Our mission is to promote overall household health and cleanliness by providing high quality house cleaning performed by trusted, insured and professionally trained technicians, thereby relieving our clients of this time consuming responsibility and giving them time to enjoy with their families and friends.
Deserved Comfort House Cleaning is well known in the greater Columbia area. We are a member of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau and have been providing service to many of the same clients for years. Most recently, we were voted “2018 AND 2019 Best Home Cleaning Service in Columbia”, by the readers of Columbia Living Magazine.
With over 33 years experience and Professionally Trained Cleaning Technicians, it's easy to see why Deserved Comfort is Columbia's choice for House Cleaning.
Michelle is a native of Azle, TX, but currently resides in Northeast Columbia with her husband, Andrew, and their 2 furry babies. She is an Air Force Veteran...
Ashley is a native of Columbia where she resides with her two awesome kids and Charlie the cat. She joined Deserved Comfort in 2007, and is responsible for training...
Nicka, originally from the Camden SC, currently resides in Hopkins with her husband and daughter. She is easy to get along with, a hard worker and a...
Rebecca, originally from Elgin, currently resides in Lexington with her fiance’ and three children. She loves working with her hands, going to...
Erica, originally from Wilmington, NC, currently resides in Southeast Columbia. She is a licensed hair stylist and owned her own salon in NC for 5 years. Erica enjoys...
Cathy, originally from Columbia, currently resides in Eastover with her hubby and is the mother of one daughter and two sons, four dogs...
Earlene, our shyest and most private technician, worked with Deserved Comfort for several years in the late 90’s, left us when she moved...
Shelly grew up in San Antonio, TX and currently resides in Ridgeway, where she can be close to her children and grandbabies. She is an outdoorsy person who...
Melissa grew up in the Lexington area and still lives there with her hubby, three kids, two cats and three hermit crabs. She previously worked with...
Chelle, originally from Marion, Arkansas, currently resides in Lugoff. She loves spending time with her children, ranging in age from 4 to 19 years old...
Shayla, originally from Winnsboro, currently resides in Columbia with partner and also has a 12 year old step-son. She loves to skate, dance, model and sing...
“I worked at FEMA as an Administrative Assistant.”
“To get my Bachelor’s in Computer Science.”
“I wanted to work where people are like family, not just co-workers.”
“Meeting new people.”
“I like to stream my gameplay.”
Our Assistant Manager, Michelle Carnahan, is a native of Azle, TX, but currently resides in Northeast Columbia with her husband, Andrew, and their 2 furry babies. She is an Air Force Veteran where she was deployed to Qatar, in 2012, and served as an Emergency Action Controller in the Command Post. Michelle’s hobbies include gaming, sewing and anything creative. She loves computers and wants to continue her education in computer programming. She likes to relax by playing games, reading and watching TV. One day, she’d like to travel to Ireland, Scotland and Britain. Her ultimate life goal is to “be a person that people are glad to know.”
“I was a USIC locator! It was a hot job!”
“To be the most dependable employee I can be!”
“The atmosphere here brings joy to whomever walks in the door.”
“Being in the office with these lovely ladies!.”
“I am ambidextrous!”
Allie, originally from Alvin, TX, currently resides in the Northeast Columbia area with her hubby and fur babies. She is a Certified Beekeeper and says that her coolest experience ever was standing in the middle of her first bee swarm! Allie is an inductee of the National Honor Society Phi Sigma Theta, loves drawing, hiking and enjoys making bath bombs and chapstick in her spare time. She is also a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Astros. Someday, she’d love to own a big RV and wants to eventually mark skydiving off of her bucket list.
"I cleaned doctor's offices."
"I want to go to school for human resources."
"Because I like to clean and see the results of my work."
"I like to meet new people in my area and make their home feel like home again."
"I'm a great cook!"
