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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 […]

February 14th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Health, Laundry, Maintenance|

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 […]

February 9th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Family, Valentine's Day|

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 […]

February 7th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Health, Maintenance, Organization Tips|

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

Many of us will suffer from interrupted sleep patterns and discomfort from the warmer temperatures this summer. If you don’t have access to air conditioning, the professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest trying these tips and tricks to help you stay cool.

Cool Down your Bedroom before Going to Sleep

Do what you can to […]

July 31st, 2015|Summer|

5 Tips for Staying Healthy this Summer

Summertime can be an extremely busy season. Trying to balance work and family dinners and activities can leave you feeling exhausted. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest these easy tips and tricks to help you take care of yourself this summer and keep your body healthy.

Drink Plenty of Water

It is very important […]

July 29th, 2015|Health, Summer|

5 Reasons to Try Gardening in Pots this Summer

If you have limited outdoor space around your home, planting in pots or containers can be a great way to liven up your outdoor area. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID, list the following reasons as to why you should add some colour to our outside space this summer.

Container Gardening can be Done […]

July 24th, 2015|Family, Summer|

Preparing for Summer Holidays: Part Two

Part Two: How to Keep the Family Entertained on Long Trips

Traveling by Car

The biggest cause of holiday driving stress this summer is going to come from your back seat. It’s that dreaded, repeated question that will occur several times during a journey, that can make every summer holiday road trip a challenge: Are we there […]

July 22nd, 2015|Family, Summer, Uncategorized|

Preparing for Summer Holidays: Part One

Part One: 14 Tips for Packing your Suitcase

We have all suffered from luggage nightmares that could have easily been avoided had we packed our suitcases more efficiently. For a stress-free packing experience, the professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest these simple tips for packing your suitcase with ease.

Spruce up your Suitcase

Finding your suitcase […]

July 17th, 2015|Family, Organization Tips, Summer, Uncategorized|

Tips for Removing and Preventing Mould in your Kitchen

With the increase in condensation and moisture during the summer months, keeping your kitchen and bathrooms fresh and clean isn’t as easy as it sounds. Mould thrives in warm, moist conditions and can be very hazardous to your health. By removing existing mould and reducing the development of moisture, you can eliminate mould from spreading […]

July 15th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Health|

Rehydrate with Exciting Water Infused Beverages

We all know how important it is to keep our bodies hydrated, especially during the summer months. Ordinary water, however, can sometimes lose its appeal over time. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID recommend trying these fun water infused beverages to help give your water some flare!

The simplest way to infuse water is […]

July 10th, 2015|Health, Summer|