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Summer Garden Clean-Up

Summer Garden Clean-Up   With travel still limited this summer, backyards across the country have become even more precious. Anyone with the luxury of their own space is making staycation plans which can range from no impact to high impact activities. You can read a book on a hammock, enjoy refreshing dips in the inground […]

Helpful Hacks for the Cottage

Helpful Hacks for the Cottage   Heading up to the cottage this weekend for a little sun and relaxation? These summertime hacks are sure to help.  HOMEMADE FIRE STARTERS Reconnect with your inner girl guide, boy scout or sea cadet to make the best homemade fire starter around. The main ingredient of this DIY is […]

Maintain a Picture-Perfect Porch

Maintain a Picture-Perfect Porch   Once the warm weather arrives, a front porch can increase your living space by several square feet.  All you need is a comfortable chair or two, or if you have the space, an iconic porch swing allows you to enjoy an early morning cup of coffee or a cool glass […]

Canada Day 2020: New Ways to Celebrate

Canada Day 2020: New Ways to Celebrate This Canada Day we can still celebrate, we just need to get creative given the social distancing rules in place. Parks are open, but instead of packing a picnic basket and heading to a shady tree, consider making a big splash at home. Sing the National Anthem When […]

The DOs and DON’Ts of Eating Outdoors

The DOs and DON’Ts of Eating Outdoors   With summer finally here, eating lunch or dinner out on the front porch, back deck, or around the pool have become a reality. With social distancing measures beginning to loosen, picnics in the park are soon to be another venue! Here are a few tips to eating […]

How to Clean Your Driveway Without Using a Power Washer

How to Clean Your Driveway Without Using a Power Washer   Curb appeal is much more than a manicured lawn and some beautiful landscaping. It extends to a well-maintained driveway to provide a great first impression of your home. In fact, if looking to sell, it can even increase property value. Yes, tire marks, oil […]

Sidewalk Chalk: So Joyful, So Easy to Clean!        

Sidewalk Chalk: So Joyful, So Easy to Clean! Looking for a family-friendly, low-mess, and inexpensive summer activity? Think chalk art! Getting creative with sidewalk chalk is fun for kids young and old, all you need is a bit of sidewalk, interlocking bricks or playground space. Popular designs include flowers, rainbows, butterflies, smiley faces and hopscotch […]

How to Clean Your Driveway Without Using a Power Washer

How to Clean Your Driveway Without Using a Power Washer   Curb appeal is much more than a manicured lawn and some beautiful landscaping. It extends to a well-maintained driveway to provide a great first impression of your home. In fact, if looking to sell, it can even increase property value. Yes, tire marks, oil […]

Popular Household Items That Should be Recycled

Popular Household Items That Should be Recycled   To recycle or not to recycle, that is the question—about 5 times a day! We all know the basic rules of recycling, but there are always a few items that stump us. In fact, there are plenty of household items people trash that should really be recycled. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Countertops

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Countertops   Here’s an A to Z guide to cleaning all types of countertops. Of course, check with the manufacturer for the recommended cleaning procedure, as warranties on products might become void if cleaning recommendations are not followed.    Butcher Block Countertop Clean with mild soap and water. Wipe the […]

Hydrogen Peroxide: A Safe Alternative to Clean & Disinfect Your Home

Hydrogen Peroxide: A Safe Alternative to Clean & Disinfect Your Home There are good uses for hydrogen peroxide and not so great uses for the product, like lightening our hair or cleaning up a scraped knee—even if it was grandma’s secret cure. On the other hand, cleaning your home with hydrogen peroxide has many advantages. […]

Creative Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking & Baking

We’ve all had to borrow an egg or a cup of sugar from a next-door neighbour when we’ve come up short. Now, with the need to respect current social distancing guidelines, being short on supplies can happen much more frequently. The days of popping into the grocery store to grab a few items on the […]

Home Remedies for Carpet Stain Removal

There’s nothing worse than a spill on the carpet. We put so much effort into keeping carpets clean by taking our shoes off at the door, restricting access to pets and small children and vacuuming once a week. And then, one tiny bump or collision has a full glass of wine, juice or bowl of […]

Save your Shower Curtain from Soap Scum & Mildew

In the late nineteenth century, “bath days” were a big production in most households. The bathtub – a metal-lined wooden container – was brought into the kitchen for the weekly event. The tub was filled with hot water boiled on the stove, and everyone in the family who needed a good scrubbing took a turn. […]

Chuckle While You Scrub: Make a Stand-up (Clean-up) Comedy List

Chuckle While You Scrub: Make a Stand-up (Clean-up) Comedy List Creating an upbeat music soundtrack to play while getting chores done is the #1 strategy for keeping it fun. Not only does it make it more enjoyable, it also makes your clean up routine quicker (or at least that’s what it feels like). With the […]

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.