Category Archives: "Sustainability"

17 May, 2022

House-Sitting and Sustainable Travel

If like us you love travel and experiencing new cultures and geographies read on to learn about sustainable travel. If like us you have missed travel during the recent pandemic because of global travel restrictions this may be a chance to refocus your travel ambitions. There are so many green travel options to consider today […]

black piggy bank with coins
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. 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. If you are considering how to plan a trip for […]

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. In this blog we offer a description of the biggest benefits of switching your home to solar. What is solar power? Solar energy is radiant light and […]

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 […]