founder and CEO of Care.com. "With the ever increasing schedule demands that families face today, it's a relief to have a helping hand when it comes to cleaning up around the house."
In addition to Care.com's comprehensive listing of housekeeping providers, the site provides additional enhancements including mom-reviewed provider information, background checks and recorded reference interviews. Tools such as these help families evaluate potential hires and offer an added layer of confidence and security when making important decisions regarding who to entrust to care for their homes. These features have made Care.com the premier solution for addressing the housekeeping and other care needs of families across the country.
Additionally, the site features expert guidance on all topics related to caring for your family. Featured housekeeping articles and resources include advice such as interviewing a housekeeper, as well as tips for determining the rates for housekeepers.
Launched in May 2007, Care.com connects people seeking qualified caregivers with a national network of trusted providers. With local search options currently available in more than 40 major cities across the United States, Care.com provides a network of care providers in areas including child care, tutoring, senior care, pet care and housekeeping.
For more information on how to find housekeeping services available through Care.com, visit http://www.care.com/housekeeping.
Founded in 2006, Care.com is the largest and fastest growing service used by families to find high-quality caregivers, providing a trusted place to easily connect, share caregiving experiences and get advice. The company addresses the unique lifecycle of care needs that each family goes through-child care, special needs care, tutoring and lessons, senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more. The service helps families find and select the best care possible based on detailed profiles, background checks and references for hundreds of thousands of mom-reviewed providers who seek to share their services. Through its Care.com for Recruiters service, Care.com also enables companies to find high-quality caregiving employees. For more information, visit http://www.care.com/.