corona virus pandemic

Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global corona virus pandemic is affecting all our families, our communities, and our businesses. During this challenging time, I wanted to reach out to you and update you on how we are approaching the situation.

At Hawley Home Inspections, the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and realtors are always our priority. I wanted to take this opportunity to assure you that Hawley Home Inspections is still here for you. We have put rigorous policies in place to limit exposure and protect the safety and health of our employees and clients, so we can continue to provide the quality services and support you expect. Our inspectors are wearing gloves during all inspections as well as sanitizing all their equipment after each inspection.

In order to protect all parties, we are asking that clients and agents refrain from attending home inspections if they have any cold or flu-like symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath), if they have traveled recently, or have been exposed to anyone suspected of having corona virus. We are also asking that buyers not attend inspections in occupied homes in order to protect all parties. Arrangements can be made to share all inspection details with clients and their agents remotely if needed. Likewise, we ask that listing agents inform us if any occupants of a home we are scheduled to inspect have any symptoms of the virus or have been asked to self-isolate or quarantine.

As always, our inspectors are available by phone to answer any questions you may have regarding the home inspection.

I want you to know all of us at Hawley Home Inspections value our relationship with our clients and their agents, and we appreciate your referrals. During these challenging times, please know that you and your families are in our thoughts and prayers. Kindness, patience, and partnership will get us through this, and we are here for you.

For more information here is a link to the Center for Disease Control https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

For more information about us  https://hawleyhomeinspectionsllc.com/about-hawley-home-inspections/

Best wishes,

 

Matthew C. Hawley

General Manager

Hawley Home Inspections LLC

 

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