Are you opening your doors to family members or friends this holiday season? With our ideas for prepping your home, you'll be ready to welcome them with open arms.
Spare Some Space
Clear out some space in your entryway. Depending on the climate where you live, your guests may have bulky coats, boots, and other cold-weather accessories. To keep that stuff neatly out the way during their stay, arrange for plenty of extra room by your front door and in your coat closet beforehand.
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Childproof Your Place
If your guests include babies or small children, be sure to store away any potentially harmful objects or decor in your home, and do any necessary childproofing of furniture.
...And Don't Forget the Pets
In the same way that parents will likely arrive prepared, visitors with pets will probably also pack everything they need. Still, a nice gesture would be to ask if they need any extra pet necessities or food.
Set the Mood
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