When we have guests in our home we like things to look totally perfect, but even once you’ve done your decluttering and fluffed the couch cushions, you start to notice all the things wrong with your place — spill stains, scuffs on the wall, and a thin layer of dust everywhere.
Before you spiral into a manic cleaning spree, be aware that it is possible to go overboard! Some cleaning treatments can be botched if you don’t allot enough time, and others are just a total waste of the precious time you do have.
So here’s our pass to let some of that pre-party cleaning slide a little bit. Before your next shindig, take these things off your to-do list — they’re all things you should never clean before company comes over.