3 of the Best Reasons to Hire a House Sitter

June 4, 2019
When you go on vacation, the last thing you want to be worrying about is what’s happening back at home. But more often than not, people find their mind
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Why Los Angeles is the Best City to Housesit

February 22, 2019
Ah, LA. The land of glitz and glamour. When you think about working there it’s pretty easy to bring to mind the seemingly fabulous jobs of its star-stu
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How Much Should I Pay A House Sitter in 2018?

September 10, 2018
If you’re going on vacation and want someone to water your plants, collect your mail and put out cat food, consider hiring a house sitter! Not only
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How to Establish Yourself as a Top House Sitter

June 10, 2018
What is house sitting? Well, it is one of the most interesting ways through which you can travel, earn for yourself, and even get to stay in a new pla
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How to Figure out What Kind of Animal is in Your Attic?

June 22, 2017
Helpful Infographic to help you determine the type of critter making noises in the walls and attic of a house based on sound, damage, tracks, feces and time of year.
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Winter House Sitting: Are You Prepared for These Key Situations?

February 3, 2017
During the winter, people frequently travel south to get away from cold weather. Whether people are taking a vacation, visiting family over the holidays or snowbirds are heading south for the winter, house sitters can be extremely useful. Winter presents a number of unique situations and challenges for house sitters; you need to be ready and willing to deal with these situations as part of the job. We’ve put together a list of common things to be prepared for when house sitting during the winter months.
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5 Tips for Handling Emergency Situations When House Sitting

October 30, 2016
As a house sitter do you know what to do if there is a huge storm and the power goes out? What happens if the pet you are watching falls ill? What if someone breaks into your client’s home? These are all possible emergency situations, and you need to be prepared to deal with them, even if you don’t have specific instructions from the homeowner.
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How to Deal with Mice, Pests & Other Wildlife While House Sitting

October 29, 2016
When your house sitting, often you don’t know if the homeowner has a pest free home, both indoors in out. While it’s your job to protect their home and valuables, sometimes even watch out for their pets, what if wildlife or other pests are a problem? Depending on the location, even some suburban areas can back up to places where some types of wildlife are present. Here are a few tips on how you can keep critters away from you and the home you are watching while you’re house sitting.
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What House Sitters Should Do If the Home Alarm Goes Off

October 28, 2016
When you're house sitting things don’t always go as planned. And, sometimes, things happen even with your best effort to prevent them. One that can be the bane of your existence as a house sitter is the house alarm. They all seem to be different, have different rules, and depending on the home, may have a number of different codes to enter. Even if you have all the information you need, they can still be finicky and seemingly have a mind of their own.
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Why Hire a Professional House Sitter over a Family Member?

October 25, 2016
While many people often turn to family members to watch their home while they are away, more people, especially frequent travelers, are using professional house sitters to care for their home. This begs the question – Should you get a family member to watch your home or hire a professional house sitter? We’ll address this question by comparing these two house sitting options.
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