Shampoo & Booze Episode 66: Listener Q+A: Airbnb Linens, Condiments and Intuition!

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In this episode we cover your questions and comments! We answer our thoughts on Linens, and referenced these two past episodes:
Airbnb and Short Term Rental Laundry Part 1 + Part 2
Airbnb Linens Bed and Bath Amenities
We learn about Ask a Clean Person!

We congratulate listener Shiri for putting her Airbnb online after all her hard work on these beautiful renovations. Check it out here: https://abnb.me/vmXDEp35eY

Listen to Episode 66 for all of our recent Q+A.


See our Airbnb Advice and Design services and book a session today. We call ourselves 'Not Perfect Design' and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 65: Optimizing your Airbnb Listing with The Best Title & Pictures

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In this episode we cover ways to optimize your short-term rental or Airbnb listing. We talk about choosing a title for your listing, and details about image selection. Ryanne just went through this process for her brand new listing. What's our advice on making your Airbnb listing stand out from the crowd? Listen to Episode 65 to find out!

See our Airbnb Advice and Design services and book a session today. We call ourselves 'Not Perfect Design' and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 64: Birth of an Airbnb, Pro-Tips, Listener Q&A

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Ryanne and Jay finish their newest Airbnb, take photos and start writing their listing! Ash deals with renters that were so nice, they washed (and dried) their stained linens! We take your questions and try to answer the best possible way we can.

See our Airbnb Advice and Design services and book a session today. We call ourselves 'Not Perfect Design' and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 63: Airbnb Design Advice Critique, Video Edition PART 2

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This episode we chose a WINNER for our Design Advice Giveaway (Jordan!and recorded a Two Part Video giving him advice for his fabulous Airbnb in upstate New York. Check out his airbnb HERE.

We cover ideas for each room and  below are links to all of the items we suggested in Part One for his spaces. We always encourage second-hand and low-cost solutions for brightening and updating your short-term rentals. For clients we put together ideas to purchase or look for in your buying/hunting, and this gives you an idea of how that might work. See our Advice Services HERE.

Off-White Braided Jute Rug, RugsUSA

Check out Part One of our Design Advice Giveaway!

See our Airbnb Advice and Design services and book a session today. We call ourselves 'Not Perfect Design' and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 62: Airbnb Design Advice Critique, Video Edition PART 1

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This episode we chose a WINNER for our Design Advice Giveaway (Jordan!and recorded a Two Part Video giving him advice for his fabulous Airbnb in upstate New York. Check out his Airbnb HERE.

We cover ideas for each room and  below are links to all of the items we suggested in Part One for his spaces. We always encourage second-hand and low-cost solutions for brightening and updating your short-term rentals. For clients we put together ideas to purchase or look for in your buying/hunting, and this gives you an idea of how that might work. See our Advice Services HERE.

Ikea Islands, Butcher Block Options
Gel Staining Oak Cabinets, Pinterest Ideas
Abstract Navy Rug, Wayfair
Floral Area Rug Orange Tones, Wayfair

Check out Part Two of our Design Advice Giveaway!

See our Airbnb Advice and Design services and book a session today. We call ourselves 'Not Perfect Design' and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 61: Laundry! For Your Airbnb Short Term Rental Part Two

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This episode we cover ALL THINGS LAUNDRY.

We cover how to clean your linens, what detergents to look for, how to work with stains and how to organize in a multi-bedroom situation. If you have insights into how to launder efficiently, sent-free, or economically, let us know by emailing shampooandbooze@gmail.com.

We had so much to say, we split it into two episodes! Listen to Part One here.

Listener Tip
Check out this great cleaning resource: Ask A Clean Person Lots of cleaning advice to search through!

We're also proud to announce our Airbnb Advice and Design services! We're calling ourselves Not Perfect Design and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 60: Laundry! For Your Airbnb Short Term Rental Part One

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This episode we talk about ALL THINGS LAUNDRY.

We cover how to clean your linens, what detergents to look for, how to work with stains and how to organize in a multi-bedroom situation. If you have insights into how to launder efficiently, sent-free, or economically, let us know by emailing shampooandbooze@gmail.com.

We had so much to say, we split it into two episodes!

We're also proud to announce our Airbnb Advice and Design services! We're calling ourselves Not Perfect Design and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 59: Listener Q&A, We Answer Your Airbnb Rental Questions

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THIS WEEK we are answering listener questions. We love hearing from you and what questions you're wrestling with. We cover a question about pricing, why and when to charge per-person or a flat fee. We also address whether to give 'welcome gifts', have a working oven, or the age old question: Should I have a Karaoke machine?!?!

