Paint rooms that are dirty, worn or faded.
A freshly painted home is usually well worth the cost.
Have wall-to-wall carpeting and draperies
Fix any dripping faucets. Often, only a
washer is needed.
Clean bathrooms until they sparkle!
Replace old caulking around the bathtubs.
Spray lubricant on any squeaking doors,
windows, closets and cabinets.
Place a deodorizer in each room and
Store out of season clothes so the closets
do not look cluttered.
Remove items from the floors of walk-in
closets so prospects can have easy access. Clean and organize closets (be sure
clothes are hung neatly and other articles are neatly arranged).
Stack all items in the garage, basement
and attic against the walls to show maximum floor space. Vacuum the garage and
basement floors and rafters.
Put away excess appliances on the kitchen
counter to expose maximum counter space.
Pre-pack items which may clutter your home
and make your rooms appear smaller.
Rearrange furniture, if necessary, to make
each room appear spacious.
Tighten loose banisters and clear
staircases of everything.
Replace broken or cracked switch plates.
Repair sticking doors, windows and loose
door knobs. Wash windows, sills, light fixtures, ceiling fans and range hoods.
Clean and polish floors. Remove stains from toilets, tubs and sinks.
Clean your home top to bottom.