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    I love the thought that when I'm on holidays I know I'm coming home to an clean house so I clean it.

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    Yep.
    I'm another one who cleans like a woman possessed before going on holidays.
    It is a frenzied attack that I insist on doing alongside some incredibly military-style packing.
    i am no fun in the lead up to a holiday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rainbow road View Post
    I make sure:

    - dishwasher and dish rack are empty (otherwise the dishwasher stinks!)
    - all clean washing has been brought in/put away
    - bed is made (and I normally change the sheets)
    - floors vacuumed and mopped
    - bathroom is clean
    - fridge emptied of perishables depending how long we are going for

    That way when I get home I only need to wash clothes and do a shop,
    Mostly this.

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    I prefer to leave it clean & tidy. Will have all washing up to date & put away, kitchen cleaned, floors vacuumed & mopped, toys packed away.
    It's nice to be able to come home from a holiday to a clean house & only have to do holiday clothes washing.

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    I make the beds/change the sheets. Washing all done and put away, kitchen and bathroom clean, floors vacuumed and mopped, throw some bleach in the toilet just before we leave.

    I also do a grocery shop before we leave so I know that when I get home I've got everything we need (except perishables).

    Bins are emptied and fridge cleaned out and lawns done too if needed, although I do them every week anyway.

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    Definitely full on clean. I have a toddler who likes to hide food everywhere and i dont want to risk there being something hidden that will rot and fester over the week. Yuck!

    And its so nice to come home to a clean house

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    I don't sleep before we go away as I have to make lists on paper and in my head.
    Before we go away I must have:

    Fresh bath towels/hand towels hung up

    Beds made and fresh sheets on

    Kitchen spotless, dishes done etc

    Fridge empty bar the condiments

    Bathrooms and toilets cleaned

    Bedrooms clean & tidy

    Floors mopped and carpet vacuumed

    I will also quite often take the opportunity to let off an insecticide bomb inside whilst we're not there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uniquey View Post
    I don't sleep before we go away as I have to make lists on paper and in my head.
    Before we go away I must have:

    Fresh bath towels/hand towels hung up

    Beds made and fresh sheets on

    Kitchen spotless, dishes done etc

    Fridge empty bar the condiments

    Bathrooms and toilets cleaned

    Bedrooms clean & tidy

    Floors mopped and carpet vacuumed

    I will also quite often take the opportunity to let off an insecticide bomb inside whilst we're not there.
    We leave in 1hour and I can check off everything on your list apart from the insect bomb!! I just watered the pot plants and only need to lock up and go yay

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    Dont hate me - but...... I have my cleaner come in while we are away.

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    Clean before I go. Nothing more annoying them coming home to a messy house.


 

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