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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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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Top 8 questions to ask when hiring a home watch service for your vacation home

While you may want to spend every waking moment in your Florida vacation home, it’s not always possible. If you need to spend the bulk of your time thousands of miles away from your vacation home, you’re going to need to hire a home watch service. Before deciding on which home watch service provider is best suited to your needs and home, take the time to ask these top 8 questions:   Is your home watch business bonded and insured? It’s important that your home watch service provider will be able to pay for something if they break it. Is the home watch business licensed? In every industry there are regulations and practices that must be followed. When hiring a licensed service provider, you can have the peace of mind that they are trained and qualified in their specific line of work. Tasks can therefore be carried out professionally...

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Why is it important to have a Vacation home watch service and what is included in the service

If you have a vacation home in Florida, you have a slice of paradise! Florida offers pristine beaches and a gorgeous tropical climate that’s simply loved by all. Unfortunately, getting that Florida sun-kissed look doesn’t come without its stresses and complications. For instance, a mutual concern shared by vacation-home owners is who will take care of their unoccupied property? One only realizes the importance of a vacation home watch service when facing the anxiety of dealing with a burglary, messy garden or hurricane on its way while the house is not hurricane proofed. If you’ve experienced any of these stressful situations before, you will know just how vital a home watch service is.   With a home watch service, you can rest assured that your property will be properly taken care of in your absence. In the event of an unforeseen situation, like appliance failure, damage, vandalism, acts of...

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What should I consider when hiring a homewatch services company?

If you are a seasonal resident who owns both northern and southern residences and spends time at each during different parts of the year, you’ll know that spending summer in the north and winter in the south is the ideal lifestyle choice. There is one small catch however – who takes care of your ‘other’ home when you spend months away from it? This is where hiring a competent homewatch company becomes essential. Here’s what to consider when looking for a home management company to give you peace of mind: Is the company licensed? A company providing reliable homewatch services should be fully licensed to complete home inspections. In addition to checking for general security, your homewatch company should also be qualified to: Inspect for pest problems Check for weather and water damage Perform maintenance checks on air conditioning, electrical and plumbing Provide pool and landscape maintenance Is the...

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