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Quick Preparation Tips For Last Minute Guests

Hosting An Impromptu Gathering: The Cleaning Short List

It’s Friday afternoon, and you just found out that your friends are coming to visit tomorrow! If your home is not company-ready, check out this cleaning short list of must-dos to keep you sane, and ensure your space is looking its best before your guests arrive.

Short List (stuff to handle the day before or day of): Time Needed: 60 – 90 minutes
Dust mop floors and vacuum rugs.
Dust/wipe all surfaces.
Clean kitchen.
Clean bathroom.
Do a final clutter sweep to make sure all surfaces are clear, all beds are made, and all clothes are put away.

Handling these few items will make your entire house look pulled together, and will keep you from feeling like you’re inviting people into a mess!