Have the Right Vacuum for the Task

Did you know you could be throwing away your money by buying the cheapest vacuum? You might even be throwing away the dollars by tossing it on the flashiest, most expensive brand, too. What a crazy thought! We can go from one extreme to another: being as thrifty as possible by nabbing the cheapest vacuum […]

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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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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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Three Practical Steps to Make Cleaning Easier

Cleaning is a necessary part of our weekly routines. Amid all of the scheduling, work obligations, school activities, and get-togethers with friends and family, cleaning is something that absolutely must be done. But in the hustle and bustle, it’s not always easy to find the appropriate amount of time to dedicate to a thorough cleaning. […]

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