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4 Ways To Prepare Your House To Sell

4 Ways To Prepare Your House To Sell

Make sure you do the prep work before you put your home on the market!

Are you planning on selling your home someday? Many homeowners make the mistake of putting their house on the market without doing any preparation. If you want to receive top-dollar for your home, there are all sorts of prep work that needs to be done! With that said, here are four important home staging tips!


A cluttered home will drive away potential buyers. If your home is littered with junk, you need to find a way to get rid of it before you began listing your home for sale. Not only is clutter unattractive, but it will make a home look and feel less spacious. Do yourself a favor and either rent a storage locker, take some trips to the local landfill, or host a yard sale. It doesn’t matter what you do, just get the clutter out of your home!

Make Any Repairs

Most people do not want to buy a house in which they are going to make a lot of repairs. If you want your house to sell quickly, you will want to do the following:

  • Repair and cracked or broken windows
  • Replace any burned-out light bulbs
  • Repaint any walls that need it
  • Fix any leaking faucet
  • Replace any broken window screens

Make The Entrances Inviting

Believe it or not, your front door makes a huge impression on the rest of your home. If your front door is ugly and uninviting, that will give a homebuyer that is touring your home a bad first impression. Maybe it could use a fresh coat of paint. Maybe you could change up the color for something more inviting that offers a nice contrast to the color of your home.

Paint Your Walls Neutral Colors

Color can do wonders for your home. They can bring life and provide an entirely different dimension to a room. As much as you love your beautifully painted lime green bathroom, you are probably better off repainting it a neutral color. This is because this is what most home buyers are looking for in their new home.

Home Staging Tips From Columbia Paint

Columbia Paint Company is happy to help you choose the perfect color for your painting project, get you the best window shades for your room, and offer you tips for every step of the way. Not sure how to make sure your siding, trim, and accent colors match? Need to see the paints you loved online in person? Schedule an appointment today by calling 443-319-4001 or visiting us online. For more painting tips and updates, follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInHouzzYouTube, and Pinterest!

At Columbia Paint you'll find all the necessary tools to complete your project. We even offer color consultation to ensure your satisfaction. Visit our website, call us or stop in today!
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