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household DIY
12 Apr, 2020

Household DIY – for those annoying home fixes

Whether you are a homeowner or a housesitter household DIY jobs will occur, some more often than others. Here are some of the most common that occur in occupied homes, and how to deal with them. Surprisingly Easy Solutions to Annoying Household Troubles Certain damages incurred in your household may be inevitable, especially if you […]

roof maintenance
23 Feb, 2020

Roof Maintenance – Essential for a Homeowner’s Peace of Mind

As every homeowner knows keeping your roof well maintained and in good condition is essential to guard against bad weather, this makes roof maintenance an essential check list item before Winter sets in for every house owner. This is doubly true if you are going away on holiday or for long periods entrusting your property […]

selling an inherited house
13 Feb, 2020

Top Tips on Selling an Inherited House

If you are lucky enough to inherit a house from a relative or friend it can often create challenges as well as opportunities. If this makes you a first time homeowner though perhaps not yet ready to move into the property, then consider finding housesitters through HouseSitMatch or a similar housesitting network. Housesitters are free […]

house sitter check list
7 Jun, 2018

House sitter check list – the ultimate guide

How would you prepare the ultimate house sitter check list to ensure peace of mind when you leave home? Here are some top tips on how to prepare the ultimate check list prepared by housesitters for home and petowners.  While home and petowners experienced in having petsitters at home will have established routines and approaches […]

housesitting helps one homeowner in Durham
1 Aug, 2016

Expat homeowner: housesitting helps at home

From time to time we ask our homeowners what drove them to seek a housesitter, and how does housesitting help them manage their property.  A new expat homeowner recently joined HouseSitMatch looking for a long term sitter (10 months) to housesit near Durham in the UK. And, as we usually do, we approached the owner […]

17 Dec, 2015

Homemaking – Gifts ideas for the homeowner

Top 4 holiday gift ideas for the homeowner It’s a well know truism that freshly ground coffee can make a home smell more like ‘home’, or the scent of freshly cut and squeezed fruit and vegetables can stimulate even the most exhausted taste buds. No wonder that kitchen appliances help us draw out our nesting […]

20 Mar, 2014

Top Tips – A Homeowner’s Brief for a Pet-Sitter

Top Tips: From HouseSit Match homeowner Sarah on briefing a pet-sitter… Housesitting is a serious business. And when pets are involved the brief for the house-sitter becomes a vital part of the whole exercise. When choosing a house or pet minder it is really important to consider the level of experience you need in the […]