Mice? The Importance of Keeping them out and Cleaning up their Mess

As the cold weather settles in, mice often start looking for food and warmth, which could lead them straight into your house. If mice do find a way in, the telltale signs are simple. You'll find mouse droppings, little bits of chewed-up food packages, and you can often hear them in the walls and ceiling […]

Trick or Treat? Why Not Make your own Sweets

Everyone loves Halloween because you get to dress up in fun and scary costumes – and indulge a little in sweets and treats! Make Halloween a little different this year by making your own treats to give out when goblins and witches come a knocking, or to have on hand to celebrate the day. Here […]

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 […]

10 Fall Garden Tasks you Need to do Now

How do you prepare the yard and garden for winter? Here's a checklist: Remove old plant matter from the garden and put it into the compost bin. Rake leaves (this is good for the lawn because it will help to de-thatch the lawn) and use some of them as mulch for the garden beds. Winterize […]

Jazz, Delicious and Others: The Apple of your Eye – and Pie!

For some people, autumn is a time of beautiful fall colours, apples – and apple pie! They like nothing better than to plan a trip to the country with their apple baskets to pick their own. Grocery stores and farmer's markets in the city also feature the huge variety of apples that are available at […]

Carpet Cleaning 101

Take a good look at your carpets. After a long and fabulous summer of bare feet and busy traffic, they're probably looking a little, if not a lot, worn. Next to having a carpet cleaning company come in (and this may be necessary if you haven't had your carpets cleaned for a few years), or […]

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 […]

Cleaning Tips for Furniture

Couches and easy chairs sure take a beating because they’re used day-in and day-out. So it’s important to keep them looking as clean and new as possible. Here are four easy tips

6 Inexpensive Must-Have Organizing Tools

Here are inexpensive ‘tools’ that will help you de-clutter and keep things in their place.

Harvest Home: Buy Now to Enjoy Later

Freezing fruits and vegetables when they’re at their best actually preserves a lot of their good, nutritious ingredients. Here are some ideas!

Autumn: The Perfect Time for a Spring Clean

It’s a perfect time to do a ‘spring’ clean, so to speak, in your home. A spring clean is really just a deep clean, and with autumn signalling several beginnings (back to school, new courses, colder weather), it’s a perfect time to spruce up the place and still be able to leave the windows open […]

In the Bag: How to Pack Delicious Lunches

Does everyone in your family take lunch with them during the week? Here are great suggestions for making lunch at school or in the office a wonderful thing! No Soggy Lunches – Ever! Make sandwiches that will maintain their freshness no matter what you put on the inside. To prevent soggy bread, pack condiments, sauces, […]

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 make Home Office Space Work for Everyone!

Now that kids are back to school, it’s important to provide a homework area so that the after-school ritual gets done. Kids don’t have to have a desk in their rooms – in fact parents and kids can share a work space. What’s most important is that all the essential tools are there, and that […]

Back-To-School: How to Make it Easy for Kids and Yourself

With the start of the new school year just around the corner, it's a good idea to start getting kids – and the whole family – back into the school-day routine. Here's how: Set a bedtime routine. Establish a reasonable bedtime and have your children practice getting up and getting dressed at the same time […]

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.