General Interior

Lightbulbs

Replace any burnt out bulbs, please try and match the bulb temperatures with like bulbs. Turn Lights on :)

Cords / Plugs / Devices

Unplug / remove and or tuck away any excess cords, usb chargers, lamp cords, remotes, that may be a destraction.

Vacuum

A fresh pass with the vacuum and a dusting of hardwood floors will freshen things up.

Windows / Doors

Clean any windows and or doors that need a touch up to remove dust, debris or fingerprints or animal noses.

Lamps / Lights

Check bulbs in lamps or lights on any furniture, hide any loos cords.

Ceiling Fans

Dust and  turn off  any fans for the duration of the shoot. If we are capturing video we will turn them on during the vide portion of our shoot.


Exterior

Vehicles

Remove any vehicles from driveway, or RV parking, we also suggest parking away from the home in the event we are capturing aerial images.

Pool / Hot tub

Clean pool / hot tub and clear of any debris, remove automatic cleaning equipment if any.

Patio / Balcony

Arrange any furniture, remove grill covers, sweep or use a blower to remove any debris.

Garbage / Recycle Cans

Nothing is more unsightly than the garbage cans, tuck them away or in an inconspicuous place for the duration of the shoot.

Lawn / Landscape

Mow lawns, trim scrubs/trees, weed if necessary. Clear flower bed of debris.

Bicycle / Sports equipment

Store any bicycles, toys, sports equipment that may be visible around the property.


Kitchen | Dining

Countertops

Keep them clear, less is more in the kitchen, remove any items to declutter counter tops.

Trash bins

Remove or hide any trash bins or recycling, tuck away in the pantry, under cabinets or place in garage.

Dishes / Food / Towels

Remove dishes or food from sink and or countertop. Including dish racks and hand towels.


Refrigerator

Declutter any excess magnets, papers, pictures.

Table / Chairs

Tiddy up the dining table and chairs, remove any excess decor.

Cabinets

Clear away any clutter, arrange any decor and give it a fresh dusting.


Bathrooms

Bottles

Clear countertops. Remove lotion bottle, toothbrushes, medications, personal supplies, etc.

Toilet Seat

An oldie but a goodie, You've probably heard it before, "Put the toilet seat down"

Well, we want to continue that tradition!

Toilet Paper

Our focus is certainly not on the toilet paper. But, it's visible at times, we try not to show it, Try throwing on a a fresh roll.

Towels

Replace previously used towels with some fresh ones. Minimize how many towels are visible.

Rugs / Bath Mats

Sometimes it is good practice to remove the rugs for photos to help show more of the flooring.

Declutter

It really helps to declutter smaller bathrooms to help keep the space feeling open and fresh.


Bedrooms

Beds

Make all beds and straighten pillows, throw on a flat sheet or bedskirt to hide items under the bed.

Nightstands

Declutter or remove items from nightstands, check any bulbs on lamps.

Toys / Games

Chances are the kids may have a few more toys than we remember, the fewer visible the better.

Closets

Generally we do not shoot the closets in most room, however if they are clean and tidy they may make an appearance online.

Dirty Clothes

Remove or hide any dirty clothes or laundry baskets that may be visible.

Sleeping Zzz

We know it is tempting to call it quits and take a nap with all this cleaning going on, but hang in there, we are almost done.


Pets | Misc

Dogs

We all love our pups, anything that can be hidden away that Fido may have left out will help us with the shoot. Dog beds, toys, etc.

Cats

Ok, we dont want to over do it MEOW, but moving any cat trees, condos or litter boxes, can mage a big difference.

Garage

We do not usually photograph the interior of garages, unless specifically requested, please make sure it's tidy and the doors are closed.

Staging

Add some touches of color, some throw pillows or maybe some plants in the space to dress it up a bit.

Amenities

Please be sure to indicate to your RealtorĀ® if you would like the amenities to be photographed and that we will have access to them.