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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 […]

Smooth Operator: Fitness Tips for Cleaning your Blender

Blenders are kitchen juggernauts! They have the power to transform humble ingredients into delicious soups, smoothies and compost for your garden, as well as whip up all kinds of icy cocktails. Are you looking for a long-term relationship with your blender? The secret to success is this 3-step bulletproof cleaning system: 1. The Rinse Reflex […]

If these Walls Could Talk

Do you take your walls for granted? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Even ‘Martha Stewart’ style cleaners need a reminder that walls require, at minimum, a yearly scrub down too. The job may seem daunting and boring, but all you need are a few 60-minute scrub sessions and a tiny splash of elbow grease. Follow this 3-step […]

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 […]

Old-fashioned Cleaning Tricks that Still Work

Inheritance comes in all shapes and sizes: large sums of money, treasured heirlooms, secret family recipes like Granny’s shortbread or Uncle Bill’s BBQ rib glaze. Once in a while, an indispensable pearl of wisdom trickles down too, such as strange and wonderful ways to clean your home. Here’s a list of some old-fashioned cleaning tips […]

The Happiness Project can Transform your Mind, Body and Home

Cleaning your home has so many more benefits than just clean floors and shiny mirrors. In fact, cleaning has many psychological benefits as well. And, it’s these psychological benefits that really stand out in Gretchen Rubin’s book, The Happiness Project. Gretchen’s focus in the book is much more extensive, taking a full year, month by […]

Spoilers: Why you shouldn’t Store some Items in your Garage

There are several reasons why your garage is less than ideal to store items in. Here’s why. Temperature: Unless your garage is temperature regulated, hot and cold temperatures in most parts of Canada are too extreme for many items to be stored in. For example, items such as paint should be stored in a cool […]

Curb Appeal Checklist: How does your House Rate?

Spring is the perfect time to check your homes curb appeal and make improvements where necessary. Here’s a checklist to help you get started. Roof: Inspect your roof for leaks and replace it if necessary.  If you are unable to replace the entire roof, have a roofer patch spots that are beginning to wear. Bricks: Inspect the […]

Five Surprising Solutions that will Make your Life Easier

Remove rust from your stove element Use a damp, microfibre cloth to clean off as much baked on food as possible. Rinse the element with warm water. Mix three parts baking soda and one part water or white vinegar, to make a paste. Apply the paste to the rust spot and let it sit for […]

What’s that Sound?

Stop and take a moment to listen. What sounds do you hear in your home? While the quiet ticking of your living room clock is one thing, you may notice that other items in your home are making a racket. The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest trying these tips, to help you minimize the […]

The Eerie Creaks, Cracks and Glows of your Home

1. The creaky stairs Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and heard your staircase creaking while everyone was asleep?  If so, not to worry – this is not the result of a friendly ghost in your home, in fact, it’s actually quite common in most homes, and is simply caused […]

Do the Washer and Dryer need a Clean too?

Absolutely, says the residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID. Here’s how to do it: Washer While most people assume that their washer cleans itself every time they do a load of laundry, this is actually not the case. Your washing machine needs a good clean a few times a year as well. Set your washer […]

How to keep your Leather Couch Clean

A leather couch is often an expensive investment, so it’s important to take good care of it.  The residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID recommend the following tips to help keep your leather couch clean and in pristine condition. Deep cleaning: Vacuum the surface of your leather couch with a soft brush attachment, making sure […]

Draft-proof your Home

As winter gets closer, it’s important to draft-proof your home to keep the warm air inside and the cold air out. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest trying these helpful tips to get your home ready for the cold months ahead. Hold a lit candle in front of your window to test […]

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.