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Property Caretaker

Weather your on vacation, traveling for several months or seasonal resident. You want to ensure that your home is safe, secure and meeting home insurance policy requirements. Off the Beaten Trail provides custom property protection for your home and offers twice weekly, weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly home checks. We provide you with regular updates regarding any problems, concerns or issues that may arise.

Standard Services performed each visit to your property.



  • Walk the perimeter of the home and check for overall condition

  • Storm Watch: check for damage caused by high winds

  • Check windows screens and doors for any damage or signs of intrusion.

  • Retrieve any deliveries (UPS, Puralator, etc.) and place them inside the house along with mail & newspapers (We would also be happy to forward mail and deliveries to you – extra fee may apply)

  • Visually check for any insect or pest intrusion

  • Check landscaping for potential problem

  • Run automobiles (as needed – extra fee may apply)


  • Comprehensive interior room-by-room walk through 

  • Visually check overall condition and security of the home

  •  Visually check for signs of water leaks

  • Visually check signs of pest intrusion

  • Check refrigerator and freezer; adjust settings accordingly

  • Flush all toilets and wait until the run is complete

  • Run all faucets, check under cabinets for leaks

  • Visually check for signs of mildew and mold

  •  Ensure smoke detectors are functional

  • Check to see electrical devices (lights, clocks, timers) are operating properly

  •  Water plants (as needed)

  •  Reset security system upon departure

If there is something you require that is not mentioned, we can add it to your custom plan! Additional charges may apply.

Regular Updates with photos of any potential problems when we check your home. Owners will be notified/consulted in the event repair is required.

We can even take care of Shutting down or Opening up your summer residence. 


Next time your away give us a try! 

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