For faster service, please be mindful of the suggestions below. That way, we can be in and out a lot quicker. 

For Interiors:
• De-clutter as much as possible. 
• Put away toys, clothing, dishes, towels, shoes etc.  It is a lot cheaper to put these items away before the photo shoot than to pay extra for retouching to have them removed in Photoshop.
• Depersonalize as much as possible. Photos of young children, or any potentially offensive art should be put away.
• Remove any seasonal/holiday decorations that can quickly outdate your photos.
• Dust and vacuum.
• Make all the beds, fluff all the pillows, and check the bed skirts.
• Clear all kitchen counter tops and put away toasters, can openers, etc.
• Clear all bathroom counter tops and put away all personal items.
• Remove all shampoos, conditioners, body-washes, etc. from the shower. 
• If you don't want to showcase your bath/shower combo, simply keep the shower curtain closed.
• Put out the guest towels and hide all the others.
• Hide all trash cans.
• Remove all magnets and decorations from the refrigerator.
• If there are pets, hide all food/water bowls, pet beds, and pet toys.
• Put all toilet seats and lids down.
• Replace all burned out light bulbs.
• Consider decorating the tables with your prettiest place settings. 
• Consider putting out vases of fresh flowers.
• Turn on ALL interior lights – even lights in furniture cabinets.
• Turn OFF all ceiling fans.
• Light fireplaces 
• Open all blinds, shades, and curtains.
• Please secure any potentially aggressive animals in a safe location, away from all rooms being photographed.
For Exteriors:
• Clear all cars and vehicles from the driveway and the street in front of the home.
• Have the lawn trimmed, leaves raked, bushes and trees pruned.
• Clean up after any animal
• Put away all garbage cans, hoses, garden tools, toys, bikes etc.
• Hide any “cute” yard decorations.
• In snowy climates, shovel snow from walkways, driveways, patios, decks when necessary.
• If there is a pool, hot tub, or spa, take any security gate down, uncover, and clean.
• If there will be any twilight photos taken, replace any broken lighting on the home, around the landscape, and in the pool.
• Open the umbrellas on any patio sets.
• When in season, uncover grills.
• Remove any seasonal/holiday decorations.
• Consider adding splashes of bright colored flowers to the landscape and in pots.
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