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Housekeeping Orange County Gives You Tips On Cleaning Up After Christmas And Preparing For The Next One

Housekeeping Orange County tips on Christmas cleanupEvery year it’s the same thing all over again. After all the fun’s over, what went up must come down.  As with any major cleanup, not having a thorough and realistic plan can really wear you down. But this year, turn the page and think ahead. Organize everything (and everyone, including your kids) so that both unpacking and repacking your Christmas decorations goes smoothly. Housekeeping Orange County is here to provide you with tips on how to put away all your Christmassy items and spare yourself the hassle of the “not this again” time of the year.

Create ample storage space

It seems like, no matter how spacious our living area is, we somehow find a way to create clutter. So many items that you no longer need but feel that you might need, eventually. The truth is, you probably won’t.  Clutter is both a physical and a mental burden, and you definitely don’t need that in your life.

Also allow for new items. If you’ve purchased new Christmas ornaments or taken advantage of Christmas-themed items’ sales, these will require even more space. Do not throw away the original packaging as it will come in handy.

Planning ahead with proper labelling

You’re probably familiar with the scenario – you’re eager to set up the Christmas tree and put up the Christmas lights but the lights are all tangled up and some of the ornaments have been damaged in the last year’s chaotic yet tedious cleanup.

This year, start fresh. Housekeeping Orange County recommends setting up categories. It might seem like you ought to have too much time on your hands to do that, but separating the breakables from the non-breakables is easy. It will also spare you the trouble of sorting everything out the next holiday season.

Simple cardboard boxes and labels are all you need. Get boxes with dividers for the breakable items, and if you really want to be on the safe side, wrap each ornament in a paper towel or crumpled newspapers. All that’s left is to find a secret corner in which you can store the boxes in a neat way.

Before you get started, make a handy set of before and after pictures. That way, you’ll have that satisfying visual overview of what you’ve done. What’s more, pictures will refresh your memory and you’ll be able to effortlessly recreate last year’s well-thought-out layout, saving you time and energy.

Get everyone involved

Everyone in your household enjoys the Christmas celebrations, so it’s only fair if they too contribute to this cleanup by doing their fair share of the work. What’s more, you’ll be spending precious quality time together and get things done much more quickly.

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Stay Relaxed This Christmas Season

Relaxed Christmas - Cleaning Service Laguna NiguelHow can you have a sustainable Christmas this year? How can you simply enjoy the holidays and rein in the stress that seems to be inevitable? Don’t get swept away by the holiday craze – hold on to these ideas compiled by the most trusted cleaning service in Laguna Niguel.

Trim the to-do list

Just the bare necessities should make their way to your to-do list. This is actually tougher than one would think because we love feeling efficient and having a stark to-do list doesn’t contribute to that. If you find yourself struggling to keep activities off your holiday schedule, remind yourself that your primary goal this season is – to enjoy!

Delegate and ask for help

Asking others to help out with organization will make it easier for you to keep that to do list short. Yes, asking for help is also challenging, but look at it from this perspective – why don’t you give it a real go this year? Ask others for help, give them clear instructions, written if need be, and restrain yourself from intervening if you’re not fully satisfied with the results. The important thing is to be together and keep stress down.

No clean-a-thon

The previous two items apply to this one. Keep things simple and delegate. Will you get more kicks from a pristine kitchen or a nice glass of wine in the company of friends? Yeah. Someone else can do the kitchen.

If your family members are too busy to take on cleaning, or if they cannot be relied on when it comes to scrubbing, give some serious thought to hiring a professional cleaning service. Our professional maids will work around your schedule and give you cleaning results that guarantee your satisfaction. If you need a cleaning service in Laguna Niguel or anywhere else in Orange County, call Maid This! – the most trusted cleaning service in Orange County and beyond.

Decorate wisely

The Big Three – the front door, the tree and a focal point – may be the easiest way to decorate without investing too much time and effort. The spirit of Christmas is inside you!

Give gifts that symbolize your love

Paradoxically, when you have known someone for a long time, or a very long time (like your mom and dad), gift ideas can get exhausted. If it’s not that, gifts can easily exhaust your budget – and your budget has to cover many more things besides gifts. Repeat to yourself that it’s the thought that counts and that money invested in a gift can never ever really show how much you love a person or care about them.

Set a budget

Talking about the budget, it would be best to sit down and calculate just how much is acceptable for you to spend this winter holiday season. If you know what your financial limits are, it will be easier to make decisions when buying gifts, food for the meal, tickets, making reservations, etc. Planning like this in advance can also help to rein in shopping sprees and forestall undesirable debts.

Remember the limits of your powers

You’re no Superman nor Wonder Woman. Stuffing your schedule with visits to family and friends, guest stayovers or parties is highly likely to have both your plans and nerves come undone. Prioritize and plan lighter days after you’ve been to a party or away, so that you can recharge your batteries and enjoy every moment of the holiday magic.

Also, if you are hosting a party, consider making it pot-lucky. You’ll get a variety of tastes and foods without exerting yourself to the point that you only wish the party is over so you can get some sleep.

How about a holiday staycation?

Your home can be a place of undiscovered enjoyment in the holiday season. Is it your tradition to travel round Christmas? Why not experience some R&R in the comfort of your home and in the company of your family only? You may be surprised how different your home can feel when you slow down the pace.

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