Pets

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|

Vinegar: Its many Lawn and Garden Secrets

Most people know that vinegar is a useful and efficient cleaning product for the indoors, however, it can also be useful outdoors too.

Weed Remover. Pour or spray white distilled vinegar onto weeds growing in the cracks of your walkway and driveway. Saturate them so that the vinegar reaches the roots. Reapply on any new growth until […]

July 8th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Pets|

How to protect your Pets this Summer

We must remember that our pets are just as sensitive to the heat and sun as we are. The professional residential cleaners at MOLLY MAID advise that it is important to consider our pet’s comfort, well-being and safety when travelling in our vehicles during the warm summer months. Here are a few tips for protecting […]

May 29th, 2015|Pets|

How to Clean your Dog’s Teeth

If you have a dog you know it can cost a lot of money to have their teeth professionally cleaned. But a few simple habits can help reduce the risk of your pet developing dental problems.

Dog expert Cesar Millan recommends:

Start brushing your dog’s teeth when it is a puppy so he or she is comfortable […]

April 15th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Pets|

Get rid of it: Indoor Safety Concerns

Keep your home as safe as possible by staying on top of these concerns:

Fire alarms: Make sure all alarms (smoke and carbon monoxide) are in good working condition and placed in the right areas of your home. There should be one on each floor. Choose a month (February works) and replace batteries annually, […]

February 11th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Pets|

Keeping a Pet Friendly Home

You may well have been fortunate enough to welcome a new pet into your home over the holidays. You've probably also heard that people who have pets generally live longer, have lower blood pressure and are less stressed. However, MOLLY MAID, the professional residential house cleaners, know that pet owners also generally have more housecleaning […]

January 14th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Pets|

Holiday Tricks: Clean and Decorate for the Holidays

When you combine cleaning with decorating for the holidays, the time will go by quickly and oh so enjoyably!

Here are five great holiday cleaning tips while you decorate:  

Make Space for the Christmas Tree: Most people have to make space for an indoor Christmas tree. As you move chairs and […]

December 3rd, 2014|Cleaning Tips, Family, Organization Tips, Pets|