5 Steps to Making Your Home Ready for Company

When you’re expecting company, you want your home to make a good impression. Whether you are preparing for a holiday or just expecting guests, there are a few things you’ll need to do to prepare your house. Follow these five steps to get your home ready for guests.

Vacuum and Sweep

One of the first things you should do is sweep and vacuum the floors. If you have carpets, vacuuming is a must to remove any dirt, dust, and pet hair that may be stuck to it. Pay closer attention to popular rooms like the bathroom, kitchen, and living room where your guests will probably be spending the most time.

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Are You Ready for the First Day of School? #FirstDayReady

There is no mistaking that if your kids aren’t headed back to school now, they will be soon – the stores are filled with supplies and sales and ads for back-to-school. The beginning of a new school year can be an especially challenging time for parents and children both, although for totally different reasons. For parents, making sure that kids are equipped with the supplies and everything they need to get organized and have a good year is usually the first challenge. Then meeting the teachers, checking out the classrooms, and assessing the curriculum for the year is next on the list.
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