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40. ‘What did your last maid die of?’

We are all busy – most of us working out of the house every day. Household chores are squashed into tired after-work sessions, or eat into what should be a restful weekend.

Add a teenager or two to the mix, and the house can descend into chaos. If this sounds like your house, you need a plan!

If you think your house is too far gone, and you are planning to wait until your teenagers have moved out to disinfect the house and redecorate – think again! You can salvage things and reclaim your house.

As you look around and see your untidy house in all its glory, remember one thing. Apart from a couple of close friends, you probably don’t often see other people’s houses in their natural state. You assume everyone ...

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