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.
3 Tricks to Fall in Love with Cleaning
Okay, maybe falling in love with cleaning is a stretch, but you can fall in love with the feeling you get after you’ve given your home the TLC it deserves. Sometimes it takes more than the trendiest cleaning tools and greatest playlist to help you get the job done. Here are 3 ideas that can […]
Endless Blooms: How to Clean Artificial Flowers
Artificial flower bouquets are beautiful, practical and a godsend for allergy-sufferers – until they become covered in dust. Once dirty, they can quickly make a room look dated and unclean. And, while they don’t require the care and specific living conditions of a real live plant, they still need a regular cleaning routine to look […]
Lock, Lock! Who’s there?
You’ll be relieved to hear that this isn’t a bad knock-knock joke, it’s actually a fairy tale come true! It’s the solution sought by everyone who’s ever been locked out of their house; or whose kids have lost their key; or whose contractors show up without a key. The hero of this tale is the […]
Cords are Messy! Learn to Wrangle Them
Nothing makes a home office look more disheveled than a tangle of cords behind the desk. With so many devices these days, in a blink of an eye, what was once organized can become a frustrating knot. Take control of cable management in a snap with a few ingenious tricks and DIY hacks. Box’em Up […]
Home Improved: The Transformational Power of a Work Back Schedule, Part 2
The longer we put things off, the heavier they weigh on our minds; case in point when it comes to cleaning our decks and siding. No need to be mired in guilt any longer, our work back schedules will show you how easy it is to tick these bore-chores off your to-do list. Simplest Way […]
Garbage Goals: Glamorous and Odour Free!
Just because Rome wasn’t built in a day, doesn’t mean you don’t have it in you to accomplish enormous home improvement feats. Your perpetually smelly kitchen garbage can actually be cured! Follow these simple steps and say goodbye to your trash can blues. Divide and Conquer One of the main reasons kitchen garbage stinks is […]
Hooked for Life! Creative Ways to Hang Things Up
Do you wake up every day praying that you win the lottery so you can do a reno? We’ve got fabulous news! No, you haven’t won, but you will gain more space once-and-for-all! Without going into debt or being mired in months or years of renovations, you can easily create more space in your home […]
Planning to Rent Out your Place? Here’s your Must-do Check List
If you’re thinking of renting out your entire house, your basement or a room in your home, there’s a lot you need to do before you post a “for rent” sign to make it someone else’s dream home. Making a rental unit move-in-ready isn’t just about décor. Becoming a good landlord means you understand how to protect your […]
Simple Steps to Designing a Zero Waste Home
Shockingly, Canada leads the developed world in per capita production of garbage. And, perhaps more alarming, according to Myra Hird, Professor of Environmental Studies at Queen’s University, our production is seven percent higher than per capita output of waste in the United States, which all but invented consumer excess. With stats like that, many Canadians […]
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 […]
Housekeeping your Condo: A Beginner’s Guide
The greatest perk to condo life is the low-maintenance lifestyle. Not having to shovel snow, clean gutters, rake leaves or worry about leaks in the roof gives you more time to enjoy what you like doing best. But unfortunately, this advantage doesn’t extend inside the unit. A cleaning routine is still a must for condo living. […]
Think Outside the Pot: 3 Ways to Decorate with Plants
Did you know just one glance at a plant can lower your heart rate? It’s true! Studies show the health benefits don’t stop there. According to NASA research, plants remove toxins from the air every 24 hours. Plants pull contaminants into the soil, where root zone microorganisms convert them into food. So, tempt your senses and bring […]
The Great Porch Project
If your porch is still showing signs of winter, it really, truly, is time to get to work! Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to help you transform your porch into a summery paradise. Remove Signs of Seasons Past Start your porch makeover by putting away items like snow shovels, left over bags of ice salt […]
Abracadabra! Time to Celebrate Microfibre’s Magical Powers!
In 1999, The University of California Davis Medical Center (UCDMC) pilot tested microfibre mops for a year to see how they compared with wet loop mops. The results were staggering! Switching to microfibre mops equated to a 60% lifetime cost savings, a 95% reduction in chemical costs associated with mopping tasks and 20% labour savings […]
Cut it Out! The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Greasy Range Hood Filters
The saying ‘you don’t know what you don’t know’ applies so fittingly to people’s relationships with their range hood filters. In 2010, the New York Times ran a story in which Robert Schwartz, an interior designer had this to say about vents: “I’ve gone into kitchens 20 years old, and people have never cleaned their […]