Lastly, the checklist should be customized for your property. Just like in aviation, if you don\'t have a checklist for your specific property, you don\'t have a real checklist. Generic won\'t cut it. Do you have a second freezer? It should be documented. Multiple air conditioning units? Absolutely. Specialized lights, landscaping systems, plumbing systems or high_end vehicles need special checks and memory isn\'t what you want to rely on. If the service starts with a comprehensive checklist that is then tailored for your property, you are getting an expert. Make sure they record your special needs and add them to their list during the initial sign up interview. Checklists have saved many lives and airplanes in aviation. Applied to your snowbird home, they can do the same. But keep in mind these three key elements when you are interviewing home watch companies.
I have an aviation background so in my world, every action we take begins with a checklist. Over the years, I have developed a system of checklists that I use in everyday life. Checklists are used for two purposes. One is to produce a routine for what you want to accomplish. The second reason is to make sure that you haven\'t missed any of the steps. I use a checklist in my Network Marketing business to make sure I am completing my daily tasks. It is especially important is to stay consistent to my Internet Market plan. Here is my typical daily checklist: