Home Watch Services

Salo Home Watch LLC is owned and operated by a life-long Cape Ann resident. We provide honest, dependable service while acting as an extra pair of eyes for you, the homeowner. We perform periodic checks of your home while you are away, on a frequency schedule that you determine (we recommend at least weekly checks). We will perform checks of the interior and exterior of your home, and conduct a perimeter check of your entire property. Your privacy is assured. At Salo Home Watch, it is our goal to build a reputation with our clients, that is characterized by friendliness, dependability and trustworthiness. We serve Cape Ann, including Rockport, Gloucester, Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea in Massachusetts.

Things That We Do:

  • Check for operation of heating systems, low temperature alarms, sump pumps, generators, and power supply
  • Check for vandalism, theft, storm damage, and animal intrusion
  • Collect mail, newspapers and fliers tossed onto property, or left hanging on doors
  • Verify contractor services such as snow plowing, lawn mowing, and oil delivery
  • Check interior and exterior lighting
  • Check ceilings for leaks
  • Check to ensure all doors and windows are secure
  • Inspect roof (from ground) for missing shingles, ice dams, and heavy snow
  • Check circuit breaker panels for tripped breakers
  • Check fuel level readings on oil tanks
  • Missed your trash day? We’ll take your trash to the curb on your pick-up schedule and return barrels
  • Pick up and discard litter thrown/blown onto your property
  • Check and test smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors
  • (except if tied in with an alarm service)
  • Start and run motor vehicles
  • Check garages and sheds
  • Turn heat on to warm up home for your arrival
  • Provide customized reports for each visit
  • Digital photos provided as necessary
  • Notify your contractors if a situation arises, such as electrical problem, plumbing problem, etc.

Additional Services Available:

  • Key holder service
  • Board up doors and windows of your home/cottage
  • Concierge services
  • Provide fresh flowers in your home for your arrival
  • Open home for contractor services and remain at site as needed
  • Accept deliveries while you are away
  • Water your plants
  • Snow shoveling
  • Inspections of large homes, or estates with multiple buildings
  • Other services upon request (how can we help?)

Things we do not do:

  • House sit
  • Pet sit
  • Sell our client list to advertisers
For more info about our Home Watch Services, Contact Us Today!
Salo Home Watch LLC is a professionally licensed, bonded and insured home watch company, serving Cape Ann in Massachusetts.