Summer Home Maintenance Checklist for Southern Florida

What checks should a summer home maintenance plan for a vacation home in South Florida include? Here’s a brief overview of some of the services offered by Gardens Home Management Services: Exterior checklist: Window re-caulking Window Tinting Window Washing Storm shutter installation Gutter and drain maintenance Water Treatment Systems Installation and Service Interior checklist: Window and Mirror cleaning Carpet cleaning Upholstery and Drapery cleaning Marble and Stone care Tile and Grout cleaning and sealing Appliance repair Landscaping services Weekly Maintenance Landscape Design and Installation Seasonal Flowers and Mulch Irrigation System Maintenance Tree Trimming Fertilization Programs Leaf Removal Handyman services A summer home maintenance checklist should include handyman services. This part of the program should include everything from fixing doors, caulking, appliance installation and hanging pictures to pressure washing and shelving. Pest control Pests can wreak havoc on a summer home in South Florida. A summer home maintenance checklist should...

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Interior and Exterior vacation home maintenance services

Maintaining your vacation home involves a lot more than checking that the electrical and plumbing system is working once or twice a year. A comprehensive home maintenance service should have a set list of things they check on the exterior as well as the interior of your home. Here’s an overview of the interior and exterior vacation home maintenance services offered by Gardens Home Management Services: Exterior home care Harsh climates and weather conditions can pose unique threats to your property. Have you ever stopped to consider how you could be affected if a hurricane, tornado, lightning storm or extremely cold weather hit your area? Exterior home care should ideally offer generator services so that you have backup power if your power is knocked out due to extreme weather. Other exterior home maintenance services include storm shutter installation, gutter and drain maintenance, window re-caulking, window tinting, window washing and...

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What is included in a vacation home management service?

South Florida is a popular vacation spot for people who want to make the most out of the changing weather across the country.  Therefore, it is no surprise that vacation home management services have become a must-have. If you have a vacation home that you visit a few times a year, then you want to make sure that everything is in top working order when you get there. There are several companies offering home management services that include inspections such as landscaping, general plumbing, pool services, etc. Your best bet, however, is to partner with a company that proactively manages the care and upkeep of your property. Gardens Home Management, for example, offers a Gold Card Program that includes a schedule of what needs to be checked and when. Here is a quick overview of the services and frequency of this program: A/C Filter Change (twice/year) Annual Flowers (twice/year)...

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Why do you need home watch services for your vacation home?

Many people put a lot of time, effort, planning and saving into buying a vacation home. It’s a large investment and one that is set to provide you and your family with lots of enjoyment. The worst thing that can happen is getting a call about massive maintenance issues or from the local police saying that your property was burgled. A home watch service can be contracted to conduct regular inspections to ensure that your vacation home is kept in top condition all year around. When you hire Gardens Home Management Services, fully licensed, bonded and insured Home Watch specialists will conduct weekly meetings to check everything from your plumbing and electrical system to general security, signs of water damage and pool maintenance. We can ensure that third parties, who have been authorized by you, have access to your home when needed, as well as emergency response to any...

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Maintenance Service for your Palm Beach vacation home

Are you looking for a reliable maintenance service for your Palm Beach vacation home? Gardens Home Management services will give your vacation home all the love and care it needs, all year around. The worst thing is to get to your vacation home, ready to relax, and find that the pool is broken or the patio is filthy. Find out how we can ensure your vacation is ready whenever you are.   Maintenance services all year around When you leave your vacation home unoccupied for long stretches of time, it’s easy to miss the telltale signs that repairs and maintenance need to be done. By getting the help of a professional maintenance service, you can rest assured that all repairs will be taken care of, even when you’re not there. Pool and spa services are particularly important, as pools need year-round attention, even when they’re not in use. Pools...

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