Are your partner’s parents coming to stay for the weekend? Perhaps friends who live far away are coming to stay for a holiday? No matter whether you have guests for a week or a month, you need to ensure that your home is prepared and welcoming. The last thing you want is to present your guests with a dirty house and no space for their clothes and belongings. With that in mind, read on for some top tips to follow:
Clear out some wardrobe space and make them feel welcome
If your guests are staying for more than one or two nights, it is unlikely that they are going to want to live out of a suitcase. Make sure you clear out some wardrobe space so that they have got some room to hang their clothes. To make things even more welcoming, why not leave some fresh
Give them some towels
In addition, no one wants to feel like a pest, and having to ask for
Invest in electric radiant heaters
You may think your house is the perfect temperature, but your guests may not feel the same. You don’t want them to feel cold and uncomfortable throughout their stay, which is why it is a good idea to invest in
Ensure there is plenty of room for everyone to sit
You may not have the required number of chairs in your living room at present, so you will need to bring some in from another room or even borrow some off someone you know. It does not matter that the chairs do not match in with the style of the living area. What is more important is that everyone is comfortable and able to converse with one and other freely. There is nothing worse than someone standing awkwardly or being squished on the edge of the sofa.
Stock up on quality light bulbs
Some people are sensitive to light, and cheap, poor-quality
So, there you have it, some top tips to make sure your house is prepared and welcoming for your guests. Don’t over fuss, but ensure the place is comforting and think about your guests’ needs. Ask yourself, would I be happy if someone welcomed me into this home? If you can safely answer yes, you know that you have done a good job.