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Your Home Watch Visit

Modern House

Each time we conduct a Home Watch visit, we make a visual observation of your home, inside and out, looking for irregularities and obvious signs of damage. But one of the best things about working with us is the technology we use. Sunny Skies Home Watch uses a business management software provided by Home Watch IT.  The reports we send you are all professionally produced, using software that captures the GPS coordinates as well as the time and date that corresponds to the report’s creation.  These reports provide infallible evidence to your insurance company, should you need to file a claim. Click on the link below for more information.


Below is a sample Home Watch Checklist. Each checklist is customizable.

Example Home Watch List


  • Exterior check of grounds, landscape, pests, lawn and sprinklers

  • Remove newspapers, flyers, check mailbox

  • Visual check of outdoor light fixtures

  • Visual exterior check including roof (from ground), screens, windows, AC units, fence

  • Turn water ON – “carefully”


  • Enter home, disarm security system, if appropriate

  • Check all windows and doors for damage and ensure they are locked

  • Visual check for signs of water damage, mold and mildew

  • Cycle the water: brush and flush toilets, run water in sinks (including garbage disposal), tubs and showers

  • Short cycle dishwasher and washer

  • Check the water heater – it should be turned OFF at circuit breaker, or on Vacation Mode, when water main is OFF.  If there is a Recirculation Pump, that should be OFF.  Procedure varies by type of equipment

  • Check for signs of insects, pests and rodents

  • Check closets, pantry and storage cabinets

  • Verify AC and humidistat settings; adjust as necessary

  • Check refrigerator, freezers and wine coolers for proper temperature and operation

  • Reset clocks after power outage

  • Check circuit breaker panels

  • Check garage (including trash) and make sure door to garage is locked


  • Visual check of water level and condition (will fill pool if water level is low)

  • Visual check of pool equipment and control panel

  • Check screen door, screening and cage structure (we are not a pool service company; proper maintenance and care for your pool and equipment should be performed by a professional).


  • Final departure:  "Look. Listen. Lock."

  • Enable security system, lock doors

  • Turn OFF water supply


  • POSTAL/DELIVERIES - While you’re away, it’s important that your home looks lived-in to avoid burglaries and possible vandalism. We will pick up any packages and mail delivered and put it in a safe place inside your home.

  • REFERRAL/RECOMMENDATIONS: We can connect you with needed or wanted service providers.  You may already have preferred service providers, but we can give you options (if you need them) to allow you to interview, compare pricing and make an informed decision.

Sunny Skies Home Watch utilizes the EXCLUSIVE Water Zone Home Watch Method

Is your home outside the areas we service, or do you have multiple homes and one or more are outside our service area?  We can help you find other qualified, professional Home Watch Companies.  Just click on the "Your Home Watch Professionals" logo. Once it opens, scroll down to the map and type in the city or zip code where your home is located and the companies servicing those areas will pop up!  And please, do not hesitate to call or email if you have any questions at all.
- Kim and Raul



When you arrive at your second home, you want to relax and enjoy your time in Southwest Florida. Our Key-In Service means we will allow entrance into your home to any service providers like plumbers, pest control, appliance repairmen, etc., so they may perform the services you have requested. (We can stay onsite & oversee the project at your request).


Concierge Desk

Have renters, or family/friends use your home while you are away?:

  • Meet & greet your guests, "open" the house for them.

  • Post-Departure check (be sure house is back in "home watch mode").

Vintage Car


If you have a car you leave here in Florida while you’re away, it’s important that the car be driven regularly to keep it maintained. We can also take your vehicle to the dealership for routine checkups, tune-ups, tire rotation, car wash or detailing at your request.

Tropical Storm


Living in Florida, we know that we will have storms, and some of them can be severe.  We will prepare your home by activating the storm protection you have in place, such as storm shutters, etc.  If you have removable storm panels that must be put up, we can refer you to dependable professionals to do so.  Take comfort in knowing your home will be prepared to weather the storm.

Each agreement is tailored to your specific wants/needs, so please, do not hesitate to ask us any additional services you may not see listed.  

Network & Security Services

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