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How to Organize Kitchen Cabinets

Enjoy cooking more, and ease before-mealtime frustration, by organizing your kitchen cabinets. Use the following Molly Maid kitchen cabinet organization tricks to keep your kitchen user-friendly. Get Cooking with Expert Kitchen Cabinet Organization Hacks Your kitchen should be a bright, delightful and utilitarian space that you’re happy to use several times each day. Here’s how to organize kitchen cabinets like a pro: First, eliminate duplicate items. Purge to avoid wasting space and make cleaning kitchen cabinets easier. How many vegetable peelers do you really need? Install hooks behind your upper and lower kitchen cabinet doors to hang measuring cups, spice rack, long or large salad

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Our Favorite Underutilized Storage Spaces

Suffering from clutter claustrophobia? Scrap your storage unit plans and don’t let these underutilized storage spaces go to waste! Minimalize the mess with these creative storage ideas for small homes. 20 Clever Clutter Solutions for Upping Your Storage Game  Tons of space, there for the taking! Linen & Coat Closets There’s often a great deal of wasted space in linen and coat closets, from low, loosely stacked towels to the dead airspace beneath jackets. First, downsize items you don’t need, then stack items tighter and higher on shelves, adding stackable storage bins and boxes to make the most of squandered

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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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How to Clean Bath Toys & Keep Mold Out

Just like shower walls, your kids’ bath toys are at risk for mold growth. They also come in contact with germs floating around in the bathwater, which could spread illnesses among your children. To keep bath toys clean and mold-free, follow these tips to clean them properly.  How to Keep Mold Growth at Bay After each bath, squeeze as much water out of the toys as possible. Set them along the side of the tub or somewhere else where they can dry quickly. Turn on the bathroom exhaust fan for 15 to 20 minutes after bath time to draw humidity

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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 Clean a Glass Stovetop

A smooth glass stovetop is an attractive choice for your modern kitchen, but unfortunately, repeated spillovers while cooking may have turned your once-pristine stovetop into a grimy eyesore. If now is the time to clean up unsightly spots of burnt food before that special someone comes over for dinner, here’s what you need to know to clean a glass stovetop. How to Clean a Glass Stovetop It’s important to clean a glass stovetop with care to prevent scratching or discoloring the cooking surface. Just follow these steps for deep cleaning a glass stovetop to remove burnt-on food: Make sure the stovetop

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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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