How to Replace Your Bathtub Spout

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One of the things we routinely ask our guests before they check out is if anything in the rental needs attention or needs to be repaired/replaced. We appreciate the details that our guests provide because we don’t live in our rentals and use it on a daily basis. Although we have walkthroughs and inspections things […]

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Our Host Experience with Airbnb Plus

If you’re an Airbnb host and curious whether you should apply for the Airbnb Plus program then this is the post for you. Stick around to get an inside look on what is Airbnb Plus, why we joined the program, what we needed to do to get approved and what are the results. What is […]

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Budget-Friendly Backyard Makeover

Our Tailgate HQ Backyard Makeover project took 7 months from creative concept to execution. It was truly a labor of love. Victor and I did most of the work but we had special help from my grandfather (who is a strong and healthy 93-year-old man!), Victor’s parents and our 8-year-old son Andrew. Since we were […]

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DIY Photo Ledge for Our Family Photos

Like some of you, we’re die-hard fans of Magnolia and ChrisLovesJulia. One of their projects is a DIY photo ledge. We moved into our house late 2015 and left all of our family photos packed away in the attic. Two years later, YES, TWO YEARS LATER, we finally dusted off the boxes and gave our […]

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Which Lock Should I Buy for My Rental?

One of the logistics we had to figure out when we started as Airbnb hosts was how to exchange keys with our guests. Our first Airbnb was a studio condo located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. Guests would travel from the airport to our condo via public transit, Marta. The walk from the train […]

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Must-Have Tools for Property Maintenance

When I worked with my dad in the family business, I noticed that the maintenance jobs we did on a regular basis involved using multiple tools that we needed to have on hand at all times. We checked on the properties weekly and often times we would uncover minor issues that needed to be addressed. […]

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