Five Habits to Keeping a Tidy Home

There are days where we recognise there is only so much cleaning we can actually do. We can clean our house from top to bottom, thoroughly, but we still feel as if it’s not enough—but what more can we do? A home can be perfectly clean, and yet be highly unorganised. The two are not […]

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Avoiding Unsafe Cleaning Habits

After the outbreak of COIVD-19, keeping our homes sanitary and clean has been high on the priority list for many of us. In early March, cleaning products flew off the shelf, and it seemed as if everyone everywhere was keenly aware of the need to keep our homes sanitised and clean. But in the rush […]

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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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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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Keeping Blinds Dust Free

A great chore for spring or fall cleaning is a thorough, deep clean of your blinds! Sometimes, the best cleaning routines can be spruced up with a good cleaning of the blinds. It’s a good idea to keep them dusted, or at the very least, to deep clean them twice a year! Cleaning the blinds […]

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The Natural Wonders of Baking Soda

It’s much easier to advocate for natural cleaners and cleaning techniques than to simply jump in and use them. This isn’t because they’re hard to use, but we aren’t used to cleaning green. At Maid to Shine, we love to advocate the many reasons we should all be quick to use natural, green cleaners. It’s […]

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The Power of Natural Cleaners, Pt 2

The effort we put into cleaning and keeping our homes clean is because we care. We want the best for our families and ourselves. It’s only natural to have questions about how well natural cleaners work to disinfect our homes. Last week, we looked briefly at the myth that natural cleaners don’t work. We’re so […]

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