Finding a Summer Camp for Your Kids

There are a lot of summer camps out there, so how do you know which camp is the right one for your children? Here are some things to consider: Word of mouth. Talk to the parents of your children's friends to see if they have any recommendations.   Overnight or day camp? For young kids, […]

Outdoor Fix-up Checklist

At this time of year, it's a good idea to do a careful inspection of the exterior of your home. Winter can be tough on roofs and chimneys and can take its toll on windows, walls, foundations, gutters and decks. You may have to hire a specialist to help with repairs. Here's a checklist: Roof. […]

Don’t Forget: It’s the Long Weekend

There's nothing like a long weekend to put escape plans into action! Here is a checklist of things to think about for your trip whether you're visiting friends or family out of town, camping or staying in a hotel. Be prepared. Research your destination so you have a few ideas about what to do when you're […]

Do It Right: Seasonal Clothes Storage

When it's time to pack away winter clothes such as sweaters, coats, gloves, hats, and thermals, it's important to do it right – to preserve the clothing and to avoid nasty surprises, such as moths, when you pull them out in the fall. Here are tips from the home service professionals at MOLLY MAID. Trim […]

Are you Bike Ready?

Now that the better weather is here and you've got more outdoor leisure activities on your to-do list, it's time to 'spring' your bike out of storage. Ideally, you stored your bike away from moisture and off the ground. Do a visual inspection, then clean your bike with a sponge and mild soap in warm […]

7 Easter Traditions Everyone can Enjoy

Foil wrapped eggs, chocolate bunnies, special foods – it must be Easter! Here are some different ways to enjoy it.   DECORATE EGGS: Paint real eggs (you'll need to remove the yolk and white – find detailed directions online) with special paints. Or, pick up special Easter colouring books and colour in egg pictures with […]

Home Cleaning Tips: 5 Kitchen Chores that Probably Need Doing

1. Clean the Coffee Maker: Fill the machine with up to 4 cups of white vinegar in the tank and let it stand for 30 minutes. Run a cycle with the vinegar, followed by two or three cycles with water. 2. De-grease the Stove Filter:  Have a look at the filter above the stove – […]

Re-opening the Cottage: How the Pros Tackle this Huge Spring Chore

Cottage owners often can’t wait to open the cottage in the spring, but there’s a lot to do. MOLLY MAID cleaning professionals provide this checklist.

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Most Efficient Cleaning Tools

Assemble these cleaning tools – and you’re ‘good to go’ for spring cleaning!

Order at Home: 6 Home Projects you’ll be Glad you Did

Need a day off? Sometimes it is satisfying to use a 'day-off' to organize your life. In this case, to organize areas in your home that tend to get cluttered and messy over time. Here are suggestions by professional house cleaners at MOLLY MAID. Gift Wrapping Cupboard: Take everything out of the cupboard.  Create boxes, […]

Re-think the Home Office

Organizing your home office for maximum efficiency will help save time and your sanity (you'll stop losing important items and pay bills on time). It will also be easier to keep the area clean, according to the home service professionals at MOLLY MAID. Here's a guide: 1. Remove everything from the work surface (except the […]

SevenWays to Celebrate the Winter Olympics

Seven Ways to Celebrate the Winter Olympics The Winter Olympics are scheduled to begin on February 24th in Beijing. These international games are a great opportunity to teach your children about different countries, sports and sportsmanship. Here are seven fun ways to keep track of the games and celebrate this amazing event. Hold your own […]

How to Warm up your Home – and Not Turn up the Heat

When it's cold outside, there are many different ways to warm up without turning up the thermostat. MOLLY MAID, which provides professional residential maid services, has gathered these great energy efficient tips. 1. Open curtains and blinds during the day to let the sun in – and close them again at night to keep out […]

Re-think the Laundry Room and Make More Room with Less

The laundry room is all about dirty clothes, isn't it? But you can organize the space to keep it cleaner and tidier. MOLLY MAID, the professional house cleaning company, provides these ideas and tips so you never trip over a pile of clothes again! Smart Appliances: Combination and stackable washers and dryers used to be […]

Save Time with Easy Dinner Shortcuts

Need a day off? Let’s face it: We never have enough spare time. Here are some delicious ways to free up some time – by cutting a few corners at dinner time. Pizza night: Bake a frozen pizza (there are so many now to choose from in the grocery store), or have a pizza delivered. […]

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.