The Kitchen

 

Clean the sink, oven and fridge

 

Clear and put away all pots, pans and dishes

 

Clean out the non-essentials like gadgets, magnets and photos on your fridge

 

Store away all your papers and notes

 

Polish your fridge, sink and oven

 

Wipe and clean the exterior and interior of your cabinets

 

Wash kitchen doors and windows

 

Air out the garbage areas with deodorizer and put out air fresheners

 

Repair any broken hinges, doors, appliances, leaky sinks and faucets

 

Patch up any holes and paint

 

Add new accents like plants and rugs

 

GIVE YOUR HOME THE CURB APPEAL IT NEEDS

A HOW-TO GUIDE ON PRE-STAGING PREPARATIONS

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The Bathroom

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Remove unnecessary items from the counters (toothbrushes, perfumes, hair brushes etc.)

 

Organize the linen and medicine cabinets

 

Thoroughly clean the bathtub, toilet and sink areas and ensure all mold is gone

 

Polish fixtures

 

Clean mirrors and wash floors

 

Repair any broken hinges, doors, leaky sinks and faucets

 

Repair tiles that need grout work

 

Patch and paint walls and ceilings

 

Add scented candles that aren't overpowering like vanilla and citrus

 

Bring in coordinating towels and accessories (or let your stager do it for you!)

 

Brighten up your shower/tub with a new shower curtain

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The Exterior

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Clean all sidewalks and driveway areas

 

Mow the lawn

 

Trim the hedges

 

Rake leaves and remove any dead plants and flowers

 

Store away all cleaning supplies and tools

 

Wash the exterior windows inside and out

 

Repair doors and windows with cracks and scratches

 

Repair shingles, fencing, siding and clean the gutters

 

Put down new sod with bright new plants and flowers

 

Style the outside with new potted plants, new house numbers and a welcoming and stylish doormat

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“Now you’re ready for the stager to begin and turn your home into a sales success!”​

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