Homeowner Resources December 6, 2022

Tips on Preparing Your Home For Holiday Guests

With the holidays right around the corner, you may be facing the challenge of getting your home ready for your friends and family. While getting your home ready for guests can be a daunting task, we’ve pulled together a list of tips to help you get your home ready for this years holiday season.


  • Clean your entryway and front porch

This will be the first thing your guests see. It’s a great and easy way to make a good first impression.

  • How does it pass the smell test

Light some candles, wax melters, or whatever you use to clear the air in your home, making your guests feel comfortable and at home.

  • Make sure your kitchen is clean
  • Take out the trash
  • Wash litter boxes or cages
  • Vacuum carpet
  • Make sure your guests have a clean bathroom!

First things first, EXTRA TOILET PAPER, it’s always a good idea to make sure your guests’ bathroom is fully stocked with any toiletries they may need. Put towels and wash rags on display and maybe throw in a wax melter or candle.

  • Stock the Kitchen

It’s a general good idea to make sure if you’re hosting guests for the big holidays that there is enough food in the house. Making the meals for groups of people is a HUGE task, but keeping the kitchen stocked can make it easier for you and your guests.


Making sure you and your guests are comfortable and well fed, but don’t forget about your own comfort in the process. These times are about harmony and enjoying the time we have with our friends and family. Please take care of yourself as well to ensure you can enjoy this time with the people you care about!