23-Point Checklist to Prepare for a House Sitter

23-Point Checklist to Prepare for a House Sitter

If you’re welcoming a house sitter into your home, a little time upfront will save you in the long run… It’ll make everyone’s experience more enjoyable. Some things are about communication, others are about preparation. Following our worst house sitting...

The Worst House Sitting Experience We’ve Ever Had!

Want to know the worst house sitting experience we’ve ever had? The keys were handed over, and there was a quick tour pointing out the obvious. “Um, eat whatever you want. Here’s the dog food. One cup morning and night should do it. Pot plants? Yeah, once a week...
3 Ways to Stop Voiding Your Home Insurance While Travelling

3 Ways to Stop Voiding Your Home Insurance While Travelling

What’s worse than having a wonderful holiday spoiled by a catastrophe back home? Having your insurance claim rejected because your home was unoccupied. It’s a little known fact that if you leave your home unoccupied you might have additional excess… or void your...
7 Things To Do Before You Start Your Family House Sit

7 Things To Do Before You Start Your Family House Sit

When someone has put their complete trust in you and your family to care for their home and their precious pets, it can feel like a huge responsibility. Add kids to the mix with their unpredictable nature and sometimes wild ways, and the stress levels can bubble over!...
4 Tips for Home Owners to Have a Stress-Free House Sitting Experience

4 Tips for Home Owners to Have a Stress-Free House Sitting Experience

If you spend a little time preparing your home for a house sitter, it makes the whole situation even more of a win-win. It will make the house sitter feel more appreciated, and they’re more likely to take care of your home as you would. You’ll be able to enjoy your time away more, and there will be less preventable ‘mishaps’.