Tidying Up the Lampshades

Are dusty, fuzzy lampshades putting a cramp on your clean home style? Or, you might glance at your lampshades in panic, realising you never even thought about cleaning your lamp shades! Even though it’s a tricky item to clean—or an item we overlook—there are plenty of professional tips for cleaning our lampshades so that they’re […]

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Pro-tips for the Best Vacuuming

Vacuuming floors is the cornerstone of a thorough cleaning. Not only is it the final, finishing touch to the cleaning regime; but it’s important and pivotal to the upkeep of clean floors. It takes up dust and dirt that’s settled into the fibres of carpets and rugs, making the air and home that much cleaner! […]

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Cleaning Aprons: What are the Pros?

Having an organised cleaning routine can benefit us in many ways. Cleaning aprons help us stay organised, and staying organised while we clean is a great way to improve the speed by which we clean. It might seem like an odd choice, using a cleaning apron just to clean our own homes—maybe once a week. […]

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Cleaner Kitchen Countertops

Our kitchen countertops are something we clean multiple times a day. With how often we prepare meals in there, it’s an important step to keep everything (especially on kitchen counter tops) sanitary. Sometimes, no matter how frequently or how often we wipe down the counter tops, after we’ve used them, it seems as if there […]

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Pro-tips for Hard to Scrub Spots

Here at Maid to Shine, we talk quite a bit about the importance of wiping down furniture and other things around our homes to get up grime and built on dust. We all know it’s not always possible to dust to get things clean. Hand wiping is a great method to have handy. But sometimes […]

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When Dusting Isn’t Enough

Dusting, as a part of our regular cleaning habit, is a good practice, but dusting only maintains objects. It isn’t meant to deep clean, and day-to-day dusting doesn’t work up the dust that has settled down into the grooves and surface of your household items. Sometimes, what’s needed is a good, deep and detailed cleaning. […]

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Baseboard Cleaning Hacks

At first glance, the baseboards in our homes might not look too dirty. Because baseboards aren’t something we often think about, this leaves them open to continue collecting dust, grease, pet hair, and other particles. Being intentional about cleaning your baseboards regularly will give your home a helpful lift, making it that much cleaner. Cleaning […]

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