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Give Mom a House Cleaning Gift Certificate

          Dear Mom, You work tirelessly to keep your home tidy. You are the glue that holds it all together. This Mother’s Day, I thought I would return the favor. I want you to schedule a house cleaning with Molly Maid. I know how precious (and scarce!) your free time is. I’m hoping this gives you a little more time to spend on yourself. Go ahead. Catch up on some much-needed rest and relaxation. Start a new book. Take the family to the park. Go shopping! Enjoy a little time to yourself or with the people

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Mother’s Day Clean Home Giveaway

Molly Maid, a Neighborly company, knows what moms really want this Mother’s Day – a break from house cleaning and chance to do more of what she loves. To help families give mom the gift she truly deserves, Molly Maid launched “Molly Loves Moms – Mother’s Day Clean Home Giveaway” on May 1. The contest entry period continues through May 14, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET. To enter for a chance to win one of 10 $250 Molly Maid gift certificates, enter on the Molly Maid Facebook page at: https://goo.gl/wnFWlU. Winners could choose to use their Molly Maid gift certificate

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Molly Loves Moms – Mother’s Day Clean Home Giveaway – Official Sweepstakes Rules

Molly Loves Moms – Mother’s Day Clean Home Giveaway OFFICIAL RULES 2017 SWEEPSTAKES   1) NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  THE SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AT TIME OF ENTRY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.     2) SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION AND PERIOD:  “Molly Loves Moms – Mother’s Day Clean Home Giveaway”– SWEEPSTAKES (the “Sweepstakes”) starts May 1, 2017 at 12:00AM EST and ends May 14, 2017 at 11:59PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). During the Sweepstakes

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How to Erase Cup Rings

Coasters are often neglected. When someone rests a cool beverage on your favorite wooden table, don’t panic. Run for the hair dryer instead! This trick also works on well-set cup rings, although it take a little longer before you start to see results. Watch the video below to see how it works. The trick is to hold the hair dryer close enough to the cup ring so that the heat evaporates the moisture that permeated the wood. Once the ring has disappeared – or mostly disappeared – condition the wood with olive oil, mineral oil or mayonnaise. Yes, mayonnaise works

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How to Clean a Propane Grill

Everyone loves tasty barbecue! Now that the weather is warming up, you’re ready to start grilling up burgers, chicken, and corn on the cob. But before you toss any food on the grill, make sure it’s clean after a winter of non-use. With these tips on how to clean a propane grill, you’ll be all set for another fantastic grilling season! Supplies Work gloves Bucket of warm, soapy water Aluminum foil Grill brush Damp paper towels Trash can Garden hose Paper clip or another small piece of wire Stainless steel wipes (for stainless steel grills) or a soapy cotton cloth

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Introducing Molly Maid’s Messy Roommate Boot Camp

Drop and give me 100 mop lunges! (Mop-ups?) Molly Maid is excited to announce our new roommate training boot camp. A program tailored to suit your individual needs to address messy roommates and the frequent tension that can arise from a pile of dirty dishes; long gone are full trash bins, bathroom sink scum, and dust bunny communities. Our curriculum is focused to deliver insightful routines and tactics to deal with messy people. Our maid sergeants will deploy to your home in the wee hours of the morning to begin recruit training. We’ll warm up with vigorous calisthenics using mops,

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Redefine the Meaning of Spring Cleaning

It’s time to redefine the meaning of spring cleaning. Trade your dirty floors for some time outdoors! Of course, some cleaning may be required, but it’s definitely not considered “housework.” In fact, it’s far from work at all. Here are some of our favorite “spring cleaning” tasks – the ones we look forward to all winter long: Spring “Cleaning” Tasks: › Washing freshly picked strawberries › Pumping up the tires on your bikes › Cleaning the catch of the day › Getting out your car or motorcycle › Washing your deck and patio furniture › Shining your sunglasses for sunny

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How to Clean Dirty Window Tracks

When completing your weekly chores, it’s easy to forget about the window tracks. Months go by before you even give them a second thought. By the time you do, you notice the window tracks are rusty, dusty, and buggy. What an eyesore! Fortunately, you can clean them without too much trouble. A sprinkle of baking soda and vinegar is the key to restoring beautiful window tracks with minimal scrubbing required. How to Clean Window Tracks First, gather all your supplies. Here’s what you need: Vacuum with a brush attachment Baking soda White vinegar Old toothbrush Paper towels Wet rag Butter

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4 Ways to Use Compressed Air Dusters

Chances are you have a can of compressed air in your home office. Chances are you also have dust clinging to every lamp shade in your house. It’s time to bring the canned air out of the office. Here are four alternative uses for compressed air dusters.  You likely have a can of compressed air in your home office. You can use it for so much more than blasting dust and crumbs out of your computer keyboard. Find more cleaning tips at http://www.mollymaid.com. Here are four other ways to use compressed air dusters: Blowing dust out of micro blinds and

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Barefoot Test: How Clean Is Your Floor?

It is truly incredible how quickly your kitchen floor can accumulate crumbs and dirty footprints – especially is you have a house full of little ones. Your busy, we get it. And on top of that, you have an army of cereal slinging munchkins working against you. When that’s your reality it’s completely normal to wonder, “How often should I be cleaning my floor?” The answer is in The Barefoot Test. The Barefoot Test We’ve all done it, unknowingly. The Barefoot Floor Test is when you walk across a floor and then pick up your foot to look at all

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How to Clean Your Showerhead with Vinegar

When your shower head starts looking crusty, you have more to worry about than just the nasty appearance – your showers may also become less luxurious if the water can’t get through holes plugged up with mineral deposits. Fortunately, there’s a tried and true method for removing minerals and hard water stains from shower heads. And the best part is you don’t even have to remove the fixture! Just grab a bottle of white vinegar, a plastic bag, and a piece of string, and you’ve got everything you need to clean a shower head.  Hassle-Free Way to Clean a Shower

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How to Remove Salt Stains from Carpet

Carpet salt stains are a common problem in northern climates where deicing salts are used to treat sidewalks, driveways, and streets in the winter. This makes it easy to track deicers into your car and home. If you own a local business, your customers may track in high amounts of salt, which can ruin your carpeting. Don’t be salty! Follow these do-it-yourself salt stain removal tips to restore your carpet to its former glory. Natural Salt Stain Removal If you want to keep things chemical-free, try this technique for removing salt stains with nothing more than vinegar and warm water:

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