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.
How To Eco Clean Your Brass Candlesticks
A room lit with candles is always a warm and welcoming sight. Whether running down the middle of the dining table for a sophisticated dinner party, perfectly placed on the mantle to complement the fireplace or adding some ambiance to a relaxing bath, candlelight injects calm delight. But all of this can be diminished if […]
Eco-Friendly Ways to Deck the Halls
If you’re the Martha Stewart type, decorating for the holidays can be as exciting as the actual holiday itself. Plans are made, a colour palette chosen and perhaps a theme is decided. This year, include an additional step in your preparations. Take a moment to consider the environmental impact of your decorating and whether you’re […]
Host the Most Successful Summer Soiree
Are you preparing to host friends or family for an evening this summer? Follow our tips for make sure your night is a success!
Wow Guests with The Best Summer Potluck Dip!
One of the best things about the summer, besides crisp blue skies, lounging lakeside, pool parties, flip-flops, and grilling every meal on the BBQ, are potluck picnics. Whether you’re the party host, or heading to someone else’s event, it’s imperative to find a party favourite dip to call your own. How about a spicy twist […]
May the Road Rise Up to Meet you this St. Paddy’s Day!
Celebrate this St. Paddy’s Day with the cleaning service experts at MOLLY MAID this year, and follow our easy tips for having a fun and green St. Paddy’s day this year. Traditional sayings and Irish slang can add flavour to any holiday, as can enjoying traditional Irish culinary favourites! This is especially true on St. […]
Fear Not Post-Fondue Pot Clean Up
Popular in the 70s, the fondue pot has made a resurgence making a simple night in seem more like a major celebration. Whether it’s the main entree or a sweet dessert, it’s exciting for the whole family, young and old. That is, until it comes time to clean the pot. Suddenly, removing the remnants of […]
Book Review: Plenty – Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi
The holidays can be stressful. What with office parties, hosting family and friends, the extra cleaning, the stress on our wallets, and don’t forget the concern over possible food sensitivities. There are endless cookbooks dedicated to gluten-free, vegan, keto and zero-sugar diets, but very few celebrate a little of everything as well as Yotam Ottolenghi’s […]
It’s a Stovetop Miracle!
The gas fireplace and twinkly lights are aglow and your jazzy holiday playlist is just right. All your guests have arrived with their favourite bottled drinks and famous hors d’oeuvres. The festivities are officially in motion! Sooner than later, everyone will be milling around your kitchen. Unavoidably, eyes will fall upon your stovetop. Will it […]
Space Saver: 12 Things you can Donate Now!
December can be a very busy time for large families and those of us who like to host High Holiday dinners and gift exchanges. Before the month’s done, the slow creep of day-to-day accumulation has choked closets, front hallways, kitchen cupboards and counters with a number of things. This year, start the season off merry […]
Become a Tidy Person in 10 Simple Steps
When was the last time you were embarrassingly late for work, or to drop the kids off at school because you lost your keys, your wallet or your mobile phone? If your answer is ‘just this morning,’ here are 10 tips to help you become tidier. Rest assured, not everyone follows all of these rules […]
The Secret to Keeping your Home Warm and your Wallet Full!
Did you know that heating accounts for more than 50% of your annual electricity bill? So it only makes sense to ask the experts for some energy saving tips. Toronto Hydro’s fall to-do list has all the answers to make your home more energy efficient and help you use electricity more wisely this winter. Time […]
Make this your Cleanest Thanksgiving Ever
Here are some unique tips on how to keep your kitchen and home tidy this year after a Thanksgiving dinner. Whether you are hosting and preparing the meal or simply contributing to the Thanksgiving dinner in some way, there are many ways you can plan in advance to help you with the eventual clean-up. Potluck […]
The Cure for Fruit Board Envy
Whether you call it a charcuterie board, a fruit tray or a cheese & cracker platter, the concept of serving a buffet on a tray has always been a tremendous crowd pleaser. The only difference between each of these food creations is that, every now and then, they get a rebrand. Currently, the almighty fruit […]
No Bake, Low Mess Birthday Cake
Sometimes birthdays happen while you’re camping, sailing or when it’s too hot to bake. Although it may seem impossible you can still make a fabulous birthday cake even with limited electricity, scarce water and without heating up the house. All you need are some basic ingredients, an 8-by-8-inch pan and a day’s notice. Here’s a […]
Tips for a Terrifically Tidy Home
In our 39 years of home cleaning specialization, we’ve seen every shade of tidy. They include the extreme minimalism of bare walls and object-free counters, the architectural brilliance of all things built-in and multipurpose and the gorgeous zen-serene that comes from uber creative thrift-ism. Pick and choose from this collective wisdom to get your home […]