Visitors are ready, but are the rooms?


Jeremy Lebeuf

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The Seamayd team cleaning up Port Douglas: Luke Jacson, Ben Kuring, and Karl Hughes. Image: Karlie Brady.
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Port Douglas is a hot ticket for Southerners who have been waiting with bated breath for the great wall of Queensland to come down as we all make up for lost time.

With an influx of tourism predicted in the coming weeks, Queensland is “Good to Go”, however as accommodation properties turn on their “No Vacancy” signs are their rooms good to go after months of being empty?

Karl Hughes owner of Seamayd Quality Cleaning Service wants to ensure Port Douglas is showcasing it’s very best - starting with spotless rooms that will satisfy expectations, earn loyalty from returning guests and rack up great online reviews.

“Holiday rooms that have been empty for some time without a regular service can become stale and unpleasant, especially in the tropics.

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“Room demand is going through the roof and they need to be ready for visitors - a detailed refresh in order.

“We can clean your carpets, upholstery, mattresses, outdoor furniture, tiles and grout as well as deodorising - it's amazing how much more inviting a place can look with clean carpets and tiles,” said Mr Hughes.

Locally owned and operated, Seamayd has been cleaning up Port Douglas and the area for 16 years and six under the detail-orientated eye of Karl.

Specialising in Carpet, tiles and upholstery cleaning. Pressure washing, mould removal and treatments, flood water removal, damp remediation and hire of dehumidifiers.

Servicing Domestic, Commercial, Tourist Operations, Resorts, Holiday and Rental homes.
The cleanliness of the rooms will be at the forefront of visitor’s minds, will anything less than white glove be considered negligence during a pandemic?

This type of deep cleaning needs to be a top priority as we welcome guests back to the region. Adding a regular service from Seamayd’s fully insured, police checked, and experienced team makes good sense to any housekeeping strategy.

Karl and his team are also gearing up for the upcoming wetter than usual “Green Season” that brings with it its own unique set of issues that need to be addressed for both cleanliness and safety. “By all predictions, we are in for a decent wet this year, that usually means a lot of damp and mould.“We already have dehumidifiers and fans for hire, and we are increasing our number of them to help us cope,” said Karl.

Along with the rain comes slippery paths and driveways.

“Using low volume, high-pressure washing equipment we can remove the dirt, mould and algae making your paths, driveway and paved areas not only safer but looking way more loved.”

The Seamayd team value honest and reliable service believing quality is a reflection on them.

“To walk away from a job knowing there is a big difference in how it looks, smells or how much safer it is definitely gives a sense of satisfaction,” said Karl.

Call Karl for a no obligations quote on 0408 773 769 or visit Seamayd.

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