Few Americans Will Clean House Before Date Arrives, According To Kärcher Survey

DENVER, Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — People are picky when it comes to who they will clean their house for, according to a new survey from Kärcher, the global leader in cleaning technology.

With Americans already spending on average 3 hours, 20 minutes a week cleaning their house without help, they are less inclined to do more for potential house guests. Americans would spend more time cleaning their house for visiting friends (34 percent) than parents (24 percent). Surprisingly, only one in ten (9 percent) would clean their house before a date arrives – a fact which may suggest a desire for transparency around living habits in a romantic relationship, or a call for help with household chores.

In a representative online survey, people from the following countries were surveyed: Brazil, China, Germany, France, USA and Poland. Around the world, chemical cleaners and electrical cleaning appliances are the most commonly used cleaning aids. (PRNewsfoto/Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG)

Celebrities that Could Lend a Helping Hand

One person Americans wouldn’t mind getting a helping hand from with cleaning duties – Ellen DeGeneres. A quarter of people (24 percent) would trust the talk show host to clean their homes – especially older generations aged 55 to 65 (38 percent). Coming in second, one in five

Americans (21 percent) would trust chef Gordon Ramsay to get the job done – again, led by females (25 percent).

The online survey was conducted in July 2017 by Research Now on behalf of Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. among a representative sample of 6,075 individuals in key markets worldwide (1,004 of which were in the U.S.) 18 years and older. The margin of error is +/- 3.09 percent.

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Jon Padgett, Kärcher North America: 303-738-2435 /

Jonathan Younger, Ketchum: 646-935-4339 /


SOURCE Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG


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