ProvenCrown Builders offers the entire spectrum of Property Preservation services.
Securing of property
Locks (door knobs and/or deadbolts) are changed according to lender requirements or by abiding by applicable regulations.
Padlocks, slide bolts and/or hasps may be installed to accompany lock change if required for complete property security.
Lock boxes are typically installed with an assigned code to secure keys to the property to allow third party access
Board-ups can be completed to secure windows, doors, and entry ways that allow easy access into the property.
Swimming pool areas are secured according to appropriate guideline requirements.
Personal property items that are considered personal properties (ex. televisions, computers, items in good condition, etc) are typically stored in a storage for a period of 30 - 90 days depending on lender requirements. Personal items that are not claimed within this period are dispensed.
Debris is removed based on lender/insurer/client instructions. Debris are removed and counted based on cubic yards.
Hazardous material(s) are removed based on lender/insurer/client instructions. Any dumping of hazard material is done according to city/county codes.
Car removal - car(s) are removed based on lender/investor/insurer/client instructions.
*If dumping is required, a dump receipt will be provide to verify that the debris was dumped legally.
Steps we take to winterize property
1) Gas and/or electricity should be turned off for the boiler and the water heater.
2) All plumbing and heating systems are drained.
3) Air pressure is used to clear the system of water.
4) Anti-freeze is added to all fixtures.
5) Water supply is shut off by closing the main shut off valve.
6) Water meter is disconnected from the cradle and left on the premises.
7) The feed pipe that leads to the main water valve must be disconnected, plugged, or capped.
8) All winterized items must be tagged or labeled with date of winterization.
Initial and reoccurring lawn services will be provided based on requirements set by city/county/lender/investor/insurer/client. Services as required based on conditions.
All bedrooms and bathrooms are cleaned according to sanitary standards and as required by lender/investor/insurer/client. All rooms must be free from debris and other items that are not permanently fixed to or a part of the sale of the property. Services usually include vacuuming, mopping, and scrubbing of items needed to be cleaned.
Client awareness of pool condition must be made immediately. Then upon instruction and based on the pool's condition, it must be drained, cleaned, and refilled as necessary. Chemical are added on a weekly basis along with other services that are necessary to maintain pool's cleanliness.
Snow is typically removed based on the requirements set by lender/investor/insurer/client.
Photographs of all services are provided to lenders/investors/insurers/clients. Before and after service photos are provided upon completion of assignment. Photos will indicate of the amount of service provided by PCB.
These are just some of the typical services that we provide. As mentioned, there may be others based on requirements set by HUD and the lender/investor/insurer.