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1137 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce, SC 29033

10 Things to Do Before Guests Come Over

We all receive guests in our homes for rent in Cayce, SC occasionally. Sometimes they come unannounced, some other time, they give a call. One of the worst things that can happen is receiving a guest and you being totally unprepared for the extra body. They end up being a burden instead of a source of companionship.

Whether a guest or guests are coming to your home, with adequate preparation, you will have lot of fun, with you being in control of virtually everything. Getting visited shouldn’t warrant a headache.

Here is how you can prepare ahead and have the most memorable times when you have visitors over

Extra & Reachable Toilet Paper

Remember, they are guests and definitely do not know their way around your home. In that case, placing an extra toilet paper where it can be seen and reached is highly recommended. Don’t make them search the entire house for it. Ensure the restroom has enough tissue paper and also have

Fill The Fridge

Here is another thing to do before that guest comes over. If your fridge has been lying empty for years, this is the perfect time to shop for drinks and filled it up. The number of drinks depends on how many people are coming over and please, don’t forget to get the ice ready as well. This is very necessary, especially if you’re staying in a hot tropical area.

Adjust Your Temperature

This is largely dependent on the weather in your area. Is it hot or chilly? If it is hot, you might need to open the windows and let in fresh air. Your air conditioning should be functioning as well. The more people in the room, the hotter it is likely to become. If the weather is chilly, then prepare your heater.

Log Out Of Your Computer

Here is another important thing you need to do before that guest arrives and that is logging out of your computer. You don’t necessarily need to turn it off. Logging out is advisable because they are likely to use your personal computer either to send a mail, type a document or perhaps, play a game. By logging out of your personal account, they will be able to log in using the guest account, giving you more privacy.

Be Ready For A Sleepover

Whether it was a party, a small get together or a single company, be ready for a sleep over. It is always good to prepare for the worse. Get an extra blanket, extra pillow. Be prepared to sleep on the couch cause that company might crash on your bed. Unless you have a guest room where they can crash for the night.

The benefits that comes with adequate preparation when a guest(s) is coming cannot be overemphasized. It entails more control, fun and peace of mind.