GENERAL

 

REMOVE
Always maximise space to create a larger look & feel. Remember, less is more! o Family Pictures
o Personalised Ornaments
o Memorabilia
o Animal Food Bowls
o Animal Bedding
o Animal Toys WINDOWS & MIRRORS
o Free Of Streaks FLOORS
Remove these items to enhance perception of floor space size in photos. o All Rubbish Bins Out Of Sight
o Rugs
o Floor Mats
o Door Mats

 

LIGHTS, LAMPS & FANS

o    Turn On All Lights/Lamps

o    Replace Any Faulty Bulbs
(very important for dusk/twilight shoots)

o    Keep Fans Off

CLEAR
o TV Remotes
o Video Game Equipment
o DVDs
o Any Visible Electrical Cords
o Books
o Magazines & Additional Clutter
o Pedestal Fans If you have a nice coffee table book & homewares you can display them tastefully on the table. Keep any cushions to a minimum & neatly arrange.

BATHROOM / EN-SUITE SHOWER
o Shower Screen Free Of Streaks
o Keep Toilet Lid Down REMOVE
o Remove Washing Baskets
o Rubbish Bins
o Tissue Boxes
o Used Soap Dishes
o Bath Mats Off Floor (makes bathroom look larger) o Remove Most/All Products Lying Around

 

APPLIANCES

o    Clean All Appliances

o    Free Of Streaks

o    Replace Oven Light (if blown)

o    Turn On Oven Light For Extra Ambiance

o    Clutter Free Refrigerator

SWIMMING POOL

 

REMOVE

o    Pool Cover

o    Creepy Crawlies

o    Cleaning Equipment

o    Toys

o    Any Debris

Make sure your pool water is balanced and not “green”.

ENTRY

 

REMOVE

o    Shoes

o    Bags

o    Floor Mats

o    Umbrellas

o    Any Other Clutter

KITCHEN / DINING AREAS

 

REMOVE

o    Put Away Dishes

o    Hide Small Appliances

o    Bench Tops Clutter

o    Tea Towels

o    Visible Child-Proof Equipment

(for example on doorways, cabinets & cupboards)

Kettles, coffee machines etc are all okay as long as they don’t clutter your bench space. The idea is to style your space like a display home.

OUTSIDE AREAS

 

REMOVE

o    Real Estate Signs (or we can do for you)

o    Noticeable Large Weeds

o    Fallen Palm Fronds

o    Cars

o    Caravans & Trailers

o    Garden Hoses

o    Garden Tools

o    Toys

o    Bicycles & Skateboards

o    Pet Utilities

o    Rubbish Bins (hidden in the garage is best) o    Washing From Clothes Line

o    Any Garden Pegs Lying Around
Sweep/remove stains from driveway & paths.

Groom the lawns & garden. Rake any leaves on-site & cover any dirt with mulch. Outdoor furniture should be wiped clean and arrange cushions so they look their best.