My place is in the woods. My listing makes it clear that there are insects, I’ve now had three reviews that mark me at 3 for cleanliness due to insects. One guy said it was more rustic than he expected. I’m an RN, I know about hygiene. Insects are a fact of life in the woods.
Despite my listing stating the following: This is a cottage in a rural setting. I don’t use pesticides other than insect repellent applied to the skin. The only time of the year that there are no insects in and around the cottage is during the winter. There are screens on all the windows, but the little chaps are clever and sneak in when the doors open. Before each guest’s stay the rooms are swept, and damp mopped, carpets vacuumed, bedding changed. Despite this effort, there is no way to exclude all insects without using toxic chemicals. Garbage must kept protected from animals, I will show you where excess trash is kept.
Oh, th slightly battered old toaster works, it’s not shiny stainless steel, one person said I need a new one. I wasted hours buying a new one and returning it. The new one did only one side of the bread.
Had to rant. The place is spotless, it’s not fancy, but it’s clean. How can I be more explicit and make folks understand. In can’t seem to embed my listing url as I’m only on my iPad, laptop needs repair.