Things To Clean Before Christmas for a Stress-Free Holiday
Christmas is a memorable holiday for all of us. We can go to a foreign land to take a vacation, or reserve a special dinner at a luxurious restaurant. But we know it: Christmas is not the same when it is not spent at home with our families.
Mums surely know that aside from the cooking, decorating, gift shopping, the family should clean the house before and after the celebration too! We wouldn't want to be eating in a cluttered home now, won't we?
Things to Clean Before Christmas
Nope. We're not going to tell you to flip your house upside down to clean before Christmas. Instead, here are a few simple tips that will do the trick to make your home ready and refreshed in no time at all.
Now, if you've already followed your Autumn cleaning checklist, you would have already done and the ins and outs and every corner of your windows. But that bit isn't acceptable for your favorite window Christmas decorations! Windows are the first thing you should take a look into when doing your cleaning clean before Christmas. You might want to give your windows a little more wipe ups using rubbing alcohol. It will be significantly more precise to spray snowflakes and more comfortable to stick paper decorations on the glass when it’s clean.
Dust and Cobwebs
As a mom, you probably know that Christmas decorations are not just for Christmas. They're also for the New Year, and maybe even a few months after that.
That is the reason why we recommend for you to clean before Christmas the dust in your home one more time before putting your decorations together. While you’re at it, also take a look at the cobwebs that are hanging in your ceilings and wall corners and get rid of them. It will especially be more comfortable to decorate for Christmas if you get rid of them first.
Guestroom and Closets
A Christmas Holiday in the house means inviting guests, whether they are your family members or friends, it's wise to clear up some space in the closets. Why? It's because they will probably bring several suitcases, bags, jackets, and a few different types of footwear.
We also advise doing a good clean up of the guest room. Vacuuming, dusting, and preparing a new set of clean, soft linen won't hurt. Make your guests feel as comfortable as they can be and cozy for their Christmas stay in your home.
Our home is somewhere that we spend a lot of time preparing delicious meals. And they're mostly true during the Holidays! So it's a good idea to run a quick check of your kitchen and see if everything is in their perfect order. The kitchen is one of the spaces you will want to clean before Christmas.
Some things to focus on are the fridge, cupboards, cutlery, oven, and cooktops. Make sure that they are shining clean and remove the expired food or spices. It will help you improve your strategy for easy Christmas-holiday cooking! It's also safe to mention that if your oven hasn’t been cleaned in a while, it is probably easier to call a professional oven cleaning service.
Bathroom and the Toilet
Bathroom cleaning? You probably don't even want to talk about it when you’re spending a good holiday with your family! But as someone who wants to keep your family's Christmas perfect, you'll have to tackle it too, and it’s best to clean before Christmas.
Here's a tip: Pour some heavy-duty cleaner into the toilet bowl and let it do its magic. Wipe the tiles with all-purpose cleaning products after you take a shower. The hot vapors will loosen the dirt, making it easier to make your bathroom shine. Wipe the mirrors with glass cleaner, or simply use rubbing alcohol to remove all toothpaste splashes, fingerprints, and water rings from the surface.