If you are planning on having a home that is ready for Christmas, then it is time to start having a clear out beforehand. Decluttering your home before Christmas means that you can have a more organised and tidier house when it gets to Christmas.
The best thing to do when you are having a pre-Christmas clear out is go room by room. Sort through things like clothes and toys, anything that is in good condition, but you no longer use you can either donate to a charity or you could sell if you want to make a bit of money in the run up to Christmas to cover all of the expenses.
You might also have piles of paperwork to sort through – it is particularly important to be aware of the risk of burglary around the festive season, and identity theft is sadly something that many people fall victim to.
Any paperwork that you have that contains your name or personal details should be disposed of correctly so that it cannot get into the wrong hands. A service like this confidential shredding Birmingham based company Printwaste offer is a good idea when it comes to destroying paperwork with any sensitive or personal information on it.
The kitchen is another room that you may want to focus on, as you are sure to be busy there around the festive season! Go through cupboards and drawers and give them a good clean out, sort out cupboards and get rid of anything that is out of date.