Get Your Home Ready To Sell


Some things to Help get your Home ready to Sell.

·       Contact a roofing contractor to repair issues with the Facia and Roof of your Home.

·       Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed sparse areas.

·       Trim hedges, weed lawns, flowerbeds, vegetable gardens 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 driveway and garage. Keep walks and driveway swept or free of ice.

·       Wash the windows inside and out. Don’t forget the screens might need to be cleaned too.

·       Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.

·       Paint the walls and ceilings off white or beige. Tip: Cleaning prior to painting will remove dust and debris for paint to appear its best.

·       Repair cracks, holes and damage to plaster, wallboard, wallpaper, paint, and tiles.

·       Replace damaged windowpanes, moldings and woodwork.

·       Repair drippy faucets and showerheads. Unclog slow drains.

·       Shampoo carpets, scrub and wax linoleum or wood floors.

·       Clean out the fireplace and lay some logs in it.

·       Mend torn screens. Clean out all window tracks.

·       Replace burned-out light bulbs. Use brighter light bulbs.

·       Re-nail creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.

·       Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator and oven).

·       Replace old toilet seats and shower curtains.

·       Clear all cobwebs from corners and doorways.

·       Wash all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.