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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|

How to Clean your Dog’s Teeth

If you have a dog you know it can cost a lot of money to have their teeth professionally cleaned. But a few simple habits can help reduce the risk of your pet developing dental problems.

Dog expert Cesar Millan recommends:

Start brushing your dog’s teeth when it is a puppy so he or she is comfortable […]

April 15th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Pets|

Volunteering Makes it Work

Spring is a wonderful time to lend a hand – and make it count for your family and the organization you are helping.

The biggest reason people donate their time and skills, according to Volunteer Canada, is to contribute to their communities.

But there are lots of personal rewards too.

Volunteers learn new skills like raking leaves, making […]

April 10th, 2015|Family|

Brushing Up on Cleaning Chores

Keeping old toothbrushes may come in handy when it comes time to do your household chores. The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID provide the following ideas.

Use a little shaving cream and a toothbrush to remove crayon marks on the wall.
When dirt and mud gets stuck in the soles of your shoes, use a toothbrush to […]

April 8th, 2015|Cleaning Tips|

MOLLY MAID’s Salute to Eggs

It’s Easter Weekend and the perfect time to put the spotlight on eggs!

On the Menu. There are so many ways to eat eggs – egg bread, hot crossed buns, and Eggs Benedict! For something a little different, add avocado to the chopped egg filling of your favourite Russian eggs recipe. Delicious!

In the Garden. Eggshells are […]

April 3rd, 2015|Cleaning Tips|