Renting out your home or part of your home on Airbnb is a great way to make a few extra dollars off the space you already own. Usually bookings are short with a fast turnaround of guests. With so many people coming in and out of your house, it makes sense that you’d want to take extra precautions to store some of your goods while guests are making themselves at home.
Store personal effects
It goes without saying that anything you deem personal and valuable to you should be secured in a safe storage space so no one can get hold of it. Safeguard your valuables like jewellery and art in a secure storage unit to prevent them from being damaged or taken. Any important paperwork should also be kept in a secure location.
Declutter the house
If you’re unsure of what you’ve got laying around the house or you want to ensure your guests enjoy their stay in a clean environment, declutter your house. It’s a great way to clean the space up and put whatever you don’t want to risk losing into storage. You might also come across sentimental items you want to protect by placing them into storage.
Consider the furniture
If you’re planning on renting out your entire home for an extended period of time, it might be worth considering the future of your furniture. Any pieces that you’d like to keep protected from spills, rips or general wear and tear, opt to place it into a secure storage module. Furniture is expensive to replace so don’t risk it.
If you’re planning on targeting holidaying families to stay in your home, you’ll need to ensure it’s childproof. To do this, remove any hazardous and dangerous goods. You won’t be able to keep all of these things in storage, but you can certainly place that really expensive chef’s knife set into storage to help keep the little ones safe in the kitchen. Take a look at your home for any potential hazards that may put children in danger.
For a convenient and reliable self storage solution, speak to Grace Self Storage. We provide mobile self storage services that come to you so you can take your time and properly prepare your house for your first Airbnb guests.