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.
Giving Your Household Plants a Spa Day 101
Spring seems to have finally wrestled the thermometer from winter’s cold hands! It’s time to shed some layers, breathe deeply and get outdoors. Many are already enthusiastically drafting plans for raised flowerbeds, regular flowerbeds, container gardens and hanging pots. But, don’t forget the living greenery inside your home. These little gems have kept you going […]
Make This Your Mom’s Best Day Ever! Part 2
Still searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Let us help you think outside the box to show her how much you really care. A gift is lovely, but to go the extra mile with an act of love is even better! So, whether you’re planning a gift for a New Mom or a Zen […]
Make This Your Mom’s Best Day Ever! Part 1
These days, every mom is technologically advanced. It seems like no one can function without a smartphone, laptop and in some cases, multiple devices to keep our work and personal lives separate. But how often do these items truly get cleaned? Much like magnets, your cell phone, computer keyboard and mouse attract anything and everything […]
How to Clean Zebra Hide
Some people are rich in love, others rich in money, and then there’s the people rich in inherited oddities like zebra hide furnishings. Wondering how to extend the life of the zebra hide ottoman and footstool your globetrotting Aunt just left you? Read on! Vacuum Treatment You will need a soft brush attachment to vacuum […]
Clean Your Room — the Modern Way!
Even if you lived it, it’s hard to imagine that not so long ago, parents would yell out the front door, or from the balcony, for kids to come clean up their rooms. And with no friend finder apps around, there was the tasking chore of having to dial 10 whole digits over and over until you […]
Treat Your Home Like a Temple
Even if you’ve never stepped foot inside a temple, you’ve likely seen one in a film or magazine. Large or small, rich or poor, urban or rural, all temples have one striking thing in common: strict adherence to housekeeping rituals. When cleaning rituals are consistent, and non-negotiable, spaces look clean and calm. If you’ve always […]
How to Purge Your Growing Magazine Stash
These days, being a magazine lover is complicated: the environmentalists shun our glossy-page habit, and furthermore, more and more magazines are ceasing publication. If your devotion to magazine subscriptions is out of hand, there’s a few pain-free ways to slash your stashes below from our cleaning service experts at MOLLY MAID: Switch to Electronic Subscriptions […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]