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20 tell-tale signs that show you're houseproud

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Now then, before we get started, let's get one thing absolutely straight; there is nothing wrong with being exceptionally houseproud! You've worked hard, scrimped and saved to buy your home and have decorated it to an exemplar standard, which means that you have every right to really love and look after it—any professional cleaner will tell you that! The only things is, you might not actually realise you're houseproud, until a guest drags dirt through your hallway and incurs your wrath, so we thought it might be a bit of fun to fill you in on 20 tell-tale signs! Come and take a look and see how many of these apply to you!

1. Your door knocker is always polished and beautiful.

2. You buy fresh flowers every week.

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3. You make sure to put fresh towels out for guests.

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Mont Blanc Zero Twist 100% cotton Ribbed Towels

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4. Untidy clutter gets hidden in the shed.

5. Your bathmat is always fresh and clean.

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Pure Cotton Towelling Bath Mat

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6. You dot expensive, beautifully scented candles around.

7. Your cushions are always perfectly plumped.

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Pudding Sofa

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8. All your china is the 'good crockery'.

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Sophie Allport Hare Tableware

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9. Dirty wall marks get painted over asap.

10. Expensive coffee is a must, not a luxury.

11. You spritz perfume everywhere.

12. You bake bread, to infuse your home with a beautiful smell.

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Baking bread in The Spring Oven

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13. You take the time to vacuum your curtains.

14. Cheap soaps simply will not do!

15. The bed sheets are all properly pressed.

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Roma Natural Walnut Bed

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16. You see expensive soap dispensers as an investment.

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square push pump with caddy

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17. You wash your wheelie bins!

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55 litre rectangular pedal bin with liner pocket

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18. You subtly encourage the kids to play outside!

19. The fact that you have a cleaner is a closely-guarded secret.

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Munchkin armchair

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20. The kids are usually out when you welcome guests.

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'Welcome' Contemporary hallway shoe storage with mirror by Birex

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For a few handy cleaning tips for when guests are about to arrive, check out this Ideabook: 17 little things you should do before your guests arrive.

So what's the verdict? Are you ultra houseproud?

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