Preparing Your Home for the Holiday Season

It’s not too long before the holiday season will kick off. Christmas decorations are already starting to appear in stores. You may have spotted flyers with gift suggestions. While parties and family gatherings are a major component of holiday celebrations, they can also be a source of stress, particularly if you live in a dated home. Thankfully, there’s plenty of time to prepare your home for the holidays. These are some steps you can take that will reduce your stress levels and allow you to get more out of the holidays.

Simple Updates to Your Bathroom

Naturally, you won’t want to make any major upgrades to your bathroom when getting ready of for the holidays. A green bathtub would be seasonally appropriate, but it may not be something that you’d want all year. Aside from that, you wouldn’t want to have to worry about major spending or contractors during the holidays. Thankfully, there are some much easier options. These simple suggestions can leave your bathroom looking like something out of a holiday movie.

Instead of replacing bathtubs, sinks, and showers, try refinishing them. This can make a dingy bathroom look a lot better. Best of all, Phoenix Bathtub Refinishing can typically complete refinishing in less than a day. This means you’ll have plenty of time to prepare for the holidays. These options is also cost effective. 

Try adding in a few appealing pieces of holiday decor, such as candles. LED candles are the safest option, particularly if there are children in your household. Hang a wreath above the toilet. You may want to pick something with an appealing scent, like eucalyptus. Potpourri with a holiday scent is another great option.

Think about the place people are most likely to gather at any party. In most households, it’s the kitchen. You may have picture-perfect decorations in your living room, but that doesn’t mean that people will hang out there. Embrace the kitchen. These suggestions will make your kitchen a better spot for holiday hangouts.

If your counters are damaged or look dated, you can update them without having to replace them. Countertop refinishing is another service offered by Phoenix Bathtub Refinishing. There are plenty of different finishes available. Some are designed to resemble actual stone.

If your kitchen has a door, or a window that faces outdoors, this is a great spot to hang a wreath. You should also consider putting up battery operated LED lights. This can give your kitchen a warm holiday glow.

Look into buying vintage linens at yard sales, thrift shops, or even from people in your neighborhood. Set out these linens and some mismatched napkins on your buffet. It can create a beautiful holiday look.

Above all else, you should relax and try to enjoy this time of celebration. If you want to brighten up your bathroom or improve your kitchen countertops, we’re here to help. Reach out to us now so that we can refinish your bathroom and kitchen ahead of the holidays.

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