8 Ways to Say Happy Mother’s Day

The professional house cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID would be happy to clean your mother's home this year – it's a wonderful Mother's Day gift idea! Here are other great ideas that will also make your mom happy. 1. Make a card A store-bought card can be nice but nothing is more personal and sweet […]

Do It Right: Seasonal Clothes Storage

When it's time to pack away winter clothes such as sweaters, coats, gloves, hats, and thermals, it's important to do it right – to preserve the clothing and to avoid nasty surprises, such as moths, when you pull them out in the fall. Here are tips from the home service professionals at MOLLY MAID. Trim […]

Make Something Fun – and Good – to Eat

When it comes to snacks for kids, it’s tough to compete with sweets. But why not try with these homemade fruit snacks. After school, ask kids to help you make them, and then enjoy eating these nutritious treats together too.  The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest that this is a good time to teach […]

Spring Cleaning Series: Taking it Outside

Just like any spring cleaning, it's easiest to approach a large area with a list, say the professional house cleaners at MOLLY MAID. Here is an initial checklist for the outside of your house: Windows: Wash windows and screens for a sparkling view of spring. Gutters: Check gutters and remove any debris from winter storms. […]

Are you Bike Ready?

Now that the better weather is here and you've got more outdoor leisure activities on your to-do list, it's time to 'spring' your bike out of storage. Ideally, you stored your bike away from moisture and off the ground. Do a visual inspection, then clean your bike with a sponge and mild soap in warm […]

Spring Cleaning Series: Kitchen and Bathroom

There is no shortage of spring cleaning chores in the kitchen and bathroom. The home service professionals at MOLLY MAID provide these quick checklists for each of these regularly used rooms:  KITCHEN Go through the pantry and food cupboards and dispose of anything that is past its expiry date. Any packaged foods that are fine […]

7 Easter Traditions Everyone can Enjoy

Foil wrapped eggs, chocolate bunnies, special foods – it must be Easter! Here are some different ways to enjoy it.   DECORATE EGGS: Paint real eggs (you'll need to remove the yolk and white – find detailed directions online) with special paints. Or, pick up special Easter colouring books and colour in egg pictures with […]

Spring Cleaning Series: Bedrooms

Bedrooms are usually in need of attention come spring. The professional house cleaners at MOLLY MAID provide this spring cleaning checklist: Sort through winter clothes and pack them away for storage.Use the three box system (labelled 'Keep', 'Donate' and 'Dispose'). Make sure that sweaters, coats, and other cold weather clothing are stored in clean, cool, […]

Plan a Spring Picnic

With the warmer weather, it's a perfect time to plan a picnic. Here's how: 1. Plan it. Whether your picnic is next weekend or tomorrow, put some thought into it. Write a checklist so you remember everything from food and beverages, to tablecloths and napkins, to games (and prizes) for everyone to play, to utensils […]

Spring Cleaning Series: Main Floor Spaces

If you're going to tackle some of your big spring cleaning projects yourself this month, the home service professionals at MOLLY MAID can help get you started. With just a bit of care, attention and elbow grease, your home will sparkle in the warmer months ahead. Clear winter clutter. Find a home for those scarves […]

Tiptoe through the Tulips – and other Spring Flowers

As the warm days of spring set in, flowers can add colour and fragrance to your life in different ways. * Plant some: Make flower beds or planters of pansies, primrose, bleeding heart, dahlias, gladiolus, forget-me-nots and other popular varieties. Consider planting flowering perennials for your garden such as black-eyed Susan's, salvias, and daylilies as […]

Spring Cleaning Series: It’s all in the Details

Celebrate! After months of dark, cold winter – spring has sprung. When the sun’s out and the temperature’s rising, it’s time to throw open the doors and windows and give the house, from top to bottom, inside and out, a deep clean. What’s important as you plan your spring cleaning? The house cleaners at MOLLY […]

Get Outside

Need a day off? Enjoy spring-like weather by doing these fun outdoor activities with your family or friends: PETAL SEARCH: Search for spring flowers such as crocuses and snowdrops in your neighbourhood – and take photos! PICTURE PERFECT: Record the budding on a tree. Take a picture of the same tree everyday for a month […]

Home Cleaning Tips: 5 Kitchen Chores that Probably Need Doing

1. Clean the Coffee Maker: Fill the machine with up to 4 cups of white vinegar in the tank and let it stand for 30 minutes. Run a cycle with the vinegar, followed by two or three cycles with water. 2. De-grease the Stove Filter:  Have a look at the filter above the stove – […]

Kids Stuff: 5 Ways to get Kids to Help you Clean

Cleaning the house is something everyone has to learn at some point in their life. Get kids into the habit of helping you clean by teaching them from a young age. Here are five ways to get kids to help: Make Sure Chores are Appropriate for the Age – One of the best ways to make […]

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.