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You Will Need
- Trash bags
- Furniture polish
- Glass cleaner
- All-purpose cleaner
- A vacuum cleaner
- A mop
- A repairman
- A friend's car (optional)
- Scented candles (optional)
Recruit volunteers to help clean before the party's over. Assess the situation by walking through the house and looking for damage and stains.
Gather all bottles, cans, and glassware. Empty them and rinse them in the sink.
Walk around the inside and outside of the house with trash bags, collecting paper, wrappers, cups, and plates.
Dust and clean
Dust and polish all wood and glass surfaces with the appropriate cleaners.
Clean stains from the carpet, furniture, and walls with an all-purpose cleaner.
Vacuum and wash floors
Vacuum the carpets and wash the countertops and floors.
Clean the bathroom
Clean the bathroom and mop the floor. When you're done, inspect the house once more to make sure you've left no stone unturned.
Hire a professional
Hire a professional cleaner or repairman if there is any damage you cannot fix. It'll cost you, but at least you'll have the peace of mind of knowing that your parents will never find out!