Cindy Lin, Founder, Staged4more

Hi, Welcome to Our School of Home Staging!

After a successful, 12+ years run as a home staging company in San Francisco Bay Area, STAGED4MORE is now an online school that focuses on home staging education for home stagers, home sellers and real estate agents.

Please take some time and check out all the free resources and tips available on our blog & podcast, as well as our courses selections.

What’s In A Home Stager’s Styling Toolkit?

What’s In A Home Stager’s Styling Toolkit?

Actually the better question is: “What’s not in my toolkit, ha?” (Ohhh, insert slow clap here)

  • Lots of different tapes (masking, blue, gaff, scotch, double, zot glue dots & lines)
  • Scissors (regular & garden, wire cutters)
  • Boxcutters & razor blades
  • Cleaning supplies (rags, 3M microfiber, Windex, paper towels)
  • All kinds of nails & screws in various lengths
  • Wires (fishing, picture, floral)
  • Steamer (We swear by Rowenta.)
  • Extension cords in various lengths
  • Light bulbs in various wattage and kind
  • Pins (T, safety)
  • Glue (hot glue gun, super, gorilla, epoxy)
  • Zip ties
  • Level (several)
  • Hammer (a couple)
  • Drill & the 5 million bits that come with it
  • Wrench (regular & socket) + the 5 million sockets that come with
  • Measuring tapes
  • Allan wrenches in all sizes (those L things that comes with your IKEA furniture)
  • Allan keys
  • Screw driver
  • Putty (wall, museum, fun tack)
  • Stain removers
  • Spray bottles
  • Trash bags
  • Magic erasers
  • For furniture scratches: Tibet Almond Stick, various stains, sharpies, soft wax sticks
  • Lint roller
  • Marketing materials (business cards, brochures, flyers)
  • Camera
  • Chargers of all kind
  • Spanx (nah, just kidding)
  • Furniture movers (hard wood floor & carpet.) (and yes physical human people kind of movers)
  • A mini jack to lift furniture up so you can slide movers under
  • Floor protector stickers in various sizes and thickness
  • Multi-purpose tool (like a Leatherman) (ps my sister is obsessed with multi-purpose tools)
  • Broom (tiny IKEA ones and regular length)
  • Bandaids (LOTS of bandaids)
  • Drugs (headaches, cramps, etc.)
  • Camping toilet paper (In case there are none on job site, yes my job is so glamours.)

Photo credit: Jeff Sheldon

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