Are you an Airbnb host looking for ways to make the process more secure and seamless? Perhaps you have you considered listing your home on Airbnb, but are concerned about the logistics or the security of hosting guests. Whether you are an Airbnb host already or are simply considering it, we’re letting you in on some of the ways we help our clients secure and automate their rental properties.

1) Install smart locks – instead of leaving a key under the mat or meeting your guest when they arrive, install a smart lock so that your guests can easily come and go by entering a simple 4-digit code at the front door. With an integrated smart lock you can easily add and delete codes from our app and receive a notification when your guests arrive.

2) Install an alarm system – install an alarm system so that the home is monitored when it is unoccupied. This will give you the peace of mind of knowing that your home is protected while it is vacant. When you have a smart lock integrated with your security system you can program your alarm system to automatically disarm when a correct code is entered into the lock. This way your home security system is armed until your guest arrives and they don’t ever have to touch the alarm keypad. You can arm the system remotely after your guest leaves.

3) Install exterior cameras – installing security cameras outside your home will help you keep an eye on your property remotely. You can see who is coming and going and be alerted of any suspicious activity. Cameras can also serve as a deterrent. You will just want to be sure to let your guests know that you have cameras in your listing so that they aren’t caught off guard.

Installing a smart home system has the potential to make your Airbnb listing run much more smoothly while also helping you secure your home. If you have any questions or would like to talk about outfitting your Airbnb property with a smart home system please let us know.