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Traveling in 2022? How a Home Maintenance Plan Can Help

Posted by Andrew Balfour on Jul 13, 2022 2:30:00 PM

If you're planning to travel more in 2022, you're not alone. Many people are excited to make travel plans after a few years of staying close to home. With travel on the horizon, how do you make sure your home is properly cared for while you're away? One option is to sign up for a home maintenance plan. Here are some of the ways a home maintenance subscription can benefit you as a traveler.

You'll have more time.

When you spend time traveling, you tend to have more to do when you are in town. You have meetings to attend, family gatherings to go to, and friends to catch up with. You may not want to spend one of your few evenings at home replacing your weatherstripping or changing your air filters. When you sign up for a home maintenance plan, someone else handles these tasks for you. This way, when you are back in town, you can focus on doing the things you love most.

Maintenance will be completed on-schedule.

There are certain seasonal maintenance tasks that really need to be handled at the right time to be effective. For example, you really need to winterize your AC unit before winter sets in, and your hose spigot needs to be turned off before it freezes. When you travel a lot, tasks like this tend to get put off, which puts your home at risk for breakdowns and increased wear. A home maintenance company will make sure these tasks are completed in a timely manner, even if you're halfway around the world.

You're less likely to come home to a mess.

Coming home to a burst pipe or a failed heater is every traveler's worst nightmare. When you hire a home maintenance company, you're less likely to find yourself in such a situation. The maintenance technicians will ensure your home's structure and systems are properly maintained, which makes them less likely to suddenly fail. If there are any underlying issues, your technician will note them and make sure they're repaired ASAP.

You won't have to play phone tag with contractors.

Having to call HVAC technicians, plumbers, and other contractors while you're traveling can be a hassle. Especially if you're in a different time zone, you may find yourself playing phone tag for days before you actually schedule an appointment. When you hire a home maintenance company, you won't have to make nearly as many of these calls. The maintenance company will do basic maintenance on your HVAC, plumbing, gutters, and other systems.

Traveling is such a wonderful way to open up your mind and experience the world in different ways. Don't let the burden of home maintenance weigh on you as you spread your wings. Look into a monthly and quarterly home maintenance plan from Hassle Free Home Services. Our friendly technicians will make sure your home stays safe and in good repair, regardless of where you are.

Topics: Summer Home Maintenance, Seasonal Home Maintenance, Home Maintenance Management

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