The regular inspection of vacant properties is vital to ensure that the asset remains undamaged and unoccupied. Whether in a prime or tertiary location, buildings are prone to abuse, particularly if they are obviously vacant.
Our vacant property inspection service makes it easy for landlords to comply with the long list of mandatory requirements stipulated by insurance companies – which would otherwise prejudice their cover.
Ticking All The Boxes
Securing the property against illegal entry
Attend to any emergency maintenance or security issues
Securing all external doors
Changing all locks if required
Replacing or boarding up all broken windows
Sealing letter boxes
Remove any junk mail
Graffiti & Vandalism Inspections
Property Maintenance Issues (inside and out)
Clear Rubbish Build Up
Removing all internal and external waste materials
Shutting off the gas supply
Shutting off and draining down the water supply (unless a sprinkler system is installed)
Shutting off the electricity (unless this is required for viewing or alarms)
Inspecting property internally & externally every 7 days
Logging all visits with date, time and identity of inspector
Reporting any breaches to the landlord or managing agent and recommending actions to rectify the problem immediately
Visible Security Deterrent
Our Mobile Security Patrols offer an Excellent Visual Deterrent whilst our Security Signs enable a pro-active response to the common problems suffered by vacant properties.
In addition, as your key holders, UK Security Services can also act as an escort to accompany contractors, agents and visitors wishing to visit the property.