Here are some basic hints and a spring inspired checklist for getting your home ready for sale or just a happy new spring beginning.
De-clutter your home
Clean off your kitchen counter-tops of everything, and tidy up the pots and pans in cabinets, pantry and spice drawers. Toss or recycle un-matching mugs and dish-ware.
File, put away or hide stacks of mail and paperwork.
Go through your closets and give away old coats and clothes you don’t need or use anymore.
Straighten-up your linen closet and toss or donate the old linens and towels you don’t use.
Remove shoes, coats and other personal items from entryway.
Toss or recycle old magazines and give away or recycle old paperbacks.
Pack away multiple family photos, leaving only a few out for decoration.
Clear bathroom countertops of all personal items.
Clear the garage of all old garden items, unused sporting equipment and organize bikes and gardening tools.
Clean or hire a professional cleaner to do a deep cleaning including:
clean fan blades
clean air-flow registers
clean out refrigerator and remove any items from the top and front- dust and clean the top too.
clean inside and outside of oven and microwave polish counter-tops
clean bathrooms throughly, throw away shower liner and replace with new, scrub shower doors and all fixtures
clean or hire a professional carpet cleaner, buff or polish wood floors
look up, make sure there are no cobwebs or dust on the ceiling
clean off fireplace mantel
clean off bedroom dressers and desks
Remove old flower pots, broken outdoor furniture, broken childrens toys
Put cover on grill
Tidy up yard
Mulch flower beds
clean front door
Paint and Freshen
Paint front door
Consider new hardware on front-door and out door lighting
When in doubt- paint interior and exterior
Place flowers at entrance in pots outside or planted and always – lovely flowers inside!
I am happy to come to your property and give you my opinion and advice- at no cost or obligation, just give me a call!
Evers & Co.