Christmas

Five Popular Cleaning Resolutions that Everyone Should Make

Are you planning on making some cleaning resolutions in 2018? If so, here are some popular ideas to help you get inspired.

CLEAN THE BATHROOM AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK

Regular cleaning of this frequently-used room keeps germs and soap-scum from building up. If you are cleaning it once a week, you should be able to get […]

December 29th, 2017|Christmas|

Gifts to Make Christmas More Meaningful

We often forget that Christmas is about more than just giving the coolest gifts of the season. Instead of purchasing a tangible gift for that special someone, try one of these methods instead.

Support the community. There are many ways to help out and spread joy in your community. For example, you can volunteer with […]

December 8th, 2017|Christmas|

Christmas Tree Challenges and How to Solve Them

Pets: Dogs and cats are very curious creatures, and as such, your Christmas tree may be in jeopardy during the holiday season. Here are some clever ways to protect your tree from your curious pets.

If you are planning to put up a large tree, place it in the corner of a room, so it’s […]

December 6th, 2017|Christmas, Organization Tips|

New Ways to Store your Outdoor Christmas Lights

Now that the holidays have come to an end, its time to tackle your outdoor Christmas lights. Instead of cramming them into a storage bin this year, why not try these simple organizational tricks to help keep your lights in pristine condition for next year. Here’s how:

Put them in plastic: Store holiday lights separately by […]

January 4th, 2017|Christmas, Organization Tips|

Four Christmas Morning Challenges

1. Mountain of wrapping paper: Here are three ways to reduce, reuse and recycle ripped up paper. Consider shredding everything into paper confetti for New Year’s – and then recycling it afterwards. Save it and use it for wrapping and storing fragile holiday decorations and glassware. Or, place it directly into the recycling bin (check […]

December 23rd, 2016|Christmas|

Sounds (and Spills) of Christmas

‘Tis the season for hosting, celebrating and decking the halls. But since all that fun can lead to spills and stains too, here is a handy guide to take those tough holiday messes that can be left behind.

Cranberry sauce on a cloth napkin: Cranberries produce a tannin stain, which can usually be removed only when […]

December 19th, 2016|Christmas, Cleaning Tips|

Holiday Gift Wrapping: Surprising Ways to Keep it Tidy

Spending time with family, entertaining friends and eating delicious food are what the Christmas season is all about! Focus less on the mess this holiday season by organizing your holiday gift wrapping station using these clever tips from the experts at MOLLY MAID.

Keeps Rolls Rolled Up: Are your rolls of wrapping paper leaning into the […]

December 19th, 2016|Christmas, Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

Share the Love: Have a Family Christmas Potluck

Potluck dinners are a wonderful way to lighten a host’s load, especially during the busy holidays. Share the love, by sharing a variety of food options – this also ensures everyone will enjoy at least one thing on the menu! Here’s how to plan a holiday potluck this year.

Send out a mass email, or use […]

December 14th, 2016|Christmas, Winter|

Solutions to 3 Holiday Disasters

Ice Storm

Solution:

It is always important to have a de-icer on hand in case of an emergency. If you don’t, try heating up your key to fix the problem. If your key is not electronic, use a pair of tongs and hold your key under hot water to warm it up. You may have to repeat […]

December 25th, 2015|Christmas|

May all your Christmases be Bright

The holidays are the perfect time to clean your indoor lights and fixtures of dirt, dust and grime. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest following these cleaning tips to help your lights glitter this holiday season.

Start upstairs and work your way down. MOLLY MAID always suggests working from the top to bottom, […]

December 18th, 2015|Christmas, Cleaning Tips, Winter|