First impressions are especially important when it comes to bathrooms, an area where potential home buyers don’t typically spend a lot of time. We’ve outlined a few of our favorite tips for staging bathrooms (and some easy updates even if you’re not trying to sell your home).
- Keep it sparkling clean. Remove all traces of dirt and mold from shower doors and tiles. Get rid of rugs and fuzzy toilet seat covers, wipe down baseboards, sweep and mop floors. Dirt, hair, mildew and soap scum are major turn-offs for buyers.
- Remove clutter–even if it’s functional. Buyers don’t want to see your combs, toothbrushes, hair dryers, and toiletries stacked on the counter. Keep these personal items in a caddy (like the ones below) to easily store out of sight in a cupboard when not in use.
mDesign Plastic Shower Caddy
iDesign Orbz Plastic Bathroom Shower Tote
Seventh Generation Disinfecting Wipes
Sprayway, Glass Cleaner, 19 Oz Cans, Pack of 2
The Final Touch: Adding Decor and Accessories to the Bathroom
After a THOROUGH cleaning of the space and significant reduction in the amount of “stuff” lying around, you may want to add a few simple spa-like accessories to help warm up the space. Using the right bathroom staging decor gives buyers the impression your bathrooms are clean, refreshing, relaxing spots to care of themselves and “take care of business.” To help you get started, we’ve put together some of our favorite home staging accessories that complement almost any bathroom.
Need More Help?
When it comes to staging bathrooms, making a few budget-friendly changes can get your space looking great for any target market. Need more staging tips for your home? Three Bears Home Staging can help!
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