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.
Hard Stains: How to Get Rid of them at the Cottage
If you're a rustic cottage lover you may have noticed hard water stains in the toilet bowl, sinks and tub. Hard water isn't treated and contains minerals such as calcium, magnesium and lime that can leave behind residue and unsightly stains. There are specialty cleaning products available but you should be sure they're okay in […]
Green Cleaning: A Guide to the Right Products!
Many cleaning products contain numerous chemicals, which can be bad for your family and the environment. The expert home cleaners at MOLLY MAID use cleaning products that are non-toxic and environmentally friendly as part of their Green Housekeeping Program! Here are their tips for when you are looking for green cleaning products. General cleaning: It […]
Let the Sun In – How to Naturally Bleach Out Stains on Clothes!
Chemical bleaches may be useful in removing stains, however they are harmful to the environment, can be bad for your skin and can ruin your clothes if you aren't careful. Fortunately, there is a safer, more natural and more cost effective way to bleach your items – sun bleaching. Here's how you do it: Wet […]
How to Make Your Home Smell Amazing – Naturally
Finding the right air freshener for your home can be difficult. While there are lots of manufactured air fresheners in stores, many contain chemicals that may be harmful to the environment while others are expensive. So, how can you get a natural, fresh, clean scent in your home? It’s easy – the cleaning experts at […]
BREATHE: Natural Air Fresheners for Your Home
When the rooms in your home begin to smell a bit dusty, try these natural, air freshener ideas. They’re a refreshing change to chemical air fresheners that you buy. Open the windows. Set out bowls of vinegar, which absorb odours. Make your own citrus air freshener for the bathroom: Ingredients: 2 cups hot water 1/8 […]
How to ‘Green Clean’ Your Community and Home for Earth Day
When the snow melts, it’s often shocking when you see how much garbage has accumulated. But the mess also inspires many communities to organize annual spring cleaning events for their parks and recreation areas. Having the community work together not only creates a sense of pride and camaraderie among neighbours, but the earth itself also […]
Go Clean or Go Green: MOLLY MAID Supplies Checklist
Now’s a great time to stock up on the cleaning supplies you’ll need for your cleaning chores. Remember, Easter guests are just around the corner and so is the annual Spring Clean! Use the lists below to be most effective in cleaning your home (and don’t forget that if you’re running out of time, you […]
Spring Clean Your Clothes Closet… 1, 2, 3!
Cleaning out your clothes closet – packing away warm clothing and hanging up spring and summer items – is one of those must-do chores at this time of year. The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID recommend this simple way to streamline the process. Get three containers (bins or bags) and label them: 'Keep', 'Donate' and […]
Make it Green – 5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
March 17th is St. Patrick's Day and what better way to celebrate than by going green when you clean the house! The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID provide these green cleaning tips: Wash the majority of your laundry in cold water (bed sheets should be washed in hot water). There are many laundry soaps now […]
Home & Garden: Canvas Bags to the Rescue
Do you stuff your plastic shopping bags under your sink or in one of your kitchen drawers? Using plastic bags can be harmful to the environment and they can clutter your home. The expert home cleaners at MOLLY MAID recommend using a canvas bag instead. Here are four reasons why: 1. A canvas bag lasts […]
How to Bust the Dust in Your Home
As winter slowly turns into spring, the dust in your home seems to become more obvious. The fact there is more sunlight is one reason (sun seems to make dust shine too!). The other reason may be that your home is becoming a little cluttered; with the weather lately we don’t know if we should […]
Recycle and Repurpose: MOLLY MAID Shares 3 Simple Strategies
There is never a shortage of great ways to recycle and repurpose common household items! Who better than the expert house cleaners at MOLLY MAID to introduce ideas that work! Here are three ways to recycle and repurpose: 1. Vacuum with Wrapping Paper Tubes Do you still have some of those long cardboard wrapping […]
New Year, New You: 5 Must-Do’s in 2013!
It’s a brand New Year so why not make some time to match it with a brand new you? The key is to think positively and realistically about your goals for 2013 and allow yourself the time to do so. Our top tips for a healthy and positive new year are: 1. Be active: Exercise […]
MOLLY MAID Experts Use the ‘4 Ns’ When Grocery Shopping
Next time you head to the grocery store, keep the 4 N’s in mind to ensure you’re buying the healthiest food for your family that you can. The green cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID have identified these ‘clean living’ strategies. 1. Natural: Nutrition experts recommend that you eat as much unprocessed food as possible (so […]
Blocked Shower Head? Here’s How to Clear It Fast
If you notice your shower isn't as powerful as it once was, or if it's squirting water jets in odd directions, it may be clogged up with limescale deposits. To dissolve the limescale: Unscrew the shower head. Soak it for a few hours in white vinegar mixed with equal parts water. Give it a good […]