Stewart Blog Article

15 Minute Pre-Showing Checklist

Published on: February 17, 2021


Have you recently put your home on the market? Keeping your home clean and ready to show to potential buyers is essential. While there are things you can do well ahead of time to get your home ready, we wanted to show you a quick and easy checklist for things to do in 15 minutes or less. Let’s start with giving your home a quick walk through. Here are the easiest things to do per room to get the space ready: Bedrooms, Living Room and Dining Areas

  • Turn on lights
  • Open curtains and blinds
  • Make the beds
  • Remove random items from tables and floors


  • Put dirty dishes in the dishwasher
  • Empty the trash
  • Clear and wipe down counters


  • Flush toilets
  • Wipe down counters and fixtures
  • Hang towels neatly
  • Empty the trash


  • Close garage door
  • Pick up yard debris and trash

Have a little more time on your hands? Watch this video to see what more you can do to prepare your home for showings: