Home Watch Program
The process begins with meeting you at your home to learn about your individual requirements and to understand how best we can tailor our services to your needs.  We want to provide the services necessary to give you peace of mind that your home will be properly cared for while you're away.  We conduct regularly scheduled visits following your departure.  These visits include a walk-through of your property, both inside and out.  Each inspection will include the following 34-point review of your home:

Outdoor inspection for condition and potential problems by checking:

  • Junk mail accumulation
  • Garden maintenance
  • Tree and shrub maintenance
  • Assess lawn maintenance
  • Irrigation system (evidence of proper operation vs. leaks)
  • Exterior lighting off
  • Patio and patio furniture condition
  • Garden fountain(s) off
  • External waste closet condition
  • BBQ condition
  • For visible evidence of active insect or rodent invasion
  • Sand and debris intrusion
  • Window, screen and shade/shutter condition

Interior inspection for condition and potential problems by:

  • Checking security system operation
  • Inspecting shutters/blinds/security shades 
  • Checking interior lighting set to your requirements
  • Checking for sand and debris intrusion
  • Checking for evidence of active insect or rodent invasion
  • ​Inspecting general home condition
  • Replacing thermostat batteries as necessary
  • Checking for water leaks and electrical problems
  • Inspecting for dust/sand/debris invasion
  • Replacing accessible smoke detector batteries as necessary
  • Periodic running of water faucets and flushing of toilets
  • Checking washer and dryer connections
  • Inspecting stove tops and ovens for gas leaks
  • Checking operation of refrigerator/freezer(s) and wine-bar refrigerator
  • Checking water heater for setting and gas leaks

Garage inspection for condition and potential problems by checking:

  • For visible evidence of insect and rodent invasion
  • Checking operation of spare refrigerator/freezer
  • Excessive sand and debris invasion
  • Vehicles (see Additional Services page)
  • Golf carts (see Additional Services page)
  • Garage-door opener security

After each inspection we email you a report on your home's condition which includes the date and time of the inspection, as well as the outside and indoor temperatures while we were at your home.  Should we have severe weather conditions here in the Coachella Valley (i.e., heavy rains, flash floods, lightening storms) as well as severe earthquakes or known electrical outages, we will inspect your property for damage and report back to you.  Our goal is to give you peace of mind at all times.
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While You're Away - Home Watch
Serving Absentee Desert Homeowners in the Coachella Valley