Did you know well-placed furniture can open up rooms and make them seem much larger than they really are?
Or that opening curtains or blinds and turning on all lights make a room seem bright and cheery?
Here are a few more things to tick off your list…
Following on from our tips on staging your home, we wanted to share our checklist for viewing day.
Inside the home:
– Keep the grass freshly cut (and the trees too).
– Remove all yard clutter.
– Apply fresh paint to wooden fences.
– Paint the front door.
– Weed and apply fresh mulch to garden beds.
– Clean windows inside and out.
– Wash any dirt or moss from the brickwork.
– Tighten and clean all door handles.
– Ensure gutters and downspouts are secure.
Outside the home:
– De-clutter as much as possible.
– Store anything you don’t need with family.
– Give walls a fresh lick of paint.
– Use rugs to warm up a room.
– Make it looks cosy & like a home (not empty)
– Fix any floorboards that creak.
– Do any simple DIY jobs that need doing.
On Viewing Day:
– Leave doors open for a sense of openness.
– Leave windows open to allow airflow.
– Switch on lights to add warms and light.
– Remove tables and chairs from doorways.
– Open all curtains and blinds.
– Ensure all windows have a curtain or blind.
– Place flowers on dining room table.
– Use oil burners around the home.