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Housesitter cleaning
12 Feb, 2020

Top 7 Housesitter Cleaning Tips for Easy Clean Up

Most homeowners and pet owners organise themselves to keep a clean and tidy home, whether they have help of do it themselves.  We can always learn more about how to do both the deep cleaning or the easy clean up with greater efficiency and who better to learn from than full time housesitters and petsitters […]

Dog car safety
11 Feb, 2020

Dog Car Safety: Things NOT To Do

Whether we are dog owners or petsitters caring for dogs on a HousesitMatch assignment, it is important to be mindful of dog car safety for the well being of our canine pets. Naturally, your practice  will vary depending on the pet’s size, age and character. However, there are some essential guidelines that are important to […]

care of the fish
24 Jan, 2020

Top Tips for Taking Good Care of the Fish

Care of the fish in any home is a much overlooked theme, but all the more important for it.  As a housesitting platform at HouseSitMatch we occasionally get asked by housesitters if there are guidelines for the good care of the fish in a housesitting assignment.  Homeowners are usually pretty good at preparing guidelines and […]

Mystery Housesit
10 Jan, 2020

Midsomer Murder Mystery Housesit

We regularly hear lovely housesitting adventure stories of housesitters making friends with their hosts, discovering new locations and being delighted with their housesitting gigs. This story is not unlike that, with a housesitter we’ve known for a while telling us how thrilled she was with her mystery housesit. Looking after a gorgeous dog in a […]

5 Jan, 2020

Housesitting Adventure: Start-up Entrepreneur Reflects

Six years after beginning our housesitting adventure, we’ve taken a moment to think about our web start up HouseSit Match and all that we’ve experienced on this journey. No doubt, we’ve been fortunate to launch a business that serves a collaborative community. As a housesitting platform HouseSitMatch.com has benefited from our housesitters’ and homeowners’ contributions […]