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.
Four Essentials for a Kitchen Cupboard Overhaul
The way you organize your kitchen cupboards can create a sense of ease when cooking. The easier it is to find things, the more efficient you will be in the kitchen. Start by tackling each cupboard one at a time. Empty out the cupboard and assess its content. Think about where in the kitchen each […]
Get Outside: Surprising Areas that Most People Forget to Clean
It’s easy to forget about cleaning the outside of your home. But it’s important. Here are some tips. Vinyl Siding: The best way to clean most types of siding is to fill a bucket with soapy water and to use a stiff bristle brush on the end of a long pole to scrub it down. Rinse […]
Backyard Toys Need Cleaning Too
Now that the warmer weather is here, it’s important to give your children’s outdoor toys a good clean! Here’s how. Wooden swing set: Using a dry microfibre cloth, remove any cobwebs and bugs from the swing set. Carefully spray the swing set down using a power washer. The extra strength of the power washer will […]
Water Down: How to Clean a Clogged Sprinkler Head
Sprinkler heads often get clogged with lawn cuttings, twigs, dirt and debris that affect its overall performance. Here are a few tips to help get your sprinkler in good working order. Quick fix: Turn the sprinkler on and assess its condition. If you notice only a few holes lacking pressure, you may be able to […]
With the warm weather upon us, now is a better time than ever to get your hands dirty and clean up your gardening tools. Here’s how: Shovels: Wipe any loose dirt from the wooden handle and metal bucket of the shovel using a solution of soap and water, then dry thoroughly. Make sure to wear […]
Over or Under? The Toilet Paper Dilemma
The first official toilet paper product was established in China in 1391 however, unlike today, toilet paper was not readily available until the 17th and 18th century. In fact, Joseph C. Gayetty was the first individual to introduce packaged toilet paper in the United States in 1857, naming it ‘Gayetty’s Medicated Paper’. It wasn’t until […]
Pave the Way to a Cooler Summer!
Enjoying summer involves more than just cold drinks on the patio! Take a little time this spring to ready your home for the summer months ahead. Here’s how: Ceiling fans: Celling fans make hot summer days more tolerable. Give them a thorough cleaning with a high duster before use. If you don’t have a high […]
Suck it Up: Five Interesting Facts about the Vacuum Cleaner
The vacuum cleaner has come a long way since its creation in 1868 and is now a regular staple in household’s worldwide. Here are some interesting facts about the vacuum cleaners rise to fame! In the beginning: Before the vacuum cleaner was powered by a motor, it ran on human power. The Whirlwind, for example, […]
What does your Least Preferred Cleaning Task say About you?
Not all of the tasks on your cleaning checklist are the most enjoyable. In fact, your least favourite tasks say a lot about your personality. You hold off on scrubbing the tub You are spontaneous! Although your bathtub could use some elbow grease on a weekly basis, you often put off this tedious task because […]
In a Tight Spot? How to Clean the Most Challenging Nooks and Crannies
Every home has hard to reach nooks and crannies that seem almost impossible to clean. Luckily, the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID have some unique tips and tricks that will help you clean even the toughest spots in your home. Here’s how: The knife block If you have a family member who likes to return […]
Get Fit as a Fiddle by Cleaning House!
Cleaning your home is a great way to exercise. Just like any gym workout, it’s important to practice good form while cleaning, to avoid any injury or muscle strain. Here’s an ergonomically effective way to help you get fit while spring cleaning! Wear the appropriate attire Prepare for the cleaning tasks at hand by dressing […]
Three Steps to Cleaning your Kitchen Junk Drawer
Rid yourself of that messy kitchen drawer by following these simple steps: Dump it: Dump the contents of your junk drawer out onto a large surface. Sort the items into three separate piles; the first pile should contain items you use most in the kitchen. The second pile should contain items you use sometimes and […]
Five Things you should Clean Before going to Bed
Clean up the dishes: Never leave dirty dishes in the sink. Wash dishes in a mix of warm water and dish soap, or give them a thorough rinse before putting them into the dishwasher. If the dishwasher is full, run it on a normal cycle once everyone has gone to bed. Put out a fresh […]
Is it Clean?
Germs are everywhere, especially on items that are handled by many people throughout the day. Here is a list of items you may want to clean before handling. Cell phones: A 2011 study from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found that one in six cell phones contains traces of fecal matter. Therefore, […]
Make Up with your Make-up Brushes
It’s important to clean your make-up brushes on a regular basis. After prolonged use, make-up brushes accumulate dust, bacteria, oil, and dead skin cells which, eventually causes the bristles of the brush to harden. For maximum efficiency and cleanliness, the professional cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest cleaning your make-up brushes every few weeks. Here’s […]