Top Spring Cleaning Tips

The official first day of spring has arrived! And while some of us naturally get the urge to start the season fresh, tidying up all those troublesome spots in our homes, the rest of us could use a game plan. Yes, the thought of a thorough spring cleaning can seem daunting, but breaking tasks down by room and dividing them up amongst family members … [Read more...]

Staging Basics: Bedrooms

While compared to other rooms in a home, bedrooms may seem less important when trying to sell a home, but it's still essential to create a warm and inviting space for potential buyers. And, yes, it can be tempting to leave these rooms set up for your regular day-to-day lifestyle, but some thought should be put into staging, beyond just making sure … [Read more...]

Staging Basics: Bathrooms

While you may think bathrooms are all about the fixtures, it's still important to keep staging in mind when your house is on the market. Potential buyers do pay attention to these details, whether consciously or subconsciously. And since it's often said that kitchens and bathrooms sell houses, it's important to put your best foot forward. After … [Read more...]

Weekly Cleaning Checklist

Taking good care of your home can save you a lot of time and trouble when the time comes to sell. There are always nooks and crannies that you never remember until you have to, but I've found that people keep up with small cleaning chores are much happier than those who put it off. So I've looked around and compiled a thorough but do-able list that … [Read more...]

How to Sell a House With Pets

When preparing your home for a showing, one of the most important things aside from cleaning and tidying is removing all personal traces -- you want buyers to picture themselves in the home, not your family. And this includes your pets. Contrary to what we pet-lovers may believe, not everyone is excited about animals and particularly not in a space … [Read more...]

How to Finally Clean Your Shower Head

Mineral deposits and grime build-up can not only make your shower hardware unsightly, but also prevent it from working. If your shower head spurts water in all directions or weakly trickles water through a crust of lime, there are steps you can take before you have to buy all new hardware. This method will also work to get rid of those ugly … [Read more...]