Spring

Over or Under? The Toilet Paper Dilemma

The first official toilet paper product was established in China in 1391 however, unlike today, toilet paper was not readily available until the 17th and 18th century. In fact, Joseph C. Gayetty was the first individual to introduce packaged toilet paper in the United States in 1857, naming it ‘Gayetty’s Medicated Paper’. It wasn’t until […]

May 25th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Pave the Way to a Cooler Summer!

Enjoying summer involves more than just cold drinks on the patio! Take a little time this spring to ready your home for the summer months ahead. Here’s how:

Ceiling fans: Celling fans make hot summer days more tolerable. Give them a thorough cleaning with a high duster before use. If you don’t have a high duster […]

May 20th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

What does your Least Preferred Cleaning Task say About you?

Not all of the tasks on your cleaning checklist are the most enjoyable. In fact, your least favourite tasks say a lot about your personality.

You hold off on scrubbing the tub

You are spontaneous! Although your bathtub could use some elbow grease on a weekly basis, you often put off this tedious task because you feel […]

May 13th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

In a Tight Spot? How to Clean the Most Challenging Nooks and Crannies

Every home has hard to reach nooks and crannies that seem almost impossible to clean. Luckily, the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID have some unique tips and tricks that will help you clean even the toughest spots in your home. Here’s how:

The knife block

If you have a family member who likes to return the kitchen […]

May 11th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Three Steps to Cleaning your Kitchen Junk Drawer

Rid yourself of that messy kitchen drawer by following these simple steps:

Dump it: Dump the contents of your junk drawer out onto a large surface. Sort the items into three separate piles; the first pile should contain items you use most in the kitchen. The second pile should contain items you use sometimes and the […]

May 4th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips, Spring|

Five Things you should Clean Before going to Bed

Clean up the dishes: Never leave dirty dishes in the sink. Wash dishes in a mix of warm water and dish soap, or give them a thorough rinse before putting them into the dishwasher. If the dishwasher is full, run it on a normal cycle once everyone has gone to bed.
Put out a fresh kitchen […]

April 29th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Is it Clean?

Germs are everywhere, especially on items that are handled by many people throughout the day. Here is a list of items you may want to clean before handling.

Cell phones: A 2011 study from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found that one in six cell phones contains traces of fecal matter. Therefore, it […]

April 27th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Make Up with your Make-up Brushes

It’s important to clean your make-up brushes on a regular basis. After prolonged use, make-up brushes accumulate dust, bacteria, oil, and dead skin cells which, eventually causes the bristles of the brush to harden. For maximum efficiency and cleanliness, the professional cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest cleaning your make-up brushes every few weeks. Here’s […]

April 22nd, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

The Ultimate Space Savers

If you’ve decluttered your home, and still have more stuff than your storage can hold, it may be time to implement these space savers in your home.

Jewelry organizers: Hanging plastic or vinyl jewelry organizers come in all different shapes and sizes. Each organizer has clear pockets so that your jewellery is visible. Most organizers have […]

April 20th, 2016|Organization Tips, Spring|

Curb Appeal Checklist: How does your House Rate?

Spring is the perfect time to check your homes curb appeal and make improvements where necessary. Here’s a checklist to help you get started.

Roof: Inspect your roof for leaks and replace it if necessary.  If you are unable to replace the entire roof, have a roofer patch spots that are beginning to wear.

Bricks: Inspect the bricks of […]

April 15th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Spring|