Best Essential Oils for Green Cleaning

Best Essential Oils for Green Cleaning

Essential oils can be used to help to improve your mood. Feeling run down from a long work week?  Can’t wait to get home and relax and unwind?  That is how we all feel heading into a much deserved weekend.  Unfortunately, most weekends are our catch up time on chores...
The Secrets to Recycling

The Secrets to Recycling

Looking for recycling options? The three R’s—reduce, reuse, and recycle—have been discussed ad nauseam by now. Most people have become dutiful recyclers and keep their used paper, glass jars, and plastic bottles out of the trash. Many do it without thinking too...
Plastic Recycling 101

Plastic Recycling 101

Here at Maids by Trade, we strive to be as environmentally-friendly as possible. That includes recycling! We know that it isn’t always a straightforward process though, especially when it comes to plastic recycling. Here’s an overview of recyclable...
How to Clean with Olive Oil

How to Clean with Olive Oil

People have been using olive oil for thousands of years, and in that time, we have come up with a large number of uses for it. It’s an incredibly versatile substance, used for everything from salads to saving furniture. We’ve come to think of olive oil as...
12 Cleaners You Already Have at Home

12 Cleaners You Already Have at Home

Going to the grocery store is a pain. Spending money is a pain. When it’s time to clean, avoid both these nuisances by using cleaners you already have! We’ve complied this list of common household items that may surprise you with their cleaning powers....
How to Clean with Potatoes

How to Clean with Potatoes

Potatoes are multifaceted things. On the one hand, they’re humble little lumps you dig out of the dirt. On the other, they’re the versatile superstars of the cooking world, delicious in everything from fast food french fries to classics like potatoes au...
Green Cleaning Solutions

Green Cleaning Solutions

Green cleaning is the common term for cleaning that’s done in an environmentally friendly way, with products that are naturally-derived rather than heavily-processed or harmful.  Here is a quick guide to some of the most versatile and effective green cleaning...
How to Make Your Own Cleaning Products

How to Make Your Own Cleaning Products

Why buy a 10 dollar cleaning product when you can make a similar one using ingredients you bought for less than half that? No one wants to spend money they don’t have to. We probably don’t have to talk you into saving money, so let’s just get...
How to Clean Carpets

How to Clean Carpets

The world sees a brand new carpet as a blank canvas on which to spill juice, dirt, and many, many other things. It seems inevitable that a pristine floor becomes a minefield of stains. Well, that doesn’t have to be true! Removing stains from carpets and rugs is...
4 Green House Cleaning Tips

4 Green House Cleaning Tips

It is chic, trendy, smart, and compassionate to strive for green house cleaning. The world has never seen a more collective push to restore green ideals and actions, and there is no downside to helping the Earth flourish as it ought. For questions on green house...
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