If you are about to go on vacation, you will enjoy your much better off if you know your house is well cared for while you're out enjoying your well deserved vacation. The following are some good tips for this situation: For the care of plants and garden, you can ask a friend or someone in your neighborhood so that while "take a look at your house" also takes care of the plants. Another great option is to have at hand an automatic irrigation system is connected to a timer. If none of these options is practical, put some soil in the garden bed before leaving and then water sufficiently, and also bring the pots in the shade. A useful tip for plants inside the house is an absorbent cloth cut into strips and place one end into a cup of water and the other in the pot.
In this way the system will draw water through the fabric while you are out. To keep you under stress while on vacation, ask a trusted friend to watch your home. Be sure to give spare keys, the details of the alarm and that number can reach you while you are away. Before leaving test your alarm system and notify your insurance company about their plans. Secure and block any alternative access to your home, such as side doors, and keep the garden tools, garden furniture and toys for children. Also, to protect your appliances for any failure while you are away, turn off anything not necessary, as well as empty the refrigerator, freezer and a garbage can. If you have people who care for their pets, great. Whether that person to remain at home or who daily pass by your house to look after the house and feed their pets, to have this service of a trusted person is a good idea. Many people make frequent use of person they help in domestic service and you could easily apply to someone who has used this service before to get you a good recommendation.