STAGING TIPS

  • General Home Cleaning (kitchen & baths most important)

     

  • De-personalize & remove offensive artwork or pictures (only if needed)

     

  • Patch nail holes & repair any dry wall as needed

     

  • Paint touch-ups as needed on walls & trim

     

  • All items cleared off the kitchen counters except for 3 items (knife block/decorative pieces)

     

  • Organize all closets (ie: gloves, toys, hats, etc. in bins)
    *Towels folded & organized in linen closet

     

  • Remove rugs in kitchens and bathrooms

     

  • Make sure light fixtures work and no burnt out bulbs

     

  • Clean mechanical room (no spider webs and wipe down surfaces)

     

  • OK to use unfinished spaces as storage (neatly organize storage items along exterior walls)

     

  • Open window coverings for photos and showings (increase natural lighting)

     

  • Sidewalk and driveway cleared of snow and ice