Cleaning Tips

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|

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|

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|

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|

Why Men Should Clean More

Over the last few years, research has shown that women do more housework than men. Which isn’t a big surprise considering our history; however, there are lots of good reasons why men should pick up a mop and bucket more often. Here’s why:

Happier children: According to a study, school-aged children who do housework with their […]

August 23rd, 2017|Cleaning Tips, Family|

Mountain Bike Clean-up

What better way to spend your summer than by travelling along off-road paths and trails on your mountain bike. If the trail is muddy, all the more challenging and fun.

But muck, dust particles and dirt should be cleaned off once you’re home, to ensure your bike remains in good working condition.

Here’s how:

Start by hosing […]

August 21st, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

How to Clean the BBQ without a Wire Brush

You’ve probably heard the dangers of individuals accidentally ingesting the metal bristles of their wire BBQ brush. This can happen when the small, sharp bristles break off the wire brush during cleaning and get stuck in the food that is being grilled.

Protect yourself and your family, ditch that wire brush once and for all, and […]

August 16th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|