A Green Cleaning Mindset

So, you want to clean green. You’ve done your research; you’ve found and purchased the certified green products. You’ve gathered your “clean green” arsenal; you’ve organised, and you’re ready to go.  But what if you’ve done all that, and you still feel stuck? How does one even begin to “clean green”? Especially in a world […]

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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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Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

Here at the Maid to Shine blog, we’re quick to give you tips to help you achieve a cleaner home. We love giving helpful tips and tidbits. There are tricks for making your routine faster, and there are even tips to get the best deep clean. There are even cleaning habits that can become a […]

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More Things Not to Clean with Vinegar

In the rush to clean green and as natural as possible, vinegar seems like an excellent candidate for cleaning naturally! While it is a multipurpose cleaner, it is not an all-purpose cleaner. Several years back we wrote about the ways vinegar can actually strip your wood floors. It’s a bit of a shock learning that […]

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How to Get Kids Cleaning

One of the big questions of being a parent is how, when, or if you should get your kids to help with the cleaning chores around the house. Should parents expect kids to help with cleaning? And if so, when? Enlisting the help of our kids can be a great asset to a household’s cleaning […]

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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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The Best Professional Dusting Tips

Dusting is a key, important element to our cleaning routine. We expect it when we hire professional maid services to clean our homes, and it’s something we can’t skip over ourselves for the times we are cleaning our homes. Dusting not only cuts down how much dust is in the air, but it can also […]

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