5 Things to Remember to do Before Vacationing Monday, September 12, 2016

So, you’re going on vacation, headed for the warm, sandy beach – how exciting! But how will you ensure your home is safe and free from damage while you’re away? There’s a lot to think about and while you won’t be able to control everything, here are a few tips to help bring some peace of mind and let you enjoy your vacation

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5 Tips for Handling Emergency Situations When House Sitting Sunday, 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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7 Easy Proven Ways To Help Prevent Home Robberies Saturday, August 27, 2016

What can homeowners do to protect their home from criminals? In this article, we provide 7 easy proven tips to help prevent home burglaries.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Every House Sitting Job Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Being a house sitter is something that you need to take seriously. People are trusting you with their homes, the personal items within, and even with their furry members of the family. While the job seems to be simple enough, it’s not something you can afford to take lightly, or you’ll have a tough time finding gigs in the future. For this reason alone, you need to equip yourself with the fo...

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How to Deal with Mice, Pests & Other Wildlife While House Sitting Saturday, 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...

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How to Establish Yourself as a Top House Sitter Sunday, 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 place in any corner of the world. Precisely, house sitting is all about staying at someone else’s residence when the owner has gone on a prolonged vacation. You can enjoy a free accommodation at the client’s place, take care of the house and explore...

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How to Figure out What Kind of Animal is in Your Attic? Thursday, 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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What House Sitters Should Do If the Home Alarm Goes Off Friday, 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 ca...

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Why Hire a Professional House Sitter over a Family Member? Tuesday, 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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Winter House Sitting: Are You Prepared for These Key Situations? Friday, 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 ...

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