OUTSIDE YOUR HOME:
Trim and fertilize lawn, shrubs and trees.
_____ Clear debris from lawn and the border of the home.
_____ Plant flowers, depending on the season. Put a flowerpot by your
_____ Paint and/or clean the front door.
_____ Make sure the garage door is greased and working propertly.
_____ Make sure paths and patios are clean and in good repair.
_____ Freshen outside paint - sand and repaint and chipping or peeling
_____ Clean and paint windows & sills. Replace any missing or
_____ Make sure the house address numbers are easily visible.
_____ Replace stray or warped roofing shingles.
_____ Straighten sagging gutters.
_____ Repaint or replace your mailbox if it shows signs of wear.
_____ Polish and door brass. Make sure the doorbell works
_____ Replace a worn doormat.
INSIDE YOUR HOME:
Maintain a fresh environment. No pet or food odors. Use potpourri or air
_____ Keep house clean and tidy. Put away any clutter.
_____ Put fresh towels in all the bathrooms.
_____ Clean walls, doors and woodwork - no fingerprints.
_____ Clean and organize counters. Remove unnecessary appliances
and other objects.
_____ Clean all appliances, including inside, and have
manuals/warranties on hand.
_____ Repaint or touch-up where necessary. Few things, for such a
small cost, can enhance a home.
_____ If you have any vivid or unusual colors on your walls, definitely
repaint in neutral.
_____ Straighten closets.
_____ Make sure hinges and knobs are tightened and doors close properly.
_____ Fix any leaky faucets or running toilets.
_____ Consider hiring a professional cleaning service.
_____ Clean and spot-treat all carpeting.
_____ Polish wood floors and vinyl flooring.
_____ Clean and organize the garage.
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