Our Field Operations Manager, Ashley Boyd, is a native of Columbia where she resides with her two awesome kids and Charlie the cat. She joined Deserved Comfort in 2007, and is responsible for training all technicians and performing quality inspections. In 2016, Ashley became an “IICRC Certified House Cleaning Technician” and was also awarded the “Professional Cleaner of the Year” by ARSCI. She has been instrumental in the growth and success of Deserved Comfort. Her hobbies include cooking and decorating. She loves going to the beach and hanging out with her children. To relax, she likes to watch movies and catch up on her sleep! Someday she’d like to travel the world and go skydiving!
“I did hair part-time and was also a hotel housekeeper.”
“To continue to be energetic.”
“I have always liked house cleaning work.”
“I like not having to be stuck in the same place or at a desk.”
“I can speak some Spanish and Portuguese. I also know some sign language.”
Erica, originally from Wilmington, NC, currently resides in Southeast Columbia. She is a licensed hair stylist and owned her own salon in NC for 5 years. Erica enjoys gardening, writing blogs, shopping yard sales and consignment shops, and likes to relax by watching TV. Erica’s would like to someday win the lottery, but regardless, her dream is to save money and retire young.
“I worked at Wal-Mart for 17 years.”
“Hoping to move into a Supervisor position in a few years.”
“I wanted to work for a company with good ratings, along with great people to clean for. It’s like family and that sets us apart from everyone else.”
“My people… getting to know them, being their friend.”
“I enjoy hanging out with Rock bands!”
Cathy, originally from Columbia, currently resides in Eastover with her hubby and is the mother of one daughter and two sons, four dogs and a cat. She is a self-described “rock and roll chick”, loves attending rock concerts and claims to still live like she’s in the 80’s. Someday she wants to visit California and Las Vegas. In her spare time, she likes to go “muddin in my Jeep!” Cathy is a very hard worker, never misses a day at work, is extremely serious about her job and makes sure that her clients get only the best from her.
“I was lonely.”
“To retire, eat and sleep.”
“I needed to be around good people.”
"Feeling that my clients are my extended family.”
"I have been to Kenya."
Earlene, our shyest and most private technician, worked with Deserved Comfort for several years in the late 90’s, left us when she moved out of the area, but joined us again in 2008 when she returned to Columbia. She is very well loved by her long time clients and goes to extreme measures to ensure their satisfaction with her work. She is not only faithful to Deserved Comfort, but is very dedicated to her family and is also a mentor to young adults. She is a happy and easy going woman and is a true delight to be around!
“I was an Educator.”
“To be the best House Cleaning Technician!”
“I wanted to try something different.”
“My clients. I enjoy making sure their homes are clean and refreshing.”
“I am a huge history nerd. My favorite period is the Tudor Dynasty.”
Nicka, originally from the Camden SC, currently resides in Hopkins with her husband and daughter. She is easy to get along with, a hard worker and a dedicated technician who takes great care in making her clients happy. She is addicted to Amazon, having received as many as 14 packages in one week! In her “off time”, she likes to spend time cooking, crafting and doing other fun activities with her family. Relaxing for her is spending time in the mountains. One day, she would love to travel to Rome! Her ultimate goal in life is for her and her family to continue to be happy and healthy!
“I worked in the medical field as a Medical Assistant.”
“To own my own RV park.”
“I like to clean and the hours are good for me.”
“Providing a job well done for client satisfaction.”
“I am an animal lover.”
Shelly grew up in San Antonio, TX and currently resides in Ridgeway, where she can be close to her children and grandbabies. She is an outdoorsy person who loves to go hiking, camping and fishing. Shelly has a great sense of humor and enjoys watching action-comedy movies and reading in her spare time. Two big things on her bucket list are to go tandem sky diving and snorkeling in the ocean. Someday, Shelly would like to own her own RV Park somewhere near the water and spend her days in retirement stress free.
"I worked at Aspen Dental. I love customer service, so patient care was great."
“To be a research scientist of histology (study of cells). Everything begins with the cell so why not tackle diseases or issues by analyzing the cell?”
“My best friend recommended it to me. She is happy at her job and for me a job that makes you happy is important. Never looked back since.”
