The holiday season… doesn’t it just feel like during this time of year, you continuously have guests in and out of your home? People make their home festive for many reasons during the holiday. The number one reason is for children. If you have little ones, there is nothing like sprucing up your house to get into the holiday cheer. Secondly, we want to make the guests of our home feel welcome.
In reality, making your house look like it just came out of a movie is not realistic. Between Christmas shopping, holiday activities and our daily lives, it’s nearly impossible to have our homes look picture-perfect. Don’t be mislead though, and we have a few tips to help you create a festive home this holiday season.
Begin with a fresh start
Before you do anything, you need to deep clean your home. You can have the best-decorated house but if it’s dirty underneath the decorations, everything will look completely off. Here are some cleaning tasks you’ll want to do.
Give everything a good dust/wipe down:
If you plan to set out decorations, you will want to wipe down all the countertops and tabletops before setting anything down. If there have been things on these surfaces that haven’t been moved in a while, you might not realize just how dirty it is underneath everything.
Pay extra attention to your floors:
Everything else in your home can be sparkling clean but if your floors or carpets are dirty, it will make the entire house look messy. When was the last time you had a deep clean on your carpets? You should be deep cleaning your carpets twice a year, and if you were to clean carpets once in the summer and once in the winter, the holidays are a perfect time. Guests will be impressed by the spotless floors and the whiff of the incredible smell the moment they walk in your doors. Pure Carpet Cleaners uses all-natural citrus products so your home won’t smell of chemicals after it’s cleaned.
Keep it simple
Once your home is all clean, you are ready to begin decorating! Christmas decorations can add up quickly and can be quite expensive, but we have a secret for you: less is more. If you keep your Christmas tree simple and add a few decorations around your home to match it, your home will look it’s best without requiring you to shell out a lot of money. Pick a color scheme to stick to and add those colors throughout your home for some sparkle as well.
Add in some holiday pillows
Throw pillows go a long way when it comes to decorating. If you have put up your tree, added some garland and lights, and you still feel as though something is missing, give throw pillows a try. They are also great because you can use them every year and simply swap them out when it’s that time of year again.
Let’s get started!
Before you know it, the holiday season will be over. Don’t waste another minute and begin making your home festive for your guests. Looking for someone to help clean your carpets? Book an appointment with Pure Carpet Cleaners today.