Staging Tips

How to to prepare your home for professional photography by homfoto

Handy tip: We will NOT photograph inside garage & most closets, so it is a good place to store excess items.

Kitchen:

  • Clear counter tops of food, dish racks and cutting boards.
  • Remove fridge magnets and other items off the fridge.
  • Remove dish liquids, tea towels, soaps and plugs.
  • Put away garbage bins, brooms, mops and cleaning products.
  • Add a bowl of fresh fruit or a vase of fresh flowers to add color

Bathrooms:

  • Clear counter tops of toothbrushes, soaps, razors and plugs.
  • Remove shampoos, soaps and cleaning products from showers.
  • Remove rubbish bins, scales, bathmats and laundry baskets.
  • Close toilet lids, remove toilet brush and spare toilet rolls.
  • Put out fresh towels, folded and hung neatly on the rails

Bedrooms:

  • Clear away clothes, shoes and laundry baskets.
  • Remove books, tissue boxes and jewellery from bedside tables.
  • Remove portable fans, heaters and rubbish bins.
  • Tidy up study desks, remove excess toys and posters.
  • Make your beds with your best bed linen and thickest pillows

General Interior Preparation:

  • Remove door mats, large rugs that hide flooring and pet bowls.
  • Clean windows, dust surfaces, vacuum or mop floors.
  • Open curtains and blinds and turn off ceiling fans.
  • Make sure all light bulbs are working and turn on all lights.
  • Straighten tables and chairs, arrange cushions attractively

Outside the house:

  • Remove vehicles from driveway and house front.
  • Move trashcans so they are not visible from the street.
  • Put away garden hoses, tools, toys and bikes.
  • Remove pool toys, skimmers and creepy crawly pool cleaners.
  • Contain pets in the garage or out of sight

Day of the shoot:

  • Remove vehicles from driveway and house front.
  • Turn off ceiling fans
  • Move trashcans so they are not visible from the street.
  • Put away garden hoses, tools, toys and bikes.
  • Open window covers and turn blinds horizontal.
  • Contain pets in the garage or out of sight.

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