Time

Mon to Fri 8AM – 5PM

Phone:

573-345-3553

Email:

lakeguardmo@outlook.com

Phone:

573-345-3553

Time

Mon to Fri 8AM – 5PM

Email:

lakeguardmo@outlook.com

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Home Watch?

The National Home Watch Association defines Home Watch as “The visual inspection of a home or property looking for obvious issues.”

Are you a house sitter service?

We are not house sitters. Our core service includes regularly scheduled visits to your home where we follow a specific and mutually agreed upon checklist. We are in your home for approximately an hour per visit and take great pride in making sure your home is as you left it for your return. House sitters are not looking to be caretakers. They are looking for a place to stay and get paid in a nice area with 24/7 access to everything in your home.

What type of reporting can I expect from you?

Lake Guard will send you a detailed report by email with pictures of any problems identified upon completion of inspecting the interior and exterior of your home. We use the latest reporting technology provided by QridIT, through email and or their state-of-the-art, user-friendly app.

We have a neighborhood watch program. Doesn’t that do the same thing?

Most neighborhood watch programs are passive by nature and do not provide the level of engagement with your property that Lake Guard provides. We will check your property’s interior and exterior in far more detail than you can expect from a neighborhood watch program.

Do you provide key holder services?

Absolutely! We can coordinate access to your property for any situation at an hourly rate. All we need is your notification of the date and time and any instructions you have.

If I need coordination with contractors doing work on my home can you help?

Lake Guard will provide access services and remain on-site for an hourly charge. We ask for at least 48 hours notification to schedule our personnel.

If you find a problem, what type of notification will I receive?

Lake Guard will send you a report upon completion of our visit to your home. Any problems identified will be accompanied by photos and details of the problem. If we take any immediate action to prevent further damages, we will contact you immediately to discuss what occurred and consider what course of action may be needed for the repair.

What is Lake Guard LLC?

Lake Guard LLC is a professional, insured, bonded, and nationally accredited Home Watch Service serving  the surrounding towns and counties of Lake of the Ozarks. We check your home and property and identify problems or potential problems that can occur while your home is vacant. We provide a physical presence that is not available through a Home Alarm service or Smart Home. Vacant or unoccupied homes are viewed as an increased risk by insurance companies and may lead to higher premiums. Lake Guard mitigates this risk by regularly scheduled visits.

My alarm company provides security for my home. What value do you add?

An alarm company monitors entry into your home and can report a fire, but they do not monitor potential problems that can occur due to broken pipes, gas leaks, mold, pests, or vagrants. Smart home features like multi-function doorbells and cameras only give you a visual overview of your home. But what happens when there is a power outage, a gas leak, or your modem fails? Weekly or bi-weekly visits from Lake Guard can identify those problems or the possibility of their occurrence, notify you with a report, and then offer solutions.

What are your credentials?

Lake Guard proudly displays the Accredited Banner of the National Home Watch Association. We have been thoroughly vetted and approved by this organization which guarantees that our business is reputable and that we are fully insured and bonded for your protection. We also subscribe to the NHWA’s Code of Ethics and Best Business Practices.

Are your services expensive?

We think our services are reasonably priced for the value we provide. When you compare the possible damage due to a leak or damage by pests or storms with our cost, our services are an excellent value. We will be happy to discuss our pricing for home watch services and any additional services you may require at a free consultation.

Are you a property inspector?

While we check your property, we are NOT a property inspector. Property inspectors are usually involved in the sale of a property to do a detailed inspection of the structure, plumbing, electrical and heating, and air conditioning systems. Lake Guard provides a visual inspection of your home or property looking for obvious issues.

Can you help me with home maintenance services?

We can gladly do general maintenance/handyman services. If the job is beyond our expertise, we can refer you to quality contractors or vendors and coordinate access to your property. We can also schedule routine maintenance services, at your request.

Get In Touch

573-345-3553
lakeguardmo@outlook.com