5 Tips to Get Your Holiday Home Clean and Ready for Guests

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It’s the holiday season, which means that your home will be filled with family and friends. If you want to ensure that your guests are as comfortable as possible in your home, you’ll need to give it a thorough cleaning so that it’s presentable when the company arrives. Keep these five cleaning tips in mind when you’re giving your holiday home its annual deep clean.

1) Schedule time for holiday cleaning

Try scheduling some time in your week to clean. Cleaning your home before the holidays is important because it creates a welcoming environment for your guests. House cleaning services can help you with this! At Plan: B Cleaning, we offer a variety of house cleaning services, even holiday cleaning! To make sure your holiday decorations are ready to go when it’s time to deck the halls, call us today!

2) Deep clean your home

Plan B Cleaning has some tips on how you can get your home clean and ready for guests in a short amount of time. Our professional cleaners recommend starting with a deep clean of the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room, and entryway. After you have done this, go back and tackle areas that are more difficult or take longer to clean – think: under the couch cushions or between the seats in your car. Cleaners at Plan B Cleaning know how important it is to be clean before company comes over and we would love to help make sure your home is as clean as possible before any festivities begin!

3) Get rid of clutter

Step one in the holiday home cleaning process is getting rid of all of the clutter. Put all of your junk into boxes labeled yard sale, keep, and donate. This way, you’ll know where everything goes without spending hours searching through boxes later. You’ll be able to make a quick trip around your home for trash, giving you plenty of time to clean up before guests arrive. Keep only what brings you joy in your home!

4) Decorate strategically

Creating an atmosphere is one of the most important parts of entertaining. Creating a welcoming environment starts with a sparkling clean home. Make your first impression when guests come over by making your home smell like cinnamon or oranges by infusing smells through candles, potpourri, and more. Incorporate greenery into your holiday decorating this year by adding real or fake plants. Use white lights that are battery-operated instead of those traditional strands that never seem to work out in the end.

Maintaining a tidy house will make it easier on you as well as for your guests during their stay. When it’s time to get up from the dinner table, use coasters under drinks and glasses on tables to avoid ring marks on wood surfaces. Store holiday decorations out of sight but in easy reach when not being used so they’re not cluttering up space. Throw any extra wrapping paper and bows in the trash after using them, or store them neatly together until next year. The best way to keep your holiday decorations organized is with handy organizers from The Container Store.

5) Have a plan for when things go wrong

Planning ahead is the key to successfully completing any task. This is especially true when it comes to holiday cleaning. What do you do if you can’t find your vacuum cleaner? Or if a family member arrives early and wants to get in the house? It’s important not only to have a plan but also to make sure that everyone in your household knows what it is. Read more about how Plan: B Cleaning can help you with these holiday tasks! You can be confident that we’ll take care of everything from vacuuming to dishes, so you don’t have to worry about a thing!

Contact Plan: B Cleaning Services

Plan: B Cleaning is a house cleaning service in Fishers, Carmel, Westfield, Broad Ripple, Fortville, Hamilton County, Indiana, and more. We provide professional cleaning services designed to make your home feel like a holiday wonderland!

Our team of professional cleaners will deep clean your home while you do the necessary holiday decorating. Then can enjoy all the festivities without worrying about what’s going on at home! We have affordable pricing plans that are based on your needs, as well as special Black Friday deals in November. Call today to set up your cleaning service at (317) 572-8515 or book online at www.planbcleaning.com.

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