Ways to Make Your Home Holiday Ready

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Christmas is coming! How exciting is that? The season to celebrate with your family and loved ones. Canadian homeowners are now planning their dinner parties, whether that is a small get together around the fireplace or a fancy dinner. With all the guests and gatherings that will be happening, your home needs to be ready for the holiday. Here are a few things you can do to make your home the heart of the holiday season.

Decluttering the House

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To start off, go around the house and start decluttering each room. If you have guests staying over, you will make room for their stuff. Or even if no one is staying, decluttering, and removing unwanted things will make your house tidier and your mind will be at ease.

Grab a storage bin and walk around to see what you can put away for the holiday season. Make sure your surfaces have nothing on them, to make room for the holiday decorations.

Holiday Cleaning

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Before you get your holiday decorations out, the house needs to be cleaned. Some people start their cleaning process a month before the holidays to get everything cleaned up. Christmas cleaning isn’t only vacuuming and mopping the house. You need to deep clean the house in order to get your house ready for guests. Mainly focus on high traffic areas such as bathrooms and kitchens to remove any mold or mildew. A deep cleaning for the carpet would be a great thing to do too.

Hosting dinners and parties at your home will leave it all messy and dirty. To get this cleaning done before and after the holiday season, you can get professional cleaners to save you some time and to get a flawless home in no time. 

Holiday Deep Clean For the Kitchen

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Besides the bathrooms, the kitchen gets the most use during the holiday season. Start by lightly dusting the light fixtures and cleaning the windows. Scrub the oven, stove, and microwave to remove any food particles, to get them ready for all the cooking you will be doing. Don’t forget about the dishwasher! With the amount of guests you will be having and the utensils and plates they will be using, you don’t want your dishwasher not working properly. Lastly, don’t forget to give your floors a little bit of love.

Use Seasonal Scents For the Holiday

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To really get into the holiday mood, get candles that remind you of Christmas. They will make your home warmer and inviting and it will make your house smell great. 

Chimney Time!

Many of the things I’ve listed above can be done by yourself. Getting the chimney repaired and cleaned will require a professional cleaner, however. Regular chimney cleaning reduces the cost of its future repairs, improves indoor airflow quality, and prevents potential chimney fires. Make sure to get your fireplace checked out before the holiday season.

Plus, this will get your chimney ready for Santa Clause!

Prepare the Kitchen

The kitchen is the center of the house and the most used room during the holiday season. A large renovation isn’t needed to prepare your kitchen; however, you can do little things around the kitchen. If you are planning on cooking a feast, then you need to get your oven checked out and repaired if needed. Get a local professional to inspect it for you. 

Assemble the Furniture

As you are hosting more family and friends in your house, you need to make sure there is enough space for everyone. Purchasing new furniture might be in the picture, depending on the number of people. To get this process done faster, hire a specialist in furniture assembly.

Let There Be Light

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December is a gloomy month full of rain and snow with little sun in sight. Make it brighter with lights all around the house for the holidays. Add lights to the roof and driveway with a local professional to brighten up your neighborhood. Climbing up the roof and getting it done by yourself is a hard and dangerous task. To avoid any potential harm to you or your gutters, a specialist can take the load off your shoulders. Plus, a professional can help you remove the lights after the season is done.

WeServe Professionals

To get your house ready for the holidays is a huge task that can overwhelm the whole family. The whole process of preparing, hosting, and cleaning up after the guests is time consuming, and it can honestly be very tiring. So, get a professional to help you throughout the whole thing! Finding local professionals is easy on the WeServe app. Spend more time with your family and let the specialists do their job so you can have a spectacular Christmas this year.

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