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.
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.