Why you should consider appointing a home maintenance manager for your vacation home

If you own a vacation home and want to ensure that it’s kept in pristine condition for you to enjoy when vacation time comes around, you should hire a home maintenance manager to handle day to day chores and tasks for you. Many vacation homeowners think that they can handle repairs, maintenance and upkeep themselves, but it’s not always ideal if you live far away or if a sudden storm strikes and your home needs to be hurricane-proofed. If you aren’t convinced that a home maintenance manager is for you, here are a few reasons why we feel it’s essential: The property will be maintained precisely how you like it which means that when you are on holiday, you won’t need to waste any time with cleaning, garden maintenance or handling general repairs. You will have the peace of mind that your property is safe: home management teams will...

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Home watch checklist for your vacation home

Do you have a home watch checklist and a reliable management team taking care of your property? Owning a vacation home is certainly rewarding, however, it does come with a certain amount of risk involved. Unfortunately, you cannot always be at your vacation home – that means that you need a reliable home management team to ensure that your property is in good condition and secure at all times. After all, when you visit your vacation home you don’t want to waste your vacation time carrying out repairs and maintenance tasks. If you are considering hiring a home management team, it’s best to provide them with a home watch checklist to follow or expect them to have a thorough and efficient checklist of their own in place. To simplify things for you, we have compiled a brief home watch checklist for you to use and reference. The following areas...

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