How to get your Laundry to Peak Performance

All-purpose laundry detergent ranks high on most people’s list of comforts. What’s not to love? They’re easy to use (especially the pods!), they’re safe for the environment and they make our clothes smell great; however, that hasn’t always been the case. According to the Soap and Detergent Association of Canada, it wasn’t until 1946 that developers […]

Keep your Reusable Water Bottle Fresh and Clean

We carry our reusable water bottles everywhere we go; to the gym, the beach, work, school and sports. They have become part of our everyday routine and help us feel environmentally responsible. Regardless of where it goes, we often feel less of a need to clean them regularly when we only fill it with water; […]

Cat Sitting 101

If you are a cat owner, you may require short-term care for your feline when you take an extended vacation. Whether you hire a professional pet sitter or ask a family member or neighbour, it’s important to provide detailed instructions for them. Here’s how: The House Tour Show your cat sitter where your cat eats […]

Get to Know your Fridge and Maximize its Space for Better Efficiency

The modern refrigerator is a thing of beauty. Each manufacturer claims to have the best design by boasting a bevy of must-have amenities. An ice machine, a shelf to store eggs, a meat and deli drawer, even a place to chill 4 bottles of wine. Regardless of how fancy or simple your fridge is, a […]

Housekeepers are Worth their Weight in Gold!

The most recent happiness study, conducted by the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School, found that people experience more happiness when buying time, rather than material possessions. Even small choices, such as shopping at a grocery store closer to home, even if it is more expensive, makes us happier because it provides extra time […]

What Kind of Cleaner Are You?

Everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to cleaning. Some people are content with being messy, while others can’t stand the disorganization. Whatever your preferences are, here are some helpful cleaning tips from MOLLY MAID to coincide with your preferred cleaning style. Last Minute Cleaner: This person is really good at cleaning up, […]

Tackle Organization with a Tension Rod

By design, an adjustable tension rod is the perfect solution for organizing items in your home. Its skinny, adjustable, and easy to maneuver allowing it to fit discretely into various spaces in your home. Here are five easy ways to use a tension rod to organize items in your home: Frozen food organizer: The freezer […]

How Safe is your Can Opener?

Where would we be without our trusty can opener? Used during food prep, the can opener is a popular tool found in many kitchens and is often the deciding factor as to whether or not a restaurant receives a passing grade during a health inspection. Surprisingly enough, the can opener is one of the first […]

Pipe Dreams can come True!

The #1 cause of clogged sewer pipes is everyday cooking oil. We often believe that hot water, detergents and garbage disposals are powerful enough to wash away or get rid of grease. Unfortunately, these methods and beliefs tend to do more harm than good. Hot water cools inside sewage pipes causing fats and grease to coagulate, […]

Minimalism: The Art of Life Less Cluttered

To declutter their life, many have turned to the practices of a minimalistic lifestyle. What exactly is minimalism? According to minimalists, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, best known for their blogs, podcast, books and documentary, sum minimalism up in a single sentence: “Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess, in favour of focusing on […]

Cleaning up Camp

Even if you have the stamina to portage for a week, face heavy rain and still manage to keep a smile on your face, the equipment clean-up from a camping trip once you return home requires a different set of mental strength altogether. Beat procrastination and extend the life of your camping equipment by implementing […]

Smart Lunch Solutions for the Back-to-School Season

Start the new school year with these smart lunch solutions: Brown Paper Bags Back to basics, the brown paper lunch bag is making a comeback. Inexpensive, the paper bag is very versatile. Not only do they come in a variety of sizes, but they also provide a blank canvas for children to personalize. The brown […]

Thanks to Technology, Housework is no longer a Chore

It is quite evident that the advancements in technology have helped save time and effort when cleaning our homes, compared to chores in the 50s. In fact, housewives in the 1950s spent 42 hours a week doing general housework and another 15-20 hours doing deep cleaning. Today however, the average person may spend 1 to […]

A Dust-free Breeze? Yes Please.

Table and floor fans are a blessing when it’s hot and humid. But these cooling mechanisms are dust collectors too. Cleaning your fans regularly will help them work better and last longer. Here’s how: Turn off the fan and unplug it. Remove the front grill, either by unsnapping the cover or by unscrewing it with […]

Why Men Should Clean More

Over the last few years, research has shown that women do more housework than men. Which isn’t a big surprise considering our history; however, there are lots of good reasons why men should pick up a mop and bucket more often. Here’s why: Happier children: According to a study, school-aged children who do housework with […]

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.