Get your West Palm Beach home hurricane-proof

As the 2015 hurricane season draws to a close, it’s once again a lucky thing that West Palm Beach was not hit. Since a hurricane has not actually hit Florida in 10 years, it is very fortunate that no major damage has been caused, but with traditional weather patterns changing and global warming playing havoc with trends, you never know when that lucky streak may run out. Preparing your home for a hurricane is not a matter to be taken lightly. If your West Palm Beach home is one you vacate in hurricane season, it might be worth looking at a home management company that can take care of this for you. Prevention is always better (and cheaper) than a cure, so do what you can to prevent damage to your home. Steps taken to fortify your home against storm damage can also lead to insurance rebates. A hurricane...

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Why maintaining your home in Jupiter is important

Home maintenance is nobody’s idea of a good time, but it is a vital part of keeping your house safe, pleasant to live in and at its full market value. With seasonal homes especially, it can difficult to carry out maintenance work, or to even know it needs doing when you’re not there to see and monitor what is going on. One of the most annoying on-going maintenance issues is pest infestation, as it can happen so quickly and reach really troublesome levels in no time at all. In the Florida area, the top three pests are ants, cockroaches and rodents. While they each have their own methods of invading your home, they have three things in common: they’re tough, they’re resourceful and they all have an army of offspring for you to do battle with. Ant colonies have thousands of ants and they spread germs and bacteria in...

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Why you need a home management service in Boca Raton

For seasonal residents of Boca Raton, or those using their second home only occasionally when on business or holiday, having a home management service is advantageous in so many ways. Not only for the security that comes with having your property monitored and checked weekly by a professional team, but for the additional services of having your home checked for weather damage, pest infestation, pool or spa maintenance and landscape management. Knowing your asset is in the hands of a professional team, dedicated to protecting your investment, can bring enormous peace of mind. A typical home inspection starts with your mailbox being emptied, after which the inspection specialist will don protective footwear, before entering your home. They will check the locks and handles of your door, as well as the security system, to ensure everything is in good working order. The interior inspection of the home starts with a...

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