It is important to prepare your home so that your property can be showcased in its best, possible light. Nothing says "welcome" like a freshly cleaned, neatly presented space. It doesn't need to be overwhelming or costly, here are some simple, practical tips to help you master the art of presentation.



  • Clear bench tops of food, dish racks and cutting boards

  • Remove fridge magnets and other personal items from fridge

  • Remove dishwashing liquids, tea towels, soaps and plugs

  • Put away garbage bins, brooms, mops and cleaning products

  • A bowl of fresh fruit or a vase of flowers is a nice touch on the bench top




  • Clear bench tops of toothbrushes, soaps, razors and plugs

  • Remove shampoos, soaps and cleaning products from showers

  • Remove rubbish bins, scales, bathmats and laundry baskets

  • Close toilet lids, remove toilet brush and spare toilet rolls

  • Clean all mirrors

  • Display fresh towels, folded or hung neatly




  • Clear away clothes, shoes and laundry baskets

  • Remove books, tissue boxes and jewellery from bedside tables

  • Remove portable fans, heaters and rubbish bins

  • Tidy up study desks, remove excess toys and posters

  • Make beds with your best bed linen and fluff pillows




  • Remove pet bowls and eradicate smells with room deodoriser 

  • Clean windows, dust surfaces, vacuum and/or mop floors

  • Open curtains and blinds

  • Make sure all light bulbs are working 

  • Straighten tables and chairs, fluff and arrange cushions attractively




  • Move vehicles from driveway and front of house

  • Position wheelie-bin in a discrete area

  • Put away garden hoses, tools, toys and bikes

  • Remove pool toys, skimmers and creepy crawly pool cleaners

  • Ensure pets are safely contained or away from the property

  • Sweep/rake leaves and pathways and dust away cobwebs



For advice on how best to present your property to market or if you need an extra helping hand from our professional home stylists, get in touch with our team or call the office on 9707 0111 (Beaconsfield) | 5954 0900 (Emerald).