Everything is exactly as you'd like it, from paint color to wall hangings, yet something just feels...off. You're not sure what it is, but there's something bothering you about your living room. Quick—look at your wall and shift your gaze downward, stopping just before you hit the floor. How do the baseboards look? This is one area many people forget to clean, says Jill Sloane
, an executive vice president at Halstead Property's Westside Office in Manhattan. A quick once-over with a damp cloth (or a microfiber rag dipped in warm, soapy water and wrung almost dry) can be just the thing a room needs to look polished.