Curtain Call

DSCF1929When the spotlight comes on and your house is center stage, you want it to shine!

Here are some handy last-minute tips to ensure rave reviews:

  • Open all the blinds in your home to let in natural light.
  • Turn on lights and lamps throughout.
  • Turn ceiling fans on low to circulate air.
  • Brew a pot of coffee to add a comforting aroma.
  • Keep fragrances such as candles and plug-ins to a minimum.
  • Play light jazz-type music throughout the house.
  • Empty trash cans.
  • Put away all personal items. Lock up medications and jewelry.
  • Wipe counters in kitchens and baths.
  • Clear all dishes from the sink.
  • Straighten all bedding and pillows.
  • Remove pets from the house. Hide beds and dishes.
  • Make sure to pick up all pet messes from the yard.
  • Put all shoes and dirty laundry out of sight.
  • Shut down computers