The Ultimate Before & After Party Cleaning Guide: A Step-by-Step Checklist

The Ultimate Before & After Party Cleaning Guide: A Step-by-Step Checklist

Master the art of pre- and post-party cleanup with our ultimate guide! From dishes to garbage, breeze through every step effortlessly.
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Hosting a party is always a thrill – but the cleaning that comes before and after it? Not so much. Fear not, though, because we've got your back with the ultimate after-party cleaning guide. Let's dive into a comprehensive checklist that ensures you breeze through the cleanup process with ease.

Before and After Party Checklist

Before we jump into the nitty-gritty details, let's break down the after-party cleanup into three key phases: pre-party preparations, immediate post-party tasks, and the day-after duties.

What to Do Before the Party

What You'll Need

  1. Trash bags
  2. Recycling bins
  3. Dish soap
  4. Dishwasher detergent
  5. Microfiber towels
  6. Vacuum cleaner
  7. Mop and bucket

List of Chores

  • Declutter: Clear surfaces and create space for potential mess.
  • Protect Surfaces: Consider using coasters, tablecloths, or disposable covers to minimize cleanup.
  • Designated Trash Areas: Set up accessible trash and recycling stations to encourage proper disposal.

What to Do Right After the Party

What You'll Need

  1. Trash bags 
  2. Rubber gloves
  3. All-Purpose Cleaner
  4. Broom and dustpan
  5. Dish Soap
  6. Dishwasher Detergent 

List of Chores

  • Garbage Collection: Begin by collecting garbage and recyclables from all areas.
  • Dish Duty: Tackle the dishes; load the dishwasher or start handwashing if needed.
  • Wipe Down Surfaces: Use cleaning spray to wipe down tables, countertops, and other surfaces.
  • Floor Patrol: Sweep and spot-clean any spills on the floor.

What to Do the Next Day After the Party

What You'll Need

  1. Trash bags (never too many)
  2. Multi-surface cleaner
  3. Vacuum cleaner

List of Chores

  • Final Trash Roundup: Check for any overlooked garbage and dispose of it.
  • Deep Clean Surfaces: Give tables, countertops, and furniture a thorough cleaning.
  • Floor Finale: Vacuum carpets and mop hard floors.
  • Air it Out: Open windows to let in fresh air 

Keep Your Pre- and Post-Party Cleanup Easy with Puracy

Congratulations! You've successfully navigated the post-party cleanup chaos. Remember, the key is to approach each phase systematically, ensuring no mess is left behind with a clean-up crew consisting of natural, plant-powered formulas, including our natural dish soap and multi-surface cleaner. By following this guide, you not only make your life easier but also maintain a sense of order and cleanliness in your home. 

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