April 30, 2021
The inevitable spring cleaning chores have arrived with the warmer temperatures. It’s time to open the windows, break out the rubber gloves, and get dirty as you clean and organize your home. Yet you don’t have to do the work alone. These brands lend a hand with a range of products to get your home refreshed for the coming summer.
The Procter & Gamble Company (Tii:PG)
Couch cushions and other upholstery worked overtime this past year as people spent far more time indoors than ever. Procter & Gamble’s Tide detergent offers a range of cleaning products to remove stains, clean clothes, and deal with odors. For the last 75 years, Tide products can be found in stores nationwide and are now available in various packs, pods, powders, and sprays. It’s now the top-selling detergent brand in the world.
Techtronic Industries Company Limited (Tii:TTNDY)
The company behind such brands as Hoover, Oreck, Vax and the Dirt Devil collection of upright vacuum cleaners, stick vacuums and hard-floor cleaners had an outstanding 2020. Techtronic Industries reported 2020 full-year sales of $9.8 billion for the full year, an increase of 28.0% over 2019. In addition to helping clean homes worldwide, the company has initiatives to minimize its impact on the environment, setting goals in line with seven of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These include reducing its impact through product and packaging design, manufacturing, adopting renewable energy, lowering water consumption and more.
Newell Brands Inc. (Tii:NWL)
In addition to cleaning your home from top to bottom, you’ll also focus on getting all the rooms organized and tidy. This task usually requires placing items that don’t need to be out on the table into storage containers that can fit into the closet or under the bed. Newell Brands, the parent company of Rubbermaid containers, offers food storage containers, outdoor storage boxes and home organization solutions. Newell Brand shares are up some 119% over the trailing 12 months ended April 28, 2021.
The Sherwin-Williams Co. (Tii:SHW)
Now that the home is spotless, you may also want to freshen up a room by adding a new coat of paint. That’s where companies like Sherwin-Williams comes in. With a full suite of indoor and outdoor paints and coatings, equipment and supplies, the company’s portfolio include such brands as Valspar, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson’s Water Seal, Cabot and more. For the company’s first-quarter ended March 31, 2021, adjusted net income per share (diluted) increased 51.5% to $2.06 as consolidated net sales rose 12.3% to $4.66 billion.
Gladstone Investment Corporation (Tii:GAIN)
You may simply be pressed for time to do a thorough spring cleaning this year for your home. If you want to get your home looking great, you may decide to hire outside cleaning help. A publicly traded business development company, Gladstone Investment acquired The Maids International, LLC in 2020. Maids International, LLC provides residential, recurring, occasional, spring, carpet, and window cleaning services in over 40 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces.
Having a great home that is well maintained will create a healthy environment for the entire family. These brands and many others provide you with the necessary products to get your home clean and looking great.