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.
Riddle Me Rhubarb: What cleans pots, kills bugs and tastes great in a pie?
Think rhubarb is just another boring vegetable? Be amazed with these little known uses for one of your garden’s overlooked veggies!
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 […]
Wow Guests with The Best Summer Potluck Dip!
One of the best things about the summer, besides crisp blue skies, lounging lakeside, pool parties, flip-flops, and grilling every meal on the BBQ, are potluck picnics. Whether you’re the party host, or heading to someone else’s event, it’s imperative to find a party favourite dip to call your own. How about a spicy twist […]
How to Properly Clean the a Beverage Dispenser
Beverage dispensers are one of the most charming entertainment decor items currently on the market. What was once mostly used to quench the thirst of professional athletes has now become a focal piece at beverage stations in cafes and homes. To extend the life of your beverage dispenser, make sure to clean it after each […]
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 […]
Debunking Common Sunburn Myths
No matter how hard we try, sunburns are a common occurrence when the summer rolls around. Endless hours of warmth and daylight means we can finally enjoy patio time, tend to our gardens or enjoy life from the comfort of a picnic blanket. Unfortunately, most of us end up with sunburnt foreheads, shoulders or backs […]
Declare War on Dirty Floors This Summer!
Dirt, sand and popsicle goo are a few of the enemies that attack your floors each summer. Whether you’ve got wall-to-wall carpet or hardwood floors, kids or no kids, keeping floors clean can be a challenge. Preparation is the key. As with any battle, planning strategies to face whatever is thrown your way will result […]
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 […]