7.05.2013

Feedback Friday - The Grand Tour?





It's a holiday weekend and the time of year for visitors.  I saw some etiquette questions I liked and thought this one was appropriate.

It's Feedback Friday...

When someone new visits your home, should you always give them a tour of  your house?

7 comments :

  1. Unless you have a grand house that you want to show off, I don't think you need to. Really, all anyone needs to know is where to find the bathroom.

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  2. Our house is on three levels so they come in on the ground floor, walk through the living room, then I bring them downstairs to the kitchen and sitting room where we can have a drink so they get a half house tour :)

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  3. Huh! No way! I always feel weired when people feel compelled to show me their whole house. Sometimes they are intimidated because their house is smaller, sometimes because it´s bigger then ours.
    Also, when they have a gigantic photo of their baby hanging over their bed, I feel akward seeing that.
    We have a huge lower level, and two upper levels, so I always check the lowest level is fit for visitors - and the rest is our privat zone.

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  4. Nope, unless it's my Mom. Really who else cares? I may show off a specific room, if I've just something interesting.

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  5. Never given anyone a 'grand tour'. When people come for a visit they only need to see the ground floor (it's pretty open plan and people usually end up in the kitchen or living room) and possibly the downstairs loo!

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  6. I feel the same way - I feel uncomfortable with people traipsing through my bedroom! I've been to several homes where "the tour" is given and one time I saw nude photos of the couple displayed on their bedroom wall...awkward...

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  7. ugh!!! now I will never accept a tour into someone's bedroom!!!! my home is pretty open and all on one floor... so no one needs a tour... especially of the messy bedrooms behind closed door :)

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