Think about what your guests will see when considering what a holiday clean should look like. If you have overnight visitors, give special attention to the entryway, living room, dining room, carpet, floor, bathroom, kitchen, and guest bedroom.

Holiday Clean Tips for a Sparkling Home

Deck your halls sparkling clean with these holiday clean tips.

Front Porch

A clean porch is a welcoming porch. Give your front porch a thorough sweep. Scrub your entryway. Wipe down your front door, give the doormat a good shake, and make sure cobwebs haven’t collected in corners.


Make sure you can see the guests coming. Keep windows clean and streak-free with a mixture of vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Wipe down windows with a reusable microfiber cloth.


People gather around the food during the holidays, so make sure your kitchen sparkles and smells inviting.

  • Be sure your stovetop and oven are shining and ready for the upcoming holiday action.
  • Wipe down your kitchen countertops, cupboards, backsplashes, and the refrigerator door.
  • Make sure your trash receptacle is clean and odor-free.
  • Dust light fixtures and flush sink drain with boiling water.
  • Give your garbage disposal some love. To cut down on odors, chop up a whole lemon — rind and all — and let the disposal gobble it up. Throw in ice cubes to sharpen the blades.
  • Go ahead and give special dishes and flatware a holiday clean to save time later.


Whatever you do, don’t neglect the bathroom.

  • Break out the stiff-bristled brush and scouring powder to scrub things clean.
  • Dust light fixtures and flush sink drain with boiling water.
  • Stock bathrooms with toilet paper, hand soap, tissues, and clean hand towels.
  • Make sure you have extra toiletry items for your overnight guests.

Guest Room

Nothing makes a guest feel more welcome than a neat and clean guestroom.

  • Clean sheets with extra pillows and blankets.
  • Dust light fixtures and fans
  • Bottled water and/or a vase of fresh flowers is a nice touch.

Floors & Carpets

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Holiday Clean Bonus Tip!

Give your house the sniff test. Aroma is everything. Brew some coffee, simmer a few spices, or bake a tray of cookies, and your guests will be sure to have a smile on their faces and be ready to celebrate.

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