The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Countertops

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Countertops   Here’s an A to Z guide to cleaning all types of countertops. Of course, check with the manufacturer for the recommended cleaning procedure, as warranties on products might become void if cleaning recommendations are not followed.    Butcher Block Countertop Clean with mild soap and water. Wipe the […]

Hydrogen Peroxide: A Safe Alternative to Clean & Disinfect Your Home

Hydrogen Peroxide: A Safe Alternative to Clean & Disinfect Your Home There are good uses for hydrogen peroxide and not so great uses for the product, like lightening our hair or cleaning up a scraped knee—even if it was grandma’s secret cure. On the other hand, cleaning your home with hydrogen peroxide has many advantages. […]

Creative Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking & Baking

We’ve all had to borrow an egg or a cup of sugar from a next-door neighbour when we’ve come up short. Now, with the need to respect current social distancing guidelines, being short on supplies can happen much more frequently. The days of popping into the grocery store to grab a few items on the […]

Home Remedies for Carpet Stain Removal

There’s nothing worse than a spill on the carpet. We put so much effort into keeping carpets clean by taking our shoes off at the door, restricting access to pets and small children and vacuuming once a week. And then, one tiny bump or collision has a full glass of wine, juice or bowl of […]

Save your Shower Curtain from Soap Scum & Mildew

In the late nineteenth century, “bath days” were a big production in most households. The bathtub – a metal-lined wooden container – was brought into the kitchen for the weekly event. The tub was filled with hot water boiled on the stove, and everyone in the family who needed a good scrubbing took a turn. […]

Chuckle While You Scrub: Make a Stand-up (Clean-up) Comedy List

Chuckle While You Scrub: Make a Stand-up (Clean-up) Comedy List Creating an upbeat music soundtrack to play while getting chores done is the #1 strategy for keeping it fun. Not only does it make it more enjoyable, it also makes your clean up routine quicker (or at least that’s what it feels like). With the […]

Create a Bathroom Oasis with Shower Plants

We’ve all heard of the benefits of growing plants indoors. From herbs growing in the kitchen, to the large fiddle leaf fig by the back door, to the living wall in the foyer, adding a little flora to your home reduces stress, increases productivity, concentration and creativity, while providing a vibrant backdrop to your daily […]

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day From a Safe Distance

This year, Mother’s Day is going to be very different. With restaurants, beauty salons and even parks closed, meeting up with the motherly figures in our lives is not an option. But there are many creative ways to celebrate mother’s day, even from a safe distance. For example, pull out all the recipes you’ve accumulated […]

The Wild and Wacky Life of a French Press

For minimalists, repurposing-mavens, and those of us who receive gifts we’re never going to use, there’s no greater feeling than the aha moment of figuring out how to turn one household item into two, or more items. There are classic maneuvers like using empty tin cans to organize pens, markers etc, or turning a vintage […]

Shoe Clutter Can Be a Serious Problem

Shoes protect our feet from the elements and outdoor terrain, but they can also be a status symbol and hold social currency. From loafers to boots to high-heeled Mary Janes, men and women alike are shoe obsessed. Reportedly, the average man owns 12 pairs of shoes, while most women own up to a whopping 27 […]

How to Clean Through Back Pain

The twisting, hauling and crouching of our weekly cleaning routine can sometimes be more strenuous than hitting the gym. But, for those with back pain, it can often be too much, causing muscle strain that leaves them bent and hobbled for days. Protect your spine with some helpful tips and a few tweaks to the […]

Keeping the Toilet Bowl Clean and Ring-Free

Cleaning the bathroom, and specifically, the toilet, may be the most dreaded cleaning chore of all time. But regular toilet cleaning is essential to remove harmful bacteria and mineral build-up. And, like most household care, cleaning your toilet regularly will make the process even easier the next time.  Drain it One of the biggest problems […]

Popular Household Filters That Need TLC

There’s cleaning know-how that somehow never makes it out to the masses. So, given the line of business we’re in, and the times we’re living in, we’re going to repeat some information that you’ve heard from us in the past, that we think is worth repeating because we want to help keep you and your […]

Keeping Alexa & Your Google Home Device Dust-free

Alexa, Is it going to rain today? Ok Google, what sound does a whale make? These are just a few of the more popular queries asked of our smart speakers. Canadians across the country rely on them to perform a variety of tasks from streaming music, to setting alarms, playing games and calculating pounds into […]

Bread Making Clean-up Made Easy

For those that celebrate Easter, one of the highlights is baking and eating endless culinary delights. One of the darlings of Easter baking is Braided Easter Egg Bread, very popular in Europe and other countries that observe Easter. If you’re not familiar, it’s a sweetened, yeasted dough with colourful dyed eggs baked right into the […]

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.