Outline of Services (click for printable version)

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Lester Development provides clients with personal as well as professional services. The following list highlights the services we offer.

24- Hour assistance for property or personal needs Access to full concierge services Monthly owner statements

Weekly or bi-weekly unoccupied detailed property home & grounds inspections:

  • Check alarm systems
  • Check for storm damage
  • Check for excessive snow loads on roof
  • Check systems in mechanical rooms
  • Check spa and pool temperatures
  • Walk thru inspections of all rooms
  • Flush all the toilets Bring mail in the house
  • Confirm Landscaping/lawn maintenance (if services are with a different company)
  • Confirm Snow service (if services are with a different company)
  • Empty ice trays Check internal climate of the house
  • Check wildlife damage
  • Check for vandalism
  • Check refrigerators and freezers
  • Check hot water recirculation pump
  • Secure all exterior doors
  • Check breaker panels
  • Check irrigation system Check vehicles

Pre-Arrival inspections (At basic labor per man hour rate):

  • Change all light-bulbs that are out
  • Raise pool and spa temperatures
  • Check snowmelt systems
  • Check firewood supply
  • Arrange for executive chefs in house
  • Arrange for housekeeping services
  • Raise internal temperature of the house
  • Confirm operation of gas fireplaces
  • Open window coverings
  • Reset all the clocks in the house
  • Confirm satellite and cable systems
  • Confirm all audio/visual systems
  • Arrange for transportation

Post-Departure inspections (At basic labor per man hour rate):

  • Secure all windows and exterior doors
  • Lower internal temperatures of the house
  • Lower pool and spa temperatures
  • Remove all perishable food items
  • Remove all garbage from house
  • Arrange for housekeeping services

Seasonal Conversions - Services Recommended for Fall:

  • Basic Labor Rates:
  • Schedule window cleaning
  • Schedule HVAC services
  • Confirm/schedule snow services (if using another company)
  • Check and activate snowmelt systems and heat tape
  • Set clocks back one hour
  • Purchasing and stacking of firewood Schedule blowout of irrigation lines to prevent freeze damage
  • Clear all heat sources
  • Distribute updated telephone books
  • Disconnect, drain, and store all garden hoses
  • Empty central vacuum canisters
  • Pool and spa cleaning
  • Vehicle snow tire changes
  • Schedule shutdown of swamp coolers
  • Check all smoke/CO2 alarms
  • Skilled Labor Rates:
  • Clean gutters and flat roof drains
  • Coordinate and supervise all outside subcontractors

Seasonal Conversions - Services Recommended for Spring:

  • Basic Labor Rates:
  • Schedule window cleaning
  • Order plants & flowers
  • Schedule pool and spa cleaning
  • Empty central vacuum canisters
  • Deactivate snowmelt and heat tapes
  • Activate irrigation and swamp coolers
  • Schedule necessary pool/spa service
  • Set clocks ahead one hour
  • Check all smoke/CO2 alarms
  • Skilled Labor Rates:
  • Coordinate grounds care service (if using another company)
  • Coordinate and supervise all outside subcontractors
  • Snow Removal:
  • Plow driveway Hand shovel & Ice chip driveway & decks Shovel roof

Basic Labor Service examples:

  • Basic labor services available with applied service rates (client to assume all costs associated with all requested services on a time and materials basis)
  • Housekeeping & maid service
  • Task assistance Changing light bulbs
  • Lawn & garden care
  • Sourcing of housekeeping personnel
  • Sourcing of service personnel
  • Vehicle registration and delivery for scheduled maintenance at dealerships
  • Airport transportation
  • Owner vehicle shuttle
  • Watering plants
  • Mail monitoring (delivery or forwarding) – includes checking PO Boxes FedEx and UPS package acceptance and delivery to home Schedule acceptance of larger shipments on site Scheduling carpet and rug cleaning
  • Placing and/or storing deck furniture
  • Propane Canister refills
  • Laundry pick-up and delivery
  • Video and sport equipment rental returns

Skilled Labor Service examples:

  • Skilled labor services available with applied service rates (client to assume all costs associated with all requested services on a time and materials basis)
  • Supervision of small and large construction projects Supervision and payment to all subcontractors that work on the property Tasks that require a familiarization with all house systems

Other Services Provided:

  • Other services available with applied service rates (client to assume all costs associated with all requested services on a time and materials basis)
  • Cut flower arrangement and delivery Restaurant reservations
  • Stock food and liquor in house
  • Arrange a personal daily/weekly grocery shopper
  • Party and dinner party planning
  • Airline ticketing and purchasing
  • Purchase and delivery of ski passes for guests
  • Door-to-door Drop-offs and Pick-ups for skiing
  • Arrange limousine service

Bookkeeping Services:

Accounting and bill paying of all utilities associated with the property Full Charge bookkeeper

Private Chef Services:

On call professional chefs for private dinners to large parties

Private Training Services:

On call professional private trainer available for in-home training sessions specializing in strength training & conditioning.