August 7, 2018

Take an Eco-Friendly Road Trip

Summer is a great time to pack up the family and go on a road trip. At home, we may have established routines to minimize our carbon footprint, but it doesn’t need to stop there. Taking a green road trip is a great way to be environmentally conscious and save yourself money. The next time you take a road trip, consider these small gestures that make a real difference: Unplug your appliances: Take a few minutes before you leave and unplug any appliances that may unnecessarily use up electricity. Items like small appliances, electronics that are on sleep mode, chargers...
June 1, 2018

Why Does Mess Cause Stress?

Let me be honest, as much as I love to clean there are days when I just can’t get myself to clean my own home (or do anything for that matter). It’s okay to feel this way. We are not lazy; we just need time for self-care – looking after our personal well-being by taking a step back and forgetting about our distractions. But we all know what can happen when we let go even for that brief moment. All of a sudden the dishes pile up, the trash needs to be taken out, and our home becomes so disorganized...
March 12, 2018

Spring Cleaning: Tips and Tricks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Spring Cleaning! For anyone who knows me, they know I love to clean. There is nothing more relaxing than putting on some music, pouring myself a glass of wine and getting down to it. However, let’s be real, we all know spring cleaning isn’t an easy thing to do. Let’s talk about this daunting task and discuss tips and tricks to make this project more enjoyable. Dusting: Microfibre cloths are great for dusting. The cloths will attract and pick up the dust while you clean instead of just moving it around. These...
February 13, 2018

Seeking Simplicity

Did you catch Miss'es Clean's latest article in HWS Magazine? HWS is Niagara's health and wellness magazine offering its readers educational articles, by health and wellness experts, on how to live a healthy lifestyle. In the latest issue, I had the opportunity to share my experience on living minimally. I also share with readers tips on decluttering and small ways we can be minimal at home. Seeking Simplicity Can we live a meaningful life with less stuff? I certainly think we can. I have spent the last few months on a mission - to need less, to want less and to live...
February 6, 2018

10 Things You’re Forgetting to Clean

It's easy to clean dirt and dust that is noticeable around the home, but we often forget the less visible areas that need just as much attention. Next time you are cleaning your home, don't forget to clean the following: Wipe and disinfect light switches, ceiling fans/light fixtures and door knobs Flip your mattress and spray with a mattress cleaner/beat your pillows and spray with Benefect/Wash mattress pads and pillow protectors Wipe and disinfect handrails and bannisters Clean windows, ledges, tracks and screens (clean screens with caution, or leave it to a professional) Wipe down and detail blinds Wipe down walls and...
January 30, 2018

Change the way you clean with Microfibre Cloths

Many people are choosing to clean with microfibre cloths, and Miss’es Clean is no different! With just water, these cloths pick up dirt and dust better than your conventional cleaning cloth. You can also say goodbye to dust particles that fly around while you are dusting. Microfibre for the win! Benefits: • Reduce cleaning time – these cloths pick up dirt and dust instead of moving it around like other cleaning cloths. • Reduce the use of chemical cleaners – all you need is water! These cloths are also anti-bacterial. • Multifunctional – microfiber cloths can be used to clean...
January 9, 2018

Rachel’s Picks: My Top 5 Products for Tough Cleans

Let’s discuss tough cleaning jobs. Sometimes it can feel like no matter what you do there is nothing that can get rid of shower scum, or the burnt food off the bottom of your pans. When I bring in a new product to Miss’es Clean’s retail shop, I make sure it is personally tried and tested by me. For tough cleans and stains, these products are my absolute go-tos: Mother’s Choice - an abrasive cleaner used to clean all hard surfaces. It is five times stronger than Pink Solution with fine pumice added to tackle tough stains in the shower,...
March 15, 2017

Spring Cleaning DIY

Whether you are hiring a cleaning service or tackling spring-cleaning yourself, we all know that there’s a lot of work that goes into it. Although a full clean should ideally happen at least four times a year (each season), it seems little ambitious when some of us can’t even get through the dishes on a day to day basis. For those who are doing DIY spring-cleaning, we highly recommend having these supplies on hand. Spring-cleaning shouldn’t be a hassle, save yourself time and stress by investing in the following: Benefect – a botanical disinfectant that kills over 99.99% of germs...