Open House Check List

Inside

  • Turn ON all lighting
  • Turn OFF ceiling fans
  • Turn OFF TV’s and monitors
  • Toilet lids down
  • Open blinds/curtains
  • Clear bathroom/kitchen counters
  • Clear fridge surface
  • Hide towels & rags on appliances
  • Hide paper towel, sponges, dispensers, etc.
  • Hide any personal belongings
  • Lock-up or remove valuables
  • Hide trash cans
  • Hide shoes
  • Hide remotes
  • Hide tissue boxes
  • Hide hygiene products
  • Replace burnt out light bulbs (if possible)
  • Remove pets & pet items
  • Set up pool table (if present)
  • Light the fireplace if the season allows
  • Set the thermostat to a comfortable temperature

Outside

  • Turn ON all lighting
  • Remove cars from driveway
  • Sweep debris from walkways/driveway
  • Ensure grass is cut and gardens pruned
  • Close garage doors
  • Hide garbage cans
  • Put cushions on patio furniture
  • Remove BBQ Cover
  • Clear clutter
  • Unlock and clear side gates