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Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting

Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting

Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting.  Whether your home is listed for sale, or you are considering selling or you are expecting Holiday guests these ideas can help.

Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting.  If your home is the site for this year’s family winter holidays, spreading out your to-do list and tackling a couple projects can give you more time to relax and enjoy your guests later.

Preparing Your Home For Holiday HostingHow about these three tasks?

1. Declutter your house and garage then hold a yard sale.

You’ll raise some extra holiday cash, give a new home to furniture and household goods you no longer need and have your house looking great for the holidays.

Another option is to donate the items to the local Habitat for Humanity Restore and take the tax deduction.

Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting2. Check your bed and bath linens.

If you need new items, you’ll have time to watch for a good sale before guests arrive.

Need a place to hold extra guest towels? Swap out your towel rack for this Moen 24-Inch towel bar with shelf
In a super-small bathroom, a shelf over the door can hold extra towels for guests.

3. Baby Proof

Preparing Your Home For Holiday HostingAre your children or other guests bringing little ones into your not-so-baby-proof home? There are lots of temporary safety devices to help keep toddlers safe so parents relax and enjoy their visit with you.

If you order childproofing items now, you’ll have them on hand to install a few days before guests arrive. You can buy a childproofing kit or single items like cabinet latches, outlet plugs or door knob covers.
If you are looking to get your home sold we have many more ideas to share with you.  Please call Deborah Laemmerhirt at 203-994-4297.  Besides staging and showing plans we are GLOBAL PROPERTY SPECIALISTS.  Your home is marketed locally, regionally, nationally and globally in 20+ languages.  Don’t you deserve the best service?

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