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Take your Mom to the Gadget Spa!

Although a bouquet of boho chic flowers sounds really nice, their wow factor is short lived. Instead of bogging mom down with floral duties, uplift her by taking her gadgets to the spa. Moms live in the fast lane, so this Mother’s Day offer to clean up their technosphere. Wireless Wonder The hottest DIY trend […]

Children’s Books about Cleaning

It’s not just doomed fairy tale children whose parents and not-so-evil stepmothers make them do chores; human children must learn this life skill too. Here’s a list of children’s books that teach children the important message that everyone must help out around the house: A Wonderful Week by Marjolein Varekamp Busy, Busy Town by author/illustrator […]

Free House! …Dust Free, that is!

It’s not just asthma and allergy sufferers who benefit from minimizing the dust, pollen, and pollutant count in their homes. Clean air is good for all humans and animals alike. The only problem is that dust is a mostly-invisible-foe. With a few home design tweaks, new stick-to-it habits and some cutting-edge technology, you can keep […]

5 Simple Ways to Keep your Hotel Room Tidy

Whether you’re a family of four or a solo traveler, living out of a suitcase for more than a couple of nights can get messy. Even with daily hotel housekeeping on your side, you need to put some rules and systems into place. Here’s our tips: Hang it up! The closed-loop hangers provided at most […]

How to Break up with yours Stacks, Heaps and Piles of Things

Here’s a not-so-secret-secret: the only difference between a tidy home and a messy home is allegiance to storage systems. Look around an organized home and you’ll see storage in every shape and size; custom shelving, cabinets, racks, storage boxes, bins and lovely baskets. Ready to reduce your unsightly mounds once and for all? Follow this […]

Pack the Perfect Litter-free Lunch

School lunches can generate a lot of waste. In fact, the Recycling Council of Ontario suggests that the average student’s lunch generates a total of 30 kilograms of waste per school year, which translates to an average school generating up to 8,500 kilograms (18,700 lbs) of waste per year. Considering all the schools across Canada, […]

Spring Cleaning vs. Everyday Cleaning: The Ultimate Checklist

Everywhere you look, spring clean buzz is in the air! Internet headlines and the cover of every home decor magazine are ready to tackle spring cleaning! But, apart from being an annual tradition, what does it really mean? Is there actually a difference between spring cleaning and weekly chores? Here’s our ultimate checklist: Typically, everyday […]

Swedish Death Cleaning: A Surprisingly Uplifting Process

This new macabre-sounding cleaning technique may be more than just a passing lifestyle fad thanks to its unexpectedly inspirational common sense philosophy. Swedish death cleaning is simply the act of scaling down our belongings so that our loved ones will not have to deal with the mess after we’ve passed on. The only somberness in […]

Your Clothes Called, they want you to Iron Out these Bad Habits

Gunk on your iron got you steaming? That gunk is simply a result of synthetic and natural fibres melting onto the iron’s soleplate when it’s too hot. In typical morning mayhem, we flip the iron to its highest temperature setting, so we can quickly smooth a few key wrinkles from our favourite blouse. But it’s […]

The Subtle Art of Perfecting Valentine’s Day

The French poet, Pierre Reverdy, wrote, “there is no love; there are only proofs of love. Whatever love I might feel in my heart, others will see only my action.” And, how true that is! We all know it’s the little things that really show someone you care. So, this Valentine’s Day, along with the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kids vs. Cleaning – Getting them to Clean their Room

Are your kids constantly making a mess in their room? If so, you’re not alone! The best course of action is to provide structure around cleaning their room, to help your kids get on-board.  Here’s how: 1) Use photos to show what is acceptable Conduct a quick internet search to find photos of a before […]

Fall Cleaning Traditions from Around the World

When it comes to cleaning, there are many worldwide traditions that celebrate the cleaning and preparation of the home for fall. India Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, takes place every October. One important part of the festival is the celebration of the goddess Lakshmi who visits everyone’s home to spread wealth and prosperity. To […]

Road Trip

Summer is a wonderful time to pack up and set out onto the open road. Whether you have a set destination or no destination at all, keeping your car clean and tidy during the long haul is important. The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest implementing these tips before you set out on your journey. […]

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.