Can you believe the holidays are here? It’s absolutely crazy, and if they snuck up on you this year, you probably need some help getting your home clean and ready for the holidays. That’s why we put together this quick guide.

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The Chem-Dry Holiday Home Cleaning Checklist

You, your family, and your guests deserve to have a clean and healthy holiday season. To get there, you’ll need to make a list of chores to be accomplished. As the holiday get-togethers loom closer, however, that list will only grow. So start early and stay focused!

In our experience, it’s easiest to split chores by room – top to bottom.


Rule number one, make sure you have plenty of toilet paper, hand towels, and hand soap. Consider placing additional stock out in plain sight to help out guests looking for more toilet paper. Clean the toilet, sink, and mirror. Replace your air freshener.


Your guests probably won’t spend a ton of time laying down on or even looking at your floors. But that doesn’t mean the floor shouldn’t be clean. Believe it or not, a large amount of the dust and allergens in your home live in your carpets. To really make your home healthy, you should consider having your wood, tile, and carpets deep cleaned by a professional carpet cleaner.

Guest Rooms

Wash your guest bedding and linens in hot water above 130 degrees Fahrenheit. Consider placing dust-proof covers on pillows, mattresses, and box springs. Close bedroom doors to keep pets and their dander out of the room. The last thing you want is a pet having an accident on your freshly cleaned bedding, although if they do, we have you covered with our


Start by vacuuming fabric-covered furniture and using the appropriate leather cleaners for leather furniture. Removable couch covers you’ll want to wash in hot water. For a deeper, longer-lasting clean, schedule a professional upholstery cleaning that includes protectant to guard your furniture from any potential holiday messes and stains.

Day Before Cleaning for House Party

We hope these tips will help you pull off some amazing, memory-filled holiday parties! Let us know if any of our services can help you do it!

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