Fees and Services

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Exterior Inspection list:

Ensure all entrances are secure; visual check for evidence of forced entry, vandalism, theft or damage; check outside faucets and hoses for leaks; removal of newspapers, flyers, packages, mail and other evidence of non occupancy; visual inspection of roof & gutters from the ground; visual inspection of yard/landscaping to assure regular maintenance; check that irrigation clock/system reflects accurate time.

Interior Inspection list:

Inspect for signs of theft, vandalism, damage or other disturbance; check that all windows and entryways are secure; check security system is set and working properly; check inside lighting timers set accordingly; visual inspection of all HVAC serviced areas for signs of pest or unusual insect activity; note any unusual odors; visual inspection of walls, ceilings, windows, tubs, showers for evidence of water damage, leakage, mold or mildew; check that thermostat is set at correct temperature; check that freezers, refrigerators & disposals are working; visual check of hot water heater & A/C pans; replace batteries in smoke detectors ; check fuse box for tripped breakers or evidence of power surge; reset clocks & timers as needed.

  • Weekly: $40.00
  • Bi Monthly: $60.00
  • Monthly: $45.00


  • Meet Service Providers/Deliveries:   $30.00
    Extended visits charged at $25.00/hour.
  • Closing Services:   $35.00
    Empty perishables from the refrigerator, empty and turn off icemaker, close blinds, set HVAC system to away settings, unplug electrical items, turn off water at house, unplug or turn off breaker to the water heater, shut off valves to toilets, unplug washer & dryer, bring in containers and check security of doors and windows.
  • Opening Services:   $35.00
    Turn on electric breakers, turn on all water mains, turn on water heater and ice maker, plug in electrical items, adjust A/C, open blinds, freshen toilets.  Contact cleaning service if requested.
  • Emergency Services:   $35.00
    If you would like Emergency Response Services, please notify your alarm company that Sandhills Home Watch, LLC is a key holder and not a security company.  As such, we will respond to alarm notification in as timely a fashion as scheduling permits.  Service call charges include property inspection after alarm notification and rearming system.  Owner will be notified if there are any visible signs of intrusion or damage, and will be sent an email report.
  • Pre – Storm & Post – Storm Inspections:     $35.00
    Sandhills Home Watch, LLC will send out an alert email if there is a Tropical Storm or Hurricane Warning for the area.  At your request we will check on your home pre-storm, ensure that all furniture is inside, all shutters are down and perform any special requests for your property.  Post-storm, Sandhills Home Watch, LLC will inspect your property, look for visible signs of damage, take photos and send a detailed report to owner.

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