There is a lot of competition out there on the Airbnb market today. Some reports claim that over 2 million people have placed their properties on this popular website! It will take some effort to turn your home into a great listing that grabs attention, but that effort will be well worth it – especially in Nashville.
Here are a few points to consider when starting this project:
- Even though an Airbnb is supposed to give the guest a local living experience, cleaning and decluttering is still going to be vital. Keep in mind that the items they are surrounded with will be considered fair game, so anything of value to you personally should be kept in your own area. Minimizing clutter makes your spaces easier to clean and turn over. You might consider a cleaning service as your space becomes more popular; if you work outside the home or want to go on vacation, it will be a big help!
- Most Airbnbs are primarily bath and bedroom areas, so if these spaces are not fresh, it will be time to renovate. New tubs, showerheads, light fixtures, and sinks are a great idea, and there are many minimalist style products on the market today – these are easy to keep up since they are low on fussy detail. They are often environmentally friendly and energy efficient, which will also save you money.
- Aesthetics. Considering these home renovation projects could be those touches that make your Airbnb stand out from the crowd. Removing walls to open up your rooms or adding a deck are two ways that could greatly enhance your guest experience.
- Safety will be an important concern for you as an Airbnb owner. Make sure that parking and entrance areas are in good repair and free from things that could cause slips, trips, and falls. If you offer a hot tub, you will want to go over this item with a fine tooth comb often to look for sharp edges and damages done by previous guests. This is a great time to enlist the help of a specialist with experience in construction and renovation.
Here at Ascension General Contractors, we are experienced in construction and renovation. Call us today and let’s talk about your Airbnb project!