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Prepare Your Home for Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner! Here are some tips to prepare your home and make it a welcoming place for family and friends.

Clear the clutter from your entryway, and create spaces for people to place their shoes, coats, and other outdoor wear. Consider installing a row of coat hooks or purchase a coat rack to keep track of outerwear. Purchase a couple of inexpensive shoe racks with enough room to accommodate tall winter boots.

Create an inviting space for your guests. People often use guest rooms as secondary storage areas – clear out the clutter and make sure there are no personal items laying around. Don’t forget to provide a set of towels, extra warm blankets, and other items that your guests may need. Stock your guest bathroom with basic toiletries and extra toilet paper, and include festive touches like a pine-scented candle or soap.

Prep your eating areas. If you are planning to host a formal meal, your tablecloths and cloth napkins are likely wrinkled after a year folded in storage. Iron your linens lightly, or use wrinkle release spray. If you are bringing out the fine china, make sure your dishes are wiped down and silverware is polished. Or, stock up on high-quality disposable dinnerware to keep cleaning easy. Create space for food prep and serving by clearing your counters of clutter and extra appliances.

Deck your home with holiday cheer. Your Christmas tree is surely up, but there are other festive touches you can easily add to your home. Use plug-in scents or warm holiday-scented essential oils as a safe alternative to burning candles. Spray pine scent on your tree and garland. Keep your favorite holiday tunes playing throughout the day, or stream a holiday-themed online radio station.

Don’t forget the little ones! Keep puzzles, crayons, drawing pads, and other activities within easy reach to entertain your youngest guests. Arrange for the kids to create easy holiday crafts, such as paper snowflakes or candy cane reindeers. Plan on streaming some family-friendly holiday movies that everyone can enjoy together.

If you are looking for a new home for the holidays, Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) invites you to visit our beautiful new communities. Our communities are located in the most sought-after areas of Atlanta, with access to excellent schools and a quick drive to the best shopping, dining, entertainment, and recreation in the Atlanta region. Each RHG home is carefully crafted with the custom features you want most, such as granite countertops, hardwood floors, luxurious master suites, and more. 

Visit one of these incredible RHG communities today!

Gwinnett County

Baylee Preserve
Coming soon to Dacula!

Castleberry Hills
New homes in Buford from the high $200s

Nichols Glen
New homes in Dacula from the high $200s – Decorated Model available to tour!

Overlook at Brookside
New homes in Auburn from the high $200s – Decorated Model available to tour!

Sierra Creek
New homes in Hoschton from the low $300s

Emerald Forest
Coming soon to Lawrenceville!

Estates at Mulberry
Coming soon to Auburn!

Jackson County

Heritage at Jefferson
New homes in Jefferson from the high $200s

New homes in Jefferson from the low $200s

Braselton Farms
Coming soon to Hoschton!

DeKalb County

Coming soon to Tucker!

For more information, contact Realtor Wayne Kelley at 770-330-5978 ( or Realtor Phil Nardone at 678-794-0431 (

Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) builds new homes in Atlanta. For more information on our new home communities in Gwinnett, Jackson, and DeKalb Counties, including available homes, photos, floorplans, and more, visit us online at To keep up-to-date on the latest news and offerings by RHG Homes, check us out on Facebook at You can also catch up with us on Twitter and see footage of our beautiful new homes and communities on YouTube!

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