We had an amazing response to our GIVEAWAY for a free on-air video design and listing advice for your airbnb. We will be choosing a winner and airing that podcast very soon!

SEND US YOUR QUESTIONS either as a voice memo or written to shampooandbooze@gmail.com.


We're also proud to announce our Airbnb Advice and Design services! We're calling ourselves Not Perfect Design and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!


Shampoo & Booze Episode 58: Airbnb Linens, Bed & Bath Amenities for Your Short Term Rental

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This week we talk about LINENS and what to offer in the bedroom and bathroom. We cover towels, sheets, duvet covers and all of the things we've found to be high-quality, even if they're second-hand.
We also cover what amenities to offer in the bathroom and bedroom. To shampoo or not to shampoo?

Here are some things we mentioned in the podcast (and love and use and you should too):

Shampoo, Gel, Bubble Bath 3-in-1
Mildly Scented Natural Lotion
First Aid Kit Wall Mount (to fill with the basics)
Ikea Duvet Covers FTW!

We are doing a GIVEAWAY! We want to choose one lucky podcast listener to give design advice on your airbnb! To enter, submit your Airbnb listing to us and we will choose a listing to give ‘live’-ish design advice. We’ll record it over video, so everyone can see the listing (we will smudge out location and listing info), and we’ll be ever so kind about what features are GREAT and what could use some WORK. Send us your listings at shampooandbooze@gmail.com. May the odds be ever in your favor.

We're also proud to announce our Airbnb Advice and Design services! We're calling ourselves Not Perfect Design and you can see all our service tiers here.  

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 57: Airbnb Rental Kitchen & Amenity Must Haves

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This week we talked about what to stock in your rental kitchen and how to make it easily findable.If you leave something out, people with improvise and that is NOT what you want.

We cover finding affordable appliances, and what are the MUST haves of food and amenities. Spoiler alert, there should be coffee and a coffee maker of some kind, for goodness sake.

Some items we mentioned on the podcast:
Microfiber Dish Towels
Safety Cut Can Opener
Metal Grease Pot
and of course a Label Maker for labeling all your stuff!

We are doing a GIVEAWAY! We want to choose one lucky podcast listener to give design advice on your airbnb! To enter, submit your airbnb listing to us and we will choose a listing to give ‘live’-ish design advice. We’ll record it over video, so everyone can see the listing (we will smudge out location and listing info), and we’ll be ever so kind about what features are GREAT and what could use some WORK. Send us your listings at shampooandbooze@gmail.com. May the odds be ever in your favor.

We're also proud to announce our Airbnb Advice and Design services! We're calling ourselves Not Perfect Design and you can see all our service tiers here.  

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 56: Airbnb Renting In Your Home + Another Property


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This Week, we’re talking about the differences and experience of running an airbnb inside your home, or as a detached or separate property. We answer questions about safety (renting a room in your home as a single person) and different styles of hosting both in your home and with guests at another property.

We are doing a GIVEAWAY! We want to choose one lucky podcast listener to give design advice on your airbnb! To enter, submit your airbnb listing to us and we will choose a listing to give ‘live’-ish design advice. We’ll record it over video, so everyone can see the listing (we will smudge out location and listing info), and we’ll be ever so kind about what features are GREAT and what could use some WORK. Send us your listings at shampooandbooze@gmail.com. May the odds be ever in your favor.  


Don’t forget about our design and listing advice services, head over to our Services Page at NotPerf.com to book your design advice session.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 55: Setting Expectations, Being Truthful On Your Airbnb Listing

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Ash and Ryanne talk about being honest about what your space will be like for guests. How not to over or undersell your listing. How to be honest and set expectations to book the guests who really want your place.

We're also proud to announce our Airbnb Advice and Design services! We're calling ourselves Not Perfect Design and you can see all our service tiers here.
Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!

Shampoo & Booze Episode 54: We're back! Update and intro to new friend Ashley and our Airbnb Design Services

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Welcome back! We're starting up the podcast again after a while off. Ryanne updates everyone on her and Jay's progress and new buildings. Say hi to Ashley, Ryanne's sister, who is also an Airbnb Superhost and now podcast superhost as well. We talk about Small Incremental Development (omg there is a word for all this?).

We're also proud to announce our Airbnb Advice and Design services! We're calling ourselves Not Perfect Design and you can see all our service tiers here.

Thinking of becoming an Airbnb host or guest? Use our referral code and get $20 off your next stay or $80 credit if you become a host!