The Lowdown on Paint Clean-up

While washing walls and doorway trims is one way to clean things up for the holidays, sometimes you have to “cheat” with a little bit of paint. Here’s a guide to cleaning up while you’re painting, and tidying up once you’re done. Paint on Clothing To remove latex paint (water-based), scrape off excess paint and […]

Happy New Year from MOLLY MAID!

New Year’s Day is a day of good cheer! Why not toast to the first day of 2016 by cleaning up your Christmas tree? Here’s a guide to get you started: Ornaments Start by removing your ornaments from the tree. Wrap each fragile ornament individually with tissue paper or newspaper. If you don’t have any […]

Be a Sport

It’s a good idea to do a little preparation ahead of time when it comes to winter sports, so kids – and adults – stay safe and warm. Here’s what you need to consider. Stay warm: No matter which sport you enjoy, staying warm and dry is important, so you want to make sure you […]

May all your Christmases be Bright

The holidays are the perfect time to clean your indoor lights and fixtures of dirt, dust and grime. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest following these cleaning tips to help your lights glitter this holiday season. Start upstairs and work your way down. MOLLY MAID always suggests working from the top to […]

Happy Holidays: Including your Pets

Are your dogs or cats ready for the guests that will be coming to your home this holiday season? Here are some tips to help your pet – and your guests – enjoy the festivities together. Salon: Give your dog a bath or send them to the groomer before the festivities begin. Make sure to […]

Check List: While you’re Away

If you’re scheduling a vacation this winter, and plan on designating a house-sitting service to watch your home, this simple checklist will help you get prepared and ensure your house-sitter has everything they need. Prepare a folder of important information. The folder should include the House Sitting Agreement (if you have one), your contact information […]

Five Winter Projects to Spruce up your Home

While spring, summer and fall had you working on all your outdoor tasks, the winter season is the perfect time to focus on those indoor chores that have been sitting on your to-do list. Here are five projects that will help spruce up your home – and keep you busy, this winter season: 1) Upgrade […]

How Safe is your Identity?

According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, identity theft refers to the preparatory stage of acquiring and collecting someone else’s personal information for criminal purposes. Although identity theft may seem unlikely, it is crucial to take preventative measures in order to protect yourself. The most effective way to dispose of sensitive or personal information is […]

Purchasing New Pots and Pans

A good set of cookware is an essential part of a well-stocked kitchen. If you’re thinking about replacing your current set, the professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest following these steps, to ensure you get the right pots and pans for all your cooking needs. How many do you need?  Before venturing to […]

Give a Little, Get a Lot

Looking to put a little magic into your holidays? There are lots of different ways you can volunteer and help others during the holiday season. Giving to others makes you feel good, and volunteering is something you can do with your family, friends or even by yourself. Here are some suggestions: Volunteer at a shelter: […]

Cookie Exchange

Hosting a cookie swap is a great way to get together with friends and family – and of course, to load up on baked treats for the entire holiday season.  Once everyone has arrived and all cookies are on display, invite guests to fill their take-home box with an assortment of cookies. Here’s a step-by-step […]

Oh Christmas Tree!

Having a decorated tree in the house is a wonderful way to celebrate the season. There’s often a family tradition around getting the tree and, of course, decorating it.  What would Christmas morning be without one? In recent years, artificial trees have become more popular; however, there are definitely advantages for selecting each type of […]

5 Genius Ways to Organize for the Holidays

Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, getting ready for the holidays can be an ideal time to re-organize and de-clutter your home. The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest following these simple tips to help get you organized. Go through your seasonal decorations as you pull them out to decorate. Is it time […]

Simple Homemade Christmas Gifts

The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID recommend getting crafty this holiday season, by making these trendy gifts for that special someone! Vinyl Record Bookends Materials: Old vinyl records Baking pan Kettle of boiling water 8” x 8” bamboo cutting board How to: Select a record, and determine which side of the record you […]

Keeping Colds at Bay

Tis’ the season for catching the common cold! While it may be tempting to reach for the usual over- the-counter medicine, MOLLY MAID suggests trying these homemade remedies to help alleviate your cold symptoms this winter. Congestion: Hot Ginger Tea Hot ginger tea is a great remedy for congestion. The aromatic parts in ginger, called […]

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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.