Category Archives: "House-Sitters"

5 Sep, 2022

First housesitting experience – Things I learned

Dominic recently joined HouseSit Match our housesitting and petsitting network. He was looking for a change of scene and having just purchased a new home he was on a tight budget. So housesitting appealed to him. In this article Dominic has shared some details of his first housesitting experience. There are some useful tips here […]

1 Jul, 2022

Homesitting in London – Visit London on a shoestring!

“My first international housesit was in London for six weeks – during the 2012 Olympics”, writes Kelly Hayes-Raitt in her latest blog for Housesit Match. In this latest entry, Hayes-Raitt gives you some tips on what to do while homesitting in London on a budget. Top tips for homesitters in London on a budget My […]

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 […]

improve home security
27 Oct, 2021

How to improve home security – 8 Top Tips

Every homeowner should worry about how to improve home security. Today many of us are already mindful about opportunist thieves and the threat of a robbery or damage to our home when we are away. Here are eight top tips to help remind us of easy ways to keep our home safe and improve security […]

sustainable travel
19 Oct, 2021

Sustainable travel – Electric vehicles are the future

We all dream of sustainable travel in the future, for ourselves and our children.  Whether as homeowners or housesitters the idea of being able to move around, travel and go places with minimal impact on the planet is a dream we can help to transform into reality. We can all make choices every day that […]

plans to travel
30 Sep, 2021

Plans to travel? Top tips to keep in mind

Whether you are a housesitter considering going further afield or an inveterate traveller lockdown has made us all dream. Travel is a great way to make memories. If your dreams have helped you make plans to travel then do some research before you set off. Check out these top tips ahead of setting out. Source […]

15 Sep, 2021

Free house sitting websites or free housesitters – Which is best?

If you find the use of a petsitting and housesitting website a fab addition to your holiday planning read on. It is likely you take holidays, and perhaps have pets and maybe you even have a second home. You will likely ask these trusted house sitters and petsitters to care for your property and pets […]

dogsit
11 Sep, 2021

Dog sit – What does it mean and where can you go?

Are you a pet owner or more importantly a dog owner? Have you had to leave your dog at home or in kennels when you travel? Then you’ll know about dogsitting, dog minding and dog kennels. However, whether you have paid for these pet sitting services or not you may not know what the term […]

solar powered gadgets
4 Sep, 2021

Solar powered gadgets for home and travel: The Top 6

Solar power is evident in all our lives, whether we are aware of it or not. Increasingly there are solar powered gadgets for use in our homes, and for when we travel. This is great news for homeowners and housesitters alike. If you are a digital nomad keep reading. There are gadgets here for you […]