Being the owner of a vacation rental home is a good way to make some passive income and have an investment property that will likely increase in value over time. However, as a vacation property owner, there are some extra items you need to consider to keep your vacation rental running smoothly with satisfied renters. Here are some helpful recommendations you can utilize with your vacation rental home to keep happy renters and a successful rental business.
29 June 2018
Over the past several years, after-shower cleaners have become more common in bathrooms around the country as people try to stop soap scum and mildew from building up and making their nice tile look grungy. The intent is good; soap scum and mildew are tough to fight. But are these after-shower cleaners worth the time and money? It's Better Than Nothing An after-shower cleaner -- usually a concoction of simple ingredients that loosen soap residue and make the surface of a shower stall less hospitable to mildew -- is certainly better than nothing.
27 May 2018
If you're sick of the way your carpet looks, feels, and smells, it may be time for a change. Did you know that you probably don't need to replace all of your carpeting, though? Instead, you can hire a professional carpet cleaning team to come to your home and fix the issue right away. They can do a thorough cleaning job in a matter of minutes, and you'll be impressed with the results.
3 March 2018
Stop and think about it for a moment: you spend a lot of time on your mattress. Even if you bathe before climbing into bed at night skin cells, germs, and sweat will still end up in the mattress. In addition, pollen, dust mites, bed bugs, and pet dander can be on and in the bed. While you can clean the bedding, and even the mattress, a normal cleaning may not be enough to get rid of a build up of gunk.
17 February 2017
Setting up decorations in your home is something to enjoy as a homeowner, but it often happens once and then you just make small changes through the years. One situation in which many households make drastic changes to the decorations in their home is during the holiday season for Christmas. It is possible to call it finished once you put up a few light strands and get a Christmas tree. But you can also spend several days putting up an enormous collection of holiday decorations to truly get in the spirit.
29 November 2016
No matter what kind of carpeting you have, and no matter whether you have kids and pets or not, your flooring is bound to get stained at some point. Everything from walking to eating on the carpeting can cause stains and odors to form in the fibers. Some types of carpeting, such as durable Berber, are more stain-resistant than others, but they'll still need to be deep-cleaned and deodorized several times a year.
28 September 2016
If you're prepping your vacation house for sale, then it's important that you make sure the deck is in good shape. People who are looking at a vacation house will be turned off by a faded, splinter-filled deck. They want a nice deck that they can sit out on and relax, eat breakfast and dinner, and also entertain on. They don't want an ugly deck that will be an embarrassment if they want to invite friends over.
16 September 2016
Whether your carpet is brand new or you've had it for a few years, you want to keep it looking clean. If you've got kids, they're going to make their share of messes on the carpet. To keep your carpet looking its best, you'll need to clean up after those messes as quickly as possible. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to beat spills. Here are some quick tips that will help you clean up the messes before they have a chance to stain you carpeting.
8 August 2016
The last thing that you or anyone else who works in your office probably wants to do is clean the office bathroom. Using an office cleaning service can be a good way to avoid this while ensuring that the bathroom is cleaned thoroughly, but the office bathroom can become a mess in between janitorial visits if you aren't careful. Luckily, following these tips can make it easier for you and your employees to keep your office bathroom nice and clean.
28 July 2016
There are few things that can make a home more enjoyable than a warm and charming fireplace. However, your chimney will require regular maintenance to ensure that you can safely start a fire in the hearth. Sadly, if you have only recently purchased your first home with a fireplace, you might not be completely sure about maintaining this part of the house. To this end, having the chimney regularly cleaned can dramatically lower the chances that problems arise, but if you have only recently purchased a home with a fireplace, you might benefit from learning the following three answers to chimney cleaning questions.
18 February 2016