When you’re selling your home it’s important to make your home as appealing to buyers as possible. This means de-cluttering and organizing specific areas of your home to draw them to the buyer’s attention. Today I’m sharing four important tips that are sure to help you get top dollar for your home.Pack early!
I recommend starting to pack as early as possible. This will help clear out excess clutter and the things buyers don’t need to see. You don’t always using everything in your house, and there are definitely things you can live without for a period of time, to make your home more appealing to buyers.
Less is more. The less buyers [...]
The past few months we’ve covered the best ways to clean your kitchen, bathroom, living room, and laundry room. Today we are going to talk about how to keep your closets clean and organized!
Every home has lots of different types of closets – coat closets, bedroom closets, linen closets, etc. While different closets may be organized differently, there are some general rules that apply to every type of closet.1. Keep Them Clean
You might not think about cleaning your closets routinely like you would your bathroom but trust me, dust and all kinds of things hide in the dark corners of our closets. I recommend removing items from the shelves and wiping them [...]
I can’t believe it’s April and spring is fully upon us! It’s time to continue our spring cleaning, and today I’m sharing all of my best tips for how to keep your living room clean and fresh. As a family, we spend a lot of time in our family room, but it’s often times a place that gets overlooked when you think about cleaning. So let’s gather some tools and get to work!Here’s What You’ll Need: Hydrogen peroxide wipes EnviroCloth Wool duster (preferably one that extends) Parmesan cheese shaker (you can get them at the Dollar Store) Baking soda Your favorite essential oils 1. Fans and Light Fixtures
I don’t know about you, [...]
Hi there! Over the last couple of months we’ve tackled cleaning the kitchen and bathrooms, but today we’re going to talk about a room that does a lot of cleaning for us and often gets overlooked – the laundry room. When was the last time you stopped and thought, “Hmm, I should clean the laundry room?” I can’t even tell you the last time I thought that because when I’m in there I’m usually focused on cleaning our clothes! But today I’m turning over a new leaf and sharing my best tips, as well as some of the important places we need to clean in our laundry rooms.The Washing Machine
Our washing machines do so much work for us [...]
Last month we talked about the best ways to clean the bathroom and today I’m back with my best tips for how to clean the kitchen! They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, and I have to agree — when my kitchen is dirty, I feel like the rest of the house is dirty too. Since so much of our lives revolve around the kitchen it can be one of the trickiest rooms to keep clean, but it’s definitely one of the most important.1. The Kitchen Sink
Have you heard the research that the kitchen sink is one of the dirtiest, most bacteria-ridden places in the home? I almost passed out when I heard that the first time! That means that in order to kill the bacteria you [...]
Happy 2017! I am so excited for this year and I’m especially excited for the new series that I’m going to be sharing with you. For the next few months I’m going to pick a room in the house and share my best cleaning tips, cleaning hacks, etc. to help you clean your house faster and better. Today I’m going to start with the bathrooms, so let’s put on our cleaning gloves and get going! The first thing you need to do is stock up on the best cleaners. I am very picky about what I clean my bathrooms with because my goal is to kill all the germs. Here’s a list of what I use, and recommend:Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, with Bleach Pyoure Hydrogen [...]
Now that I’ve got you singing a Christmas carol, let’s talk Christmas decorations! Don’t you just love this time of year? I don’t “deck [our] halls with boughs of holly” but I do go crazy with decorations, twinkle lights and all things Christmas because it makes the house feel so magical. Today I’m going to share a little bit of our decorations and a few of my favorite Christmas decorating tips, that are a little outside the box.1. Don’t Be Afraid of Color
When I was growing up my parents always decorated with very traditional colors, but when I moved out on my own I [...]
We all have those spaces in our home that we wish looked a little bigger, so today I’m going to share about one of my favorite decorating topics: tips for making a room feel bigger than it really is. It’s actually really easy to do, so read on!Let Paint Help You
Painting your walls is a great way to express your personal style, but if you have a small space BE CAREFUL! I always recommend going with a light and neutral color on the walls, and then using your favorite colors as accents in the room. Too much color and dark walls will always make a room feel smaller.
Also, beware of accent walls! I recently visited a friend who had just moved into a new home, [...]