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Five Myths about Self Cleaning Ovens

The self-cleaning oven function is actually fantastic, but many people avoid it because they think it is more trouble than it’s worth. The cleaning professionals at MOLLY MAID have busted five myths about self-cleaning ovens.

MYTH #1: SELF-CLEANING OVENS ARE HEALTH HAZARDS.
The fumes coming out of a self-cleaning oven are harmful only to tropical birds. If […]

October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Polished for the Summer

Summer is the season for nail polish, and now is the time to organize your nail polish products so you know where to find them.

Keep in mind, there is no official expiration date for nail polish. As you go through your collection, shake the bottle a few times to ensure the liquid is smooth. If […]

June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

On Track: How to Tackle Patio Sliding Doors

During the summer, you often have an open door policy, so make sure your sliding doors open with ease.

Standard sliding glass doors are situated on tracks which guide the roller wheels to help the door open and close smoothly. Over time, the sliding glass door track accumulates dirt and grime.

To clean your door tracks, spray […]

June 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Child Car Seat

Just think – a child’s car seat must be a haven for germs considering the crumbs, sticky fingers and other spills that happen each day.

Indeed, research has shown that kid’s car seats have twice as many germs as the average toilet.

Here’s an eight step plan to help you combat those germs!

First, check the manufacturer’s instructions […]

June 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Fire up the Barbecue

Finally, barbecue season is here!

Before you get cooking this spring, give your beloved BBQ a quick clean. Here’s how:

Charcoal

To clean the cooking grate, heat the grill on high for ten to fifteen minutes.  Once hot, remove any leftover debris by scrubbing the grill with a wire grill brush.
Once cooled, discard ashes from the bottom of […]

April 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

How to Throw a Freeze-ahead Dinner Party

Most of us love the idea of a dinner party but, as the night gets closer and reality starts to sink in, our stress levels often begin to rise. To combat the pressure of last minute meal prep, MOLLY MAID suggests trying these freeze-ahead recipes for your next dinner party. 

Appetizer

Crustless Mini-Quiches

Makes: 48 pieces

Ingredients

¼ cup cornstarch
1 […]

November 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Worried about your Christmas spending this year? Here are 9 money saving tips to help you stay in control of your finances

The professional residential cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID recommend trying these tactics to help you stay within your budget this holiday season.

1. Only bring the amount of money you wish to spend

Bring the allotted amount of money you wish to spend on gifts with you to the mall, and leave your credit card at home. […]

November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Spiders: 6 Reasons to Love Them

1. Spiders help keep your home, yard and garden free of insects such as earwigs, cockroaches, flies, mosquitoes and other spiders.

2. Spiders help prolong plants by protecting them from harmful insects.

3. Spiders are a source of nutrients for other animals such as birds, reptiles, small mammals and other spiders.

4. Some spider venom has been used […]

October 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Forget the Gym, Exercise by doing Housework!

Don’t have time to visit the gym? No problem! Here are some great ways to get a good workout at home and clean up your yard in the process.

Mow the lawn with a manual lawn mower. Mowing the lawn for 20 minutes can burn more calories than a power walk. You can expect to burn about […]

August 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Cleaning Schemes: How to Cut Corners

Summertime and the living is easy – but not with the kids home all day, tracking dust and dirt into your home! Here are a few shortcuts you can use to keep your home cleaner, between your regular cleaning days.

Keep clutter to a minimum: Having lots of ‘stuff’ around encourages dust and allergens to collect. […]

August 5th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Family, Summer, Uncategorized|