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...
Learn Proper Plant Cleaning Without Causing Damage

Learn Proper Plant Cleaning Without Causing Damage

Plants liven up your home, whether they’re actually alive or not! However, the effect of your plants’ bright flowers and green leaves is dampened when they’re covered in dust. Plants normally get cleaned by rain and weather so when you bring them...
Non-Toxic Cleaners for Better Health

Non-Toxic Cleaners for Better Health

Non-toxic cleaners are more commonly used these days by people who clean their own homes and by the cleaning service they hire. There are many proven reasons why these non-toxic cleaners are so popular.   Non-Toxic Cleaners and Your Health It’s been...
10 Amazing Cleaning Uses with Cornstarch

10 Amazing Cleaning Uses with Cornstarch

Cornstarch is commonly used in kitchens around the country. It thickens gravy and sauces and helps an unfathomable number of desserts to congeal. Did you know that cornstarch is used in several home cleaning capacities as well? There are, in fact, dozens of way to use...
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...
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 Clean Granite

How to Clean Granite

When you think of stone and granite, you might think of strength. However, some little mistakes made while cleaning granite can cause damage. Learn how to clean granite properly by using these cleaning tips.     How to Clean Use warm soapy water to clean...
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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