Along with vacations and holidays, sometimes unexpected things can come along...and you may need to be away from home. Northumberland HOME CHECK Services can be there for you !
I will do everything I can to earn your business ! Contact me for information on how I can take care of your home and property while you are away ! I offerreasonable rates; and the initial in-home consultation, key pick up and key return are free of charge.
I will work with you to customize a list of services to meet your specific needs.
Periodic email updates can be sent as requested.
If you have an alarm system, I will liaise with your alarm company at your request.
Choose only the services you require; rates vary by location
EXTERIOR of Home Checklist
Inspect home and property for signs of storm damage, vandalism or break and entry
Inspect doors and windows, entrances storm windows, basement access, etc.
Collect regular mail; along with flyers, newspapers and debris on property
Perform visual check of lawns, trees, fences, gardens and garage
Remove snow from main walkway, steps and entrances (Winter)
Water Plants and Flower Beds in Gardens (Spring/Summer/Autumn)
Check Hot Tub, Swimming Pool for proper balance of chemicals as required
Maintain a visual presence around the home and property to deter unwanted visitors
Start vehicle(s) left in driveway; and move to different location in driveway
Arrange for Professional Snow Clearing Services in Winter; Grass Cutting and Lawn Maintenance in Summer
Ensure all Exterior lighting is in working order
INTERIOR of Home Checklist
Check all windows and doors for secure locks
Run Water in Sinks and Tubs/Showers; flush toilets to avoid water stains and stale water
Check toilets, sinks, dishwasher, washing machine, hot water tank for leaks
Plant Care - watering as required
Check Electrical breakers for tripped circuits or blown fuses
Check Appliances - refrigerator(s), freezer(s) to ensure they are in working order
Open/close window coverings; and turn lights on/off; check; timer settings
Confirm all heating/cooling systems are functioning properly
Check Smoke Detectors and c02 monitors.
Check for unusual odours.
Cat Care – Feeding; with attention to any special requirements. Change Drinking Water,