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.
Homes with a sprinkler system require some special consideration when storing items on the top shelf of closets and pantry's. Fire loading is when combustibles are placed in close proximity to a heat source. When you have a sprinkler system, keep everything off the top shelf so the fire sprinkler system can operation property and spray from the sprinkler head can reach its intended area without items in the way. Items in the way can allow the fire to grow and make it harder or impossible for the sprinkler system to put out the fire.
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.
Home Watch Services on Amelia Island, in Fernandina Beach, and Yulee in Nassau County, FL