Bathroom Staging Tips from Professional Home Stagers
There’s a reason why there are “kitchen and bath” stores, and even design magazines devoted to these rooms. A well-staged kitchen and bathroom can make the entire home look better. So, it’s no surprise that professional home stagers pay particular attention to these spaces.
What do these pros have to say about bathrooms?
Professional stagers advise that you start by taking a picture of the room. Looking at that picture will give you a better sense of how others see your bathroom and reveal what needs to be changed.
Then, de-personalize it. When you’re showing your home to buyers, you want the bathroom to resemble a guest bathroom. So, no shaving kits, toothbrushes, sticky notes to self on the mirror, etc.
Stagers also recommend that anything worn be replaced. This will likely include the shower curtain and mats, which tend to wear and stain quickly.
Hang fresh new towels on the rack. (If you’re buying new towels for this purpose, choose white.) Put an unused bar of soap or hand cleaner next to the sink. Make it look like a freshly stocked hotel bathroom.
If required, paint the walls. Off-white colours, including beiges and light greys, work well.
As you can see, it doesn’t take much to stage your bathroom and make it look its best for buyers.
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