Tag Archives: "homeowners"

home bathroom decor
1 Mar, 2020

Home bathroom decor – Organising your bathroom

Planning your home bathroom decor and layout can really optimise how you view and use your space.  As a homeowner you will no doubt be mindful about the bathroom spaces in your home, especially if you are inviting guests or housesitters to stay with you or in your absence. Here are some general guidelines for […]

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 […]

housesitting accidents
19 Dec, 2019

Housesitting Accidents And In-Home Workers Accidents

In our platform housesitting accidents are rare. However, the unexpected does happen from time to time.  We try to help our homeowners and our housesitters by helping them to get prepared. We provide check lists, and guidelines to help them by talking through the assignment detailing any extra tasks that are requested. As a homeowner, […]

Housesitchat
4 Oct, 2019

HouseSitChat with Kemkem

Recently, one of our home and pet owners KemKem author of the travel blog Nextbiteoflife.com joined in our Twitter series #HouseSitChat. #HouseSitChat is a Twitter chat about housesitting that takes place on a weekly basis. By answering some of our Questions on housesitting from a homeowner perspective she helps us understand her worries as a […]

smart homes and smart security
13 Jul, 2019

Smart Homes and Smart Security – Good for Business

Trends in Smart Homes and Smart Security in Business Technology has continued to advance apace, especially in the field of smart homes and smart security. More home are becoming ‘smart homes’ and security is often seen as more than just a burglar alarm and a housesitter, though the benefits of a human sitter caring for […]

24 Jun, 2019

Top Housesitting Tips for Homeowners

From time to time we ask our Housesitmatch membership for Top Housesitting Tips. We are especially delighted when the members who step forward to volunteer are experienced and have earned their stripes in the field so to speak. Here we would like to introduce you to Jacqueline and Glenn Lamb who have been housesitting continuously […]

property housesitters
18 Feb, 2019

Property housesitters or vacant selling? Top tips

Deciding on finding vacant property housesitters or vacant selling is a challenge some people face. The decision will depend on long term plans and investments. The dangers of leaving properties vacant for extended periods especially in Winter are well known. If you need to leave a property empty for whatever reason then you should consider […]