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. […]

Camp Smart: Seven Unusual Camping Tips

Planning your annual camping trip? We have prepared some creative tips to help you “rough it”, with a little more comfort. Empty coffee container: Put toilet paper into an empty coffee container to keep it dry. Foam floor tiles: Bring a dozen or so and use them to create a comfortable floor in your tent. […]

HELP: How to Get Others in the House to Clean Up Too

Whether you live with family or friends, it’s important that everyone pitches in to keep the house clean. Here are some tips to get everyone doing their part. Create a chore wheel with cleaning tasks that need to be done once a week (i.e. bathrooms, kitchen, family room and hallways, garbage and recycling). To create […]

Be a Sport

It’s a good idea to do a little preparation ahead of time when it comes to winter sports, so kids – and adults – stay safe and warm. Here’s what you need to consider. Stay warm: No matter which sport you enjoy, staying warm and dry is important, so you want to make sure you […]

Happy Holidays: Including your Pets

Are your dogs or cats ready for the guests that will be coming to your home this holiday season? Here are some tips to help your pet – and your guests – enjoy the festivities together. Salon: Give your dog a bath or send them to the groomer before the festivities begin. Make sure to […]

Oh Christmas Tree!

Having a decorated tree in the house is a wonderful way to celebrate the season. There’s often a family tradition around getting the tree and, of course, decorating it.  What would Christmas morning be without one? In recent years, artificial trees have become more popular; however, there are definitely advantages for selecting each type of […]

Family Fun Activities to Try this Fall

With changing temperatures comes a whole new set of family activities. Not sure what to do? We’ve prepared a list of 9 things that you and your bubble can do to enjoy the cooler months ahead. 1. Rake leaves into a pile and jump in them. 2. Visit a local farmer’s market in your area […]

Pumpkin Party

If you’re looking to host a Halloween inspired street party for the families in your area, a pumpkin party is a great way to do so. Here’s a guide to help you prepare your fun-filled pumpkin party: Organize your pumpkin party in the afternoon on Halloween. Host the party in your backyard and hand deliver […]

Getting the Kids on their Back-to-school Bedtime

One of the many things that children love about the long summer holidays is that their normal bedtime is usually extended. This often makes it tricky to get your children back into a regular bedtime routine as the new school year approaches. Here are a few ideas that might help you get them back on […]

Beat the Rainy Days with these Fall Crafts

With shorter days and longer evenings setting in, it can often be a daunting task to find activities to entertain your family.  The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest digging into your art supply box and get crafty this season. Here are some fall crafting ideas to get you started: Leaf Rubbing Fall is the […]

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.