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The Ultimate Night Owl

  • Take the Hassle
    Out of Home Ownership
    Love ownership but miss the ease of being a renter?
    At Nest, we’ve been successfully tending to tenants and homes for a decade.
    Now, we’re thrilled to offer management services to homeowners
    through our BirdWatch program.
  • BirdWatch is the
    ultimate night owl
    We offer a 24/7 emergency call service
    to help you sort out those middle of the night problems.
  • OUR FEE STRUCTURE
    IS SIMPLE &
    STRAIGHT FORWARD
    BirdWatch memberships are $75 per month. Our maintenance tech fees are $110 per hour.
    When we coordinate work delivered by vetted 3rd party vendors, we charge a 15% fee.
    Soar in the rest of your life while we manage your home.
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The Big Picture

Coming home shouldn’t be stressful. But often, maintaining a home is just that. Particularly when our typical urban dweller is all in on work and family.  Let BirdWatch handle things for you.

From plumbing to electrical, service contracts to emergency repairs, we’re versed in and thriving in the maintenance and management setting.

 

When you partner with us, it’s like installing a pressure relief valve.
Pun intended.

Services

Busy Washingtonians lean on BirdWatch for the expected AND the unexpected in home maintenance

From one-off repairs to set-it and forget it seasonal services and everything in-between, we’ve got you covered.

  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Appliance
  • Roofing and envelope repairs (think windows/masonry/siding and foundations)
  • Finishes (carpentry, paint, flooring and more)
  • water intrusion
  • down trees
  • security issues and more
  • HVAC service
  • Gutter cleaning
  • Plumbing inspections
  • Vent and fireplace cleaning
  • Lawn service
  • Pest control
  • Sump pump
  • Backflow preventer services
  • Appointment services for those deliveries or installs that need someone present
  • Design consultation
  • Renovation consultation

The Details

Submit routine maintenance, upgrade or urgent service requests.

A dedicated BirdWatch project manager assigns technicians or vendors and gives you real-time updates on status. To make things easy, we maintain a lockbox or keypad on the property so repairs can be made without any inconvenience to you.

Perhaps the best part? We've got a line open 24/7 for emergencies... so if something goes bump in the night, we've got you covered.

 

 Owner Inquiry

STANDBY MANAGEMENT

We coordinate one-off or emergency repairs as they come up.

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

Throughout the year, we’ll send a check list of opt-in services to make your life MUCH easier. Think gutter cleaning, HVAC, vent cleaning and more. Check the services you want on auto-pilot and consider it handled. Techs will confirm timing ahead of visits.

THE “I’LL GET TO IT” LIST

Keeping a running list of things you plan to get to around the house? Hand it over. We can put together a team to knock out those overdue tasks so you can focus most on what matters: Nesting.

Pricing

Our fee structure is simple and straight forward

BirdWatch memberships are $75 per month. Our maintenance tech fees are $110 per hour. When we coordinate work delivered by vetted 3rd party vendors, we charge a 15% fee. Soar in the rest of your life while we manage your home.

$250 (condos) $400 (single family homes)

$110 (this is discounted for BirdWatch clients from our standard hourly rate of $125/hour

You will receive the bill from any vendor directly. Our fee for coordination and access is 15% of that bill which will be sent to you in a second bill.

Repair appointments will be schedule within 2-5 days from original request (but you'll receive a same day response with a game plan!)

FAQ

We’re offering wrap around care for your home.

Warranties are great when a covered item breaks and you’re lucky enough to have an assigned tech that delivers a great service.  Think back on the last time you had to get in touch with your warranty provider. Now imagine yourself on your smart phone dropping a maintenance request in for that broken toilet on your way out the door. Then pause to remember the technician will have details on your house, entry access and all the billing info they need so you can go about your business while we go about ours.

Before you buy a home, you inspect it. Before we manage a home, we like to do the same.

Our visit will capture a baseline for your property and we’ll document appliances, filter sizes, shut off valve locations and more. This visit will also give us a chance to hear more about your expectations and get a sense of that, “I’ll get to it later” list you’ve probably got going.

BirdWatch memberships are $75 per month.

Our maintenance tech fees are $110 per hour. When we coordinate work delivered by vetted 3rd party vendors, we charge a 15% fee. Soar in the rest of your life while we manage your home.

WE DO THIS WORK BECAUSE WE KNOW HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO ENJOY OUR NESTS

Because we’ve been tenants and owners and we know that while being a homeowner can be rewarding, it can be equally stressful. And when homeowners are living a happier home life – they can contribute to their local community!

The Team

We're here to help

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1508 U St. NW Washington DC 20001

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202 540 8038

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Love ownership but miss the ease of being a renter? At Nest, we’ve been successfully tending to tenants and homes for a decade. Now, we’re thrilled to offer management services to homeowners through our BirdWatch program.

Coming home shouldn’t be stressful. But often, maintaining a home is just that. Particularly when our typical urban dweller is all in on work and family. Let BirdWatch handle things for you. From plumbing to electrical, service contracts to emergency repairs, we’re versed in and thriving in the maintenance and management setting. When you partner with us, it’s like installing a pressure relief valve. Pun intended.

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