Be houseproud but don't force your visitors to take off their shoes at the door before they step inside. You're rude if you insist, copycat keeping up appearances even when you live in fleapit.
I got the shock of my life when an invitation turned an embarrassment. London based Igbo Naija woman rudely ordered me to take off my shoes, handed me a cheap rubber slippers to wear 😢
Visitors to the Queen of England's royal palaces don't take off their shoes. They are treated with respect than what we get from these rude Naija oddballs clueless about hospitality.
A quick run of hoover on the carpet when your guests are gone might safe all the embarrassment and friendship. Unah well at all? Stop harassing your
guests. Don't invite people around if you don't know how to host them.
OCD sufferers - I mean Obsessive Cleaning
Disorder folks who will rudely lift your feet to hoover, cover their settees with head rest, irritatingly wipe away everywhere seriously need to see a psychiatrist. Pray for them.