“My clients. I get a lot of older folks, so hearing their stories brightens up my day. Also, the satisfaction of looking at the house I just cleaned, smiling because it looks amazing and then I can't wait for the client to see it.”
"I lived in Brazil when I was younger, so I am fluent in Portuguese.”
Ana currently resides in the St. Andrews area, but grew up with her family in Miami, FL. Although she does not yet have children of her own, she is very close to her 3 nieces. Ana loves anything artsy, action adventure movies, classical music, going to the zoo and traveling. Being that she is Puerto Rican, she is fluent in Spanish. Her guilty pleasure is watching cartoons and likes to relax outside in her hammock. Her ultimate goal in life is to win the Nobel Prize by creating something that will change the world!
“I was a Customer Service Manager at Walmart.”
“To be the best I can be at anything I do.”
“To have a physical job that helps people’s lives be a little less stressful.”
“Watching a space transform into a brand new looking room!”
"I have broken every single finger.”
Originally from Florence SC, Taylor currently resides in the Northeast Columbia area. She loves being outdoors, going fishing, hiking, visiting the zoo, and hanging out with her Mama. She played softball for 13 years! She loves scary movies and her guilty pleasure is overindulging in boiled peanuts! After a long day of cleaning, she likes to relax in a hot bubble bath. Taylor is a very happy person that is easy to get along with. She loves taking pride in her work and transforming her client’s homes so that they can come home and just relax. She would love to own her own property management company someday.
"I stayed at home with my kids for a year."
“To be the best I can be at all I do.”
“I enjoy cleaning and love leaving my clients smiling.”
“See how awesome things look when I finish the job.”
“I played softball for 11 years, and danced for 9 years.”
Rebecca, originally from Elgin, currently resides in Lexington with her fiancé and three children. She loves working with her hands, going to the mountains and listening to country music. In fact, she got to meet her favorite artist, Luke Bryan, a few years ago. Rebecca is very crafty and enjoys making holiday wreaths and homemade beef jerky. Someday, she’d like to go skydiving and to visit Alaska, but her ultimate goal is being able to send her kids to college when the time comes.
“I worked in the hospitality / travel industry and is a certified travel agent.”
"To be the best me I can be."
“I love the instant gratification of seeing the results of a job well done.”
“Making the client happy.”
“I love hiking and being out in nature.”
Melissa grew up in the Lexington area and still lives there with her hubby, three kids, two cats and three hermit crabs. She previously worked with Deserved Comfort for a couple a years and was loved by her clients, so we are happy to have her back on staff. Melissa’s hobbies include hiking and camping, and likes to relax at her family’s mountain cabin. She also likes to draw, read and watch comedic movies in her spare time. Someday, she’d like to move to the mountains and eventually hike the Appalachian Trail.
“I was a stay at home mom.”
“To excel at everything I do to the best of my ability.”
“I wanted to try something new.”
“Being able to stay active during the day.”
“I have 6 children.”
Chelle, originally from Marion, Arkansas, currently resides in Lugoff. She loves spending time with her children, ranging in age from 4 to 19 years old. She likes live music and attending concerts. Her favorite music is rock and heavy metal. In her spare time, she also likes to write and relaxes every so often with the occasional “spa day”. Chelle is very organized, prompt and attentive. She also likes to travel and visits the mountains any chance she gets. Someday, she would like to travel overseas.
“I worked in retail.”
“To own salon resorts and single mother’s housing.”
“To have a job where I can be myself, work hard and make people more relaxed when they come home to a clean house.”
“Being able to go in a dirty house and leave the house very clean so that my clients can come home and relax.”
“I love to have singing concerts.”
Shayla, originally from Winnsboro, currently resides in Columbia with partner and also has a 12 year old step-son. She loves to skate, dance, model and sing. In fact, one of her favorite things to do is to have singing concerts. She is also in cosmetology school and has been a hair and fashion model. She likes to relax at home in a clean house with a bottle of red wine! Someday, in addition to traveling the world and being an inspiration to people, she dreams of owning Salon Resorts and Single Mom’s Housing all over the world!