136 Brooklawn Ave., in Scarborough, house staged to sell in 24 hours for a high ROI by Toronto’s home stagers, Design to Impress.
The bathroom wall was repainted, and several chipped tiles were replaced. The shower curtain was replced with a brand new one. Toiletries and towels were taken away, and replaced with spa-like oils, soaps and fresh towels.
A base sink was installed to show off the square footage in this somewhat small bathroom, in order to showcase how much floor space was available.
The master bedroom was staged to appeal to both sexes. Neutral colours were applied to walls, and fresh linens that didn’t cater to a specific gender graced the beds.
Kitchen cabinet doors were stained, as they were outdated. Stylish hardware also modernized the overall look of the kitchen.
Stainless steel appliances replaced the previous fridge, stove, oven and dishwasher.
To create curb appeal, flowers were planted in the garden, two tones of paint were applied to the exterior and front porch, lawns were cut, gutters were cleared out, the front door was refinished, the doorbell fixed and the house numbers were shined up.
In the back yard, the patio received new life by having it power-washed, then repainted.
The sun was let in by replacing curtains with blinds and shutters. To compliment the brightness, walls in the family room were painted with light colour tones, and several lamps were added. Light-coloured throws and covers graced existing furniture as well.
Rooms were staged to indicate what their purpose was. One room was staged with a desk and office chair to showcase a potential home office, while the basement was decked out with yoga mats and exercise equipment for a home gym area. Furniture from rooms were relocated to another, as they served more purposed in their new locations.
Old carpeting was removed and replaced with neutral-coloured carpets.
Storage space was showcased by purging all clutter and personal belongings.
Finally, flow from room to room was evident with colour schemes that blended well together.