ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Popular TV persona Mike Rowe and his newly-launched "My Dirty Jobs" cleaning product line will team up with Molly Maid, the nation's leading residential cleaning franchise, for their Mess Masters Contest. The contest starts Feb. 19 and runs through May 6, giving parents the opportunity to share their kid and pet messes by snapping and sharing photos of them in action.
The Mess Masters Contest will give viewers at home a chance to take part in the action by capturing their kids or pets getting down and dirty. The contest will turn its focus to the epic household messes that the Mess Masters themselves have created, and how to effectively take care of the mess by using My Dirty Jobs cleaning products in everyday cleaning.
To participate, parents and pet owners will take photos of their kid or pet and his or her dirty work and edit them via a Facebook photo editing tool. Participants will also have the opportunity to customize their images by choosing superhero personas to bring the Mess Masters and their messes to life. The best image will be awarded the grand prize one-year of free Molly Maid cleaning services.
"We are thrilled to be partnering up with Mike Rowe and his fantastic line of My Dirty Jobs cleaning products in search of finding America's top 'Mess Master'," said Molly Maid President Meg Roberts. "Kids and pets can make a pretty impressive mess in very little time, so the contest is a playful way to have some fun with the topic."
About Molly Maid
Molly Maid, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., is one of three service companies under Service Brands International. The residential cleaning franchise cleaned more than 1.6 million homes last year alone. Molly Maid was founded in 1979 and began franchising in 1984. Currently, more than 450 Molly Maid units are operating in the United States alone, with an additional 200 operating throughout Puerto Rico, Canada, Japan, England and Portugal. Molly Maid has consistently ranked high in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500 rankings and has been the recipient of numerous awards for entrepreneurialism, software innovation and support for victims of domestic violence through their Ms. Molly Foundation.
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