Category Archives: "Security"

11 Jul, 2019

Best of Two Worlds – Alarm System and Housesitters

At Housesitmatch.com we have long been exponents for home security through the presence of housesitters keeping the home occupied. We also believe in the ideal combination of having an alarm system and housesitters together.  When you leave your home for any period of time, it becomes a target for criminals. That’s why it’s essential to […]

Long term house-sitting - organised preserve jars
30 Sep, 2015

Long term house-sitting near Kiev – Part 3

Settling into the Long term house-sitting :- When accepting a Long term house-sitting or pet-sitting assignment anywhere in the world, you need to consider your readiness to live in an unfamiliar environment for an extended period, and what simple things you might need to call that place home for a while. If you are an […]

housesitting in London - Actors Simon Nagra and Pauline McLynn sitting on a sofa on stage
29 Sep, 2015

An actor house-sitting in London – Simon explains why…

Why House-sitting in London? Home is in the Midlands for Simon a British TV and stage actor, however, work is often in London and the South East. Working for himself means that accommodation in the capital is often a challenge with crippling rents and seasonal hikes in hostels and hotels. Part of Simon’s solution is […]

housesitting, house sitters
18 Feb, 2015

TOP TIPS – Away From Home For Work or a Nice Holiday? Think House-Sitters

Away From Home for a While? Need home security? House-sitters can help! There will often come a time in our lives when we leave home for a few weeks, traveling off on holiday or on business, entrusting our houses to house sitters or simply leaving them empty. This can, understandably, be a rather stress-inducing process. […]

Housesitter, home care, home sitter
28 May, 2013

Resident house-sitters Keep the Home Safer – When Selling Your Property

Keep your empty home safer with resident house-sitters There is no doubt that an empty home is an invitation for burglars. Resident house-sitters, however, can keep your home much safer. The home-sitters keep your home occupied and maintain a presence, they keep the lights on and the garden maintained on your property. Selecting experienced and […]

Housesitter do list
10 May, 2013

House-sitting tips – To prepare for the house-sitter

Top 10 Homeowner house-siting tips If you are anything like me getting ready for a holiday is more about preparing the house for your absence rather than packing a holiday case not unlike cleaning before the cleaner comes! Here are some house-sitting tips for when you are preparing to receive a housesitter. Preparing for a […]