Q. How likely are you, if at all, to do the following while gathering with friends and family during the holiday season?
89% will frequently wash their hands with soap and water
79% will use hand sanitizer
69% will disinfect frequently touched surfaces
53% will socially distance
53% will use alternative greetings (fist bumping/elbow bumping)
53% will wear a mask
Q. If hosting for the holidays, how concerned, if at all, are you about your guests' opinions of your home's cleanliness and tidiness?
22% are very concerned
26% are somewhat concerned
18% are not very concerned
14% are not at all concerned
21% are not hosting for the Holidays/Not applicable
Q. How much, if at all, do you feel like you judge other people on the cleanliness and tidiness of their home?
22% judge a lot
52% judge a little
25% don't judge at all
Q. How long do you typically spend cleaning before guests arrive for the holidays?
8% spend less than 1 hour
32% spend 1-2 hours
28% spend 3-4 hours
10% spend 5-6 hours
4% spend 7-8 hours
7% spend more than 8 hours
11% spend no time at all
These are the findings from an Ipsos poll conducted November 22-23, 2021, on behalf of the American Cleaning Institute. For the survey, a sample of 1,006 adults ages 18 and over from the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii was interviewed online in English. The precision of Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points for all respondents.