Repurposing Old Household Items for use in the Kitchen

As the busiest room in the house, it can be a real challenge keeping your kitchen tidy and organized – particularly if you have a large family. One good way of keeping everything in its place is by repurposing household items that you might be considering throwing out.

Ideas for Preserving Fall Fruits

Whether you have had the satisfaction of picking and harvesting fall fruit as mentioned in our previous blog, or you've just finished a quick trip to the grocery store, MOLLY MAID suggests spending some time being productive in the kitchen to make some delicious preserves you can enjoy all year 'round! It is the season […]

Fruit Picking: Don’t let the Bounty of Fall Fruits pass you by!

The professional residential cleaning company, MOLLY MAID, suggests that you make the most of what this time of year has to offer by encouraging your family to come together as a day out to gather up the fruits of the land – whether in your garden, the local market or on a farm. It is […]

Top Tips to Bed Down your Garden for Fall

The professional domestic cleaning company, MOLLY MAID, recommends undertaking the following tasks in order to keep on top of the garden this fall in preparation for the winter months. MOLLY MAID believes that by investing some time now into your garden or patio area will pay dividends in the winter months. 1. Tidy up! Fall […]

Getting the Work/Life Balance Right

With children back at school and parents at work, finding the balance between work and household chores can make the difference between a happy or strained family. The comforting news is that by enlisting your children's help, chores will teach children about hard work and responsibility – a valuable lesson in life according to the […]

Relax: Enjoy a Day to Yourself

Finally, you have a day off for yourself. Schedule MOLLY MAID professional house cleaning services to take care of your home, so you can just enjoy your day! Here are some suggestions: Go to a movie with friends, a loved one or just take advantage of the alone time. Relax on the chaise with Sudoku […]

CLEAN: Kids and their Bedrooms

Kids and cleaning don't always go hand-in-hand, but there are ways to introduce cleaning to your children so that they pick up good habits. The maid service professionals at MOLLY MAID provide the following guide: Set a good example. Parents are kids' first role models. Do you take pride in your home? Keep your own […]

Back to School: How to get the Kids Ready

The end of August is a good time to start preparing kids for going back to school and getting used to the school year routine again. Sit down with kids and explain how these 7 steps will help:   1. Morning Set the alarm again and start getting up and dressed at the same time […]

Packing up your Camping Gear

Is camping something your family does every summer? When the trip is over, it's important to pack things up so they're clean and ready to go next time. The home service professionals at MOLLY MAID provide these tips: Pull out everything from inside the tent and shake everything out, such as sleeping bags and blankets […]

7 Great ‘Staycation’ Ideas

Not everyone can – or wants – to plan a week away during the summer. In fact, some people like to take advantage of neat activities in their own backyard. Here's a guide: Get up early and go to a fresh farmers market on the other side of town. Plan a neighbourhood potluck barbecue and […]

Last-minute Barbecue

It's Friday night, you're on your way home from work, and your youngest is texting: “what's for dinner?“ Here is a quick way to organize the best last-minute barbecue ever: Food: Stop at the supermarket and pick up easy-to-prepare barbecue classics: ready-made frozen beef burgers, coleslaw and potato salad from the deli counter, and hamburger […]

Camping Checklist

Planning a camping trip this summer? Whether you are setting up camp for a weekend in a park campsite or roughing it in the bush, here are necessities you'll need to bring along: Basic Equipment Tent and groundsheet Tarp (so you can stay dry in case it rains) Kitchen Stuff Small cooking stove and fuel […]

COOL: Summer Party for Kids

There's nothing like a summer party for kids – with water as the feature! Whether you have a built-in or above ground pool, several sprinklers in your backyard or a plan to take over the local neighbourhood splash pad, here's a perfect party checklist: Invitations: Ask your kids to help you draw up the invitation […]

Welcome Mat: Taking Care of Out-of-town Visitors

Summer is a wonderful time for road trips – and visiting friends or relatives from out of town. If you have guests arriving soon, it's important to prepare your home so that everyone is comfortable. Of course, a good clean is in order before they arrive, say the house cleaners at MOLLY MAID. De-clutter the […]

Best Herbs for your Container Garden

Container gardening is a fabulous way to grow herbs. You can move the containers around (into warmer areas or the shade depending on the time of day). The containers are close by so watering the herbs will be easy and convenient. Best of all, having herbs growing right outside will encourage you to use them […]

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.