Spring

Yes you can: Items you can put in the Dishwasher

Need a little help cleaning? Your dishwasher may be able to help! The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest relying on your dishwasher to clean the following household items.

Baseball caps: Place your baseball caps on the top rack of your dishwasher instead of in the washing machine. Using the dishwasher will help prevent […]

March 16th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Washing Machine do’s and don’t’s

Don’t

Wash a small load of laundry using a large load cycle. Using an incorrect wash cycle decreases efficiency, and increases cost, as more water and electricity are used for larger washing cycles.
Use more soap than required for the size of the load you are washing. Always measure the appropriate amount of laundry soap for the […]

March 16th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Surprising Ways to do your Spring Cleaning

Spring is finally here and it’s time to give your home a good deep cleaning from top to bottom! The professional cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest utilizing the following tips to freshen up these five areas in your home.  

Blinds: A dryer sheet makes a fabulous dusting cloth for your blinds. Begin dusting your […]

March 16th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Allergies be Gone

Although spring brings warmer weather and beautiful flowers, it also brings about seasonal allergies. With pollen in the air and the accumulation of dust inside our homes from the winter months, allergies are hard to escape! Here are some helpful tips you can implement within your home to mitigate allergies this season.

Prevent and tackle dust

Regular […]

March 16th, 2016|Spring|

Wake Up: Give your Living Room a Shake

Does your living room feel a little tired and dated? Not to worry! The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest implementing these helpful tips to wake up your living room this spring!

Create a new focal point: Create a dramatic focal point in your living room by adding vibrant or patterned wallpaper to the […]

March 16th, 2016|Spring|

Create a Smart Home Office

A cluttered workspace, results in a cluttered mind! The professional cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest following these organizational tips, to help increase your productivity and the overall cleanliness of your home office.

Declutter: Get started by going through your filing cabinet, desk, supply closet etc. and determine which items you need to keep, and which […]

March 16th, 2016|Organization Tips, Spring|

Common Cleaning Mistakes and How to Fix Them

The toilet brush

Do you typically return the toilet brush back to its holder once you’ve finished cleaning the toilet? If the answer is yes, it may be time to kick the habit. Placing the brush immediately back into the holder can result in the growth of bacteria.

Solution: Let the toilet brush dry for approximately ten […]

March 11th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

DIY Natural Cleaning Products

Here are some natural DIY cleaning products that you can add to your cleaning caddie!

Dishwasher Soap

Ingredients:

½ cup borax

½ cup washing soda

½ cup white vinegar

Directions:

Add ½ a cup of borax and washing soda to the dry soap dispenser and ½ a cup of white vinegar to the liquid soap dispenser in your dishwasher. Run the dishwasher […]

March 9th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Cleaning with Petroleum Jelly

Use petroleum jelly to clean these household messes:

Removing crayon from your walls: Dip a microfibre cloth into a jar of petroleum jelly and gently rub the crayon mark. Remove the petroleum jelly and the remaining crayon using a damp microfibre cloth.

Removing residue around your faucet: Dip a microfibre cloth into a jar of petroleum jelly […]

March 4th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Start your Spring off Right by Organizing a Book Club

Starting your own book club is a great way to kick off the spring season. Here is a guide to help you get started.

Type: Decide what kind of book club you want to create (in person vs. online). Will you organize face to face discussions or will all discussions be held strictly online? What type […]

March 2nd, 2016|Spring|