Call me first! Along with my professional stager, we will walk you through the big and small changes that can make all the difference. Some suggestions to get you started include:
Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed sparse areas.
Trim hedges, weed lawns and flowerbeds, and prune trees. Cut back overgrown shrubbery.
Reseal cracks in foundation, steps, walkways, walls, and patios. Power-wash the exterior.
Clean and align gutters and downspouts; clean the chimney.
Remove oil stains from the driveway and garage. Keep walks and driveway swept or free of ice.
Wash the windows inside and out.
Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.
Paint the walls and ceilings off white or beige.
Repair cracks, holes, and damage to plaster, wallboard, wallpaper, paint, and tiles.
Replace damaged windowpanes, moldings, and woodwork.
Repair dripping faucets and showerheads. Unclog slow drains.
Shampoo carpets, scrub and shine wood floors.
Clean out the fireplace and lay some logs in it.
Repair torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.
Replace burned-out light bulbs. Use brighter light bulbs.
Renail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.
Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator and oven).
Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains.
Wash all light switches, handrails, and doorknobs.