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.
Host the Most Successful Summer Soiree
Are you preparing to host friends or family for an evening this summer? Follow our tips for make sure your night is a success!
Refresh Your First Aid Kit for Summer’s Adventures
Summer can be a very busy time. Some folks will retreat to cottages up north. Others will plan a long road trip by bike, camp under the stars or backpack across Europe. Kids will head off to horseback camp, hockey camp, coding camp and sleep-away camp, while some people may choose to just stay home […]
The Zen Guide to Weeding
The grass may or may not be greener on the other side, but one thing’s for sure, it’s got a weed or two tangled up in its blades. Now, how to manage those weeds can vary from a ‘just ignore them, and grow a meadow-esque lawn’ or, ‘weed obsessively, and strive to have the best-manicured […]
How to Revive Your Weathered Wicker
After a few years, wicker furniture that gets left outdoors can start to look like it should get thrown out…but don’t put it on the curb just yet! Although your wicker furniture may look embarrassingly weathered, it can still be revived. Keep reading to learn more about the different methods. The Old-Fashioned Way One of […]
Secrets of a Thriving Window Ledge Herb Garden
“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden,” writes Frances Hodgson Burnett in her cherished book The Secret Garden. Whether it’s “a little bit of earth” in a community plot, a collection of planters on the deck, hanging pots from the porch or a simple window box, […]
Simple Ways to Bring the Joy of Summer into your Kitchen
The smell of freshly cut grass can instantly summon thoughts of summer, as can suntan lotion and the whiff of flowers blooming in the yard. Create your own favourite summer scent indoors by using aromatic cleaning products infused with summer scents such as honeysuckle, lemongrass and lilac. Change up your kitchen linen to bring in […]
How to Get Your Patio Ready for the July Long Weekend!
This year, Canada Day weekend runs from Friday, June 28th to Monday, July 1st. Every Canadian longs for this party-filled weekend as the official kickoff to summer, especially gardeners, patio-lovers and lounge lizards. This past winter and cooler-than-usual spring have been exceptionally harsh on our outdoor spaces, but don’t despair, there’s nothing our cleaning plan […]
Clean up your Hydro Bill this Summer!
Cleaning isn’t just a VIP treatment reserved for kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms. Once in a while, we have to remember to clean our bills too! A survey of Canadian electricity bills published in 2017 concluded that Canadians keep paying more and more for hydro. But don’t despair, by consistently using our easy bill cleaning tips, […]
How You Can Transform Your Shed with a Pegboard
Everyone knows there are many tools to keep your yard well-manicured and looking its best. The basics include a lawnmower, weed wacker, sheers, spade and a rake. However, a true gardening enthusiast knows these are just the bare minimum. A real horticulturalist has a stockpile of handy gadgets to keep their grass lush and vibrant, […]
Tips to Keep the Kids’ Sandbox Clean
Congratulations! You’ve bought the sandbox you wish you’d had when you were a kid, and now it’s ready for your children to play in. The next step is to figure out how to keep it clean because rain, snow, cats and other animals will foul your child’s favourite play structure in no time. There are […]
Sign up for a Mosquito-Free Summer!
We’ve been beta testing the concept of pest repellent gardens, and we’ve stumbled onto some tips and tricks, and dos and don’ts that we just have to share! Marigolds Repel Pests and Mosquitoes Marigolds are super-super powered garden heroes. Not only do they repel mosquitoes, but they also repel insects that prey on edibles such […]
Tiny Outdoor Spaces can be an Oasis
Outdoor spaces come in all shapes and sizes. There’s the Juliette balcony on the 40th floor of a luxury condo, there’s the postage-stamp concrete slab in your alleyway home or there’s the small patch of high-maintenance lawn you want to rip out. No matter the scenario, you can turn even the smallest space into a […]
The World’s Best-Kept Gardening Secret
Gardeners come in all levels of passion, knowledge and quirks. The more time you spend observing neighbours whose gardens you admire, you’ll start to notice no two gardeners are alike, especially when it comes to deadheading. Ever wonder why deadheading is even a “thing”? Read on! No Green Thumb Required Some people truly understand their […]
How to Keep your Golf Clubs Clean like the Pros!
All winter long, golfers across the country have boasted about their handicap and dreamt of achieving the perfect putt. Well, the grass has grown and the fairway beckons. So, whether you’re headed to the nearest driving range for practice, a par 3 for fun or the prestigious 18-hole golf course to sink that hole-in-one, take […]
Need Some Shade? Give Your Backyard A Stylish Makeover This Summer!
A favourite design magazine feature for many is the big-budget vs. low-budget room makeover. It’s jaw-dropping to see the creative results ordinary people can achieve on almost zero-budgets. Designers will scour rich neighbourhoods on garbage day, tear apart second-hand stores, and repurpose previously owned items in the most creative ways. There’s the art of spray […]