Health

Au Natural: 3 Ways to get rid of Fleas and Ticks

Tis the season for ticks and fleas! While there are many chemical-based repellents available at your local pet store or vet, there are also natural solutions you can try at home. Here’s a guide:

Homemade Repellant: There are many homemade recipes for tick and flea repellants that call for essential oils. In fact, it’s the scent […]

June 19th, 2017|Health, Pets, Summer|

Time to Clean-up your Sleep Habits

Having trouble sleeping? If so, it may be time to change your sleeping routine. Here are five ways to clean-up your sleeping habits to ensure a better sleep.

Get rid of electronics: If you fall asleep to a TV show, or sleep with your cellphone on your bedside table, you’ll likely find it difficult to […]

June 7th, 2017|Health, Other|

All the Right Moves

Cleaning is a highly physical activity and therefore, it is important to protect yourself from muscular aches and pains. Here are three ergonomic solutions to common cleaning routines that will help you avoid any aches and pains.

Kneeling on a hard surface: You may often fine yourself kneeling on a hard surface when washing the floor, […]

January 13th, 2017|Health|

Hand Signals

Off on a road trip? If so, there are a few sanitary tips you should keep in mind while traveling. Although road trips can be fun, we tend to pick up more germs in public places, and therefore, it’s important to get into the habit of washing your hands not just regularly but also properly.

While […]

August 12th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health|

Take a Bite: Keep Produce Clean and Delicious

Cleaning your fruits and vegetables properly before eating is important to remove any unwanted germs or pesticides that may still be lingering on your fruits and veggies. Here are some tips to help you clean and prepare your produce effectively.

Do not use any chemicals such as soap to clean your produce. Instead, rinse fruits and […]

July 13th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health, Summer|

Get Fit as a Fiddle by Cleaning House!

Cleaning your home is a great way to exercise. Just like any gym workout, it’s important to practice good form while cleaning, to avoid any injury or muscle strain. Here’s an ergonomically effective way to help you get fit while spring cleaning!

Wear the appropriate attire

Prepare for the cleaning tasks at hand by dressing in the […]

May 6th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health|

How to Clean your Gym Equipment

Clothing: Give your gym clothes a thorough cleaning after a high intensity work out, by soaking them in a mixture of one part white vinegar and four parts water for about 30 minutes. Put your gym clothes into the washing machine and launder as normal.

Yoga and gym mats: In a spray bottle, combine two thirds […]

March 30th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health, Spring|

Feeling Stressed? Wash the Dishes

Not keen on washing the dishes? You may want to reconsider handing this chore over, as research shows that washing the dishes, can actually reduce stress.

According to a recent study conducted by Florida State University, washing the dishes can be a great form of meditation and reflection. Researchers from the University, split fifty-five college students […]

February 24th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health|

Hands Off: The Top Five Hot Spots for Germs

Keep the cold and flu at bay this winter by being mindful of these germ hot spots.

Cell Phones

It’s no surprise that your cell phone is one of the top hot spots for germs. In fact, according to a study outlined in Forbes Magazine, 15% of cell phones tested contained bacteria known to cause infection, and […]

February 19th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health|

5 Ways to Keep Fit and Healthy this Fall Season

Fall is the perfect time to start implementing fitness routines and healthy habits that stick. Commit to doing your fitness routines regularly. The more you commit, the likelier you are to continue these healthy habits for an extended period of time.

The professional cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest implementing these simple tasks to help you […]

September 23rd, 2015|Fall, Health|