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. We have received numerous awards over the years, but have been voted “Best Home Cleaning Service in Columbia” by the readers of Columbia Living Magazine in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
With over 35 years experience and Professionally Trained Cleaning Technicians, it's easy to see why Deserved Comfort is Columbia's choice for House Cleaning.
Michelle Carnahan, is a native of Azle, TX, but currently resides in the St. Andrews area with her fur baby, Loki. She is an Air Force Veteran where she was deployed...
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...
Sumer, originally from Charlotte, NC, currently resides in the Cayce area with her fur baby, Daisy. She loves books, comedy movies, all kinds of...
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...
Linds, originally from Swansea, currently resides in the Lexington area with her husband and 2 children. She loves just hanging out with her family . She enjoys taking her kids to the park...
Vivian, originally from the Red Bank – Pelion area, currently resides in the Lexington area with her 6 fur babies. She loves visiting...
Stacey, originally from Greenville, NC, currently resides in the Lexington area with her four children. She loves country music, especially Luke...
Tangi, originally from St. George, SC, currently resides in the Swansea area with her husband and son. She loves the Fall, sunflowers, action movies...
Rachel, originally from Grants, NM, currently resides in the Elgin area with her husband. She loves kayaking and playing games on her phone...
Alexis, a native resident of Lexington, loves sunflowers, fall, and the Clemson Tigers. She is a motivated woman who loves Viola Davis...
“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 General Manager, Michelle Carnahan, is a native of Azle, TX, but currently resides in the St. Andrews area with her fur baby, Loki. 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, Japan, and Britain. Her ultimate life goal is to “be a person that people are glad to know.”
"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 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 was a stay-at-home mom.”
“I want to own a business one day.”
“I love cleaning and want a career doing something I love.”
“Family means everything to me!!”
Linds, originally from Swansea, currently resides in the Lexington area with her husband and 2 children. She loves just hanging out with her family . She enjoys taking her kids to the park and to visit family nearby. Linds’ hobby is going to the racetrack to watch drag races. She likes to relax by watching scary and funny movies. Someday, she hopes to travel the world. Currently, Florida and Tennessee are her favorite places to visit.
“I worked at a tire manufacturing facility.”
“To do the best I can at what I’m driven to do.”
“I enjoy cleaning.”
“Interacting with the customers.”
“I have 7 granddaughters.”
Ginny, originally from West Columbia, currently resides in the Gaston area with 2 of her granddaughters. She loves the summertime, chocolate, ice coffee, and yellow roses. She enjoys movies based on true stories, visiting the Riverbanks Zoo, and her coolest experience was going to the Grand Canyon. A couple fun facts about Ginny is that she was a gymnast until she was 17 and she used to coach youth softball. Ginny’s hobbies include playing softball and golf. She likes to relax by reading a book and her favorite author is Danielle Steel. Someday, she would love to visit Hawaii.
"I worked in healthcare."
“To attend Esthetician school and have my own business.”
“It’s a great working environment and I enjoy making a difference in people’s lives.”
“Seeing the end results of my work.”
“I’m a secret goofball.”
Vivian, originally from the Red Bank – Pelion area, currently resides in the Lexington area with her 6 fur babies. She loves visiting California Dreaming, reading Lord of the Rings, and going swimming. Her favorite memory is when her grandparents took her, along with her cousin, to Cancun for their 17th birthday. Vivian’s hobbies include playing pool with her team in the APA Pool League. She likes to relax by having an at-home spa night! Someday, she would like to travel the world starting with her bucket list item: seeing all 50 states!
“I was a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy.”
“To finish college and become a nurse.”
“I love to clean and take care of people.”
“Making a difference by helping others.”
“I am obsessed with anything and everything about Halloween.”
Lisa, originally from Irmo, currently resides in Chapin with her two children. She loves to bake, especially cookies, and Olive Garden is her favorite restaurant. She enjoys watching reality TV and horror movies. Lisa’s hobbies include yoga, reading, and baking. She likes to relax by playing with her kids and watching TV. Someday, she hopes to visit Europe. A fun fact about Lisa is that she always drinks coffee with a straw.
“I was working as a server.”
“To manage a non-profit organization.”
“To feel like I accomplished something for the good.”
“Seeing clients happy with my work.”
“I have no family here in South Carolina.”
Stacey, originally from Greenville, NC, currently resides in the Lexington area with her four children. She loves country music, especially Luke Combs, loves to bake, loves hydrangeas and is a big Georgia Bulldogs fan. She is a dedicated mom, friend and employee who loves to laugh and have fun. Stacey’s hobbies include photography and her favorite guilty pleasure is sleeping, (although that’s a rarity)! Her favorite way to relax is to just sit by and enjoy the ocean…it brings her joy. Her proudest accomplishment is her kids and going to college. Someday, she would love to finish college and also mark “touring Europe” off of her bucket list.
