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5 Reasons Why You Should Hire Professional Maids in Los Angeles

Reasons to get maids in Los AngelesGetting maids in Los Angeles to do your cleaning would make your life so much simpler. Have you been fighting this idea because it just sounds too extravagant? But is it really? Here are top 5 reasons that will put hiring a cleaning service into a different perspective.

Get it done

When you want to do your house cleaning yourself, not only do you have to find a slot in your schedule to squeeze it in, but you also have to do it, no matter how tired or preoccupied you are. If you are prone to procrastination, chances are cleaning will never make it past the crunch point. And if you do stick to your cleaning schedule, how much can you really clean when you don’t have the energy?

Focus on more important things

Even if house cleaning is not your priority, you probably like having your home clean. Delegating the cleaning to professional maids in Los Angeles means you can focus on the things that really matter to you. Unload some of your duties so that you can be more productive and present in the areas of life that need you 100% – be it your work, family or something else.

Have it all

The day is not long enough and the capacities of the human body are not large enough for you to do everything you want. You love cleaning, but you also love cooking, reading, having coffee with friends, playing with kids, jogging with your dog, watching TV – the list never ends. Until we can replicate ourselves to be in two places at the same time, give some serious thought to hiring maids in LA to take over your house cleaning on a regular basis or just when you need recharging your super batteries.

Have it cleaned properly

Can you crack on dust, grime, stains and mess better than a professional? Professional cleaners have the know-how, equipment and experience that the majority of people don’t. But, ok, let’s say you’re among the few who can clean the house like a pro – do you have the time and energy to clean like a boss?

Enjoy with your kids

Parenting is in itself a full time job with no breaks or holidays. When you don’t have cleaning on your to-do list, you can give more of yourself to your kids. Do you want to help them with their school work? Do you want to take up a hobby with them or teach them some sport? Get a maid to take care of the mess in the home and you can be there for your children or just enjoy some laid back time with them.

Have pets and a clean home

Pets enrich our lives in so many ways. If only they could enrich our home with less fur covering the furniture and fewer hair puffs rolling around the corners.

No matter what your reason for professional house cleaning is, you can depend on Maid This! for a cleaning service that guarantees your satisfaction and convenience. Leave the dirty work to those who love doing it and go on to make the most of your time.

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Using the platform was super simple. I've used my cleaners five times now, and the one time I did have to reschedule it was super easy, hassle-free. It's really simple, it's easy, and they've done great job.
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My wife and I are thrilled how easy everything is with MaidThis, and now I’m a customer for life! If you don’t want to go through the hassle of finding your own cleaner, definitely try MaidThis
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Redondo Beach, Ca
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I work a full-time job and I have a small kids at home, so by the time I get home the LAST thing I want to do is clean. If you need to save time, I recommend going through MaidThis. Their customer system was amazing.
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Do You Know Your Biggest Challenge As an Airbnb Host?

Hosting Challenges - AirBnB Cleaning Service In Bay AreaHave you already identified what’s keeping you from earning the whole 5 stars? When you know what your stumbling blocks are, you are half way to solving the problem. If you don’t, we have your back. Here are some of the most frequent challenges depending the type of vacation rental you list and ideas how to go about them.

Privacy when you are renting a spare room

If you live in a place that is big enough for you to rent a side room, privacy can be your biggest hurdle. You know that feel when you are in a shop and you sense the haunting look of the overly welcoming shop assistant on your back? You don’t want your guests to feel like that.

Try to draw clear boundaries straight away. Tell the guest what you expect in terms of privacy, but also ask them about their expectations. How much independence would they like? You should get this clear as soon as possible, but maybe not too soon – bear in mind that your guests are exhausted, so give them some time to cool down from the trip.

Cleanliness trap – mi casa es su casa

Everything that your guests have access to has to be spotless clean so you get the 5 stars. You cannot allow yourself to have a stack of dirty dishes in the sink or bread crumbles and juice spills all over the counter and the floor. Your garbage can mustn’t sit half open, choking on pizza boxes and beer bottles. If this is too much of a hassle, and we know it often is – call Maid This! We are a trusted and established referral agency providing premium Airbnb cleaning service in Bay Area, Los Angeles and Orange County.

Providing value while you are away

A significant number of Airbnb hosts are also frequent Airbnb guests. Are you the kind? You know what we mean by providing value while you are gone – you have to ensure your guests have the best possible experience in your home and city, but you have to find someone else to do the nitty gritty. Also, you may be concerned about the safety of your possessions.

A turnover assistant is your answer! You can find an individual or a service, depending on your preferences. Maid This! offers referral turnover Airbnb cleaning service in Bay Area, LA and OC that is much more than elementary cleaning. Our cleaners will make sure your vacation rental is not only squeaky clean, but also stocked with the everyday necessities. They will also inspect the property for any damage, so that nothing escapes your attention.

Regardless of whether you go with an individual or with a service, you will want someone who is professional, detail-oriented, responsive and communicative. Even if you are not away physically, only mentally, a turnover assistant would be a godsend. Hosts with multiple listings have difficulty with making their guests feel as if they are well cared for. This especially goes for communication and check-in stars – you want your guests to know their needs and concerns are important to you.

The warm personal touch

If you are managing multiple vacation rentals, it’s very difficult to be on top of the game at all times and keep things authentic and personal. Even if your rentals are primarily aimed at business people who just need a clean, nice and affordable place to stay, making your rental feel warm could earn you those extra stars. You could tell your guests how you started hosting or some interesting story about the place. You can also make a brief with tips and tricks to make the most out of the stay in the rental and in the city. You can also add some details in a style you like even if the guests will have a quick turnover. It will make your rental more memorable.

