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Friday, 12 December 2014 16:17

Top Picks for Holiday Sweets

chef 1110036 012814 intAs the nights draw longer, and the temperatures begin to drop, it can mean only one thing - the Holidays are on their way! Despite telling yourself that you won't overindulge this Christmas, let's face it - you probably will. With so much delicious food available, you'll easily find some yummy holiday sweets that all the family will enjoy. Here are our top picks...

Friday, 05 December 2014 16:16

Four Tips for Creating an Inviting Entryway

4997 101413 gs4997Your front entrance sets the overall tone for your home. Since it’s the very first area a visitor sees, you should ensure that your home’s entryway is eye-catching and attractive. Here are a few tips for creating an inviting entryway.

Clear Away Clutter

Nobody wants to be welcomed at the front door by a mess. Therefore, it's important to keep this area neat and clean. Keeping this space free of mess allows people to walk through freely. If you're concerned about dirt and dust being tracked into your home, introducing a rug is a good choice. The Maids in Durham are always available to help keep your home clutter free.

1432-112013-120506 fire 02Winter is approaching and you should make sure that you are prepared for it. Most people forget to take some things inside the house when winter starts and this could create huge losses. If you need help making room to store these items inside, call The Maids in Durham for cleaning and organizing expertise.

There are certain household items that should be kept inside for winter. Some of these items include:

iStock 000016525159XSmall---CopyWhether you are preparing to host a casual and relaxed affair or fine dining, some creativity can come in handy when it comes to setting up the style of the table to make the dining experience infinitely amazing. With all the cooking and entertaining hassles, cleaning your home and decorating the dining room table for your event tends to be the last thing on your mind. Presentation is a very crucial factor when hosting some guests- it create the right ambiance for the party. The Maids in Durham are just a call away for any Holiday help you might need this season.

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

Preventing Home Break-ins

gskm-042114-091 thief crowbar-285In most cases, thieves get into homes when the owners are not a home or when they are sleeping. Therefore, if you want to be safe from the thieves, you should do things that will help to protect your home. Safety should be a top priority in your home, not only for the sake of protecting your valuables but for your family’s safety as well. Here are some tips to prevent break-ins:

Friday, 07 November 2014 00:00

How to Clean Your Stained Concrete Floors

wash 755-1113vv-nvCompared to other types of flooring, it is pretty easy to clean concrete floors. Concrete can only become difficult to clean when stubborn stains occur. It is important to clean the stains as soon as possible to avoid permanent damage to your concrete flooring. Below are some cleaning tips that may be useful:

Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00

Hazardous Chemical Safety Tips

4064-101413-gs4064When handling hazardous chemicals in your home, it is important that you adhere to safe storage and use in order to avoid bodily injuries, or even possibly death, especially if you have kids in the house. Here are some tips on hazardous chemical safety:

Store In Right Containers

Most hazardous chemicals come with their own containers that are specifically designed for storing them. This is because the plastic material has unique ability to withstand the chemicals without losing shape or bursting. If you do transfer them into other containers, make sure they are designed for chemical, and are not old food or beverage containers, as this could confuse your children. Hence, to protect your family from chemical hazards, ensure that you store them in the right containers at all times. 

Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00

Wood Furniture Maintenance Tips

3-pack61-021514-tmWood furniture adds classic beauty to your home. Made in different shapes, sizes, and designs, there is wood furniture to suit the ever changing customers’ needs and preferences. However, to enjoy maximum utility from them, you need to learn how to maintain them. Here are some tips on how to protect your wood furniture:

Moisture Damage

Moisture can warp and destroy the integrity of your wood furniture. One of the best ways of countering this damage is by ensuring that their surfaces are always dry. Make sure that if you place cups on your wood surface that you use coasters. Also, make sure that your home retains a stable humidity.

Friday, 17 October 2014 14:10

Readers Choice Awards

We would like to thank all of our loyal customers for their support with the most recent Readers Choice Awards. For the 3rd year in a row we were winners in the Ajax/Pickering area (1st year "gold" and last 2 years "platinum") and for the 1st time, we were nominated and won the gold award for Whitby! A special thanks to all of our employees who work so diligently every day to make this possible.

 

iStock 000018042301Medium---CopyThe Kitchen suffers from constant exposure and usage, which often leads to things just lying around or piling up in a cabinet. Surfaces get dirty and shoes pile up. In the end, you have a cluttered kitchen that does not look inviting to visitors. Regular housekeeping helps keep things clean, whether you perform it yourself or use housekeeping services like The Maids Durham in Ajax, ON. No matter, clutter can hamper the appeal, as well as the efforts put into a room. Here are some tips to help get that clutter under control.

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