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Best Tips for Post-Christmas Party Cleaning

Post-Christmas cleaning shouldn't be a hassle. Find out why.


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Post-Christmas Party Cleaning

Christmas is a favourite time of the year for many families. It can also be a little daunting for the families of the world, who know (all too well) about the mess that comes with a wonderful, festive Christmas party. Post-Christmas cleaning can be fraught with sweat and stress, but not if you follow these easy cleaning after Christmas tips.

Remember that it doesn’t have to be spotless in one day. It’s Christmas time after all, so take a few days to get all the chores done and also remember to schedule in some family and relaxation time for yourself over the holidays.

How to Clean up After a Christmas Party?

Before we begin, our first tip is to make sure you get the whole family involved. Even the littlest of the family can help by picking up wrapping paper or packing up table decorations. Make sure that everyone has a job for cleaning day, and they understand what’s required of them.

Start With the Kitchen

We suggest tackling the grimiest part of cleaning up after Christmas first, the kitchen. Once you’ve packed the dishwasher and washed all the bigger dishes, with a good dishwashing detergent like Sunlight, clean the parts of the kitchen that worked the hardest during Christmas Day.

Give the oven a good clean and clean all surfaces with a multi-purpose cleaner like Handy Andy Cream Cleaner.

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Tackle the House

As long as your home is sort of back to a normal state after your Christmas party, then you’ve done a great job. The parts of the home that take the biggest knock during parties are the surfaces and floors. Using a good multi-purpose cleaner like Handy Andy, you’ll be able to make sure that all surfaces are wiped down and germ-free.

Sweep all the floors and give the carpeted areas a vacuum before you begin mopping. We recommend the new Handy Andy All-in 1 Floor Cleaner for use on most floor types.

Deal With Stains

Stained tablecloths, cushions and bedding is next. Treat all stains with a good stain remover before putting them in the washing machine (if they can be machine washed). Use a good laundry detergent, like Omo, that is formulated to dissolve the toughest festive season stains like wine, food and oil.

Cleaning Products Needed for Cleaning up After a Christmas Party

Follow these great after-Christmas cleaning tips and you’ll take the stress out of cleaning up. Make sure you have these cleaning products stocked up for your cleaning party to use and you’ll be a-for-away:

• Sunlight – for dishes, cutlery, and glassware

• Handy Andy – for surfaces and floors

• Omo – for tough stains on your fabrics and clothing. However, Skip is perfect for keeping your delicate clothes looking newer for longer.

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