Category Archives: "Sustainability"

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

sustainable lifestyle at home
12 Sep, 2021

Sustainable lifestyle at home – The pro tips

We are all increasingly conscious of the need to create a sustainable lifestyle at home. But like many homeowners you may be thinking where do you start?  So we have prepared an article for you with some pro tips to help you get started. Read on to learn more. Pro Tips To Help You Live […]

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 […]

switching to solar
19 Jul, 2021

Switching to solar – The biggest benefits

Most homeowners think about monthly bills and future proofing their property. One of the considerations that will address both those points is the option for switching to solar energy. In this blog we offer a description of the biggest benefits of switching your home to solar energy. The Biggest Benefits Of Switching To Solar Energy […]

make an eco-friendly house
26 Jun, 2021

Make a house more eco-friendly – Here’s how

Many homeowners are now facing local government enforcements to recycle rubbish. We are also being educated to manage our use of water and electricity with caution. But how do we make a house more eco-friendly voluntarily for the good of the planet and our children? Read on to learn some simple steps you can take […]

solar energy battery
31 May, 2021

Solar energy storage – Choose the right battery

If you are considering or about to buy a solar energy battery take a moment to research. As a homeowner making this investment consider carefully the size of your home, your energy use. You also need to consider daylight hours and the sunlight energy you’ll need to store over what period.  Solar energy storage is […]

solar power inverter
22 Feb, 2021

Choosing the right solar power inverter makes a difference

If you are considering solar power for your home or property then make sure you do the research. As the homeowner you will be interested in both the efficiency and the price of a solar power inverter. But do you really understand the choices? You need to do the research. Here is a quick synopsis […]

solar power
18 Feb, 2021

Solar power – Convert your home to renewable energy

Many homeowners conscious of scarce resources and keen on renewable energy have switched to solar power.  Governments around the world are encouraging and sometimes incentivising the switch.  Not all homes are suitable for solar panels, or the weight of additional equipment needed to capture the sun’s energy. Here is a short guide to help you […]