Advent Calendar: Why Not Try Something Homemade?

The origin of the advent calendar started in Germany in the 19th century. Different methods of counting down the days to the celebration of Christmas were used, such as drawing a chalk line to mark off the days.  Later, lighting a candle every night or putting up small religious pictures marked each day until Christmas.  […]

Checklist: How to Winter-Proof Your Home

Checklist: How to Winter-Proof Your Home With the cold weather soon upon us, the professional cleaning company, MOLLY MAID is advising homeowners to check their properties to help stop the predicted harsh weather from taking its toll on their home, heating and maintenance bills. Properties are vulnerable to attack both from the outside elements and […]

Winterizing your Garden Tools & Gardening Jobs this Month

Leaves are falling rapidly, and wind and rain are on the increase. MOLLY MAID, the cleaning experts, suggest 10 top jobs this month to help protect your garden from the impending winter. Tender plants will need protecting from frost, winds and freezing rains. Move plants into the greenhouse or into a sheltered spot, but if […]

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

Bonfire Night party and safety tips Planning on firing up the fireworks in your back garden come the 5th of November, or heading off to your local Bonfire Night display? Whatever your plans, the professional residential cleaners, MOLLY MAID, are fizzing with bright ideas for making sure children and adults alike have a blast on […]

Celebrate Halloween: Delightfully Scary Ideas

There are so many great ways to celebrate Halloween! If kids are too young (or too old) to trick or treat, here are different fun ideas: Plan an old-fashioned Halloween party for kids with classic games, such as bobbing for apples and a race to eat donuts hanging from a string.  Visit a dollar store […]

Winter-proof your Front Hall

When the seasons change, the front hall often takes the brunt of it – with clutter and dirt piling up from the get-go. Here are professional house cleaning tips on winter-proofing the front hall from the experts at MOLLY MAID. De-cluttering and reorganizing will help to keep the space clean and prepare for winter too. Remove […]

Fall for Delicious, Nutritious Fall Vegetables

If you've been to a Farmer's Market lately you know that it's harvest season for a wide range of vegetables. Here are five of the best to put on your table – along with delicious and easy preparation ideas.   Butternut Squash:  Butternut squash provides fibre and beta-carotene, as well as several B vitamins. Roasting […]

Living Room: 10 Minute Quick Clean

Who hasn't been faced with a last minute visitor… and a huge mess in the living room? The house cleaners at MOLLY MAID say it's simple to make the living room presentable in just 10 minutes (be sure to do a deeper clean later in the week). Here's how it's done:      1. First, 'hide' […]

Let’s Go Apple Picking

October is apple season – and apple picking is a great family activity! Many farms have smaller sized trees that don't grow that tall, so it's usually easy for kids of all ages to help out. Call ahead to the farm you want to visit and check availability and hours. Here's what you'll need to […]

Is it Time to Clean Out the Junk Drawer? Here’s How!

In a perfect world the junk drawer stays clean, tidy, and orderly forever. But family members are forever rummaging in the junk drawer looking for something, so there comes a time when the drawer's contents need to be sorted out. In fact, the home service professionals at MOLLY MAID recommend cleaning out the junk drawer […]

5 Fabulous Ways to Enjoy the Fall Leaves

The ever-changing colours of leaves have got to be one of fall’s most wonderful gifts. Rather than complain about the cooler weather, why not celebrate the season by embracing the beautiful changes. Here are some suggestions: Fall Hike: Bring your dog and head out to an area that has a beautiful landscape with changing leaves. […]

Top Ten Seasonal Clothing De-clutter Tips

Fall calls for a wardrobe de-clutter involving two mind-sets: one decisive and one sentimental. MOLLY MAID, the professional home cleaning experts, suggest the following top ten tips to help pack away your summer wardrobe and use it as an opportunity to de-clutter as you move into the autumn and winter months: 1.  Divide your summer […]

5 Ways to Stay Motivated in the Colder Months

As the weather changes, it's tempting to stay inside, to skip the gym and curl up on the couch with a book and a movie. But whether you are a trail runner or a weight lifter, exercising daily is doubly important in the colder months. People tend to put on weight at this time of […]

Fall Cleaning is the New Spring Cleaning!

Why has a Fall Clean become the new Spring Clean? The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID say that it's simple; we're back from our summer holidays, back to work and back to school. We tend to be more rested and raring to go in preparation for the winter months, which we will spend […]

Indoor Crafts: Don’t let the Rain get the Family down!

With the shorter, darker evenings and cooler weather setting in, it can be daunting trying to find activities to entertain your family without resorting to the television or computer. MOLLY MAID, the professional house cleaners, suggest that you gather your supplies together and set your creative juices to crafting. Some of these ideas will take […]

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.