Entries by Tim Marshall

Hiring a Cleaner is a Lifestyle Choice

A clean home is important for a number of reasons, but cleaning can be tiring and exhausting, let alone having time to actually do it! A lot more people nowadays opt for a domestic cleaning service like Merry Maids to do the main bulk of house cleaning for them. How would hiring a cleaner help […]

Making Your Bed Is Important For Your Health

There are a million and one excuses for not making your bed in the morning, here are a few common ones: “I got up late and I didn’t have time to make my bed.” “What’s the point? I’m getting back in it as soon as I get home.” “My pet is curled up on the […]

The Ugly Truths About Dust

Dust contains hair, pollen, soil, mould spores, textile fibres and dust mite faeces, amongst other matter. Fatty Dust Who remembers Marjorie from Little Britain saying, “Dust, anybody, dust? It’s actually very low in fat and you can eat as much as you like”? Marjorie is actually incorrect when it comes to dust being low in […]

How to remove mould in your home

The build-up of mould in your home is a certainty, but you can get rid of it with the right products and a little bit of elbow grease. The main two areas you’ll find mould are on the grout in between tiles, in your bathroom and kitchen and on your window sills. Why you get […]

How to declutter your clutter

We’ve all got those items in our home that we haven’t used for a while or never used at all, well, it’s time to get rid of them, declutter and have a spring clean! Here a few tips on how to declutter all of that stored clutter! Organise your time When it comes to spring-cleaning […]

5 Top Tips to Cut Your Cleaning Time

Nowadays, we all seem to be leading very busy lives and not having enough home time! This also means, that trying to keep your home clean and tidy in the short time you have, can end up being quite difficult. Try these 5 tips to cut your cleaning time: Freshen up in a flash You […]

Local business looking after local charities

A local Merry Maids business has granted his own Christmas wish to two charities in a vow to help the local community and give back. Gary Rolfe, owner of Merry Maids of Kingston decided he wanted to do something good for the local community and give two members of the public a Christmas and New […]

A New Beginning a Clean Start

Another year has passed and the start of 2019 is upon us. I hope it turns out to be a good and successful year for you. Anyway, here are some Merry Maids new year cleaning tips to help you with your clean start to 2019. Don’t be messy you’ll get stressy Take a walk around […]

5 Winter Cleaning Tips

To quote every character on Game of Thrones, “Winter’s coming”. Well, from today I think it’s already arrived, it’s freezing! The start of winter is the time to start cleaning specific items and areas in your house to get ready for the colder weather. Radiating radiators The most important items in your house during the […]

Your Halloween Cleaning Checklist

Your Halloween Cleaning Checklist It’s that time of year where being scary is the norm and we dress up as our favourite Halloween characters, a zombie maid or something along those lines. If you have a Halloween party at home it can get very messy, and turn your party it to a Halloclean party instead! […]

5 Ideas for Under Bed Storage

5 Ideas for under bed storage There may be a monster under your bed at the moment. If there is, then tell them to move because you need this area for storage! Just like that, you have solved the scary monster under the bed situation for your child! Anyway, this blog isn’t about the monster, […]

5 Tips On Keeping Your House Clean With Kids

5 Tips on keeping your house clean with kids Most parents sit down after a long day and remember how easy it was keeping your house clean before you had those precious little pains in the backside. However much you love your kids, cleaning up after them really is a chore in itself! There are […]

Kingston Merry Maids Celebrating Award

Kingston Merry Maids are celebrating after picking up a prestigious award for their staff members. Merry Maids of Kingston owner, Gary Rolfe picked up the two awards at the national conference for ServiceMaster limited held in June of this year. Merry Maids of Kingston covers Kingston Upton Thames, Richmond, Wimbledon, Putney, Wandsworth, Kew, Coombe, Ham […]

Hiring a maid will make you smile more

Hiring a maid will make you smile more! How would hiring a cleaner make you smile, you may ask. Well, are a few reasons you why you may want to consider hiring a maid . Do you have no time to clean? The average family now works more hours during the day, gets home to […]

Interesting and Yucky Facts About Cleaning Your House

Interesting and Yucky Facts About Cleaning Your House Your house is your pride and joy, and you want to keep it looking spick and span all the time. We have listed below some interesting and yucky facts about cleaning your house. Interesting Facts Here are 5 interesting facts you can take away and help keep […]

Top 8 Things You Usually Forget To Clean At Home

Top 8 Things You Usually Forget To Clean At Home When you have completed your daily/weekly clean do you sit back and admire your work? Or is that just me? I am betting there are a few things around the home that you have forgotten to clean! Naughty, naughty! No, only kidding, we all do […]

Fresh start for Merry Maids of Wakefield & South Leeds

A former banker has entered the world of domestic cleaning in Wakefield and South Leeds and has vowed to exceed customer expectations in her new venture. Gina Glendinning of Wakefield, is the new owner of Merry Maids of Wakefield and South Leeds, which is a franchise of ServiceMaster, after leaving a 30-year corporate banking career […]

Focusing on your wellbeing.

Let’s face it, you’re busy. Christmas has passed, you’re back to work, your next holiday is months away, deadlines are piling up and it’s starting to take its toll. We believe that looking after yourself is just as important as you looking after others. Stressful times are an everyday occurrence in most people’s lives, but […]

How to Spring Clean in a Flash.

Ah, winter’s just about gone (maybe), the days are getting longer, and the trees are getting greener… It’s now time to shift the stuffy, winter dust and to really freshen up all of the rooms in your home. However, not all of us can or want to spend a day scrubbing away so we’ve thought […]

New jobs in Guildford as cleaning company launches

An entrepreneur has relocated from Greece to Guildford to launch a domestic cleaning franchise and is recruiting for staff to join the new business. Efi Mandaliou, left her management career in Greece to start Merry Maids of Guildford, one of the UK’s leading franchised cleaning companies. The business is already cleaning for 32 regular customers […]