Preparing Your Home For The Holiday Season

November 2023

Preparing Your Home For The Holiday Season

November 2023

By Ellen Blundy | November 2023

Preparing Your Home For The Holiday Season

Preparing your home for the Christmas holiday period in can be a delightful experience enjoyed by the family.


We’ve put together some tips to help get you and your home ready for great times ahead:


  1. Outdoor Entertaining: Set up your outdoor space for gatherings. Consider a BBQ, picnic, or alfresco dining area. Ensure there’s shade and plenty of cold drinks available.


  1. Keep It Cool: Aussie summers can get super-hot, so make sure your home stays cool. Consider using fans, air conditioning, or natural shade to keep the heat at bay.


  1. Christmas Lights: String up some festive lights around your home and garden. LEDs are energy-efficient and safe for outdoor use.


  1. Indoor Decor: Time for the tree to come out of storage – Spruce up your interior with lights and your favourite ornaments.


  1. Entertainment: Create a playlist of your favourite festive songs and have some fun outdoor games or activities for your guests.


  1. Safety First: With the warm weather, stay hydrated and use sun protection. Ensure your home is safe for guests, especially if you have a pool or outdoor activities.


  1. Reduce Waste: Be mindful of waste and opt for eco-friendly decorations and reusable items.


  1. Festive Scents: Use scented candles or essential oils with fresh, summery scents like eucalyptus or citrus.


  1. Plan for Travel: If you’re traveling during the holiday season, ensure your home is secure and well-prepared for your absence.


Remember that Christmas in Australia has a unique charm due to its warm weather and outdoor traditions, so make the most of it by creating a festive and relaxed atmosphere for your family and friends.



Got more questions for us?

Whether you’re buying, selling, leasing or just curious, we’re here to help. Get in touch with our Berwick or Officer branches.

Berwick(03) 9707 5300
Officer(03) 5942 1207