3 of the Best Reasons to Hire a House Sitter Tuesday, 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 minds drifting towards their house and all the things that could be going wrong with it while their away. We just can’t help it. It’s human nature to worry and come up with a plethora of “what if” scenarios in our heads that keep us up at night. ...

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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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How to Keep Your Home Secure While You're at the Cottage Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Hiring a house sitter is easier than ever in 2019. There are numerous benefits you may not have even thought of, which is why house sitting has become a more viable option for many. There are a lot of choices and plenty of reasons to join in with the house sitting revolution while you enjoy a trip to your holiday home. If you love your cottage, but don’t like the idea of leaving your home un...

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How to Write the best House Sitter Ad in 2019 Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Becoming a house sitter is a dream come true for many. Depending on why and where you want to house sit, it can be an excellent opportunity for you to find occasional work within your area, or use it as an opportunity to travel and discover new places while you house sit. But despite all the appeal of housesitting, we know that finding a job isn’t always as easy as it seems. In today’s age, ...

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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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What Is a Nanny Share? Everything You Need to Know

Many parents are asking nowadays “What is Nanny Share?” Through this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through what it means to share a nanny, how to find and pay for an nanny share, and how to maintain a nanny share relationship. By the end of this, you will know if nanny sharing is right for you and how to create a successful nanny sharing relationship. Nanny Share occurs when a nanny tak...

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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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Why Los Angeles is the Best City to Housesit Friday, 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-studded occupants, as well as the less glamorous jobs many people take when they’re trying to make it big. But whether you’re flocking to its seaside shores for your shot at fame and fortune or just to experience the wonders of the LA lifestyle, t...

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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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