10 Steps to a Stress-Free Holiday Dinner Party

'Tis the season for get-togethers and while it's wonderful to gather friends and family in your home, a dinner party can be a lot of work before, during and after for the hostess. Here is how to plan a stress-free event – and enjoy it too! Make it a potluck. Plan the menu in advance […]

Ring in Holiday Baking – and Clean-up

The holiday season is a wonderful time to bake up a storm! From fruitcakes to spice breads to favourite Christmas cookies and bars, there's no shortage of delectable sweets and treats to make! One way to make it even more enjoyable is to keep the mess to a minimum while you are baking. It's so […]

Ready or Not? Prepping the Front Hall for Winter

Fall is almost behind us and everyone is waiting with baited breath for the first snowfall – or maybe, it has already snowed in your area – but is your front hallway ready for the onslaught of winter? Once your family starts wearing cold weather gear, the front hallway will fill-up with boots, scarves and […]

10 Fall Garden Tasks you Need to do Now

How do you prepare the yard and garden for winter? Here's a checklist: Remove old plant matter from the garden and put it into the compost bin. Rake leaves (this is good for the lawn because it will help to de-thatch the lawn) and use some of them as mulch for the garden beds. Winterize […]

Cleaning Day: 10 Steps to Make It Green

Here are 10 easy ways to make your next clean eco-friendly. Use energy efficient cleaning equipment. Buy products from environmentally responsible suppliers, manufacturers and retailers. Get rid of toxic cleaning products (anything labeled with words such as 'poison', 'danger', 'warning', 'caution'). Take those products to a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal. Use 'green' cleaning products. These […]

6 Inexpensive Must-Have Organizing Tools

Here are inexpensive ‘tools’ that will help you de-clutter and keep things in their place.

In the Bag: How to Pack Delicious Lunches

Does everyone in your family take lunch with them during the week? Here are great suggestions for making lunch at school or in the office a wonderful thing! No Soggy Lunches – Ever! Make sandwiches that will maintain their freshness no matter what you put on the inside. To prevent soggy bread, pack condiments, sauces, […]

Tools of the Trade: MOLLY MAID House Cleaners Share Their Secrets

Having the right tools can make all the difference when you clean. Here's what the Cleaning Experts at MOLLY MAID keep on hand: BROOM. Nylon bristles catch dirt best, and an angled broom head is most efficient for getting into hard to reach corners. BUCKET. Keep cleaning products together in a bucket so you'll know where […]

How to make Home Office Space Work for Everyone!

Now that kids are back to school, it’s important to provide a homework area so that the after-school ritual gets done. Kids don’t have to have a desk in their rooms – in fact parents and kids can share a work space. What’s most important is that all the essential tools are there, and that […]

Back-To-School: How to Make it Easy for Kids and Yourself

With the start of the new school year just around the corner, it's a good idea to start getting kids – and the whole family – back into the school-day routine. Here's how: Set a bedtime routine. Establish a reasonable bedtime and have your children practice getting up and getting dressed at the same time […]

Cleaning Shortcuts: 15 Quick Chores that Help Keep your House Clean Longer

Many people today have such a busy, overscheduled life and it's tough to keep up with the house cleaning. What often happens is the dirt and clutter become overwhelming and forces you to do a major clean at once.   While scheduled deep cleans are necessary, the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID have some suggestions […]

8 Great Summer Stay-cation Ideas

A ‘stay-cation’ (which means you stay local during your holiday time, rather than packing up and travelling somewhere else) can be just as fun for your family as a vacation away. It’s all about being open to new ideas, getting creative and doing some research. Here are some ways to enjoy yourself (and save a […]

17 Ways to Keep Cool then it’s Hot

When it's blazing hot outside, here are easy ways to keep your cool: Keep warmer air outside during the day by closing windows, pulling shades and closing blinds.   Tilt horizontal blinds upwards – to block heat but still allow light in. Hang light-coloured curtains. Use compact fluorescent light bulbs in place of heat-emitting incandescent […]

Summer Picnic: How to Keep them Delicious and Safe

What better way to celebrate a perfect summer day than with a picnic in the park, at the beach or even in your own backyard. Besides selecting favourite foods and beverages, it's important to be safe when handling food. Here are tips to stay safe before, during and after your delicious picnic: BEFORE Create a […]

CHECK: How to Keep your Garage Clean and Functional

Many people store everything and anything in their garage.  But that makes parking the car (and looking for what you need to use), a challenge at the best of times. Sweep out the garage monthly, and thoroughly clean it at least once a year. Here are some cleaning tips from the experts at MOLLY MAID: […]

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.