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8 Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted House Guests ...

By Melanie

Goodness, not another unwanted house guest! There must be a way to get rid of them. I mean, I hate being mean to people, especially if they are good friends and family members, but at the same time, I cannot stand how annoying they can be. I mean, yes, I like you and I may even love you, but I can’t stand living/staying in the same house (my house) with you. Okay, if this sounds like you, then I am going to give you 8 ways to get rid of unwanted house guests …

8 Offer Them a Stay in the Local Hotel

Hey, have you ever thought of offering them a stay in the local hotel? You could pay for their stay. Surely, there are some good deals in your area and if you have the extra money, then why not? Make sure they take you up on this offer. Tell them you have already made reservations for them and there is no backing out of it – the treat is on you.

7 Get Really Sick

If you absolutely do not want that houseguest, then get really sick. No, don’t go “get” sick – just pretend to be sick. You know how to do that, right? It’s not that hard to do. Make sure they don’t want to stay and take care of you. Make it known you already have someone and would be best if they just left.

6 Make Them Pay

Have you ever thought of making that annoying house guest pay you to stay in your home? I thought about this one before and thought that it sounded like a good idea. If they eat a lot, then make them buy their own food.

5 Make a List of Chores

Is that unwanted house guest a messy person? Well, make them a list of chores. If they do not like chores, then they’ll just go stay at a motel … hopefully.

4 Tell Them Someone else Will Be Staying

You could always tell them that the guest room has already been spoken for as you have someone else that is flying in. Therefore, there is no room for them. This usually works out.

3 Annoy Them

How well do you know that houseguest? I hope you know what annoys them, because this is what I am going to tell you to do. If they hate loud music, then play the music loud. If they always sleep in late, then be sure to wake them up early and make lots of noise when they are sleeping. They won’t want to stay with you anymore.

2 Limit Their Access to Things

Do you have a computer that they always use? Then block access to your computer by putting a password on it or locking the office door. If you want to really chase them off, just turn the hot water off every time they take a bath. I know, that’s mean, but it’s not a motel!

1 Just Tell Them to Leave

When push comes to shove and nothing seems to work, all you have to do is be straight up with them and tell them to leave.

There you have 8 ways to get rid of unwanted house guests. So, what techniques do you use?

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