Easy Spring Cleaning Ideas

We are halfway through February already and Spring is very nearly in the air!  Hoorah! Traditionally, March and April are the time of the year where we start to give our homes a good going over!  Milder weather makes it a great time open some windows and let the fresh air blow through.  It is […]


Giving A Bit Back, The Maid In Essex Way

With Christmas not too far away, it’s the time of year to think of goodwill and gifting, sharing and caring for those less fortunate than ourselves.  Actually, any time of year is a good time to give a little bit back.  Maid In Essex is a long established family business based in Brentwood, in Essex. […]


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 […]


How to Plan Your Weekly Housework!

What with school runs, packed lunches, working, shopping and running around after all the other members of the household, cleaning can sometimes be the last thing you get round to. Spending your evenings washing, cleaning and trying to silently run the hoover round (cos we all do that right), is no where near as much […]


Bring On The Spring Clean!

Today we noticed that our local supermarket has suddenly reduced a whole load of cleaning products.  “Why ever would they do that”, we pondered!  Well, apparently, those clever retail types recognise the fact that come February a lot of us are itching to get on with a good old spring clean at home. So if […]


How To Clean Rust

  Rust stains are among the hardest to remove, but getting your metal work looking shiny and new can be really rewarding and give it a new lease of life.  There are numerous different rust cleaning methods, but some work better than others. Below, we have selected the most popular ones. For rust stains on clothing  try […]


5 Top Tips For Carpet Cleaning

            With the Autumn weather fast approaching, it’s time to brace yourselves for muddy shoes and dirty dogs making a mess on your carpets and flooring. Keeping you carpets clean can seem like a losing battle when it’s wet outside, but with these 5 easy carpet cleaning tips, you should […]


GET YOUR HOUSE CLEAN AND BACK TO SCHOOL READY

As September approaches, it’s time to get organised to make the transition back to school as easy as possible.  After 6 weeks of doing minimal cleaning, (as all mums know that kids at home and tidiness don’t go together), its time to start to prepare not just the children, but your home to be ready […]