Do you think that deep cleaning is something you should do just once per year? We all know that deep cleaning is never fun, but it’s necessary.
Deep cleaning is not just for spring. Christmas is one time of year when you should seriously consider deep cleaning. Let’s look at some of the reasons why it’s worth putting in the hard work of deep cleaning your entire home during the holiday season.
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It Gives Your House an Uncluttered Look (At Least for a Few Weeks)
Most of us have family and friends around during the holiday season. With all the additional Christmas clutter, it doesn’t take much to leave your home looking like someone has let a bomb off inside.
Deep cleaning your home at Christmas will give it that uncluttered look, at least until your kids mess it up again.
You Make Room for New Stuff
Anyone with kids knows that a new influx of gifts means that it can be difficult to find somewhere new to put everything. You can make room for new stuff by initiating a deep cleaning right now.
For example, if your kid’s rooms are filled with toys already it can seem like cleanliness suicide to start buying new things that you obviously don’t have space for. Clearing out clutter prepares for all that slightly newer clutter that’s about to invade your home.
Donate some of those old toys that nobody plays with anymore and clear those dusty shelves to make room for what’s coming when Santa lands. Plus, by donating your older stuff, you’re able to have a tax write off since tax time is right at the door next after Christmas.
You Have Peace of Mind
Are you a little OCD?
Then you already know there’s nothing worse than being in a home that isn’t spotless. If that’s the sort of thing that plays on your mind during the holiday season, especially when guests are around, then do something about it.
In retrospection, Christmas cleaning makes more sense than spring cleaning because this is the one time of year when everyone gets together.
You Know What to Purchase for Christmas
Christmas shopping can often be difficult because you need to figure out what needs to go and what you need to buy new. By getting rid of everything that’s old and broken down now, you can purchase those useful gifts for the people in your household.
It’s an easy way to save money because what you need for your home can also double as a present. Plus, it also saves the hassle of going out again in January because you’ve realized that half of your kitchen appliances have finally given up on you.
Last Word – Clear Your Clutter this Holiday Season
If you want a home you can be proud of when all the family arrives, it’s time to initiate that deep cleaning right now. Clear out the old and get ready to bring in the new.
Additionally, you’ll have an easier time when it comes to your annual spring cleaning session because you have already made a start on it just a few months before.
Do you do a deep cleaning before the holidays?