About Us


ServiceMaster Quality Services in Houma, La.

ServiceMaster Quality Services (SMQS) is proud to have been servicing the Commercial and Residential cleaning needs, Floor Maintenance needs, and Disaster Restoration needs of Terrebonne Parish, Lafourche Parish, and all surrounding Parishes since 1990.

When fire, smoke, mold or water damage happens in your home or business, speed is essential to minimize further damage. To restore your home or business to its pre-crisis condition – and avoid costly mistakes – it's just as critical to select the most qualified professionals. As the leader in the local restoration and cleaning services industry since 1990, ServiceMaster Quality Services is committed to maintaining the highest business, ethical, and quality standards.

We know you also have different levels of business and residential cleaning needs for spring, summer, fall, or winter and while these cleaning needs are nowhere near as time critical as when a disaster strikes they are still important. We are here to provide you with your one-time or on-going janitorial cleaning, floor maintenance, carpet, post construction, or upholstery cleaning needs and, yes, we are your Houma, Louisiana local company with nationwide backing.

So no matter what the emergency (water, sewage, fire or smoke damage, trauma /vandalism clean up, mold remediation) or general janitorial cleaning or floor maintenance needs are ServiceMaster Quality Services is ready to give you "peace of mind" and "above and beyond" services with a 24/7/365 service commitment.                                                            

About ServiceMaster Clean (Our Franchisor)

With more than 4,500 franchises around the world, ServiceMaster Clean has been in the commercial cleaning, residential cleaning and disaster restoration business for more than 60 years. We help you get your life back to normal, at work and at home. ServiceMaster Clean professionals are part of the ServiceMaster family, one of the world's largest and most versatile service networks with locations in the U.S. and Canada as well as 40 countries around the world. Each year, we serve millions of homes and businesses in the United States with cleaning and disaster recovery services, lawn care and landscape maintenance, termite and pest control, plumbing, heating and air conditioning maintenance and repair, appliance maintenance and repair, furniture maintenance and home warranties.

Mission Statement

ServiceMaster Quality Services is a leader in our market in the field of professional cleaning, floor maintenance, and disaster restoration services. We are a team of highly motivated managers and staff dedicated to providing the best services available. Our strength is generated from our commitment to our employees, clients, industry, and community.

Our Employees

SMQS is committed to hiring and developing a great workforce in our industry. We are dedicated to providing a working environment that allows each and every employee to have job satisfaction, while at the same time meeting the desires of the company to produce the best quality services available. We wish to develop employees known for their skills, character, commitment, and confidence, and we recognize the importance of each individual in the success of the entire company. SMQS maintains an open-door policy at all times; encouraging the flow of communication, the exchange of ideas, creativity and self-esteem in the workplace.

Our Customers

SMQS is committed to providing its customers high quality services. We are sensitive and responsive to our customer needs and devoted to their satisfaction. We strive to be fair, honest, courteous and professional in all our dealings.

Our Industry

SMQS is committed to continue to lead the service industry through its integrity, innovation, client satisfaction, and financial strength. We are dedicated to raising the overall standards within the industry and are devoted to maintaining an active profile within industry organizations and associations.

Our Communities

SMQS acknowledges its responsibility to the communities where we are located and do business in. By our leadership and active participation in community affairs, as well as our economic vitality and quality of our services, we can greatly contribute to enhancing the communities in which we live and work.

Our Sales and Management Departments

The SMQS sales and management departments are committed to enhancing the financial condition of the company by the aggressive, informed, and profitable selling of its quality services. SMQS sales and management departments are committed to open communication with its customers. We are committed to quality service, which means a willingness to listen to persons with concerns or complaints, a willingness to immediately act upon same, as well as to effectuate any modifications to company procedures to help better develop customer relations.

We are accountable to:   Honor God in all we do

                                    Excel with Customers

                                    Help People Develop

                                    Grow Profitably

Our People

A little blurb about some of our office personnel....


Gene Rhodes - President/Owner

Graduated from Nicholls State University in 1975 with a degree in Computer Science. I also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking of the South from LSU. Born and raised in Houma, La. Married with 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Worked 15 years in the banking industry after finishing college before starting ServiceMaster Quality Services in June, 1990. Member of the Whos Who in the South and Southwest and Whos Who in Executives Businesses. Long-time member of the BBB (A+ rating), Terrebonne and Lafourche Parish Chamber of Commerces, and active contributor to such solid charitable organizations as Make-a-Wish, Cancer Society, and Special Olympics. 

Larry Porche Jr. , General Manager 

Larry Porche Jr. - General Manager

Have been working for ServiceMaster Quality Services since 1992. Held several positions in my career with ServiceMaster including Technician, Operations Manager, and currently General Manager. I am a certified IICRC Technician with certifications in Water Damage Restoration, Applied Structural Drying, and Fire & Smoke Restoration. All of our production staff reports to me and I take this responsibility very seriously because the happier our employees are the happier our clients are and happy employees and clients are what we are in business for  in the first place.