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Tips for Showing



  • Clear the counters of small appliances & utensil caddies
  • Take everything off the fridge
  • Hide exposed trash cans and pet dishes
  • Wash all cabinets - inside and out - including knobs
  • Touch up woodwork with polish or paint

Living Room and Dining Room

  • Remove any toys or office supplies
  • Cut by half any knickknacks on shelves or windowsills
  • Open space by removing excess furniture
  • Paint walls and ceilings a light, neutral color

Childrens Rooms

  • Store toys in closets
  • Remove posters from walls
  • Repair drywall and paint if needed

Family Room and Library

  • Remove clutter from walls and bookcases
  • Arrange furniture to show off the space
  • Clean the fireplace and mantel


  • Deep clean the tub, shower and floor
  • Stash all the products and clean the mirrors
  • Bring in fluffy new towels and fancy liquid soap
  • Keep spray freshener on hand


  • Sweep porch/patio/deck - power wash and seal if needed.
  • Eliminate any pet poop
  • Make the backyard look inviting!

For more tips - and a staging consultation - Call me!

Karen Thomas



Karen Thomas

Karen Thomas

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