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23 Aug, 2022

How to manage pet illness on a housesit

Through Lamia Walker, the owner and passionate founder of HouseSitMatch, we happily accepted a pet sitting assignment from a pet owner in Budapest, Hungary. This is the story of how we were faced with a difficult situation. How to manage pet illness on a housesit. Read on to learn how we found a way to […]

live-in dogsitting
9 Jul, 2022

Live-in dogsitting and rescue animals

For those dog lovers looking to get into live-in dogsitting, it can help to go into caring for rescue animals having taken in advice and listened to the perspectives of experienced dog sitters. Caring for dogs while housesitting can sometimes be a challenge, so continue reading below for some insights in looking after rescue dogs […]

Housesitting helped me
11 Jun, 2022

How housesitting helped me move country

“I sleep around. Usually with animals,” Kelly Hayes-Raitt jokes in the opening of her book How to Become a Housesitter: Insider Tips from the HouseSit Diva. From housesits in countries Hayes-Raitt has never heard of to sitting in her hometown, “I’ve been travelling and housesitting full-time for 12 years straight – until last month”, she writes […]

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 […]

7 Jun, 2021

Weighted blankets – The 4 main benefits

If you are a homeowner furnishing a home, and you are considering new linen and blankets read on. They can have remarkable calming effect on people on the neuro-diverse spectrum. And the benefits extend to a wider range of applications. 4 Useful tips on weighted blankets benefits For those chilly nights at home, we all […]

cleaning companies
7 May, 2020

Cleaning companies – More important than ever

As any homeowner or investment property owner knows the importance of property maintenance and cleanliness is critical for the well-being of the building and all its occupants. This is more important now than ever for housesitters, homeowners, renters, commercial property tenants and landlords. Mainstream cleaning, building hygiene in any property is essential. Here are our […]