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Inspiring Conversations with Alison Carothers

Today we’d like to introduce you to Alison Carothers.  

Hi Alison, we’d love for you to start by introducing yourself.
Having been a stay-at-home Mom (Domestic Engineer as I call it) for 8 years and then working as an HR Manager, I developed my passion for decorating, organizing, and cleaning that led to others encouraging me to start my own business. Moving to Florida nearly 9 years ago gave me the opportunity to do what I am passionate about in a place I just love. I began my business in my home state of Connecticut as my desire was to take a client’s current space and belongings and create a space with their items (and add based on their budget) making a new space that was clean and organized. Lots of people can redesign a space, but I felt that deep cleaning it as I went was critical. Over the last nearly 9 years, I have grown to have a recurring natural home cleaning business with my team where I make my own products that are safe for your family and pets.Toxins build up in your home, so it’s important to use cleaning products that are safe. My services specialize in redesign but also have expanded to include organization, estate/elderly clean outs,  packing/unpacking, concierge services, and adding my husband into the role of “MyHandyHubby.com“! We found a need among our clients to get their “To Do” list done and so my former mechanical engineer husband began to be my handy hubby! Not only is he capable of conquering your to-do list, but he also has numerous years of all sorts of car repairs, installing flooring, redoing kitchens and baths, etc. We have developed so many wonderful relationships over the years and have become friends through our business, we have been a crucial part of families moving, welcoming babies, and friends passing away. Not only do we do a fantastic job, we truly have been a part of our clients’ lives! It’s a privilege to walk alongside people and see how we are able to create a space for them to call home! 

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall, and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
Hiring people that are committed and can be excellent at what we do is always a challenge! I wait for people to be sent to me usually and then train them to become like me! Going into spaces I tend to see things differently. I notice things like pictures are hung too high, crooked, furniture in a bad location, dust on baseboards, and the list goes on. I need to remind myself that not everyone is like me and that is what makes not only each person unique, but it makes each of us great at what we do. I feel if I can come along with someone and help them by doing what I do best, they can be their best at what they do! 

Great, so let’s talk business. Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
I make my own all-natural cleaning products as well as a hand scrub, face serum, linen spray, and hand sanitizer. Customized scents are available. Will travel to client homes, including out of state if need be {additional cost required), Not only am I bonded, insured, and licensed, but I am also overall a trustworthy person and I have seen it all…no need to be embarrassed… I am here to help! 

Can you share something surprising about yourself?
I am actually an introvert! Although I love to chat and connect, absolutely love my alone and quiet time! Especially in my own home! 

Pricing:

  • 30/hr on up packing services
  • 150 on up for cleaning services
  • 40 on-up concierge services
  • 45 on-up handyman services

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