10 Ways to Make Cleaning Easier, Pt 1

Endless cleaning tips are a great way to save time. It’s easy to let things slide, forget the cleaning, and let it build up until it’s an overwhelming task. But there are hundreds of tricks that can prevent this from happening in your home—yes, even if you have an unbelievably busy schedule! We’re always here […]

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The Wonders of Castile Soap

We know we like to go on about cleaning green and natural ways of cleaning our homes, but at Maid to Shine, all-natural cleaning is one of our passions. It’s also a great topic for discussion since there are endless points to be made and mulled over. One such topic is castile soap: a wonderful, […]

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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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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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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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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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The Power of Natural Cleaners, Pt 1

It’s no secret that Maid to Shine supports cleaning with 100% green, eco-friendly cleaning products. The question some might have: do they really work? In past posts, Maid to Shine has talked about the important health benefits that come from using green products to clean. It’s true we only use all-natural cleaning products when we […]

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