First Impressions are Huge in achieving the Highest and Best Offer on your Home.

General Items:

  • Clean and/or Hide Garbage Cans and surrounding area
  • Store off site, Sell, or give away any unused Vehicles (Dead or Alive)
  • Haul away rubbish (unfinished projects, recycling, scrap metal / wood)
  • Straighten and Clean Woodpile
  • Clean up Pet Droppings and Toys
  • Fix or polish door knobs and hardware
  • Paint, Polish, or Replace street numbers on house (and mailbox)
  • Septic/Sewer issues taken care of
  • Clean Oils, Debris, and Stains from Driveway and Street (Patch and/or Reseal if necessary)
  • Spider Webs (Special Attention to Doors and Entry), Ant hills, Insect and rodent activity

First Impressions can Make or Cost you $$$ Thousands Extra...

Exterior Checklist

If it's not: (Slip, Trip, Fall, and/or Health) Safe, Fully Operational/Functional, and Visually Appealing, it is to Your Own Advantage to either: Fix/Repair, Paint/Stain, Replace, or Remove. (Check with your local municipality for legal restrictions or conditions.)


When other lawns may be suffering due to season or circumstance, this is your opportunity to shine above the rest of your competition.

  • Mow and Edge Lawn as necessary
  • Weed Treat and Feed Lawn as necessary
  • Aerate or Thatch if necessary
  • Seed or Sod dead patches
  • Drain away standing water (unless desired)
  • Water as necessary
  • Remove or Replace Dead Plant
  • Trim Back or Remove over grown Plants and Trees
  • Weed flower beds
  • Trim back trees and plants from: The Home, Fences, and other Structures (unless that is a desired result).
  • A Fence, Tree, or Shrub may be able to hide an unsightly view.
  • What is the condition of your: Outbuildings, Gazebo, Planters, Fountain, Lattice, Walkways, Landscaping Stones, Lawn Gnome and Pink Flamingo?

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Exterior Repairs

Replace, repair, and/or Paint any Damaged 

  • Mail Box
  • Siding (Wood, Vynal, or Plaster)
  • Trim and Facia
  • Gutters and Downspouts
  • Doors and Frames (Emphasis on the Entry Door)
  • Windows (and Screens)
  • Faucets
  • Hardware
  • Fences and Gates
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Porch, Decks, or Patio (Joist/Framing, Decking, Railing and Stairs)