Tag Archives: "house-sitters"

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. […]

Housesitting, Swimming Pool
20 Aug, 2019

Pet Friendly House-Sitters enjoy holiday in Spain

Need house-sitters? We have a large selection of experienced and trustworthy pet friendly house-sitters registered on HouseSitMatch, the friendly network for homeowners and housesitters. Read about one family who travel as part time pet-sitters as a way to see the world affordably on holiday… Pet Friendly House-sitters Enjoy a Family Friendly Holiday in Spain House-sitters […]

18 Jul, 2019

Housesitters or Property Management Companies: Right Choice

At Housesitmatch we are often asked if housesitters could do the job of good property management companies.  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 […]

8 Mar, 2019

House Sitting in Paris: A Personal Experience

Experienced house and pet sitters will tell you there are a number of cities where they love to go on the regular. You too can benefit from a visit to the City of Light by offering house sitting services in Paris. Housesitting is fun because hosts will be happy to tell you their favourite local […]

5 Dec, 2018

Sam and Pete’s Long Term House Sitters

Need long term house sitters and petsitters because you are travelling away from home or because you are volunteering abroad? Why not find registered and trustworthy house and pet-sitters to live in your home? They can housesit care for your home and pets in your absence. Long term house sitters Most housesitting assignments tend to […]

Catsitter
28 Nov, 2018

Cat Sitting Tips: Advice for Cat Sitters and Owners

Cat sitters and Cat-owners – Top Tips from Vet Matthew Bayliss Many of our members have asked us to follow up our commentary about making a home dog friendly. Others have asked for specialist commentary on a cat related information for cat-sitters and cat owners. We have written this article from the point of view […]

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 […]

garden care
17 Jan, 2017

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 […]