December is a month of goodbyes and celebrations, while also paving the way for the New Year. But before all that, it’s the month of making Christmas as memorable as possible. As the first eleven months of this year wind down, we’re all set to welcoming the Christmas festivities.
And if you’re hosting, we understand that you’re stressed. Luckily, there’s a lot of time yet, and getting your house in order early will allow you to enjoy the day instead of stressing about the arrangements.
20% of Americans plan their holiday arrangements in October, while a more significant chunk of the population begins planning after Cyber-Monday—which is just a recipe for last minute hassle.
From tidying rooms to heating and cooling system inspections, these Christmas preparation tips will help you get your home ready for the season’s festivities.
The first step when preparing for Christmas is to clear the clutter. You’ve probably accumulated a lot of things throughout the year that you no longer use or need. If you can think of such items, now’s the time to throw them out or donate them to your local thrift store.
Search your house’s cabinets, shelves, cupboards, and drawers for excess clutter, compartmentalize it, and declutter as required. Clearing the space will help you visualize your Christmas decor ideas so you can place new objects and ornaments more easily.
Install The Perfect Christmas Tree
Everyone has a designated spot where all the festivities take place. From the living room to the dining room, find a space where you can fit your Christmas tree in the most festive way.
Don’t hesitate to rearrange, replace, or remove the furniture to give the tree the space it deserves. Hang exciting ornaments and sparkling lights on the tree to start placing presents underneath it.
Decorate The Exteriors
The best way to make your house’s entryway more inviting is with festive exterior decorations. Flank your front entrance with pre-lit topiaries and rustic LED lanterns on the steps. Add some lush artificial garlands around the door frame with removable fasteners.
You can also go the extra mile by adding lights to all your windows and doors. Seasonal decorations will get your family and friends thrilled about celebrating Christmas at your place.
Make The Indoors Warm & Cozy
A warm and cozy home is a welcome relief from the hectic holiday pace. While a fireplace and candles can help you achieve homey comfort, it’s crucial to have your house’s heating system adequately repaired and functioning before your guests arrive.
Reach out to your local heating and cooling units supplier, and schedule an annual inspection, repairs, or an HVAC replacement before the holidays. Professional HVAC repair services will inspect the house’s cooling and heating system for any ductwork damage, leakages, and maintenance needs.
Lastly, add a calming touch to the house with couch blankets and bean bags.
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This year, spare yourself from the last-minute Christmas hassle and reach out to us to take care of all your HVAC unit maintenance needs. If you live in Florida, feel free to schedule an inspection with our experts here.