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OUR BASIC HOME WATCH SERVICE PLAN

Exterior Check:

  • Windows & doors for attempted access
  • A/C, pool pump, water softeners, etc. for damage or theft
  • Landscaping & lawn to ensure care is being provided by lawn service company
  • Roof & gutters for damage or obstructions (from ground level)
  • Lanai access door(s) & screens for damage or attempted access
  • Animal related damage to home, lanai or yard

Interior Check:

  • All windows/doors for attempted access or damage
  • Ceilings, walls and windows for evidence of any leaks
  • Ensure air conditioning is operating
  • Insects, pests, etc. throughout home

Kitchen:

  • Run water in kitchen sink to check faucet seals and to ensure no leaks under sink

              Benefit: This lubricates the seals, also keeps trap full to prevent odors, insects, etc.

  • Operate garbage disposal (if applicable)   

             Benefit: This lubricates the seals and help prevent the mechanism from ceasing up due to sitting over long                    periods of time

  • Ensure the refrigerator(s) & freezer(s) doors are propped open and power is off

            Benefit: Eliminates the possibility of mold or mildew

  • Short cycle the dishwasher (once per month)

            Benefit: This lubricates the seals, keeps motor from ceasing up and also keeps trap full to prevent odors,       

            insects, etc.

  • Check & reset clocks on appliances (indicates power failure)

Garage:

  • Check garage for attempted access, insects, pests, etc.
  • Inspect electrical panel for tripped circuit breakers and hot breakers

            Benefit: Circuit breakers that are warm to the touch or that trip consistently indicates a weak or defective
            breaker which may lead to a complete failure or even an electrical fire in the future

  • Check water heater for leaks, corrosion, etc.

Bathrooms:

  • Run water in  bathroom sink(s)
  • Inspect under sink(s) for leaks

          Benefit: This lubricates the seals, also keeps trap full to prevent odors, insects, etc.

  • Run water in bath tub(s)/shower(s)
  • Inspect for leaks

         Benefit: This lubricates the seals, also keeps trap full to prevent odors, insects, etc.

  • Flush the bathroom toilet(s) inspecting for leaks and function

         Benefit: This lubricates the seals, also keeps trap full to prevent odor, insects, etc.

Laundry Room:
  • Short cycle washing machine (once a month)

        Benefit: This lubricates the seals, keeps motor from ceasing up and also keeps drain full to prevent odors,                   insects, etc.

  • Check washing machine water connections for leaks & corrosion