THE CHECK-IN PROCESS
How many sets of keys?
If you’ve decided you are going to provide access to your home using traditional lock and keys, then you’ll need to provide your guests with a set of those keys.
A common question is how many sets of keys should be made up? The answer is no less than five. Those five sets should be made for the following people and purposes:
Ensure that your locks work without issue.
It is not uncommon for older homes to have locks that require some jiggling and fiddling or require keys to be inserted in a particular way. These may just be little known quirks to you, but are overwhelmingly frustrating or challenging to your guests.
It is a reasonable expectation that the keys and locks simply work without complication. Anything less may result in middle-of-the-night phone calls, call-outs to open up for locked-out guests, plus a likely negative review.