Being house-proud. The word doesn’t necessarily mean being that person who’s always got their nose stuck in other people’s gardens and homes, worrying about the length of a stranger’s lawn

It can also simply mean you love your space, and are willing to care for it correctly. A clean home is, after all, a happy home…

What do people characterise as a ‘house-proud’ home? People in the UK were asked the question – and here’s what they had to say:

  • Dishes managed: either cleaned or in the dishwasher
  • Clutter contained: making use of smart storage options to keep places looking clutter-free
  • Basic cleaning: No one is that fussed if you can eat your food off the floor, but a home that’s had a quick spruce-up of dusting, vacuuming/sweeping and ‘putting away’ is attractive to the eye
  • Grass cut: Nothing makes a home look dingy as fast as a raggy lawn- but a quick pass with the mower makes it all look better.

A few small tasks can make an impressive difference in your home. What jobs are you going to tackle today?

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