How to Properly Care for your Wools & Tweeds

It’s finally here! Sweater weather is here to stay, and we can finally bring out the wools and tweeds. But what happens when there’s an unexpected spill, your cats spend the night sleeping on you favourite wool jacket, or you’re tempted to do an express machine wash?
Keep Away from the Washing Machine!
NEVER. Never, ever throw […]

September 25th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Laundry, Pets, Winter|

How to Clean Up as our Cats Age

This is not a cocktail party conversation, but it’s life, and it happens more than people care to discuss. When cats age, they start to pee in all the wrong places. It’s hard emotionally and it’s a brutal clean up job. Without further ado, here’s your must-do to thrive during these dark times:

August 30th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Pets|

Become a Tidy Person in 10 Simple Steps

When was the last time you were embarrassingly late for work, or to drop the kids off at school because you lost your keys, your wallet or your mobile phone? If your answer is ‘just this morning,’ here are 10 tips to help you become tidier. Rest assured, not everyone follows all of these rules […]

November 28th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips, Party, Pets|

3 Great Strategies to Conceal Unsightly Pet Gear

It has been said, that until one loves an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.  Although undoubtedly true, the same cannot be said about pet accessories.  Cat toys, dog toys, leashes and beds are only a few of the many items needed to care for your furry friend.  But where do you keep […]

July 27th, 2018|Organization Tips, Pets|

Cat Sitting 101

If you are a cat owner, you may require short-term care for your feline when you take an extended vacation. Whether you hire a professional pet sitter or ask a family member or neighbour, it’s important to provide detailed instructions for them. Here’s how:

The House Tour

Show your cat sitter where your cat eats and drinks, […]

September 22nd, 2017|Pets|

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|

Dog Crate Advice: How to get it Clean

Dogs are loveable – and sometimes a big mess, usually bringing home all kinds of dirt when they come in from a walk. If your dog has a crate in the house, it’s a good idea to thoroughly clean it at least once a season. Here are a few simple tips:

Step 1: Get it Ready

Empty […]

November 30th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Pets|

Spring Cleaning Tips for Dog Owners

If you’ve got a furry friend, you probably have a love hate relationship with spring. Although it’s wonderful time to open the windows and put away your winter boots and coat, walking your dog can often be a muddy mess.

The professional cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest trying these tips to help you and your […]

March 23rd, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Pets, Spring|

Five Surprising Solutions that will Make your Life Easier

Remove rust from your stove element

Use a damp, microfibre cloth to clean off as much baked on food as possible. Rinse the element with warm water. Mix three parts baking soda and one part water or white vinegar, to make a paste. Apply the paste to the rust spot and let it sit for 20 […]

January 20th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Pets|

Happy Holidays: Including your Pets

Are your dogs or cats ready for the guests that will be coming to your home this holiday season? Here are some tips to help your pet – and your guests – enjoy the festivities together.

Salon: Give your dog a bath or send them to the groomer before the festivities begin. Make sure to have […]

December 16th, 2015|Christmas, Family, Pets, Winter|