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Prepping Outdoor Containers for Spring Flowers

The weather is warming up, the sun is shining longer and thoughts of transforming our outdoor spaces can’t be hushed. These sun-drenched days seem like the perfect time to start gardening, but cool nights can still dip too low for new seedlings. If your green thumb is itching to get going, prepping and cleaning your […]

How to Get Your Patio Ready for the July Long Weekend!

This year, Canada Day weekend runs from Friday, June 28th to Monday, July 1st.  Every Canadian longs for this party-filled weekend as the official kickoff to summer, especially gardeners, patio-lovers and lounge lizards. This past winter and cooler-than-usual spring have been exceptionally harsh on our outdoor spaces, but don’t despair, there’s nothing our cleaning plan […]

The Beach Clean Method: Benefits of Sun-Bleaching Laundry

Drying your towels and whites in the sun is one of the best things about spring and summer. That sun-bleach-clean (sans bleach) is not only easier on sensitive skin but also much better for the environment! It helps cut down your electric usage and helps you get outdoors quicker because you’re not stuck inside waiting […]

From Winter Closet to Spring Closet: How to Make the Switch

In a country with four distinct seasons, our closets are simply not big enough! Footwear alone requires a range of items. Winter boots, rain boots, shoes and sandals take up a lot of space. And, let’s not forget outerwear: from big bulky parkas to waterproof jackets to cute little wraps in the summer. If you’re […]

How to Clean Up Your Garden to Welcome Spring

Winter is squeezing out its last breath. So, look out spring, here we come! Although there are a few months to go before we can really start to work in the garden, spring garden clean-up is the first step to reclaiming your backyard oasis. Of course, wait a bit if you still have snow and […]

3 Tips to Wow your Garage Sale Crowd this Year

Garage sale season is on our doorsteps! But this year, you’ve got to get an early-early start because Marie Kondo has sparked a global purging trend (for more organization tips from Marie Kondo, see our blog here), which means your garage sale might have steeper than usual competition. Follow these garage sale organization tips from our […]

Endless Blooms: How to Clean Artificial Flowers

Artificial flower bouquets are beautiful, practical and a godsend for allergy-sufferers – until they become covered in dust. Once dirty, they can quickly make a room look dated and unclean. And, while they don’t require the care and specific living conditions of a real live plant, they still need a regular cleaning routine to look […]

Home Improved: The Transformational Power of a Work Back Schedule, Part 2

The longer we put things off, the heavier they weigh on our minds; case in point when it comes to cleaning our decks and siding. No need to be mired in guilt any longer, our work back schedules will show you how easy it is to tick these bore-chores off your to-do list. Simplest Way […]

Garbage Goals: Glamorous and Odour Free!

Just because Rome wasn’t built in a day, doesn’t mean you don’t have it in you to accomplish enormous home improvement feats. Your perpetually smelly kitchen garbage can actually be cured! Follow these simple steps and say goodbye to your trash can blues. Divide and Conquer One of the main reasons kitchen garbage stinks is […]

Hooked for Life! Creative Ways to Hang Things Up

Do you wake up every day praying that you win the lottery so you can do a reno? We’ve got fabulous news! No, you haven’t won, but you will gain more space once-and-for-all! Without going into debt or being mired in months or years of renovations, you can easily create more space in your home […]

Housekeeping your Condo: A Beginner’s Guide

The greatest perk to condo life is the low-maintenance lifestyle.  Not having to shovel snow, clean gutters, rake leaves or worry about leaks in the roof gives you more time to enjoy what you like doing best. But unfortunately, this advantage doesn’t extend inside the unit. A cleaning routine is still a must for condo living. […]

Think Outside the Pot: 3 Ways to Decorate with Plants

Did you know just one glance at a plant can lower your heart rate? It’s true! Studies show the health benefits don’t stop there. According to NASA research, plants remove toxins from the air every 24 hours. Plants pull contaminants into the soil, where root zone microorganisms convert them into food. So, tempt your senses and bring […]

The Great Porch Project

If your porch is still showing signs of winter, it really, truly, is time to get to work! Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to help you transform your porch into a summery paradise. Remove Signs of Seasons Past Start your porch makeover by putting away items like snow shovels, left over bags of ice salt […]

Abracadabra! Time to Celebrate Microfibre’s Magical Powers!

In 1999, The University of California Davis Medical Center (UCDMC) pilot tested microfibre mops for a year to see how they compared with wet loop mops. The results were staggering! Switching to microfibre mops equated to a 60% lifetime cost savings, a 95% reduction in chemical costs associated with mopping tasks and 20% labour savings […]

Cut it Out! The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Greasy Range Hood Filters

The saying ‘you don’t know what you don’t know’ applies so fittingly to people’s relationships with their range hood filters. In 2010, the New York Times ran a story in which Robert Schwartz, an interior designer had this to say about vents: “I’ve gone into kitchens 20 years old, and people have never cleaned their […]

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.