This just in: Your entire family, including six of your cousins, are coming to celebrate Diwali with you, and you only have a week to clean your house and get it guest ready. Good news they're about to shower you with compliments and be super-impressed with how neat and clean your home is.This seven-day cleaning plan will help you achieve your chores in an organised manner.Day 1:Do a recce of your own home Walk around the house and make notes of any imperfections such as dead leaves on house plants. Keep an eye out for closed corners with cobwebs. Take stock of the kitchen cabinets especially the refrigerator and freezer. Assign different tasks to different members.Day 2:Focus on guest facing windows linens Wash and wipe-down windows. Wash the curtains and blinds. Launder pillow covers, table cloth, etc. Wash or spot-clean floor mats and area rugs.Day 3:Deep-clean bathrooms Scrub down everything right from the toilet, floor tiles, and the fittings to the sink. Wipe down bathroom mirrors and counters. Wipe down floors with a damp towel. Deep clean bathroom mats.Day 4:Tidy up the bedrooms Wash and wipe-down windows. Wash the curtains and blinds. Remove any clutter lying around in the bedroom. Change the bedspreads if needed. Wash or spot-clean rugs/ floor mats.Day 5:Its time to focus on the most daunting space in the house The Kitchen Clean any exposed surfaces including stovetops, and counter tops. Wipe down all large and small appliances. Clean out the kitchen cabinets and wipe them down. Declutter the refrigerator, youll need the space if you are having guests over. Dont forget to dust the top of the refrigerator. Deep clean and de-stink the kitchen sink. Also look under the stink. Wash those trash cans and reusable bags. Deep clean dish drainer, kitchen clothes and sponges.Day 6:Get ready for some serious dusting Dust everything all surfaces, including furniture, sofa frames, shelves, photo frames, showpieces and art. Clean the ceiling fans. Sweep and mop all floors to be honest you should make this a practice.Day 7:Now that your house is squeaky clean its time you make your home guest-ready Wipe down any dirty areas in the guest bathroom. Make sure the bathroom smells great install a diffuser or use a scented candle. Hang fresh towels and put out fresh hand soap. Fluff sofa cushions and pillows. Decorate with special touches, such as flowers or candles.