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Getting the House Ready for Christmas in Surrey

Posted on October 19, 2019 by W.H. Cox
Getting the House Ready for Christmas in Surrey

With the festive season just around the corner, you might be putting some ideas together for Christmas Day lunch and New Year’s Eve. It’s typically a busy time for everyone, but even more so for those brave souls who plan on having overnight guests staying. That’s when most people start to realise several storage containers and cardboard boxes already occupy the spare room.

Before you start planning on where you can redistribute everything, don’t panic; WH Cox & Son is here to help. Storage is an excellent way to create more space at home this festive season, without resorting to jamming everything in the loft or garage. You can even stash presents in your storage unit there to keep them away from prying eyes.

Preparing Your Home for Guests –

If you’re having guests over for Christmas, you need to make as much space as possible. However, this doesn’t mean moving the storage containers from the spare room and piling them into the garage or loft. The best way to reclaim the spare room is to rent a storage unit from WH Cox and Son. By doing this, you’ll have plenty of space for guests and extra presents.

If you have any children or pets to contend with, you might need to childproof any plugs and box in exposed electrical points. Additionally, it’s probably a good idea if you move any fragile things away from the bustling crowd to avoid breakages. Box the smaller pieces up and make sure you put plenty of packaging inside, just in case. Label everything, so you have an easier job when the festivities come to an end.

It’s also vital that you give yourself more time by ordering the food for your Christmas lunch or dinner in advance. You can store any non-perishables in your storage unit to keep space free. Similarly, you can discuss the fresher produce like meat with your butcher so they can set some aside for you to collect on the 23rd or 24th.

Christmas Events in Surrey 2019 –

Christmas Glow at RHS Garden Wisley – This Christmas the RHS Garden Wisley will host a winter wonderland with the Glow 2019 light spectacular, opening on the 7th of December 2019. A genuinely one-off event that will enchant and dazzle visitors, with previous guests returning for each year to see the new additions.

Watts Celtic Christmas Weekend – Taking place in the wintry setting of the stunning Watts woodland, start your festive celebrations with the sights, sounds and smells of their Celtic Christmas Weekend. You’ll find just about every Christmas decoration and gift you can think of. And we’ve heard a rumour that Santa will be there with his reindeer to take gift requests.

Sleeping Beauty at Guildford – If you’re looking for a Christmas performance with breath-taking sets, fabulous costumes, magical illusions and a good old laugh, you should book tickets for Sleeping Beauty. Starring X-Factor finalist Holly Tandy as starring as Sleeping Beauty, with a star-studded cast including Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Peter Gordon and Jamie Brook. This age-old magical tale is perfect for the whole family.

You can see what other events are taking place in Surrey from their official tourism website here.

WH Cox & Son – Helping You Prepare for Christmas in Surrey –

Having people over for Christmas or any other day during the festive period can be draining. Rather than stress over how you’ll fit the various uncles, aunts, cousins and the rest of the clan, contact WH Cox to see how our range of services and storage options can make your life much more manageable this Christmas.

From experience, we know that households become full of people and gifts during the festive period. That’s why one of our busiest times of the year is December, due to the increase of storage customers. And if you don’t have access to a suitable vehicle, our Man & Van service can collect and drop off your belongings for storage.

Don’t let your furniture and appliances get in the way of your having a great time – WH Cox has the right storage option to create the space you need this Christmas. Contact us today, and we’ll go through our storage options with you.