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Confucius says:

 “Every house guest brings you happiness. 

Some when they arrive, and some when they are leaving.”

 

The team at Smitty’s understands that our customers experience this sentiment in real life, and we aim to do everything we can to help make your hosting as easy and as comfortable as possible.

 

The number one thing you can do to help ease the stress of hosting is to be prepared! Don’t wait until the week your guests are due to arrive to ensure that you are properly set up. Start now.

 

Here are our experts’ top recommendations on how to get ready for the best holiday hosting experience possible:

 

1. Update Your Guest Room Mattress

(Kingsdown Mattress)

 

Everyone knows that a well-rested guest is a happy guest, so we recommend looking after that right away. 

 

No one wants their in-laws, friends, or family to wake up irritable because they have sore backs from sleeping on an old futon — or even worse, for their 80-year-old relative to wake up on the floor because their air mattress deflated during the night! (true story)

 

Kingsdown is known for their innovative mattresses that provide motion separation. This patented system allows for multi-zone pocket coils which isolate movement. This means that when one person rolls over or moves it does not disturb the other person. It’s genius!

 

(Serta icomfort mattress)

 

Serta is another excellent mattress brand. Known for their Comfort and Perfect Sleeper mattresses, they offer a variety of types of mattresses to choose from.

If you’re not sure which would be best for your home, the team at Smitty’s will help you make the right choice.

 

2. Get New Furniture & Area Rugs Now!

 

 

You may have a beautiful meal planned and lovely tabletop decor, but do you have a table to put it all on? Is your existing table going to comfortably accommodate all your guests?

 

Don’t split your guests apart by using different dining surfaces, or exclude the younger guests in a different room. Ensure that all your guests feel welcome at your table. If you place your order ASAP, you will be in good shape when your guests arrive.

 

(Bermex Live Edge Table)

 

Bermex is a quality brand focused on craftsmanship — and nearly every table and chair is fully customizable! This means that you can select the shape, size, colour, finish, and fabrics to match your interior decor.

 

At Smitty’s, we offer a wide variety of tables to accommodate larger groups (up to 14 people), so you will be able to find the perfect table and chairs for your home. Don’t worry — if you typically only need to fit four people at your table, you can conveniently tuck away the extra table leaves.

 

(Kalora Alaska area rug)

 

A really effective and simple way to update your space is with a new area rug. Kalora rugs are ideal to refresh your space, from dining rooms to bedrooms, adding an area rug will accent your space and provide additional comfort and design.

 

Available in a wide range of sizes, colours, and materials, Kalora rugs are a great choice. Our team can help you select the perfect rugs for your home.

 

3. Be Welcoming

 

Everyone likes to feel welcomed when they are a guest. No one likes to feel like an imposition. 

 

One quick and easy thing to do to make your friends and family feel special is to take a few minutes to write a short welcome card to place on the pillow on their bed — and don’t forget to add a few colourful throw cushions for extra fun!

 

Your note doesn’t have to be long, it doesn’t have to be fancy. Just write a few nice words from the heart and you will make your guests feel relaxed and right at home.

 

It’s always the little things that people remember.

 

For more helpful ideas on how you can prepare to be the ultimate host with the right furniture, visit us at Smitty’s. We’ve got you covered!

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