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.
Six Easy Ways to Give up Shopping for a Week
Many of us are trying very hard to live a clutter-free life, but failing miserably. We inhale book after book, like Marie Kondo’s ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,’ ‘The More of Less’ by Joshua Becker, and The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson but nothing seems to help curb the chaos. […]
One Green Thing at a Time
These days, most people have heard of giving up things like plastic shopping bags, single-use plastic water bottles, take-out containers, straws and coffee cups. But now we’re in the next wave of behaviour change: giving up produce bags, bringing empty containers to the bulk store, and turning to homemade household and beauty products. To ensure your […]
The Ultimate Traveler’s Guide to Keeping Your Closet Clean
Figuring out what to wear on a trip can be stressful, let alone packing and organizing for one. However, opportunities such as these allow us to take a hard look at our current wardrobe organization and give us the chance to then get organized and stay organized! We’ve got a fabulous hack that will help […]
How to get your Home Celebrity Clean
Gossip magazines tend to focus their glossy coverage on celebrity fashion, relationships and botox. Once in a while, a well-respected magazine like Architectural Digest will do a feature on a celebrity and we’ll get glimpses of an A-lister’s design preferences and décor. A good example of this was in January 2018, when Jennifer Aniston allowed […]
Make This Your Cleanest Carpooling Season Ever!
Whether it’s hockey practice, piano lessons, jazz, tap or modern dance class, our kids’ active lifestyles keep us on the run – and in the car. For most of us, connecting with other parents to set up a carpooling schedule is a lifesaver! Eliminating even one drop-off or pick-up allows us to catch our breath […]
Back-to-School Lunch Favourite: Mini Veggie Lasagna Pies
Despite all the healthy prepackaged foods and snacks available at the grocery store, nothing compares to the taste of a delicious homecooked meal or snack. More and more families are embracing the good old fashioned art of batch cooking to ensure their kids are well-fed throughout the week. Comfort foods like soup, chili and pasta […]
3 Great Strategies to Conceal Unsightly Pet Gear
It has been said, that until one loves an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. Although undoubtedly true, the same cannot be said about pet accessories. Cat toys, dog toys, leashes and beds are only a few of the many items needed to care for your furry friend. But where do you keep […]
Tips for a Terrifically Tidy Home
In our 39 years of home cleaning specialization, we’ve seen every shade of tidy. They include the extreme minimalism of bare walls and object-free counters, the architectural brilliance of all things built-in and multipurpose and the gorgeous zen-serene that comes from uber creative thrift-ism. Pick and choose from this collective wisdom to get your home […]
Lock, Lock! Who’s there?
You’ll be relieved to hear that this isn’t a bad knock-knock joke, it’s actually a fairy tale come true! It’s the solution sought by everyone who’s ever been locked out of their house; or whose kids have lost their key; or whose contractors show up without a key. The hero of this tale is the […]
Cords are Messy! Learn to Wrangle Them
Nothing makes a home office look more disheveled than a tangle of cords behind the desk. With so many devices these days, in a blink of an eye, what was once organized can become a frustrating knot. Take control of cable management in a snap with a few ingenious tricks and DIY hacks. Box’em Up […]
Garbage Goals: Glamorous and Odour Free!
Just because Rome wasn’t built in a day, doesn’t mean you don’t have it in you to accomplish enormous home improvement feats. Your perpetually smelly kitchen garbage can actually be cured! Follow these simple steps and say goodbye to your trash can blues. Divide and Conquer One of the main reasons kitchen garbage stinks is […]
Hooked for Life! Creative Ways to Hang Things Up
Do you wake up every day praying that you win the lottery so you can do a reno? We’ve got fabulous news! No, you haven’t won, but you will gain more space once-and-for-all! Without going into debt or being mired in months or years of renovations, you can easily create more space in your home […]
Planning to Rent Out your Place? Here’s your Must-do Check List
If you’re thinking of renting out your entire house, your basement or a room in your home, there’s a lot you need to do before you post a “for rent” sign to make it someone else’s dream home. Making a rental unit move-in-ready isn’t just about décor. Becoming a good landlord means you understand how to protect your […]
Simple Steps to Designing a Zero Waste Home
Shockingly, Canada leads the developed world in per capita production of garbage. And, perhaps more alarming, according to Myra Hird, Professor of Environmental Studies at Queen’s University, our production is seven percent higher than per capita output of waste in the United States, which all but invented consumer excess. With stats like that, many Canadians […]
Housekeeping your Condo: A Beginner’s Guide
The greatest perk to condo life is the low-maintenance lifestyle. Not having to shovel snow, clean gutters, rake leaves or worry about leaks in the roof gives you more time to enjoy what you like doing best. But unfortunately, this advantage doesn’t extend inside the unit. A cleaning routine is still a must for condo living. […]