One thing is for certain, when selling our homes, prospective purchases will inspect and assess every aspect of our homes, looking for clues as to how the home has been maintained and whether there are likely to be any hidden or unexpected issues that they should be aware of.
Part and parcel of this is the inspection of household appliances, which are generally part of the chattels that transfer ownership with the home. Not only do purchasers want to see appliances that are clean and in good working order, it should not be underestimated what a prospective purchaser will read into the condition of these appliances, in relation to all other areas of the home.
With so much to do in preparation for presenting your home for sale, it is great to have some simple steps to follow to tackle these tasks.
Try these tips for cleaning your dishwasher and having it sparkling, inside and out:
This video has some great tips for cleaning the microwave:
"One of the most dreaded cleaning tasks is cleaning the oven..."
Possibly one of the most dreaded of all cleaning tasks is cleaning the oven. Follow the tips in this video to make the task a whole lot easier:
Team it with these tips for cleaning the oven racks:
And finally, cleaning the range hood filters:
Given the impact that cleanliness can have on the desirability of a property, we highly recommend spending the time to ensure that your household appliances appear clean & well maintained for all property inspections.
What do you think? Do you have a great household appliance cleaning tip? Please share your ideas in the comments.
Jo Powell is the Director of 3 Pea's Property Styling. Combining her creative skills with her accounting background to assist her clients to achieve the best possible outcomes in the sale of their property.