Get Your Gunky Bathtub Clean

Is your bathtub gunky and in desperate need of some TLC? Is it possible to clean a scummy, grungy tub with ease when you use only all-natural, green methods? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this post is for you! There’s a perfect little secret to cleaning out a grimy bathtub […]

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Relieve Allergies by Cleaning

Did you know good cleaning habits can cut down on the allergens in your home? It’s true! Seasonal allergens can really make life more difficult; breathing can be uncomfortable. But cleaning our homes can help ease the misery of seasonal allergies. And these are a few tips that can take off the edge of allergens […]

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Tips for Getting Kids to Clean

How do you get your kids to help clean? And when is it age appropriate to get them to clean? Most of getting kids to help with the cleaning depends greatly on individual ability, age, and how quickly they mature. But these factors don’t mean that kids shouldn’t help! They should. Helping with chores can […]

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10 Ways to Make Cleaning Easier, Pt 2

Several weeks ago, we began discussing ten tips that would make our cleaning routines less of a strain on our time and busy schedules. This week, we’ll look at the final five tips that will make cleaning easier for any and every schedule! 10 Ways You can Make a Difference in Your Home *Put everything […]

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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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