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.
Smoke detectors are one of the most important safety features of all property types. When is the last time you changed the battery in your smoke detectors? One of the most reliable ways to know if the battery needs replacing is when you hear it chirping.
If you are away from your property when the power goes out, how will you know if it’s safe to consume food in the freezer that may have thawed, and refrozen after the power came back on?
Place a small Tupperware bowl filled with water in the freezer. After the water freezes, place a copper penny on top. If you return from a trip, check to see if the penny is still on top. If it’s at the bottom of the bowl, you know the power was out long enough to ruin the contents of the freezer.
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