It's time to freshen up your rental property! Whether you have a single family home or an entire apartment building, there are some quick and easy changes that can make your property more attractive to potential renters. Here are five tips for how to beautify your property:
Paint color and lighting can go a long way to help make a rental space feel cozy and inviting.
If you’re looking to make your rental space feel more like home, there are a few simple things you can do. One is to paint the walls with colors that match the overall theme of the space. Another is to add lighting fixtures that will create better ambiance for guests and residents alike.
In addition to making a rental space look more attractive, lighting can also help make it feel more inviting, relaxing and cozy. Having dimmer switches installed in each room will allow owners to control how much light enters their home at any given time—which can have an impact on how spacious or intimate they want their space to feel at any given time.
Make it smell nice.
It’s important to have a pleasant scent in your rental. You can do this by using scented candles, scented air freshener, or an oil diffuser. If you opt for the latter option, be sure to use a quality essential oil like doTERRA OnGuard® that won’t stain carpets or furniture. If you want something even more natural and long-lasting than an oil diffuser, try placing potpourri around the house!
Replace old smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
As a property owner, it's your responsibility to ensure that your tenants are safe and happy. While some of these tips may seem like common sense, others might be less so. It's important that you keep everyone in mind when making any kind of upgrades or remodeling projects in order to maintain the best possible living conditions for all parties involved.
Replace old smoke and carbon monoxide detectors: If you haven't replaced your smoke detectors since they were installed, now is the time! You can do so every 10 years if they're wired into an electrical system, or every 5 years if wired directly into a battery source—which means they should be replaced twice as often as other types of batteries (like AAAs). Carbon monoxide detectors have a recommended lifespan of 7-10 years before needing replacement; however, it depends on where they're mounted in relation to whatever gas is leaking out from behind walls or ceilings (for example). Some things to look out for include strange smells coming from vents or animals acting strangely near vents; this may be indicative of combustion gases being released into homes without anyone realizing it yet!
Update your thermostats.
You can also use your thermostats to save money on heating and cooling costs. Smart thermostats are a good example of this, since you can use them to control your home's temperature from anywhere. If you're renting out one or two rooms in your house, for example, you could set up a smart thermostat in those rooms so that they stay at a cooler temperature than the rest of the house during business hours but turn off after hours when nobody is there.
Another way to make sure your rental property stays comfortable is by installing programmable thermostats. These let you adjust temperatures at different times throughout the day based on seasonality and occupancy schedules (e.g., turning down heat while no one's around). That way renters don't have to worry about switching anything themselves and will be more likely to set their preferences according to what works best for them!
Clean carpets, floors and paint.
When it comes to keeping your rental property in the best shape possible, there are several things you can do. These include cleaning carpets, floors and paint.
There are several effective methods for cleaning carpets, floors and paint. You can use a steamer or steam cleaner to clean carpets and rugs, as well as mop pads and floor cleaners to clean hardwood floors. For painting purposes, latex paints are generally easier to apply than oil-based paints because they dry faster and require fewer coats of paint; however, they do require surface preparation prior to application (e.g., filling any holes with spackle). Greenscapes recommends hiring professional painters who have experience painting on stucco surfaces due to the difficulty associated with this type of surface when compared with other types of exterior walls (e.g., brick).
It is important to keep your rental property in top condition.
It is important to keep your rental property in top condition. Keeping a property in great shape not only makes it more attractive to potential tenants, but it also reflects positively on you as the homeowner and landlord. If you want to attract more tenants and get the best price for your home, start by making sure that everything about it is clean, orderly and working properly:
Fix any leaks or cracks in the walls or floors
Repair any broken appliances
Clean out cabinets, closets and drawers before new renters move in
We hope we've given you some great ideas on how to make your rental property shine. If you were already doing these things, congratulations! You're already ahead of the game when it comes to keeping your renters happy.