Prepping for the photo shoot

Before we turn up at your property we recommend the following:


  • Manicure the yard
  • Put cushions on garden furniture 
  • Make sure all lights are on
  • Stow away (pool) toys
  • Have pool cleaned, uncover pool, switch on lights
  • Remove and stow away pool maintenance tools
  • Replace burned out light bulbs
  • Remove all vehicles from driveway or in front of the house – close garage doors
  • Remove rubbish bins


  • Remove all kitchen-cleaning supplies (soaps, brushes, etc.) from sinks and
  • Remove all personal toiletries (soaps, shampoos, makeup, etc.) from
    bathroom tubs, showers, and countertops. 
  • Declutter and remove all personally identifiable objects
  • Hide electrical wires/extension cords 
  • Hide pet accessories
  • Remove dressing gowns and towels from the back of doors
  • Have clean pressed towels hanging neatly on towel rails
  • Remove items from under the bed if they show up in photos
  • Remove magazines, mail and newspapers
  • Empty tables and straighten chairs
  • Clear kitchen worktops
  • Remove fridge magnets, photos, etc
  • Make sure beds are made neatly 

View the full pre photo shoot checklist here: checklist

Make it look like a show house! If you don´t have the space to properly tidy up, use boxes to store the items in for the duration of the photo shoot.

If this all sounds too much, you can also request our declutter service provided by our stylist, starting price for Orihuela Costa area only EUR 95+IVA