How to Speed Clean Your Home for the Holidays

Get your home in tip top shape for guests this season with these expert tips (16 Photos)

Tobey Grumet on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:04AM

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How to Speed Clean Your Home for the Holidays

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Try Counterclockwise Cleaning

Before the guests arrive, Breininger suggests moving from left to right around the house. “Stand at your front door and continue to organize and clean. Remember everything behind you is now considered a clean, clutter-free zone and everything ahead of you requires attention. Using this method allows you to measure what you’ve done and what’s left to do. If you don’t need to clean a particular room, close the door and move on.”

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