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Welcome Door Mat: Taking Care of your Visitors

Summer is a wonderful time for road trips – and visiting friends or relatives in other places.

If you have guests arriving soon, it’s important to prepare your home so that they feel as comfortable as possible.

Of course, a good clean is always in order before they arrive, say MOLLY MAID, the professional house cleaners. Starting with a de-clutter of the house followed by a deep clean from top to bottom will do the trick.

Here are some top tips to make your visitors feel at home:

  • Have a spare key just in case guests want to explore on their own. Gather a bundle of local maps, magazines and local tourist brochures for your guests to use.
  • Pay special attention to the guest bedroom – or area where guests will sleep. Make up the bed with clean sheets leaving a set of towels on the bed – one set per person. Put out mini toiletries guests may have forgotten such as shampoo, soap and toothpaste.
  • Provide extra pillows and blankets in the cupboard.
  • Leave a small vase of fresh flowers in the bedroom – this does wonders for cheering up a room and shows a lovely personal touch.
  • Leaving a bottle of water with glasses in the room show extra thought to ensure you’re guests are as comfortable as possible.
  • Make sure there is a good bedside light and a night light that works.
  • If you’re using an air mattress as the guest ‘bed’ make sure it stays inflated and vacuum the surface so it’s dust free.
  • Make some space in a cupboard or empty a drawer in a dresser.
  • Have a few nibbles and a drink ready for their arrival, so you can welcome them and have a leisurely chat about how they wish to spend their time whilst visiting.

 

We can continue to clean your home

Latest Government guidelines confirm that COVID secure companies like Molly Maid can continue to work inside people’s homes. We thank you for the trust you place in us to safely clean your home.