The holiday season is a time when all family members get together and enjoy some quality time. You’d love to have everyone over. However if you are not prepared and organized, it is surely going to be stressful, hosting so many people. Here are some tasks that you can do that will make preparation much easier than you thought it could ever be. De-clutter your homeRemoving things that you don’t need is the easiest and most effective activity to keep your home neat and tidy. Throughout the year, you surely must have gathered up enough junk all around the house so it’s time to get to work.
Start off with the most visible and busy areas such as table tops, cabinet drawers etc. When you see a lot of clutter, it makes the space look much smaller than usual. Once you clean these areas, you can move on to your bedrooms. Set aside all unwanted books and clothes so that you can sell or donate them. You will be amazed by the extra space you have left at the end of de-cluttering. You won’t even need to hire cleaning services North Sydney. You can make it a habit in future. Every day take 10 minutes to walk around the house, pick up old bills and letters and throw them out.
Clean it wellNow is the time to focus on all the neglected areas throughout the year. Take time off to give the entire house a good cleaning. Wash windows, wash curtain, clean the air ducts, have professional carpet cleaners Chatswood take care of the carpets, give the house a good coat of paint and there you go! You’ll have a home as good as new. While cleaning, you will come across repairs that you need to take care of so get on with some maintenance work too. if you get all the bigger cleaning projects out of the way, you’ll have ample time for the smaller and simpler tasks. Get the kitchen readyThe kitchen will be the heart of home during the festive season. Your entire family will get together and bake cookies, Christmas cake, and cook meals that all can enjoy. This won’t run smoothly if your kitchen isn’t functioning well. You need to clean the oven, stove, blenders, cake batter mixers and all other appliances in time. Stock up the kitchen with all necessary food items in advance so that you won’t experience shortages at the very last minute. You can even buy off some new kitchen furniture to give it a brand new look.