How To Stay Organised During The Summer Holidays

With the kids off of school, and your daily routines thrown into turmoil, it can be difficult to keep on top of things during the 6 week summer holiday.  Here at Maid In Essex we fully appreciate that a little extra help can make all the difference when you are trying to be mum, a […]


How To Clean Your BBQ

After a fun evening spent stuffing yourself full of sausages and burgers, and enjoying the company of good friends, the last thing you want to do it clean the BBQ grill.  We’ve found some top tips about cleaning the BBQ from the specialists at www.calor.co.uk. As the biggest supplier of gas bottles for gas BBQ’s […]


Keep Your Kids Room Tidy This Summer

With the summer holiday here, it’s a good time to have a clear out.  We have written about this before so we thought it might be a good time to remind you of some of our top tips for keeping your kids room clean and tidy and clutter free throughout the holiday break. We all […]


What We Love About The Summer Holidays

So the 6 weeks holidays are finally here.  It can be very easy to forget exactly what the long break is for when we are stressing about kids, work, holidays and housework.  But this long break is a time to spend with the family, to make the most of the British summer weather (good or […]


Make The Most Of Your Cleaner

Most of us find ourselves with too much to do and too little time in the day to get it done. With the school run, cooking, washing and of course the small matter of living taking up most of our time, the home can get a little neglected and end up a mess. We know […]


Top Tips For Speedy Bathroom Cleaning

In a hurry? Bathroom looking like a war zone? With the summer holidays nearly here, keeping on top of the housework can seem like an impossible task. Never fear, Maid In Essex is here to help, with some top tips to keep your house clean and sparkly, without spending too much time or energy getting […]


Easy Tips For Summer Time Cleaning

With the sun shining, it’s nice to be able to throw open the doors and windows and let the warm air in.  During the warmer months, who wants to spend time indoors with the rubber gloves on, when we could be outside enjoying the garden?   The long summer holiday is also looming, and if you […]


Use Your Jars!

How lovely is a summers evening in the garden, with candles in jars to illuminate the space like your very own tealight fireflies.  This little trick is just one great use for your left over empty jars.  Drink a lot of coffee? Eat a lot of jam?  Perfect!  Never throw away an empty jar again.  […]


BBQ Ideas From Around The World

Thinking of having a barbecue sometime soon? Us Brits love a good bit of outdoor cooking, even if we do sometimes have to hide from the rain to enjoy it.  Bangers and burgers in the sunlight are a firm favourite with all of us on a warm summer afternoon, but they can get a bit […]


Clean Up Your Bicycle In Time For Summer

Ah, the sun is shining and it’s the perfect time to get out and go cycling with the family. Did you leave your trusty bike outdoors over the winter? Is it looking a bit rusty? Get it looking good as new with these top tricks to help remove rust.  Rust stains are among the hardest […]