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Housekeepers are Worth their Weight in Gold!

The most recent happiness study, conducted by the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School, found that people experience more happiness when buying time, rather than material possessions. Even small choices, such as shopping at a grocery store closer to home, even if it is more expensive, makes us happier because it provides extra time […]

September 15th, 2017|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

What Kind of Cleaner Are You?

Everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to cleaning. Some people are content with being messy, while others can’t stand the disorganization. Whatever your preferences are, here are some helpful cleaning tips from MOLLY MAID to coincide with your preferred cleaning style.

Last Minute Cleaner: This person is really good at cleaning up, at […]

September 14th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Tackle Organization with a Tension Rod

By design, an adjustable tension rod is the perfect solution for organizing items in your home. Its skinny, adjustable, and easy to maneuver allowing it to fit discretely into various spaces in your home.

Here are five easy ways to use a tension rod to organize items in your home:

Frozen food organizer: The freezer is often […]

September 14th, 2017|Organization Tips|

How Safe is your Can Opener?

Where would we be without our trusty can opener? Used during food prep, the can opener is a popular tool found in many kitchens and is often the deciding factor as to whether or not a restaurant receives a passing grade during a health inspection.

Surprisingly enough, the can opener is one of the first items […]

September 14th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Pipe Dreams can come True!

The #1 cause of clogged sewer pipes is everyday cooking oil. We often believe that hot water, detergents and garbage disposals are powerful enough to wash away or get rid of grease. Unfortunately, these methods and beliefs tend to do more harm than good. Hot water cools inside sewage pipes causing fats and grease to coagulate, […]

September 13th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Minimalism: The Art of Life Less Cluttered

To declutter their life, many have turned to the practices of a minimalistic lifestyle. What exactly is minimalism? According to minimalists, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, best known for their blogs, podcast, books and documentary, sum minimalism up in a single sentence: “Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess, in favour of focusing on […]

September 8th, 2017|Organization Tips|

Cleaning up Camp

Even if you have the stamina to portage for a week, face heavy rain and still manage to keep a smile on your face, the equipment clean-up from a camping trip once you return home requires a different set of mental strength altogether. Beat procrastination and extend the life of your camping equipment by implementing […]

September 6th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Smart Lunch Solutions for the Back-to-School Season

Start the new school year with these smart lunch solutions:

Brown Paper Bags

Back to basics, the brown paper lunch bag is making a comeback. Inexpensive, the paper bag is very versatile. Not only do they come in a variety of sizes, but they also provide a blank canvas for children to personalize. The brown paper bag […]

September 1st, 2017|Organization Tips|

Thanks to Technology, Housework is no longer a Chore

It is quite evident that the advancements in technology have helped save time and effort when cleaning our homes, compared to chores in the 50s.

In fact, housewives in the 1950s spent 42 hours a week doing general housework and another 15-20 hours doing deep cleaning.

Today however, the average person may spend 1 to 2 hours […]

August 30th, 2017|Cleaning Tips, Family|

A Dust-free Breeze? Yes Please.

Table and floor fans are a blessing when it’s hot and humid. But these cooling mechanisms are dust collectors too. Cleaning your fans regularly will help them work better and last longer. Here’s how:

Turn off the fan and unplug it.

Remove the front grill, either by unsnapping the cover or by unscrewing it with […]

August 25th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|