We're going to give you the benefit of the doubt. You're not a slob. But you may've been a bit lax on your housekeeping and just let things go for a bit too long. And now you've got guests coming over and your place is an embarrassing mess. You need to clean up. The good news is that if you're strategic, your home can look impressively tidy in as little as 30 minutes. So whether you want to be prepared for a date or you just need some peace of mind before you walk out of the door, here's how to make your place look presentable—fast.