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.
Let the Sun In: 5 Wacky Ways to Clean Windows
1. Newspaper is one of the most often cited ‘tools’ for cleaning windows – and it works. The home service professionals at MOLLY MAID have also heard that it’s important to use newspaperthat is a few days old- so you’re sure ink on the pages is completely dry and won’t leave streaks on the […]
Breathe: 9 Natural Ways to Reduce Odours in the Home
When weather keeps doors and windows closed tight, the air inside your home can get a little stale. While the professional house cleaners at MOLLY MAID love that green cleaning products help create a clean and fresh scent, there are also other ways to get rid of smells you don't like… and freshen up the […]
How Sweet it isn't: Garbage and Trash Can 101
The garbage container seems to be one of the toughest areas to keep clean – and no wonder, it's used countless times every day and often in a hurry. The professional house cleaners at MOLLY MAID have created this guide to keeping garbage sorted and garbage containers clean. WIPE IT DOWN: Keep the lids and […]
The Real Dirt on why you should Hire a Cleaning Service
Need a day off? In a study by Neatorobotics.com (the people who make the Neato robot vacuum), 90 percent of women feel ‘time saving‘ is the most important feature of using a robot vacuum cleaner. MOLLY MAID knows that time saving is also one of the biggest benefits of hiring a professional cleaning service, such […]
How Safe are your Cleaning Products?
Household cleaners can be tough on some people; irritating airways and eyes, and even making allergy or asthma symptoms worse. Green cleaning comes to the rescue, say the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID. Green cleaning is all about protecting the health and safety of your family, friends and pets, and it also helps to protect […]
Cleaning Day: 10 Steps to Make It Green
Here are 10 easy ways to make your next clean eco-friendly. Use energy efficient cleaning equipment. Buy products from environmentally responsible suppliers, manufacturers and retailers. Get rid of toxic cleaning products (anything labeled with words such as 'poison', 'danger', 'warning', 'caution'). Take those products to a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal. Use 'green' cleaning products. These […]
Tools of the Trade: MOLLY MAID House Cleaners Share Their Secrets
Having the right tools can make all the difference when you clean. Here's what the Cleaning Experts at MOLLY MAID keep on hand: BROOM. Nylon bristles catch dirt best, and an angled broom head is most efficient for getting into hard to reach corners. BUCKET. Keep cleaning products together in a bucket so you'll know where […]
How to Control Pests in the Garden – Naturally
When mosquitoes or aphids become a nuisance, pass on chemical products and try these natural solutions to keep unwanted garden visitors away. Use Odours They Don’t Like Certain essential oils are great at keeping away mosquitoes, ants and even fleas. Look for repellants that contain lemongrass, cedar or eucalyptus. Reapply often. Invite Beneficial Insects Talk […]
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 […]