Published in


Your Very Detailed Guide to Safely Staying in a Rental House

What to know, what to disinfect, and whether it’s okay to swim in the pool

In this photo illustration, a man looks at listings on the Airbnb website.

With travelers clearly still wary of hotels — in April, bookings were down by a staggering 85% compared to last year — many are instead considering (or already planning) a stay in a home rental property this summer.



Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Cortney Clift

Cortney Clift is a Brooklyn-based journalist who writes about food, travel, and wellness.