Cleaning Tips

Squeaky Clean Hair Tools

Between the products in our hair and the dust in the air, it’s no wonder our hair brushes and styling tools look a little shabby. Here are some nifty tricks to help you keep your hair styling tools clean – and functioning well.

Hair Dryer: It is important to ensure that the air-inlet on the back […]

January 11th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Mouldy Towel Fix

Have you ever accidentally left wet towels in your laundry hamper for too long? If so, you’ve probably realized that a regular laundry cycle won’t eliminate the smell of mildew. This simple cleaning tactic however, will help restore your towels to their original freshness.

Put your towels into the washing machine and instead of adding detergent […]

January 6th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Five Cleaning Resolutions for Keeping your Home Clean Longer

Not everyone loves to clean. And if that’s the case, here are cleaning resolutions (yes, it’s already New Year’s Eve, tomorrow) that will make your life easier, and your house cleaner.

Shoes Off, No Exceptions: Make it a rule for everyone to remove footwear at the door. This alone will cut down the amount dust and […]

December 30th, 2016|Cleaning Tips|

Six Items you should Remove from the Bathroom Now

1. Bar soap. Bar soap increases the amount of cleaning you will have to do because it gets grimy faster. Instead, use a liquid soap with a pump or hands-free soap dispenser, which is much easier to clean up.

2. Earrings and other jewelry. The humidity in the bathroom can cause your jewelry to tarnish because […]

December 28th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Winter|

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|

Overhaul your Spice Cupboard in Six Easy Steps

Have you cleaned out your spice cupboard lately?  If you’re like most people, the answer is probably no. Like any other food or condiment, spices do have a shelf life, so it is important to clean out your spice cupboard at least twice a year. Here’s how:

1) Empty the cupboard. Start by removing the herbs […]

December 19th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Winter|

The Number One Way to Avoid Spreading Germs

When it comes to hygiene, hand towels in the bathroom and the kitchen may be the hardest working members of the household. They’re used to dry off your hands, to look good where they hang, and to occasionally wipe up spills or wipe out the sink (which is actually not a good idea). They can […]

December 16th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Winter|

The One Cooking Mistake that can Wreck your Kitchen

How do you handle the oil that you cook with? There are a few habits that can cause a lot of damage – and expense – to your kitchen. Below is a guide to eliminating your common grease gripes.

The sizzle from cooking bacon and other food on the stove often sends fat splatters onto the […]

December 9th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Winter|

The Lowdown on Paint Clean-up

While washing walls and doorway trims is one way to clean things up for the holidays, sometimes you have to “cheat” with a little bit of paint. Here’s a guide to cleaning up while you’re painting, and tidying up once you’re done.

Paint on Clothing

To remove latex paint (water-based), scrape off excess paint and rinse […]

December 2nd, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Winter|