House Cleaning Holiday Tips
The holiday season is such a joyful time, but also a very busy season. Need help on how to get your home ready for holiday gatherings?
According to an article at housecleaningcentral.com, “How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guest”
“The holiday season is upon us again, and on top of all the regular cleaning, there’s decorating, house guests, and festivities to come. I welcome these times when I get to visit with family and friends, especially the ones I only get to see a few times a year.
A warm, welcoming, and inviting home is one of the best ways to celebrate the holidays.
Welcome your Visitors with Holiday Cheer
They say first impressions really do count, so let’s start where it all happens first—the front porch.
Cleaning the Front Porch
- Pine needles, leaves, dirt, and other items that Mother Nature deposits on the front porch looks messy and will get tracked in during these high traffic times. Make sure you sweep, vacuum or use a hand blower to keep the porch clean and inviting.
- Take a look at the railings and decking materials. Are there any nails popping up? Do you see any splintering going on? Maybe there’s a loose board? Could the porch use paint or stain touch ups? These are all fairly quick fixes and when it’s done, you won’t have to worry about guests snagging clothes, tripping, or scraping a finger.
- Remove what you can from the porch. If it isn’t necessary to have balls and toys lying around, store them in the garage.
- If you have plants on the front porch, remove the dead flowers and keep them watered so they continue to grow and welcome your friends and family.” To read the entire article click here.