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There are a lot of things to love about the holidays, but if you’re the one hosting, there are also a lot of things to hate, and one of the biggest things folks dread is the clean up.

A new survey finds:

  • 46% of Americans hate cleaning for the holidays so much they’d be willing to pay $5,000 to have their home magically cleaned.
  • The average person would pay $500 to have nothing to clean after a holiday gathering.
  • As for the thing they dread most about the holidays, washing all the dishes topped the list (47%), followed by:
    • Cleaning the whole home (44%)
    • Prepping the food (36%)
    • Cleaning up the dinner table (34%)
    • Shopping for the food (31%)
    • Waiting for things to be ready (30%)
    • Too much noise (26%)
    • Waking up early (25%)
    • Catering to difficult family members (25%)
    • Being in “host” mode (17%)
    • Planning early meal in advance (17%)

Source: SWNS Digital