Professional Home Sitting Services

Home & Away Residential Services offers house sitting services designed to provide security & peace of mind when you're away from home. Many of our customers are homeowners for only part of the year in Florida, maintaining second residences out-of-state. Who watches your home when you're away? We can! We visit your residence during any time you're away. Should any problem arise, prompt notification, & timely action is taken to remedy most situations. Your property is monitored to deter theft or burglary & directly attended should catastrophe or natural disaster occur. If not identified & resolved with immediacy, a seemingly minor issue CAN become costly & dangerous.

Home & Away's Accurate, Dependable & Timely Inspection Service, Response, & Reporting allow homeowners to rest assured, knowing their treasured possessions are protected. Our inspectors carefully examine your unoccupied residence regularly & deliver written & photographic reportage on the status of your home. If you are a part-time resident who is only in your Florida home for part of the year, we can provide you peace of mind when you're not there, knowing that HARS will protect your investment.

Home & Away Residential Services Provides:

  • House sitting, including caretaking service without a live-in occupant commitment.
  • Interior & Exterior Inspections.
  • Long & short-term personalized house sitting programs.
  • Inspectors who visit your unoccupied residence.
  • Regularly scheduled inspections with photographical & written status reports.
  • Prompt notification & timely action to remedy most situations in the event of a problem.
  • Accurate dependable & timely inspection service response & reporting.
  • Emergency 24/7 attention available for property issues.
  • Insurance companies may not pay a claim if your house is unoccupied for more than 30 days.
  • We are Bonded & Insured
  • Peace of mind that your home is being cared for by professionals.
  • Regular communication on the status of your property
  • Reduced probability of vandalism, burglary and other loses
  • You will have a personal contact that will enjoy servicing your property.
  • A single point of contact and coordination for all home related care
  • Reduced time and effort to coordinate any issues while away
  • Natural disasters can frequently be predicted so that people have some time to prepare. But criminals and flood and fire strike without warning, making it essential to have in place well-planned responses to such events.

Our goal is to keep our clients informed, we actively support the maintenance of your residence for optimum value & enhancement.

Departing Florida

Just Before You Leave:

We review & layout a program with specific services & individual care, prior to your going away.

  • Prior Internal & External Inspection
  • Alarm System Checked & Prepared
  • Disconnect Water Heater, Reset Thermostats, Reset Ice Maker
  • Ensure Status of Winsows, Screens, Doors, Garage
  • Put Up Shutters & Close Window Coverings
  • Disconnect Non-Used Electrical appliancess
  • Set Pool/Water Heater Timer
  • Change Smoke Detector Batteries

HARS will not be responsible or liable in any way for water connection(s) to remain off for any period of time.

When You are Away

Safe Guard & Monitor:

  • Each regular visit with written & photographic reports noting status with special issues requiring attention
  • Certified inspections by technicians with credentials
  • Interior & Exterior Inspection

Visual inspections of:

  • Doors, Locks, Windows, Garage
  • Swimming Pool, Fenced Yard, External Lighting
  • A/C, Foundation, Roof, Gutters/Downspouts, Siding
  • Inspect For Plumbing/Structural Leaks
  • Flush Toilets & Run Faucets & Check Basins, Plumbing Leaks
  • Check & Arrange for Insect/Rodent Control, Landscape & Pool Maintenance
  • Mold & mildew growth (odors)
  • Check Smoke Detectors, & Hot Water Heater
  • Hurricane Preparation*

Returning to Florida

Just Before You Return:

  • Return External & Interior Inspection
  • Alarm System Checked & Prepared
  • Ensure Status of Windows, Screens, Doors, Garage
  • Remove Shutters* & Open Window Coverings
  • Connect Non-Used Electrical Appliances
  • Connect & Check Water Heater, Timer Set, Reset Thermostats, Air Conditioning, Ice Makers
  • Change Smoke Detector Batteries, Check & Reset

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Certain exclusions, limitations & restrictions may apply to our service. Vendors may compensate Home & Away Residential Services with commissions or analogous fees which may be separate of any Home & Away Residential Services coordination charge.

* Additional charges may apply

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