Use the following guidelines when the property becomes vacant:
  • Leave the utilities on. Set air conditioner at 80 degrees and the heat at 65 degrees.
  • Remove all trash, debris, left-over paint cans, etc. from the dwelling, cabinets, closets and kitchen shelves.
  • Remove all nails from walls.
  • Clean windows and windowsills.
  • Secure drapery and curtain rods. Clean, remove or replace where necessary.
  • Clean fireplace. Replace light bulbs where needed and clean all light fixtures.

Pay Special Attention to Kitchen and Bathrooms.
  • Clean oven and range/hood thoroughly.
  • Clean sinks and counter tops.
  • Remove shelf paper if unsightly.
  • Keep refrigerator running; place deodorizer inside.
  • Run disposal and dishwasher occasionally to prevent rust-up.
  • Clean commodes thoroughly.
  • Clean tile and grouting and repair where necessary.

Exterior Maintenance
  • Mow lawn, trim around house and shrubs. Water and fertilize if needed.
  • Weed garden areas and flowerbeds.
  • Trim shrubbery.
  • Clean cobwebs and insects from exterior of house, porches, etc.
  • Check window and door screens for condition.
  • Have swimming pools maintained by pool service.
  • Have snow removed from driveway and walks.
  • Winterize plumbing before outside temperature drops to freezing.

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MLS#: 21901154
2 bedrooms
1,157 est sq ft
2 bathrooms
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