Did you know some homeowner insurance companies stipulate that a home is “vacant” if left unoccupied for more than 30 days? You must take steps to provide additional coverage if you will be leaving the home empty. Insurance companies may require additional coverage in these cases because a vacant home is more vulnerable to theft and damage if it isn’t being looked after.
“Our Home Watcher, LLC” will keep a watchful eye on your home while you’re away. We will provide you with peace of mind by being your eyes and ears. We will customize our services to meet your personal needs.
A complete, custom review of your property, inside and out, will be developed with you. When a review of your property is done, a report will be generated detailing what was checked, if any issues were found, and the action taken. Photographs of any problems will be sent with the report following each visit. In the event of an emergency, we will take the necessary action to secure your property and contact you for further instructions. For non-emergency issues, we will contact you to discuss your options and how you want the matter handled. If repairs are needed at your home, we can make arrangements with your preferred service provider, or help you contact licensed and bonded vendors.
Typical Scheduled Checks Performed
Check ceilings, walls, and floors for visible signs of roof leaks or plumbing issues
Visual check of all closets and cabinets
Run water in sinks, tubs, and showers
Flush toilets (wait until the tank is completely refilled and stops running)
Check for pest control issues
Check for vandalism
Make sure all doors and windows are closed and locked
Check thermostat settings and operation
Check smoke detectors and replace batteries if needed
Visually check for leaks under sinks, showers and around toilets
Check circuit box for tripped breakers
Confirm refrigerator and freezer is working properly
Confirm security system is working properly
Examine property for signs of trespassers, intruders or vandalism
Confirm yard or snow maintenance is being performed properly
Pick up mail, newspapers, etc and place inside
Check the outbuildings and grounds for any issues
Visually monitor snow build up on roofs and decks
Visual check of pool/spa for obvious issues
Check outdoor faucets for leaks or covered in the winter
Visual inspection of A/C equipment
Check exterior for pest control issues
Visual inspection of siding and gutters
Inspect for any fallen trees or limbs
Items checked are customized per your requirements and can be changed at any time
Light / Small Maintenance Projects
Contractor / Service company opening services (TV/cable and internet/phone companies, carpet and flooring, etc)
Package and mail forwarding
Re-opening House cleaning
All property checks are followed up with a detailed "State of the art" report as soon as the check is completed
“Our Home Watcher, LLC” utilizes state-of-the-art software developed specifically for the home watch industry, by home watch professionals.
Its unique “QRIDit” technology generates a specific QR code for your property that can only be “unlocked” using GPS coordinates when we are physically on your property. It then allows us to walk through a checklist that was customized for your home, with areas available for notes and photos. Once the house check is complete, the report is submitted and you receive a notification that your home watch report is ready for viewing on your web-based unique site.
You will have the ability to view photos, reports and a record of the dates and times we have been at your home. Because of the QRIDit technology, those dates and times can only be generated while we are on your property, thus ensuring that the house check was actually done!
The QRIDit report will satisfy your insurance company requirements, enables us to give you up-to-date information on any situation that may arise at your home or property and provides a convenient way for you to communicate with us as well.