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No Shoes, Thank you and Please!

No Shoes, Thank you and Please!   Depending on who you ask, those ‘please remove your shoes’ signs will elicit all sorts of reactions. Although the message seems apolitical, not everyone will appreciate the firm request. With what we’re dealing with globally, there’s never been a better time to keep our floors clean and germ […]

Making Kids’ Chores Cheerful with Colourful Chore Charts

Making Kids’ Chores Cheerful with Colourful Chore Charts   Household chores are a fact of life. So kids should get in on the action early.  Not only will they feel part of the team, they’ll also learn important life skills and a sense of responsibility. How you assign chores is up to you. Whether you […]

Zero Waste To-Go Kit Essentials

Zero Waste To-Go Kit Essentials   Self-contained and sustainable, a zero waste travel kit is not only eco-friendly but a way to keep germs contained. Build one for every member of your family. It’s simple. Just start with a reusable bag and go from there. While most items are standard, each kit can be personalized. […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays with MOLLY MAID

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays with MOLLY MAID   The holidays should be fun, not stressful! Yet, the endless to-do lists this time of year make even the most organized person feel frazzled. This year, plan ahead. Shorten your task list by scheduling a professional house cleaning. Need convincing? We’ve got 3 good […]

Self Care Should Be Part of Your Daily Routine

Self Care Should Be Part of Your Daily Routine     Keeping the space we call home clean and well maintained is a priority we can all agree on. We know the importance of replacing the filter on the furnace and changing the batteries in the smoke detectors. Lists of household chores are made and […]

How to Winterize Your Lawn

How to Winterize Your Lawn   Just like good sleep hygiene helps us sleep better, fall garden prep will ensure your yard is better prepared for the coming cold and frost. Also, it helps it achieve a quicker spring recovery after the winter thaw. Prune Summer Growth Pull out your pruning shears and tidy the […]

Seasonal Scents for your Home

Seasonal Scents for your Home   Our olfactory senses are powerful. A quick whiff can trigger a memory or evoke seasonal ambience in seconds. Fall, in particular, has some distinct aromas. Essential oils with hints of cinnamon, cloves, bergamot and cranberry, instantly fill your home with the smells of freshly baked pie and warm apple […]

3 Helpful Hacks for the Laundry Room

3 Helpful Hacks for the Laundry Room   Laundry is a never-ending cycle, especially if you have a big family. Studies show the average Canadian household does about 400 loads of laundry a year! Extrapolate that further to the number of socks lost during the same period and you’ll be dumbfounded – where do they […]

A Simple Guide to Eco-Friendly Cleaning

A Simple Guide to Eco-Friendly Cleaning   Eco-friendly cleaning, also called green cleaning, simply means cleaning without the use of toxic chemicals – no bleach, no antibacterial soap, no aerosol air fresheners and no ammonia. It’s cleaning with kindness to those you live with (people and pets) and the world at large. Making the switch […]

Razor Care and Maintenance

Razor Care and Maintenance   The art of hair removal has a far reaching and colourful past. It’s said that men in the stone age plucked their facial hair with animal teeth, sharp flints or clam shells. This was considered a safety precaution so they couldn’t be grabbed by the enemy during battles. The ancient […]

Getting Your Pet Ready for Autumn

Getting Your Pet Ready for Autumn   Nothing beats a walk on a sunny day in October. The crisp cool air and the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot is magical for people and their pets. As the temperatures dip, sweaters are pulled from storage, and socks and shoes replace sandals. Seasonal tweaks to our routine […]

Stop! Don’t Rake Leaves this Fall!

Stop! Don’t Rake Leaves this Fall!   Autumn’s palette of red, yellow and orange transform trees into art, until they fall. Then they just spread across lawns, sidewalks and city streets before making it into bags for city-wide collection. Over the past few years, this tradition has been questioned. To rake or not to rake? […]

She’s Back! Marie Kondo Keeps Re-Organizing Us

She’s Back! Marie Kondo Keeps Re-Organizing Us   Marie Kondo’s new show, Sparking Joy, hit Netflix last month, and we couldn’t be more excited. In the 1st season, Kondo sets her sights on helping people clean up at work. Of course, the KonMari method goes much deeper than organizing objects, it often reaches her clients […]

September Brings Back Routine

Fall Brings Back Routine   The carefree days of summer are fading, the kids are back to school and there’s a slight chill in the air. But don’t let the change of season get you down. Fall is magical. Think autumn leaves, chunky sweaters, hikes in the woods, stylish boots, and pumpkin spiced lattes. Embrace […]

What’s with the Hole in Your Spaghetti Spoon?

What’s with the Hole in Your Spaghetti Spoon?   To drain or to measure? The purpose behind the hole in your spaghetti spoon has garnered great interest online. The assumption by Team Drain is that the hole is there to drain any leftover residual water when serving up steaming bowls of pasta. This makes sense […]

Molly Maid's Book

A clean house has never been so simple!

The MOLLY MAID Cleaning Handbook is full of easy cleaning methods, tips and advice. Cleaning can be fast and simple; from tackling the clutter to scrubbing the bathtub, the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID will be with you every step of the way. With a system as efficient as MOLLY MAID, you’ll have plenty of time left over to enjoy your sparkling home.