The Home Away From Home Experience: How to Be the Best Vacation Rental Host

When most people go on vacation, they want and expect the ultimate treatment, especially when it comes to their accommodations. With hotel accommodations, guests can indulge in room service, in-house restaurants, and exceptional spa facilities… This type of vacation experience allows guests to not have to lift a finger.

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On the other hand, there are vacationers who want the ultimate vacation experience but enjoy it most in vacation rental properties. With this type of vacation experience, there is no room service or spa facilities (typically) like hotels provide, but people still enjoy it more than hotels.

Why?

Because it gives vacationers that “home away from home” experience. Yes, people want the luxury of not lifting a finger while on vacation but being able to stay in a property that’s nice with all the makings of home, without it being their actual home, is still a huge selling point to lots of travelers. That reason alone is why so many people are getting their feet wet in real estate investing.

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How to Manage Your Small Business At-Home

2020 has thrown us a lot of curveballs, with the current pandemic ranking #1 on the list. Initially, this presented a few benefits (who doesn’t wish for more time at home?), but more than anything, it’s created unexpected challenges, especially for small business owners.

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So how do you manage your small business from the confines of your home? Here are a few tips to ensure you get the most out of your time and stay sane in the process!

Stick to a Schedule

We encounter a lot more distractions at home than we would at the office. From kids to spouses to roommates (oh my!), it can be easy to get overwhelmed amidst everything going on. Making a schedule and sticking with it can be easier to manage time (so your two-minute trip to check on the kids doesn’t turn into a two-hour tutoring session).

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5 Things to Consider When Installing Your Windows during Your Home Extension

Home renovations and extensions are not a piece of cake. They require many factors to be taken into account for a smooth process to ultimately take place. Your tiles are waiting to be laid out, your paint needs to go up on the walls, and you still have to decide which room needs Velux roof windows. Before coming to the part of installing windows, here are a few key things to bear in mind.

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Fitting

Many times we skip the part of considering key factors (such as moisture) while installing windows. In order to save energy and prevent leakage in homes, you have to make sure your windows have quality sealants. Otherwise, leakage would just be the start of a whole plethora of problems. Moreover, if the fitting quality is not up to the mark, the house has greater chances of air leakage resulting in energy loss.

Longevity

Getting your home fixed is not an easy job, and certainly not something you can sign up for every other day. The pivotal thing to keep in mind is to find the windows that will last for a longer time. This means you cannot compromise on their quality. From sound reduction to thermal insulation, you have to be aware of what you’re buying. Do thorough research to look for names that have shown extraordinary quality over the years and have those installed. 

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Top 5 Reasons to Install Home Security System

Providing for and protecting your family is your number one priority. As a parent or the head of the household, you can maintain your home security in many ways. For example, offering quality food, healthcare, love, education, and a home that’s a secure place. 

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You can keep your house safe by installing a home security system. We’ve installed one in each home we’ve lived in, and the peace of mind it offers really is invaluable! Many options on the market are easy to set up and are affordable, which is explained in depth in this Amazon Alexa and Total Connect 2.0 Integration Guide

If you’re still contemplating if you should invest in a home security system, read our top five reasons why you and your family will benefit. 

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Top 6 Houseplants For Beginners

If a good recommendation for your very first plant baby brings you here, you landed on the right page. But first, welcome to the houseplants club!

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Finally you decided to become a plant parent. And we understand that looking for your first potted green is no walk in the park. That’s why you’re here. Good thing we’re close to the OG plant moms and dads from Hello Blooms who gave us a list of the best house plants for newbies like you. These species are low-maintenance plants and will probably make you want to do this endeavor full-time!

These are in no particular order so let your plant mommy instinct do its magic!

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