Post-holiday hacks: make your house feel like home again after the summer break

Post-holiday hacks: make your house feel like home again after the summer break

Summer holidays with the grandchildren can be wonderful, if a little hectic. September can provide a welcome relief as the kids head back to school and you return to the comfort of your own home.

Summer holidays with the grandchildren are wonderful but exhausting – so as they head back to school and you head home, here’s how to make your house your own again.

Family vacations can be fun and exciting, but nothing beats coming home to sleeping in your own bed. With these tips, you’ll be able to skip the post-vacation blues and have your house feeling like home again in no time.

Face the laundry

Laundry is never anyone’s favourite task, but dealing with your suitcase right away will help you shed that holiday mentality.

It’s also helpful to ensure you do a load of laundry before going away, to ensure there’s no additional dirty clothing in the basket when you arrive home.

Eliminate odours

Use Febreze Air Effects to effectively freshen and clean the air in your home and deal with any mustiness.

Febreze doesn’t just mask smells but instead uses special OdourClear technology to neutralise and get rid of bad odour molecules – leaving your home as pleasant-smelling as it was pre-holiday.

You can also breathe happy in the knowledge that Febreze air care products are safe for you, your family, your pets, and your home. Febreze’s team of safety experts work hard to maintain the highest performance standard for every product.

Recycle all old newspapers and junk mail that may have accumulated while away on holiday. Better yet, consider putting a hold on post or newspaper delivery during your holiday so you don’t have to deal with the clutter and wasted paper on your return.

Give all indoor plants a good check and water to ensure none have gone limp during your absence.

If you’re going to be away for an extended period of time, you might want to ask a friend to water them to ensure that the greenery and ambience of your home remains intact for your return.

A great treat is to place an online food order before heading off on holiday. Having food delivered on the day you arrive home (or the next morning) will help fill your empty refrigerator and saves you a trip to the shop.

Why not take a look at our coupons and samples? It’s a great way to try new cleaning products to keep your home clean and fresh.

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Holidays to cosy days

HappyandfunXXXXX 19/09/2018

Throw open the windows when you return from holiday and let the fresh air circulate around the house, adding Febreze's sensational fragrances to boost your feeling of well being and feelings of making a new start for the autumn.Fresh home, fresh start!

Like a holiday at home

Jenny 25/04/2018

Great tips on this, would really take the added pressures and stresses from the after holiday blues! Thanks so much!

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