“I was looking for a job that provided more of a family atmosphere and offered me more than just a paycheck.”
“I would like to work my way up in the cleaning technician industry.”
“The family atmosphere, but I do like working alone.”
“I love being able to work by myself.”
“I love to travel and see new places with my family.”
Kandi, originally from Williamstown, VT, currently resides in the West Columbia area with her boyfriend and 8 kids. She loves being a mom and is a registered parent and respite provider. She has been on TV for High Honors in high school and for softball. She has also done the high rope wire walk. Kandi’s hobbies include crocheting, swimming, and boating. She likes to relax by getting her nails and eyebrows done. Someday, she hopes to own a house on the lake with her own personal boat access.
“I worked at McEntire.”
“Starting my own business.”
“To make a difference.”
“Seeing the clients happy with my work.”
“I like learning new things.”
Melodie, originally from Columbia, currently resides in the Arcadia Lakes area with her three kids. She loves reading The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe. She also enjoys watching the Green Bay Packers. She has been on TV for the Black Expo. Melodie’s hobbies include reading, writing poetry, and listening to music. She likes to relax by listening to music and enjoying a hot bath. Someday, she hopes to move to Texas with her family and would also love to visit Egypt.
“Worked for Amazon as an Outbound PA.”
“I plan on working until I can get myself into school and still work until I graduate.”
“I really like the flexibility the job offers with me being a mom.”
“Learning new ways of cleaning things.”
“I moved to Columbia, SC when I was 12.”
Stephanie, originally from Redford, MI, currently resides in the Leesville area with her three children. She loves the SC Gamecocks and the MI Wolverines. She has been on TV to help the local news station promote Marcos when the first came to Columbia. Stephanie’s hobbies include DIY crafts and she enjoys playing sports. She likes to relax by listening to music while sitting by a bonfire. Someday, she hopes to travel the world.
“Worked for another cleaning service.”
“To move up in the company.”
“There is room to grow and learn.”
“I get total satisfaction of a job well done.”
“I’m actually very quiet.”
Tangi, originally from St. George, SC, currently resides in the Swansea area with her husband and son. She loves the Fall, sunflowers, action movies and all kinds of music. She likes to go out to Japanese restaurants, but also loves Italian and fried foods. Tangi’s hobbies include painting, sculpting, drawing and re-painting dolls. She likes to relax by reading or drawing. Someday, she would like to travel overseas.
“I worked in retail management.”
“To own my own business one day.”
“I instantly liked Marlo and Michelle and wanted to work with them.”
“I’ve lived in 5 states.”
Sumer, originally from Charlotte, NC, currently resides in the Cayce area with her fur baby, Daisy. She loves books, comedy movies, all kinds of music and the Carolina Panthers. She likes to vacation in the mountains. Sumer’s hobbies include reading, knitting, cross stitching and cooking. She likes to relax by curling up with a good book. Her bucket list items include traveling, reading more books, learning more complex knitting skills and improving her sewing skills. Someday, she hopes to own a mountain home with a big library.
"I was unemployed."
"I wanted to work by myself."
"I was raised as a cowgirl."
Rachel, originally from Grants, NM, currently resides in the Elgin area with her husband. She loves kayaking and playing games on her phone. She enjoys visiting Orlando, FL and the River Walk Zoo. Rachel’s hobbies include photography, genealogy, reading, and hiking. She likes to relax by chilling on the beach. Someday, she hopes to swim with dolphins and travel across Europe.
"I was a trucker"
"To work for myself & have many businesses."
"I like to work independently, and I like to meet new people."
"The alone time to think."
"I am the baby of 6 kids & they never let me forget it."
Kay, a Columbia native, currently resides in the Northeast Columbia area with her wife and son. She loves going on vacation to tropical areas, Christmas is her favorite time of the year, and her favorite guilty pleasure is chocolate covered strawberries. Kay’s hobbies include art, video games, and creating content. She likes to relax by watching nostalgic cartoons. Someday, she hopes to be an entrepreneur and philanthropist.
"I was an assistant manager at Family Dollar"
"I love to clean"
"Making clients happy"
"I do not know how to ride a bicycle"
Alexis, a native resident of Lexington, loves sunflowers, fall, and the Clemson Tigers. She is a motivated woman who loves Viola Davis and Nicholas Sparks. Alexis’ hobbies include cooking and watching horror movies. She likes to relax by chilling in a hammock with a glass of wine, watching TikTok. Her favorite experience is visiting Brazil for a month. Someday, she hopes to visit Rome and live a life where she can look back in her 80’s and think “I made it!”