Spring cleaning tips from the pros
OAKVILLE, ON, March 18 /CNW/ - In Britain, a recent MOLLY MAID survey
found that 91 per cent of British women are turned off by men who don't keep
their home clean and tidy.
Kitchen and bathrooms topped the list of the most important rooms to keep
clean for women.
Fifty-one per cent of women spend more than three hours a week on
housework, compared to 60 per cent of men who spend less than three hours a
week on housework. A quarter of men spend less than an hour a week on
To make the most of your time, these quick tips from the pros at MOLLY
MAID will give dust and dirt the boot in no time:
Leather - Lightly spray a clean, soft cotton cloth with clean water from
a spray bottle. The cloth should be damp enough to pick up dust without
leaving moisture streaks.
Shag carpets - To avoid the long fibres of your carpet being tangled in
the power head of your vacuum, use the dust brush attachment on your vacuum to
suck up dust and fluff the pile.
Fabric lamp shades - Vacuum with an upholstery brush attachment -
especially good to get at dust that's settled in pleated shades.
Granite/marble - Mild dish soap and water will do the trick. Oils can
stain and abrasive products could scratch the surface.
Mould - After showering, dry surfaces with a towel and leave the shower
door open to allow excess moisture to evaporate. Exhaust fans are great for
removing moisture. Clean them regularly with a damp rag as dust can reduce
For more cleaning tips, please visit mollymaid.ca.
About MOLLY MAID
MOLLY MAID is the largest Canadian-based cleaning company in the world
with global sales in excess of $200 million (Cdn). Adrienne Stringer, a nurse,
and her husband Chris founded the company in Mississauga 29 years ago. Today,
MOLLY MAID operates in seven countries on three continents including the
United States, United Kingdom, Japan and Portugal.
For further information:
For further information: Eileen Sturby, (416) 322-3705,