Category Archives: "Homeowners"

Housesitting helped me
11 Jun, 2022

How housesitting helped me move country

“I sleep around. Usually with animals,” Kelly Hayes-Raitt jokes in the opening of her book How to Become a Housesitter: Insider Tips from the HouseSit Diva. From housesits in countries Hayes-Raitt has never heard of to sitting in her hometown, “I’ve been travelling and housesitting full-time for 12 years straight – until last month”, she writes […]

dogsitting in London
21 May, 2022

A quick dogsitting in London guide

If you are dogsitting in London, you best explore a few tips and tricks below to bear in mind when minding dogs in a housesit. Minding dogs in the capital For people who have a lot of experience with dogs, it may be tempting to think you know better than the pet owner you are […]

3 May, 2022

Successful housesitting helped by good communication

Often a successful housesitting experience can rest on the quality of communication and the information provided between the homeowner and housesitter. In her latest guest blog for Housesitmatch, Kelly Hayes-Raitt outlines some tips on how to best avoid miscommunication and misunderstanding in advance and during your housesit. Communication can make or break a housesitting experience […]

home upgrades
13 Dec, 2021

9 Home upgrades that don’t need renovation

As every homeowner knows from time to time there is a need to refresh a home’s look and feel. Yet most of us fear the cost of a renovation project, as the costs often spiral out of control.  Here are 9 easy home upgrades that you can apply yourself without needing a major renovation. Read […]

easy home design ideas
11 Dec, 2021

Easy home design ideas to use in your home

Looking after your home with home maintenance and DIY decorating can really help to optimise your living space. And most homeowners struggle with the costs involved, and the skills needed for complicated design and renovation. Here are some easy home design ideas that wont cost a lot. Read on to learn more about these DIY […]

outdoor drainage systems
8 Dec, 2021

Outdoor drainage systems to improve your home and property

Whether you are buying a new property or maintaining an older one you must manage outdoor drainage systems. As the homeowner you need to ensure drains and gutters are kept clear, that anything flushed into the system is acceptable and biodegradable. If you manage your outdoor drainage systems well you will help to manage your […]