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|

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|

Clean the Green

St. Patrick’s Day is all fun and games, until it’s time to clean up the next morning. The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID suggest using these tips, to help you clean the green.

Green food colouring on your hands: No, your green hands do not mean you’re turning into the hulk! Remove that pesky […]

March 18th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, 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|

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|

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|