December 20, 2017

12-20-2017 Sooner or later, every house experiences a structural or mechanical problem.  Common issues include water leaks from a cracked pipe, a leaking toilet seal or a broken ice dispenser line.  The result is often costly damage to hardwood flooring, ceilings and drywall.  What if something happens when you are not home? Other issues that […]
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March 19, 2018

2-15-18 What is Hi-Tech Hi-Touch Home Watch? Let’s first define Home Watch itself…it is NOT house sitting or property management.  A Home Watch Professional does not live in your house.  A Home Watch Professional does visit your home regularly and visually checks almost everything (interior and exterior) looking fr any issues. Home Watch is proactive […]

May 5, 2018

5-1-18 Plan in Advance for Long Term Vacancy!! Preparing your home for long term vacancy may save you from facing costly repair expenses and/or coming home to unwelcome surprises. Turn Off The Water Supply If Possible A burst pipe or water leak can cause tremendous damage to drywall, ceilings, hardwood floors, carpeting, and belongings. When […]

March 20, 2018

3-20-18 Be Prepared!  Every Home Should Have These Three Things.  Learn More! A complete home preparedness list would be quite long, but this is a very good start! Make Sure You Have the ability to Send/Receive Communication Always keep your portable and mobile phones charged so you can contact family, 911 and the authorities in […]

March 25, 2018

3-24-18 One of the founding principals of Golden Rule Home Watch is about giving back to our community. If you are interested but not sure how or where to start in your community then this article is a good source for giving (time, thought leadership) ideas. Good Luck!!   12 Ways to Volunteer Your Time […]

March 25, 2018

3-25-18 Whether DIY or at your preferred shop, make sure to start with this top ten list! 1. Change the Oil and Filter Dirty oil is well…dirty.  Used oil contains contaminants which include combustion by-products, water from condensation and tiny metal shavings from engine wear.  You don’t want any of these sitting in your engine […]

April 5, 2018

4-5-18 Have you ever had any water leaks or long power outages in your home? Did the Furnace go out? Unfortunately, we will all experience a problem like this sooner or later. Golden Rule professional home watch is here to help you! Water related issues may include: Leak from the hot water heater Sink or […]

April 2, 2018

 4-2-18 The internet and e-Commerce capabilities available in 2018 are nothing short of amazing.  You need to protect yourself though.   Just as you would not pass out copies of your drivers license and passport information or leave the front door to your home open (on purpose).  You need to guard your identity as closely as […]

April 25, 2018

4/25/18 An inexpensive and easy life hack - use a permanent marker to write the date you changed batteries and home/car air filters!! Do you remember when you last changed the batteries in your smoke detectors, CO2 detectors, the filters in your furnace or filters in your car (engine air and cabin air)?  Some people […]

May 23, 2018

5-23-18 And...do you travel for work or pleasure? Moving abroad for work? Are you a seasonal resident (snowbird)? Planning a vacation in 2018?  You need Home Watch! Golden Rule Home Watch & Concierge was created to watch homes for their owners who are away - for a week or for years. A problem with the […]