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Getting Ready for Holiday Guests: Some Helpful Tips

Is your home ready for guests during the holidays?

At ServiceMaster Quality Restoration, we understand the importance of having a clean home for your guests during the holidays. So, along with stuffing the turkey and baking pie, follow some of our favorite holiday do-it-yourself cleaning tips:

  1. Homemade carpet cleaners: Don’t have time to give us a call to clean your carpets? Don’t worry! You can find many items in your home that will help you remove those tough stains, such as corn starch or vinegar. Click here for a comprehensive home-remedy carpet cleaning list. (They really work!)
  2. DIY tile, hardwood & vinyl remedies: There are many ways that you can get your hardwood, tile, or laminate floors shining for your guests – all with supplies that you can find in your home. For easy home-remedy floor cleaners, click here.
  3. Get rid of pesky pet hair: If your dog or cat sheds on your furniture, there are plenty of do-it-yourself solutions: Take masking or duct tape, wrap it around your arm or hand, and use it as a cheap lint roller for your furniture.
  4. Clean bedding is best: Comforters, blankets, and pillows should be washed at least four times annually – be sure to look at the label for your pillows to see if it’s washing machine safe. Also, vacuum and disinfectant-spray your mattresses to ensure a clean night’s sleep for all of your guests.

If you live in Charlotte, NC, and want to make your home cozy and clean for the holidays, ServiceMaster Quality Restoration is here to help. Be sure to follow these tips, and best of luck cooking that turkey!