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Tips for How to Clean your Home Before Putting it on the Market

Preparing your home for viewings is very important. It sets the tone of how well you have maintained your home and helps your property sell faster. It can even increase the value of your property.

Declutter and Maintain Personality

Get rid of all the unnecessary items in your home that have accumulated over the years. Put these […]

May 20th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

Tips and Tricks for Upcycling Furniture

Step 2: Painting and Finishing

Following some useful tips and tricks on where to find the best upcycled furniture in our May 13th blog, the residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID are now going to provide us with some handy ideas of how you can paint and finish your upcycled furniture.

Painting and Finishing

Consider using chalk paints […]

May 15th, 2015|Family|

Tips and Tricks for Upcycling Furniture

Step 1: Finding the furniture

In this day and age, upcycling or renovating furniture instead of spending a fortune on a new item may be easier and certainly cheaper.

The residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest revamping old pieces of furniture by scouring antique stores, auction houses, friends and family’s homes or online buying and […]

May 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Natural Ways to Keep the Bugs Away this Summer

Keeping those unwanted insect away from your home this summer might be easier than you expect! The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest natural ways to stop those critters this summer without using harmful toxins.

Reduce Clutter and Maintain a Clean Home

The first step in eliminating and preventing unwanted insects in your home, is to remove […]

May 8th, 2015|Family|

The Magic of Baking Soda

Baking soda is a traditional cleaning product, renowned for its deodorising and mild abrasive properties. The residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID believe that baking soda is an extremely versatile product that has a number of useful properties. Baking soda can be used for the following household tasks:

Cleaning Your Kitchen. Sprinkle a little bit of […]

May 6th, 2015|Cleaning Tips|

Rise and Shine: 5 Minute Morning Workout

With summer fast approaching and work schedules in full swing, it is important to start your day off on a positive note. The professional residential cleaners at MOLLY MAID suggest giving this five-minute workout routine a try.

Physiotherapist Nick Sinfield’s routine begins with a gentle in-bed tension-releasing stretches and finishes with a series of energizing power […]

May 1st, 2015|Health|

Healthy Teeth Trivia

Healthy Snacks.  The best healthy snacks for teeth are nuts and seeds, peanut butter, cheese, plain yogurt and popcorn.
Right Time to Clean. You should never clean your teeth right after eating. If you brush too soon, acid from eating is still in your mouth and it can damage your teeth when you brush. Wait about […]

April 29th, 2015|Health|

Beauty in the Cupboard

Trendy coconut oil is proving to be one of the most versatile beauty products ever.  According to Prevention magazine, it can be used for the following beauty treatments.

Hand cream. Soothe dry hands by moisturizing with a bit of coconut oil.
Smooth legs. Apply coconut oil to your legs and shave. This is an inexpensive and naturally […]

April 24th, 2015|Health|

The Best Healthy Foods to Eat for Tooth Health

Just like our bodies, says the Ontario Dental Association, teeth and gums need essential minerals and vitamins to stay strong and healthy. What’s most important?

Calcium is the main component of teeth and bones. It’s in yogurt, milk and cheese.
Phosphorous helps calcium do its job. It’s in eggs, beef, chicken, turkey, halibut and bread.
Vitamin A helps […]

April 22nd, 2015|Health|

5 Ways to Get Excited about Cleaning

Spring cleaning is a big task but the professional residential cleaners at MOLLY MAID know there are strategies that can help get you motivated to get the job done.

Plan a special dinner party. Inviting someone over can be a great motivator to get things clean – especially since it gives you a hard deadline. Looking […]

April 17th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|