Discover Plank+Beam: The Perfect Blend of Quality, Style, and Sustainability

Jul 05, 2024

Image above: Contempo collection

(This article contains affiliate links, but the opinions are all my own. This blog is not sponsored.) 

As an Airbnb host and designer, I’m always on the lookout for furniture that strikes the perfect balance between style, durability, and affordability. (Check out some of my go-to recommendations for furniture stores.)

But it's always exciting to add someone new to that list and recently, I stumbled upon a gem of a company that ticks all these boxes: Plank+Beam. This American-based brand offers high-quality, solid wood furniture that is not only stylish but also eco-friendly and surprisingly affordable. Take a look at some of my favorite pieces from this brand (and trust me, it is hard to choose!) and then let's dive into why Plank+Beam might be one of the best choices for furnishing your rental.

 

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The solid wood platform bed featured above as #7 would work beautifully with a wall-hung headboard. Check out my blog post here for some great suggestions and I've also got the mattress and bedding covered for you here!


 

A commitment to quality and sustainability

Plank+Beam takes pride in crafting furniture from 100% solid wood, avoiding the pitfalls of cheaper MDF alternatives that are both less durable and worse for the environment. Their use of traditional joinery techniques, such as dovetails and mortise and tenon joints, ensures that each piece is built to last, making their furniture an excellent investment for your Airbnb/ short-term rental property.

Moreover, their meticulous 14-step finishing process enhances the natural beauty of the wood while providing scratch resistance without harmful VOCs. This not only prolongs the life of the furniture but also contributes to a healthier living environment for your guests.

Image above: Classic dining table in seashell

 

Stylish and versatile pieces

One of the standout features of Plank+Beam is its wide range of styles, from rustic to modern minimalist designs. Whether you’re looking to furnish a cozy cabin or a sleek city apartment, their versatile pieces can seamlessly integrate into many decor styles. (And if you're reading that thinking "I have no idea what decor style I'm going for?!" then my style quiz is what you need!) 

 

Image above: Forma coffee table

 

Affordability without compromise

One of the most impressive aspects of Plank+Beam is their direct-to-consumer model, which cuts out the middleman and allows them to offer high-quality furniture at significantly lower prices than traditional retailers. For instance, you can grab their modern dining table (image below) for just $352 during promotional events, a steal considering the quality and craftsmanship involved.

Image above: Modern table Styling by: Styled by Beck

 

Easy assembly and customer satisfaction

Plank+Beam furniture is designed for easy assembly, making it a hassle-free experience for hosts. Each piece comes with detailed instructions and all necessary hardware, so you won’t need any special tools or DIY expertise to put together your new furniture.

Customer reviews consistently praise Plank+Beam for their sturdy construction, aesthetic appeal, and excellent customer service. The positive feedback highlights the brand’s commitment to delivering a seamless shopping experience, from purchase to assembly.

 

Why choose Plank+Beam for your Airbnb?

  • Durability: Solid wood construction ensures longevity, even with frequent guest use.
  • Style: A wide range of designs to suit any decor style.
  • Affordability: Direct-to-consumer pricing offers great value for money.
  • Eco-Friendly: Non-toxic finishes and sustainable materials are better for the planet.
  • Customer Satisfaction: Positive reviews and excellent customer service.

Image above: Modern console table


 

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Do take a look at Plank+Beam's Instagram as well for some great styling inspiration for the pieces above.  


 

By choosing Plank+Beam, you’re not just investing in beautiful furniture; you’re also making a smart, sustainable choice that enhances the guest experience in your Airbnb. A win-win all around! 

Happy hosting!

 

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