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How to Organize Baby Clothes

When you plan to have your first baby, there are many things on your mind. You’ll need to baby-proof your home for safety, turn your spare room into a nursery, and get all the clothing and supplies you need to welcome your new little one home. At your baby shower, you were probably stunned by the amount of larger-sized baby clothes you received as gifts. “He won’t be able to wear these 9M onesies until next summer!” you think. But any parent will tell you how quickly the weeks and months get away from you, how fast children grow, and how you’ll

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Party Foul: How to Remove Red Wine from Carpet

What fun is having a clean, beautiful home if you don’t use it once-in-a-while to entertain guests? Of course, spills go hand-hand with parties, and when they do, your home can stay beautiful with these tips on how to remove red wine from carpet. Turns out, there’s basically nothing that a few select common household products can’t solve when paired with tenacious blotting and re-blotting. How to Remove Red Wine with Club Soda A go-to red wine stain remover since it was invented in 1767, club soda works just as well today: Blot the stain as well as you can

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How to Get Old Coffee Stains out of Carpet

Spilled coffee is the worst! It can drip onto your coffee table or down the front of your shirt. It can even splatter onto the carpet, leaving an unsightly, sometimes sticky stain as a reminder of your clumsy coffee calamity. It’s best to treat coffee spills early, but with your hectic schedule, you might have to put off cleaning the stain until later. If you spilled your coffee last week and you’re just now trying to remove the old coffee stain from your carpet, follow these five steps for the results you’re hoping for. Get Coffee Stains out of Carpet Lightly wet the

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Enter Molly Maid’s Holiday Clean Home Giveaway

  Molly Maid, a Neighborly company, knows a clean home tops everyone’s holiday wish list so we’re giving away $250 Molly Maid gift certificates to 10 lucky winners! Holidays bring joy, gifts and time with family and friends, and it can also induce a feeling of being overwhelmed! This is Molly Maid’s busiest time of year so we understand how people are juggling holiday parties, hosting visitors, cooking, shopping, wrapping on top of your everyday chores, tasks and to-do list! We’re hoping to ease the seasonal stress with our Holiday Clean Home Giveaway! To enter, visit the Molly Maid Facebook

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Molly Maid Email Gift Certificates

We all have that person on our gift list. Every year, they’re the hardest to shop for. It’s because they selflessly put others first. You want to give them something that really says, “Thank you for all that you do, for everyone!” Email Gift Certificates Finding the perfect gift isn’t easy, and often comes at the last hour. That’s why Molly Maid makes it as easy as possible to purchase, customize and deliver your house cleaning gift certificate. We can email the gift certificate directly to you so that you may print it and wrap it up. We can also

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Quick, How Do You Polish Silver!?

How to Polish Silver You’ve cooked the perfect meal and the guests are about to arrive. The meal is so perfect it deserves a place setting with real silver utensils. As you try and remember where you stored them, you may wonder if they’re even still shiny. Uh-oh. The good news is you don’t have to let dirty silver tarnish your dinner party or the night’s mood. Molly Maid has a quick and easy way to polish silver fast. How to Clean and Polish Silver Fast Bring four cups of water and one tablespoon of baking soda to a boil.

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Buy Molly Maid Gift Certificates Online

You always give the best gifts, right? Surely, nobody has ever returned or re-gifted something they received from you. We’re not saying there’s anything wrong with giving someone a bread machine. For the right person, that could be the perfect gift! Same goes for a cute animal calendar. And who knows, maybe grandma really will use those VR goggles?! We’re just saying there are better gift ideas out there. House Cleaning Gift Certificates Online After a week of traveling, cooking, shopping and entertaining, who really feels like cleaning? Ask yourself: Is there anybody on my shopping list who wouldn’t want

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How to Remove Melted Candle Wax from Candlesticks

Gearing up for the holidays means unpacking decorations from seasons past. If you burn candles to set the mood for your celebrations, you’ve likely experienced the frustration of attempting to extract last year’s pile of hardened, melted wax from your favorite candlestick. So how do you restore your candleholder to its pre-melt glory? Don’t be ‘aflamed’ of your candlestick’s appearance at the next family gathering. Let Molly Maid cleaning experts shed a light on the situation with two of our proven best practices for candle wax removal. How to Remove Candle Wax with Hot Water Fill your sink with hot

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How to Clean a Comforter

Is it time to wash your bedding? We recommend washing your sheets and pillowcases once every week or two, but your comforter doesn’t require cleaning nearly as often because it doesn’t come in contact with your skin and hair every night the way your sheets and pillowcases do. Therefore, it’s reasonable to wash your comforter three or four times per year. As a natural reminder, plan to have your comforter cleaned with the changing seasons. Here’s how to clean a comforter using several different techniques. Spot Clean Your Comforter When a small blood stain, grease smear, or other mark makes your comforter

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How To Clean a Pumpkin for Carving

Halloween is coming, which means ghost, goblins and … mold? No one likes to see their carved pumpkin get moldy and wither away before the trick-or-treaters arrive. It’s a work of art, after all! Keep that pumpkin from rotting on the porch with these tips from Molly Maid. We’ve also listed a few “tricks” for carving your pumpkin, too. So, grab the kids, lay out some newspaper and get started. How to Clean a Pumpkin for Carving Cut a large hole in the backside of your pumpkin, making sure the opening is big enough to easily reach inside. Some like

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Where Do Dust Mites Live?

Dust mites are microscopic insects too small to see with the naked eye that set up light housekeeping in homes across most areas of the United States. They feed on our dead skin cells, which naturally shed from our body (and our pets) throughout the day. While harmless, per se (they do not bite like bed bugs), dust mites can trigger allergy symptoms in sensitive individuals if their concentrations are high enough. If you have pets, you’re more at risk of dust mites invading your house. Not only do your pets provide pet dander (dead skin cells) for the mites

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How to Clean White Canvas Shoes

Canvas shoes sure are comfortable. Just slip them on or tie them up and you’re ready to rock – that is until you notice your once-white shoes are now a dingy gray. Luckily, we have two effective shoe cleaning methods that will take your kicks from grimy to gorgeous, blemished to bright, whack to white – you get the idea! How to Clean Your Favorite White Canvas Shoes How to Hand Wash Your White Canvas Shoes The hand-washing method requires a bucket, water, baking soda, laundry detergent and a scrub brush: Fill up your bucket or container with 1 gallon

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