Value of Residential Maintenance Subscription Service
Our Residential Maintenance Subscription service ensure that your home is properly maintained and cleaned with minimal inconvenience and cost to you, combining the expertise of all our cleaning divisions into one value added service.
To evaluate the price and value of the AEGIS HomeWatch Services, we need to use a sample home.
The sample we’ll use is a 12 year old home with 3,800 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and an estimated value of $479,000. The home features 38 window panes, 1 clothes dryer, 1 hot water heater, 2 furnaces, 24 warm air supply vents, 3 cold air returns, 1 air conditioning unit and 1 water filtration system, 1 refrigerator, 1 freezer, 1 wine cooler, 6 sinks and 3 garage door openers.
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY ABOUT HOME MAINTENANCE COSTS
Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC recommends an annual home maintenance budget of between 1.5% and 4% of the home’s value.
Using our sample home you would need an annual maintenance budget of between $7,185 and $19,160.
The American Society of Home Inspectors advises homeowners to budget the following for the annual maintenance of their homes:
For homes less than 10 years old, budget .75% of the home’s value. $3592.50 based upon our sample
For homes between 10 and 20 years old, budget 1.5% of the home’s value.$7,185 based upon our sample
For homes over 20 years old, budget 3.0% of the home’s value. $14,370 based upon our sample
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED
Based on the house example above, here are the individual costs associated with performing the following cleaning tasks alone:
$ 2,895 Home Maintenance Inspection Annually
$705 Air Duct Cleaning & Furnace Maintenance Annually
$85 Dryer Vent Cleaning Annually
$125 Chimney Sweeping Annually
$560 Window Cleaning Semi-Annually
$760 Carpet Cleaning Semi-Annually
$275 Gutter Cleaning Annually
$765 Roof Moss Removal & Cleaning Bi-Annually
$950 Pressure Washing Siding Annually
$4,550Bi-Weekly Maid Service Annually @ $125 Bi-Weekly
$1,500 Weekly Landscaping Annually @ $25.00 Weekly
TOTAL COST ANNUALLY IF PURCHASED SEPERATELY
$13,170 (this happens to represent 02.75% of the home’s value of $479,000)
This number does not include your time to find, screen, schedule and supervise these individual service providers if you called separate specialty contractors and handymen to complete all the inspections, tests and maintenance included in the AEGIS HomeWatch Services.