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London house sitting
12 Oct, 2021

London house sitting – London calling!

Many long term housesitters and petsitters will tell you they love either rural housesits or city housesits. London house sitting can have a remarkable draw for both types of housesitter. Housesitting in London offers a fantastic diversity of experiences, including and most importantly pet care, for animal lovers, and an exciting urban setting.  Read on […]

how to reduce energy bills
11 Oct, 2021

How to reduce energy bills to save money

Rising energy costs are a troubling fact of life the world over. As homeowners we feel it more than most with fuel costs rising incessantly. Learning how to reduce energy bills to save money and become more sustainable is becoming essential. Here are some top tips on how to start. Effective ideas on how to […]

home gardening ideas
9 Oct, 2021

Home gardening ideas – Artificial grass

Many of us with gardens at home enjoy the routines and seasonal chores. As homeowners and gardeners, however, there are some challenges we face regularly too. Managing lawns is a key challenge for gardeners. This is especially true when that green space is on a steep slope, in a dry patch or indeed a damp […]

home insulation
4 Oct, 2021

Home insulation – Home maintenance vitals

Home maintenance is a watchword for most homeowners.  As every house owner will tell you it takes effort to maintain a home whatever the weather. Home insultation is especially important if you live in a changeable climate. Here are some great expert tips on what you need to know about home insulation and insulation installations. […]

buying a forklift truck
3 Oct, 2021

Buying a forklift truck for the first time? Read this

Some of our homeowners and estate owners at Housesit Match move to a large property, sometimes with horses and land. This may be a new move this kind for them. They may never have had to manage the land or large equipment before. Buying a forklift truck can be intimidating for the first time. Here […]

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. 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 Location – CC0 Licence Top tips for your […]

renovating a home
28 Sep, 2021

Renovating a home for the first time? Read this

If you have recently decided to begin renovating your home for the first time read this blog. Whether you are a first time homeowner or you are experienced property renovator it is always worth reviewing your approach and the likely events during the project. In this article we give you a high view of the […]

different roof styles
27 Sep, 2021

Different roofing systems and their benefits

If you have owned a property you will know the positive and negative features of a particular type of roof. As a homeowner, however, you may not fully understand the full range of options of the different roofing systems that exist. Here is an article that offers you a description of the different types of […]

benefits of a home warranty
27 Sep, 2021

Benefits of a home warranty – 4 Reasons why you should

Whether you are a homeowner or rent a property you could consider the benefits of a home warranty. Financially it can make a lot of sense. Here are 4 reasons why you can benefit from such a policy both financially and for peace of mind. 4 Particular benefits of a home warranty Protected homeownership By […]

top dog sitting tips
23 Sep, 2021

Top dog sitting tips for beginners

If you are starting out on your petsitting journey either as a housesitter and petsitter take a look at these dog sitting tips. They are offered to help you prepare yourself for dog minding in the absence of the pet owner. Take these tips into consideration as you prepare for your dog sit assignment. Top […]