Never underestimate the power of a clean house. In order to make sure your home is in top shape and ready receive offers immediately, here’s a list of 15 cleaning tasks to help sell your house:


Clean the windows (even skylights)

Groom the yard (rake leaves, cut the grass, plant some flowers, etc.)

Replace any burnt out light bulbs

Deep clean your fridge

Vacuum every room

Spot clean any stains on your carpet

Get rid of excess clutter (host a garage sale or make a run to your local donation center)


Deep clean the shower / bathtub

Organize bookshelves

Take care of any cobwebs up high in the ceiling (both interior and exterior)

Sweep out the garage

Fix scratches in wood (flooring or cabinets) with stain pens/markers

Polish hardware (faucets/cabinet pulls/etc.)

Sweep entry way


These 15 cleaning tasks will be sure to make a positive impact on your buyers. Even better, this checklist is easy and won’t take up much time to complete. Pick a weekend to tackle them all or divide and conquer over a few weekends, your choice. Happy cleaning!