How Much is Home Maintenance Worth?

Evaluating the True Value of Expert Care

Home maintenance is more than just routine upkeep; it’s an essential investment in the longevity and value of your property. For luxury homeowners, maintaining a well-cared-for home ensures not only aesthetic appeal but also financial stability and peace of mind. In this blog, we’ll explore the true worth of expert home maintenance, from protecting your most valuable asset and extending the lifespan of critical systems to safeguarding against overcharging and ensuring reliable service with a trusted partner like HomePoint. 

1. Protect Your Most Valuable Asset

Your home is likely your biggest appreciating asset. For HomePoint members, that’s a home value of at least $1M.

Financial advisors recommend setting aside at least 1% of your home’s value annually for maintenance. This proactive approach ensures that your home remains in top condition, saving you from costly repairs in the future and maintaining it’s value over the long term. 

2. Extending the Life of Your Appliances

Proper maintenance can significantly extend the life of your appliances.  For key systems like your HVAC or water heater this can potentially save you lots of time and money. This is similar to how you would handle maintenance for your car if a warning light came on. Regular maintenance prevents expensive breakdowns and extends the life of your home’s critical systems.

Major maintenance items commonly missed:

Add life to your major appliances and systems.

Warranties become void without proper maintenance.

3. Protecting Against Overcharging and Poor Service

Many homeowners have experienced being overcharged or taken advantage of by service providers. HomePoint members share success stories where our services have saved them significant amounts compared to traditional service providers.

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4. Value of Peace of Mind

What is the peace of mind of having a trusted partner worth to you? At HomePoint, we ensure your home is in trusted hands with someone whose incentives align with yours. Our mission is to be your reliable partner in home maintenance, providing comprehensive care and a dedicated Home Doctor for all your home needs. This ensures your home remains well-maintained, freeing you from the stress and burden of managing it yourself​​​​.

5. Analysis of Home Maintenance Costs

In the chart below, we detail every line item of maintenance and their costs when using several individual home service providers versus HomePoint. Not only do you get the benefit of a single trusted partner with HomePoint, but you also save money on your preventive maintenance.

Annual 3,000 - 4,999 sqft home maintenance items Service Companies Homepoint-Logo-Web_Horizontal-1.png
Twice a year descaling one undercounter ice maker $580 Included
Oiling two garage door rollers, springs, and bearings $188 Included
HVAC maintenance for three units $420 Included
Water heater maintenance for two units $550 Included
Washing machine and dryer maintenance $162 Included
Dishwasher, garbage disposal, refrigerator, smoke detector, range hood maintenance $686 Included
Maintenance materials (e.g., air and water filters, batteries, cleaning and descaling solutions) $767 Included
360-degree home health check up $500 Included
Two hours of handyman time $150 Included
Single Trusted Partner Multiple Providers Included
Digital Home Records None Included
Total: $4003 $2970


In conclusion, the true worth of home maintenance extends far beyond mere cost savings. It encompasses preserving the value of your most significant asset, extending the life of essential appliances, and protecting yourself from overcharging and poor service.

With HomePoint, the value of expert care is evident in the peace of mind and reliability we provide. Our dedicated Home Doctors ensure that every aspect of your home is meticulously maintained, allowing you to enjoy your living space without the constant worry of upkeep.

When you consider the long-term benefits and savings, it’s clear that investing in professional home maintenance with HomePoint is not just a wise financial decision but a vital aspect of luxurious, stress-free living.