Tag Archives: "house-sitters"

cat sitter
20 Sep, 2021

Find local catsitters to cat sit for your pets

If you own cats you will be used to finding local catsitters to cat sit or at least feed them when you are away from home. As a petowner you know the responsibilities involved, in regular feeding and maintenance routines for pets like cats. While local petsitters are one solution they may not be your […]

what a house sitter does
22 Aug, 2021

What a house sitter does – Top 10 responsibilities

Whether you are looking into becoming a housesitter or you are a home owner looking to find one read on. In this blog we at Housesit Match have prepared a list of the top 10 responsibilities for  a house sitter.  Ever since we started working in this business we have been talking to both homeowners […]

20 Aug, 2021

House sitters in Cornwall? Yes there are!

There are some places in the world that attract a lot of visitors, regularly.  None more so in the UK than Cornwall. And yet homeowners in Cornwall are always worried in case they fail to find house sitters in Cornwall. Well, from personal experience I can tell you that if you post a housesit for […]

house-sitters hate
17 May, 2021

Beware – house-sitters hate these 10 things…

If you are a first time homeowner and you are preparing to welcome sitters into your home, take note. Here are the top 10 things that house-sitters hate, or find difficult to deal with. Take head – to build a good relationship with your sitters for your benefit and that of your home and pets […]

house sitting benefits
29 Jul, 2020

House sitting benefits – to name a few

As a property or home owner we often worry about leaving our property vacant when we go away. As we know empty properties are prime targets for burglars and opportunistic criminals. Burglar alarms are a great asset for an empty house. However, housesitters are even better because the house is occupied and far less likely […]

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 […]

12 Feb, 2020

Mom’s Top Tips for Finding a Good Pet HouseSitter

Whether you are planning a trip away from home or a moving to a new home you may need to find someone to look after your pets during that period of change.  The person in the family in our experience at HouseSitMatch who most often enjoys that task is the Mom of the family unit. […]

18 Jul, 2019

Housesitters or Property Management Companies

At Housesitmatch we are often asked if housesitters could do the job of a property management company.  The issue of housesitters and property management comes up quite regularly, and we usually respond with a horses for courses response. The reason that people need housesitters is often related to the care for pets in the home […]

garden care
17 Jan, 2019

Garden Care and Landscaping: Homeowner’s Guide

As a homeowner with a garden you are constantly aware of garden care duties and chores. This becomes more evident when you plan trips away from home for work or play. Here is a short guide on how to approach your garden maintenance for year round attention. Garden care crisis..? Drew looked out over the […]

6 Jun, 2018

House sitting employment gap – Explain your reasons

People take time off from their jobs for different reasons: travelling, caring for sick relatives, giving birth and raising children, and going back to school. In other cases, you might take time from work because you were laid off or fired and finding a new job took time. A house sitting employment gap is a […]