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A few weeks ago, there was a meme circulating, that read “2020- Written By Steven King, Directed by Quentin Tarantino.”  And considering that scientists are already warning Americans to brace for an above-average hurricane season, the sentiment of that meme feels truer than ever. Although there are many things that we cannot control, there are some things we can do to prepare for a possible catastrophic event in advance. Coming up with a hurricane preparedness plan is among them. 

Do You Live Alone? Read These Important Safety Tips Millions of Americans prefer to live alone—and it certainly has its benefits. For example- you won’t need to worry about being woken up by a roommate who wants to listen to loud music at 7am on a...

Most people understand the dangers of an in-home gas leak, but they aren’t always aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that can be deadly, which is why the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Statistics show that burglars are far less likely to target homes that appear to have had security systems installed- but if you’re on the fence about shelling out big bucks for 24- monitoring, you’re not alone. A lot of homeowners wonder if they can get the...

Homeowners in the sunshine state are well-aware of how valuable their asset is. But if you’re like most people, there are times when you won’t be in the area to look after your home yourself. Work trips and family vacations arise. In other instances, people who...

Homes in Southwest Florida can always benefit from a little TLC. For this blog post, the experts at Gulf Shore Home Watch & Concierge wanted to provide you with important home safety and maintenance tips in advance of the upcoming holiday weekend. Start in the kitchen Spring...

Southwest Florida has its fair share of sunny days—but it’s also prone to some nasty weather. From tropical storms, to gale force winds to full-blown hurricanes, homeowners need to be prepared for everything. Although bad weather season is still a few months out, we wanted to...

If you’re been following our blog, you’ve likely noticed that we’ve written several posts about the ways you can protect your home when you’re not in town. You understand the importance of keeping porch plants watered, making sure that junk mail is cleared from the porch...

One of the most distressing things a homeowner can experience involves returning to town after a trip or vacation-- and finding out their home has been broken into. Not only does this feel extremely violating, the stress of needing to call the police, file a police...

As a homeowner, you understand that there are any number of problems that can arise in a household. Pipes break, water heaters fail and there are times when ants, mice or other types of rodents try to move in. And while these types of problems are...