The first step is to consider where everybody will be spending their time. If the party is a large one and the whole house is open, then there will likely be guests in each and every room. This can make cleaning more difficult as there are more locations which will require your attention. If, however, you know that the majority of people will spend the majority of their time in one place then you can focus your efforts and help to ensure that everything is cleaned to the highest standard in the areas which matter most. When planning the party, consider where your guests will be in relation to the type of event it is. One you have an idea of where people will be, ensure that these areas are cleaned first and most thoroughly. However, expanding your circle – if you have time – can be useful, as the guests might spill over into other areas.
One of the other concerns which many host have before a big event relates to one of those factors which is hard to control. Children and pets can always present a problem for those looking to keep everything as clean as possible, regardless of how well behaved they might be. In the days and weeks before your party, begin a routine of cleaning up after your family as quickly as possible, making sure that the worst stains and marks do not add to any type of overwhelming uncleanliness. Whilst the children and pets might not be a problem during the event, in the time building up to the big day they can exacerbate any issues which might be hindering you and which you will have to deal with. If the possible location of your party has any cross over with the area which children or pets might be spending time, make sure to clean up any toys and possessions which might be left behind. A professional cleaner might well be able to clean everything quickly and easily, but it only takes a few minutes for a messy dog or a playful child to undo much of the hard work, so always be on the lookout.
As well as cleaning up before the big party, many people often struggle with cleaning up afterwards. Rather than hiring help for the time before the party, many may find it more beneficial to hire help for afterwards. A professional can come in the day after the big event and clear up all and the mess which has been left behind. With many hosts exhausted after a long and enjoyable night, finding professional help during this time is often when it is most helpful and can be of the most benefit. Choosing how and when to hire a cleaning expert can do a lot to help you enjoy your big party even more.
Written by Ella Andrews.