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5 Ways a Housekeeper Can Help You Survive the Holidays

When you are young, you wait for the holidays with joy and glee. There is nothing quite like hearing the Christmas carols start to play on your favorite radio station and the lights come up in the neighborhoods. However, when you are an adult, the holidays are no less exciting, but they are definitely much more hectic and stressful. When you are a kid, you never realize how much planning, prepping, and effort goes into making the holidays magical. This can be hard to do if you have an already busy schedule. That is why a housekeeper can be a lifesaver during times like these.

Prepping Decoration

One of the best parts of the holidays is putting up the decorations. There is something about lighting a menorah, putting up ornaments on a tree, and stringing garland through the house that highlights the festive air. However, if you are like most of us, it can be an absolute pain to take out the decorations and get them cleaned to put up. That is where a housekeeper can help. You cannot expect a housekeeper to do your decorating for you (and why would you want them to?). However, they can help you pull out the decorations from storage and dust them off, which is really the part we all hate doing anyways.

Prepare for Guests

One of the best parts of the holidays is getting to spend quality time with family and friends. This can be less exciting when you think of all the cleaning you’ll have to squeeze in during your free time, especially if the in-laws are coming! Having a housekeeper alleviates some of the tension so that you can focus on what really counts. A housekeeper can help make sure that all the bathrooms are stocked with the proper toiletries and there are fresh sheets on all the beds.

Maintain a Festive Home

There is nothing quite like taking a seat back and enjoying a freshly decorated home with a cup of hot chocolate. However, with the daily activities and routines, things easily start getting scattered and messy. To ensure that you get to make the most of your beautiful home and decorations, hire a housekeeper. They can help maintain a tidy and festive home. They can clean up the pine needles from the tree, tidy the fireplace, and water any holiday plants you may have. (We’re looking at you, poinsettias!)

Give the Kitchen Some Extra Love

The kitchen inevitably becomes the focal point of any home during the holidays. It is a place where family congregate to exchange stories, eat delicious food, and make lasting memories. With the help of a housekeeper, you can make sure that your fridge is clean, your oven spotless, and all your pantries are organized. You never know when you may need to run for the nutmeg!

Help Prepare the Table

Much like the kitchen, the other popular place during the holidays is the dining table. Whether you need help polishing silverware, washing dishes, or setting the table, a housekeeper can be a great aid. They can help things run smoothly, so that you have less to worry about.

At The Maids® Dallas we have experienced, professional housekeepers who have helped countless families during the holidays. Our crew is ready and willing to make sure you have the time to spend with your family, rather than stressing out about cleaning and prepping. Call today for a free estimate and start enjoying festivities sooner.

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