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At first I tried to take care of all of the cleaning process myself, and it turned out to be a bigger headache than anything else. So a friend told me about MaidThis and its been fantastic. I’ve been working with my cleaners for a few months so far. I recommend you check out the service for yourself.
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I definitely think that as a company we've been able to make more money, not only because we're saving money by using Maid This, but also because they're helping take a few of the necessary evils with doing vacation rentals off of the property managers plate.
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5 Unique Ways to Market Your Vacation Rental Listing

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A good marketer thinks outside the box and is willing to go the extra mile (or two) to get results. When it comes to vacation rentals, there are so many marketing avenues that are rarely traveled.

It’s always a good idea to start with the well-known rental sites (Airbnb, VRBO, etc.) to establish a presence and get your name out there. This is certainly an effective strategy and is often enough for those who only rent out their property seasonally. But for owners who are looking to fill up their booking calendars throughout the entire year, it’s worth it to look beyond the lines of “good enough.”

Here are 5 tips for hosts who want to take their vacation rental marketing one step further and NOT solely rely upon the vacation rental marketplace websites.

1. Coffee Shops

Believe it or not, this is a fantastic way to get longer-term stays (think 2-4 week bookings).

Back in the days before Craigslist and online job boards, hanging flyers at the local haunt was a tactic that really worked, especially for inexperienced workers with few connections. To this day, papers still hang from bulletin boards in Starbucks, and – most likely – at the local coffee shop around the corner.

It may seem like a less-than-reputable place to find a vacation rental, but by including your website URL or listing site, potential guests have a way to verify your snazzy flyer is telling the truth.

Be creative and include information about yourself to reassure renters they will be in capable hands, as well as staying at a relaxing vacation home. Provide a way for them to easily contact you as well. Rip-off tabs never get old!

2. Facebook Page

Social media is a go-to for marketing, so don’t be afraid to utilize the power of the share button. Consider setting up a dedicated Facebook page for your rental property where potential and past renters can ask questions, share photographs, and get information about their stays. This compelling social proof goes a long way in the realm of social media marketing.

Another option is to simply link your listing to your personal Facebook page. Ask friends to share on their own accounts and your pool of potential future renters practically doubles. By asking your buddies to share your listing and spread the word in their own social media networks, it’s very likely they will end up helping you book stays with guests you might not have otherwise reached.

If you want to take this to the next level, you can dive into Facebook Ads to start promoting your page to people who are looking to vacation in your city….yes, you really can get this specific with Facebook Ads!

3. Repeat Business / Referrals

Repeat visitors are a vacation homeowner’s dream, especially if the guests are clean and responsible! But they don’t just appear out of nowhere – they need to have a reason to keep coming back.

In a way, presenting your rental home in the best possible condition – with all its bells and whistles – is marketing enough. Providing renters a flawless vacation home and arming them with the best things to do/see/eat during their stay is a surefire way to turn guests into regulars.

Get to know your renters and try to be available for questions or emergencies as much as possible. Guests can tell when an owner has put in a great deal of effort to make them feel as comfortable as possible – something that is not always found at hotels or other properties. Make your place stand out as a one-of-a-kind experience.

Next, collect the email address of your renters and keep them updated on your property (see Step 4 for what to do after this….). Ideally, get your past renters to also “like” your Facebook Page from Step 2 so you always stay top-of-mind for them.

4. Newsletters

Sending out a newsletter is a great way to keep in touch with past renters while also informing them and helping potential future guests get to know you as a host.

Some information to include in a newsletter might be about special events happening in town or seasonal activities for families and friends that may be planning to vacation together. Even if you send an update just once a year, knowing you took the time to research and provide that information makes renters feel good about giving you their business.

Start by setting up a free account with MailChimp. It’s a simple platform and will allow you to customize your newsletters so they look professional and as fancy or simple as you like.

5. Blogging

Blogging isn’t just for bloggers anymore; it’s one of the best ways to connect with an audience and put a face with a name. In this case, consider setting up a website with information about yourself as a host and the benefits of renting a vacation home (particularly, yours).

In addition, your website is a great way for vacationers to find you online without even trying. They might be searching Google for events in a specific city or for “touristy things to do” and not actually be looking for a place to stay. But through the power of search engine optimization (SEO), they might just land on your website!

How do you achieve that? By using your blog to write about local events, popular tourist destinations and other specifics about your city. The more you include on your blog, the more likely people are to find you.

On top of keeping an updated blog, invest in a good website host. A strong online presence outside of vacation rental sites can take your marketing to the next level. It shows a serious dedication to maintaining the absolute best for your property and establishes a sense of trust between you and your renters.

Take it a step further here by collecting email addresses to add to your MailChimp account. This is a great way to build up your email list so you can make the most of your newsletters.

 

Overall, marketing will require some creativity and experimental tactics. Every property is different and has its own quirks and distinct features. Highlighting the uniqueness of your vacation rental is one of the best things you can do when it comes to drawing in renters; the more genuine your marketing is, the more authentic your results will be.

 

Need a thorough cleaning before your next guests check in to your property? Contact us about turnover cleanings for your vacation rental.

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Testimonials

At first I tried to take care of all of the cleaning process myself, and it turned out to be a bigger headache than anything else. So a friend told me about MaidThis and its been fantastic. I’ve been working with my cleaners for a few months so far. I recommend you check out the service for yourself.
Brent
Airbnb Host in LA
90+

Hours
Saved

I definitely think that as a company we've been able to make more money, not only because we're saving money by using Maid This, but also because they're helping take a few of the necessary evils with doing vacation rentals off of the property managers plate.
Laura G
Airbnb Host in LA
90+

Hours
Saved