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What Guests Notice About Your Home In The First 38 Seconds
By Mikelle Leow, 28 Oct 2019
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Whether people are meeting you or entering your home for the first time, the initial impressions count.
According to a new study of 2,000 adults by UK-based window and door installer the Independent Network powered by VEKA, it takes visitors just 38 seconds to judge your house.
Three in 10 apparently won’t be honest with what they really think of their hosts’ place of residence, while over 86-percent of homeowners treat their houses to a “major” clean if they’re expecting guests.
The Independent Network has also broken down 10 things that visitors perceive in the first 38 seconds of entering your home.
Pressed for time? Get these elements of your home sorted before your guests arrive, and head over to House Beautiful to check out the full rundown.
1. The smell
2. The temperature
3. If the house has been vacuumed
4. How comfortable your furniture is
5. If the washing up is done
6. If the windows are clean or dirty
7. Your books
Check out the full list of 10 things that guests notice in the first 38 seconds of entering a home here.
[via House Beautiful, images via various sources]
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