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.
How to Save Money on Cleaning Products
Most families are just not able to invest their hard earned money on overpriced and ineffective cleaning products. Many available on the market are pricey, and they certainly don’t last long. If saving money was one of your New Year’s resolutions but you’ve fallen off the wagon, then here are some insider tips to get […]
For the Love of Garlic
With a history stretching back over 5000 years, garlic is possibly the most versatile item in your pantry. It’s mentioned in both the Bible and the Quran, revered as an aphrodisiac, alleged to ward off vampires, and praised for its health-giving nutrients. But, nowhere is it more celebrated than in the kitchen! From snacks and […]
Book Review: The Art of the Pantry
In the introduction to her second cookbook, The Art of the Pantry: Save Time and Money with 150 Delicious Meals Using Everyday Ingredients, Claire Thomson writes: “A well-stocked kitchen needn’t mean piles of expensive and esoteric ingredients (here lies waste and all sorts of culinary trouble), but crucial, necessary items that will make day-to-day cooking […]
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 […]
Safety Check: How to Protect Your Home in 4 Simple Steps
Being a first-time homeowner and home management can be very confusing. You may never have thought about where the breaker panel is, how to turn off the main water shut off valve, and that you have to replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors every six months. If you weren’t exposed to […]
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 […]
May the Road Rise Up to Meet you this St. Paddy’s Day!
Celebrate this St. Paddy’s Day with the cleaning service experts at MOLLY MAID this year, and follow our easy tips for having a fun and green St. Paddy’s day this year. Traditional sayings and Irish slang can add flavour to any holiday, as can enjoying traditional Irish culinary favourites! This is especially true on St. […]
Be the USB Changer You Want to See in the World
For as long as many of us can remember, it’s felt like our homes have been drowning in paper: bills, tax forms, junk mail, registrations, applications, you name it! But now, thanks to the internet, bit by bit, everything’s going electronic. So now it feels like we’re drowning in cables! We need to charge our […]
Time to Clean the Deep Freezer
Spring’s just around the corner, so it’s time to clean the deep freezer. Storage times for the deep freezer vary for every single type of food: on average soups and pasta dishes should only be stored up to three months; fresh poultry varies from nine to twelve months, and leftovers like pizza should only be […]
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 […]
How to Clean a Dollhouse
Whether you’re cleaning a luxury condo, a chic bungalow, or even a dollhouse (yes, you read that right), the end goal is the same: bust the dust, tame the clutter and make the whole place feel shiny and new. But the greatest advantage of cleaning a miniature home is that you can remove everything off […]
Dishwasher Rinse Aid: Yes or No?
Ever look at your dishwasher door and wonder what the second smaller plastic reservoir beside the one designated for soap is for? You’re not alone! This little mystery has stumped many who, day in and day out, use their dishwasher religiously. Most just leave it empty assuming it’s a manufacturer’s mistake. There is no problem […]
Your Most Organized Tax Season Ever!
It’s “that time” again…time to start planning your tax season strategy for 2019. This year, the Canada Revenue Agency starts accepting returns on Tuesday, February 26th, and the last day to submit is Tuesday, April 30th. The good news is that if you start today, you’ve got more than two months to get your paperwork […]
How to Clean a Spiralizer
Spiralizers have come a long way in cost and ease of use, and right now they can be found in most homes across Canada. Some companies have taken the vegetable noodle concept one step further by offering electric and manual machines with different blades which produce anything from thin spiral slices to julienne noodles to […]
Inspire Yourself with the Show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
The creators of the Netflix show ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ are marketing geniuses. Released on January 1, 2019 the show arrived on our virtual TV doorstep on the same day that most of us were looking to make all manner of lifestyle changes, whether it be diet, fitness, cleaning or budgeting. For us at […]