We all love having friends and family over to visit us, but they can often leave huge messes behind. With all the hustle and bustle of work and other activities, the messes they leave might seem overwhelming. So, what can you do to minimize the clutter left behind by guests after a cool gathering at your place? Well, we’ve got some tips on how to keep the potential messes of your guests to a minimum. Ready to find out more? Well, here we go!
Prevention is the best cure.
There’s something about groups of people that seems to bring in a ton of dirt. An easy way to keep the dirt to a minimum, especially if you have carpet, is to ask them to remove their shoes at the door. If you aren’t a huge fan of this idea, then you can invest in a good carpet outside of your door for them to wipe their shoes on. Don’t be afraid to really enforce this because it will save you from having to steam clean your carpets more often than you might like. Another way of preventing big messes is to keep coasters out and easily assessable to everyone at the gathering. This will minimize long term damages to your wood and other surfaces.
Clean up beforehand.
Cleaning really well before people come over might seem like a waste of time considering that they are just going to mess it up again, but think about this. People are more likely to treat a freshly cleaned area with more care than one that is messy. After all, it shows that you put in a lot of effort to make your home nice for their arrival, so they may feel the need to put in a little effort themselves. This, sadly, doesn’t work on kids or pets.
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