In today’s day and age, a growing number of homeowners have realized just how important a home watch service can be for homeowners, both those who stay in the same location year round and those who have vacation homes in other areas they may travel to throughout the year.
Home watch services are so important that even Realtors, builders, and other completely persons are beginning to offer the services.
The question is should you trust in those who are not specialized in home watch to watch over your home when you are away? Or, should you hire someone who specializes in home watch services to be a watchful guardian?
To answer this question, let’s pretend that we, as a home watch service in Southwest Florida, have offered to build a home for you, or add a room to your home, or build a lanai in your back yard. Would you trust us? After all, we’re not home builders by trade, and to be honest, we’re not sure if we would do a very good job of constructing anything for you.
Or, let’s say you’re trying to sell your home. Would you trust us to be your Realtor? Probably not – you’d naturally want an actual Realtor to help you out with all of the details of selling your home.
Let’s flip these examples on their head and look at it the other way, from the perspective of home watch. Would you want a Realtor or a home builder to be in charge of supervising your home, coordinating with contractors, ensuring security, and doing other essential tasks while you’re away?
The likely answer is probably not – because they are not specialists in that particular field.
And yet, more and more contractors and other persons who are completely unfamiliar with home watch services and all the services may entail are offering home watch services.
We think it is obvious that you should hire a specialist for everything that concerns your home. Your home is very likely your most valuable and treasured asset. You should only allow professionals who are experienced in their chosen fields to have anything to do with your home.
And home watch services are no different.
The next time you need someone to safeguard your home, hire an expert who is experienced in working with homes and all the needs of homes and keeping them safe – not someone who does it on the side.