Five steps to keeping your home clean and ready for showing

Our homes always need a tidy up especially when your home is on the market. Checkout these 5 steps to keep your home tidy and ready for a showing.

Five-Step House Clean & Tidy Routine

  1. Bedrooms are hard to keep straightened if you have kids or a mess husband. They do not need to look like a hotel but they need to be tidy. Have your kids pick up their room at night and make their beds each morning before they leave for school. Remind them that dirty clothes belong in a hamper.

  2. Laundry can be thrown in and started in five minutes. Toss a load in as everyone is getting ready for the day. Then put it in the dryer when you get home from work and let it dry as you are getting dinner. Fold and put away while kids are doing their homework.

  3. Kitchens need a three minute sweep. Put dishes in dishwasher, wipe counters and sweep.

  4. Vacuum a room once a week unless something has been spilled or tracked in from outside. When in doubt vacuum. The kitchen get sweep in the three minute sweep.

  5. Bathrooms are hard to keep clean on a daily basis. Keep a container of disinfecting wipes under the counter and do a quick wipe on the counter, sink and toilet. Put in a toilet tablet in the tank to help keep the toilet clean and fresh. Pick up dirty towels and use one of the dirty towels to give the shower a quick once over. Bam five minutes and ready for showing that day. If your husband is the helpful type leave this to him to do the bathrooms each morning.

If you have questions on Preparing your home for sale or any part of the home selling process please, Don’t hesitate to Contact Me!


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