How to Avoid Apathetic Cleaning Habits

One of the most diabolical enemies to a clean home is apathy. If we simply don’t care about cleaning it won’t get done or if it’s done, it’s done in a hurry and without care. A great mindset for cleaning—whether you’re cleaning your own home or cleaning professionally as a residential cleaning tech—is simply caring. […]

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5 Deep Cleaning Tips for Baby & Toddler Toys

Here on the Maid to Shine we’re committed to giving you professional cleaning advice, helping you save time, and create a healthy, clean environment for your family. You might have noticed we’ve been on a “cleaning for baby” streak, and here is another post in that series. Cleaning your baby and toddler toys is one […]

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Help Your Kids Clean Their Rooms

What should you do when you’re ready for your kids to begin cleaning their rooms? How do you teach them? What should you teach them? And is it even worth the fuss and bother? A child cleaning their room might not seem like a really big deal (at first), but there are endless perks. Below […]

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Teaching Kids that Cleaning Matters

Cleaning is such an important task. It’s important to our health. It’s important to maintaining our home. So how do we get our kids to understand just how important it is, especially if they aren’t predisposed to cleaning? Help! I want my kids to clean and know it’s important, but how do I get through […]

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Living a Mess Free Life

Do you need tips for living a mess free life style? How do you transform your messy home (and life style) from chaotic, messy, and disorganised to completely mess free? Here’s a few ideas to help you get started. These tips can not only change the look of your home, but they are intended to […]

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Your Weekly Wood Dusting Routine, Pt 2

Last week, we looked into tools that help us dust our gorgeous, hardwood floors. This week, we’ll look at a few simple techniques that can help us sustain the natural lustre of those floors. These methods don’t have to be a burden or tedious. They’re easy tips to remember and implement them into our routines. […]

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Your Weekly Wood-Dusting Routine, Pt 1

Sometimes the hardwood floors in our living spaces don’t need a mopping, but those beautiful floors need something to perk them up to keep them looking their best. Dust that settles onto your floors can steal away the natural lustre of wood floors; further yet, it can potentially scratch and damage the finish of those […]

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Caring for Your Vacuum Cleaner

Vacuums are an important part of our cleaning routine. They’re truly amazing tools, and they do wonders for our carpets, rugs, and floors. Since they’re probably one of our most expensive cleaning investments, knowing how to properly take care of vacuums can insure that we’re extending the life of our vacuums and enabling it to […]

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How to Clean the Stovetop Grating

We all want magical cleaning solutions for cleaning. We just assume there are hundreds and thousands of tips just waiting to be searched for and tried. Of course that’s true, but we like to make your cleaning experiences easier and give you some of the best cleaning tips out there. So what’s one of our […]

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