Make Sure And Get Your Home Ready To Sell:
l Edge, mow and fertilize the lawn. Reseed or resod sparse areas.
l Trim hedges, clean weed from lawns and flowerbeds, and prune trees. Cut back overgrown shrubbery.
l Reseal cracks in foundation, steps, walkways, walls and patios. Power-wash the exterior, then paint.
l Clean and align gutters and downspouts; clean the chimney (I know most of us don't have one in South Florida).
l Remove oil stains from driveway and garage. Keep walks and driveway swept or free of pebbles.
l Wash the windows inside and out.
l Hire a cleaning service to thoroughly clean the interior.
l Paint the walls and ceilings; preferably off white or beige.
l Repair cracks, holes and damage to plaster, wallboard, wallpaper, paint, and tiles.
l Replace damaged windowpanes, moldings, shutters and woodwork.
l Repair or replace drippy faucets and shower-heads. Unclog slow drains.
l Shampoo carpets, scrub and wax wood floors and keep floor tiles clean.
l Clean out the fireplace and lay some logs in it, so it looks used.
l Mend torn screens. Clean out all window tracks so they slide easily.
l Replace burned-out light bulbs. Use brighter light bulbs, preferable daylight white .
l Renail or screw down creaking boards or stairs; lubricate squeaking doors.
l Clean all appliances (especially refrigerator, stove and oven).
l Replace old worn toilet seats and shower curtains.
l Clear all cobwebs from corners, ceiling and doorways.
l Wipe down all light switches, handrails and doorknobs.