One of my neighbors (not a client) has a property in another State, far, far away. Recently, the power went out while they were away. The refrigerator was full of food and the power to the refrigerator did not come back on. The smell from rotting, maggot infested food permitted the house. Those entering to investigate were overcome by the smell and vomiting ensued.
One of the items on our checklist while conducting a home watch visit is to check the furnace filter. A dirty filter can stress your HVAC system and cause long term damage. Changing furnace filters is included in our flat-fee home watch visit. If you are going to be away from your Amelia island property for any length of time, partner with us and we will "keep watch while you're away."
Raise your hand if you don’t want to have to worry about your Amelia Island, Florida property while you’re away. Martin Home Watch offers peace of mind that won’t break the bank.
Not a single one of our competitors display their pricing on their website. What does that tell you? It’s a red flag.
Martin Home Watch is the most transparent Home Watch and House Sitting company on Amelia Island. That’s why we are growing. Our founder is a retired Fire officer with experience in environmental health, safety, and security.
if you think you will need someone to check on your Nassau County, FL property in your absence, pre-register on our website. There is no registration fee, no retainer fee, no trip fee, no change fee, and no cancellation fee. We charge a flat fee per visit.
June 1st is the start of hurricane season. Visit https://www.onenassau.com/ and review the evacuation route from your property. Be familiar with evacuation zone codes. Sign up for Alert Nassau while you are on the site. When you gat an alert affecting your Nassau County, FL property, you have the comfort knowing you can call on Martin Home Watch to check on your property, pre and post storm. Visit our Pre-Register webpage and sign up so you'll be a client, because, our client get first dibs on open appointments for home watch visits and home watch stays.
If you remember Fred Rogers, you may know he kept a photograph of this plaque in his wallet until the time of his death. This plaque in located at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. where Fred went to college.
Martin Home Watch provides auto maintenance coordination for vehicles that require maintenance while you are away from your Fernandina Beach property. Schedule an appointment with your dealership and we will pick up and deliver your vehicle to the dealership, wait until service is finished, and deliver your vehicle back to your property. We can wash the car and fill up the tank too. We charge a fixed per visit fee + any extended visit at an hourly rate. Visit our website to schedule home watch service or housesitting stays.
One of the things that separate Martin Home Watch from other companies is our expertise in fire safety. Our owner is a 20-year career fire service veteran and fire captain. Most of our clients are somewhat unaware of the risks of electrical hazards going unattended. Fire can devastate a family. We monitor, document, notify clients of any visible issues when we conduct home watch visits for clients who are away from their property. We offer recommendations of local businesses who can be trusted to fix issues we find. See our Resources web page. We look forward to "keeping watch while you're away."
When you are out of town for an extended period of time, and your thermostat decides to malfunction, what will happen?
So, one of the biggest issues we see when conducting home watch visits while owners are away on vacation or for the season is creepy crawly things. How we handle this obvious issue varies by client.
Amelia Island Home Watch and Housesitting Services on Amelia Island, in Fernandina Beach, and Yulee, FL