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|

The Best Way to Clean the Shower

Just because we use soap when we shower, doesn’t mean our shower stays clean. Here are some tips to keep your shower in pristine condition.

Showerhead nozzle: If you notice your shower head is lacking even water flow and pressure, it may be time to clean it. Start by pouring a generous amount of white vinegar […]

April 6th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Bird Droppings be Gone!

Spring is here, and so are the birds, back from the migratory journey down south. Although they are a pleasant sight, they often make quite a mess around the outside of our home. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest implementing these tips to remove pesky bird droppings.

Wooden deck

Supplies

Rubber gloves
Plastic spoon
Bucket
Liquid dish soap
Stiff bristled […]

April 1st, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

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|

No Secrets: Hiding Easter Eggs

Hiding Easter eggs around the home is an annual tradition for the Easter bunny. Make sure your kids are finding Easter eggs this year instead of dust bunnies, by bringing your cleaning products along while you hide the chocolate eggs.

The windowsill: Use a damp microfibre cloth to wipe down the window sill. Use a dry […]

March 25th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Easter, Spring|