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How to have your house ready for Christmas

How to have your house ready for Christmas



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Prepare the house to receive your guests with these practical tips, so that your celebrations are a success.

1. KITCHEN READY FOR WORK

It is the nerve center of these dates. In a few days it will start to smoke and from there will come the most exquisite delicacies. So leave it ready for everything to be perfect.

Fridge. Review food, sure there is an expired or damaged product. Dissolve 3 tablespoons of baking soda in half a liter of warm water and with a sponge rub the walls and shelves. Leave on for 5 minutes and remove the remains with an absorbent cloth. You will eliminate fats, bacteria and eradicate bad odors.

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Oven. Prepare and disinfect germs by mixing half a liter of water with 250 g of common salt. Spread the dough through the oven walls. Leave on for 15-20 minutes and rinse with a damp sponge.

Microwave oven. Clean the walls inside with a water preparation, a stream of white vinegar and lemon. Spray and wash with the sponge. Dry with a clean cloth.

Dishwasher. Remove food scraps, clean the filter and check the rotating arms. Turn it on and set a high temperature program. At 12 minutes, open it and pour a glass of vinegar. Let the wash finish.

2. TAKE YOUR BEST PIECES ... AND MAKE THEM SHINE!

A few days before, take out the dishes, glassware and cutlery.

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Those more delicate pieces will have to be washed by hand. Degrease the dishes with vinegar or baking soda and rinse with water. The glassware, let it soak in warm water and dissolved neutral detergent and add in the last rinse a few drops of vinegar to shine more. The cutlery, if they are made of steel, dry them well to remove the lime, and if they are silver, rub with baking soda and water.

Trick: Use toothpaste to remove scratches on the glass.

3. GOOD SEAT

A few days before, check your chairs. If your seat is made of cloth, boil a liter of water and pour 2 knives. of baking soda and rub the stains. If it is leather, pass a cotton cloth with warm water and soap.

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If it's velvet, like these from La Redoute Interieurs, mix lemon juice with baking soda.

4. LIGHT WITHOUT LEAVING

Have you created beautiful corners with candles in glass containers and filled with wax? Put them in the freezer until the wax freezes. When you take them out, the wax will be contracted and when you turn them you will fall alone. Parlane.

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5. SMALL ACCIDENTS

If one of your diners spills a glass of wine on the carpet, don't worry, it has an easy solution.

Absorb as much wine as you can with paper and cover the rest with a good layer of salt. Leave on for about 8 hours and remove with the vacuum cleaner. The stain will be gone. You can also make a mixture with 1 knife. of liquid dishwasher, one of white vinegar and two cups of hot water. Apply it with a cloth on the stain with small taps and dry. Ready!

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6. NO BRANDS

Remove the lipstick mark from your napkins by mixing three parts of water with one of liquid glycerin and apply on the stain. Rub gently with a toothbrush and wash.