Occupy Your Mind While Cleaning

One of the reasons we all seem to dread cleaning is that we think of it as drudgery. We dread it. It isn’t fun. Perhaps the biggest challenge isn’t doing it just to get it over with, but finding a way to make cleaning an enjoyable experience. We can do this by finding ways to […]

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What Belongs on a Cleaning To-Do List?

What are things that we should put on our cleaning to-do list? A thorough, cleaning to-do list should include enough to cover the basic cleaning of your home. Here are a few of the general things it’s good to include on your cleaning to-do list. A Basic Cleaning to Do List *A Top to Bottom […]

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What Can I Do About Hard Water Stains?

Hard water stains are garish and unsightly. They’re an eyesore in an otherwise clean and lovely bathroom. When you move into a new place (with or without hardwater), you’ll want to know how to prevent hardwater stains or you’ll want to get hardwater stains up. Hardwater is an obnoxious thorn in the flesh for our […]

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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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Tidying Up Kitchen Cupboards

When tidying up the kitchen, we’re quick to wipe down the stove and counter surfaces. We might even think about wiping down items we keep on top of these spaces, but what about the fronts of cupboards and cabinets? We touch the surfaces of these items a million times, but we never think about sanitising […]

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Easy Back to School Organization

Organization Tips for Back to School When we go on to Pinterest to look for cute ways to organize that’s totally fun, but what’s the reality of actually painting that chalk wall, putting up the calendars and make sure everything is color coded? If you’re as busy as us when the kids head back to […]

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A Clean Shower in 5 Easy Steps

Cleaning your shower/ tub might be one of the least fun things you can think of. There’s just so much to wipe down and so little space for your body when you’re trying to scrub away. We’ve spent years working on the perfect way to get the tub sparkling so get ready to take notes, […]

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