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Dan Lender Earns Home Watch Professional Certification

February 22, 2022


When you trust your home with a Home Watch Professional, it gives you extra peace of mind to know that your representative has passed the Home Watch Certification test given by the National Home Watch Association (NHWA).

Dan Lender, owner of Golden Rule Home Watch in Northern Virginia earned the right to become a Certified Home Watch Professional by passing the NHWA exam and demonstrating comprehensive knowledge of homes and home systems. This includes a working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems; storm and disaster preparedness; and much more. As a Certified Professional, he is held to the highest qualifications and standards in Home Watch.

To obtain and maintain the certification, a home watch professional must:

  • Be a member of the National Home Watch Association in good standing;
  • Have experience in the Home Watch industry;
  • Pass the exam with a minimum score of 90%; and
  • Complete the requisite continuing education (CE) credits every two years.

Becoming a NHWA Certified Home Watch Professional places Dan Lender among the elite in the Home Watch industry.

About Home Watch Professional Certification

Since 2010, Home Watch Association members can become certified by undergoing a vetting process that sets and upholds the highest standards in the industry. This assures the public of their commitment to excellence.

What is Home Watch?

According to the National Home Watch Association, Home Watch can be known as many names: absentee home service, property watch, house watch, house check, and others. But regardless of the name, it is a service in which a Home Watch professional performs scheduled inspections of unoccupied or vacant properties while the owner is away. It is a visual inspection to look for and report back on obvious issues, and to add a level of security to an unoccupied or vacant home.

The Home Watch inspections include checks of the HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems; visual inspection of the overall condition of the building and property; and scans for indications of leaks, mold and pests. Problems could arise at event the shortest absence.

Should the Home Watch inspector find a problem, the property owner is notified immediately and either instructed or asked how to proceed to remediate the issue. Golden Rule Home Watch can help to schedule repairs, meet with and monitor the repairperson, and provide a report back to the property owner, as needed.

As a communication link, a Home Watch professional provides peace of mind to the property owners. Concierge tasks can also be requested, such as watering plants or preparing the home for the owners’ return.

Trust Golden Rule Home Watch in Northern Virginia

At Golden Rule Home Watch & Concierge Services, we use the latest technology in our personalized inspections so we can offer you detailed reports on your property’s condition. We’ll schedule regular visits to your home (or commercial building) in Northern Virginia and report back after each visit—whether we find an issue or not. This way you can rest assured that your property is well taken care of while you are away.

Please contact us for a free initial consultation at 855-928-2424 to learn more about our Home Watch and Concierge services and how we can serve you as a Certified Home Watch professional. Or fill out our convenience online request form.

We look forward to watching your home!