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Our Experience as a Homeowner using House and Home Sitters – by Jules Barton, August 2016

We were let down by our regular house/dog sitter with only months before our holiday. Having planned it a year in advance and with family joining us in France from Australia, I was considerably distressed.

I was delighted to find the House and Home Sitters website and be able to speak to the owner straight away.

David […]

December 16th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

My Experience as a House Sitter – by Louise Abusenna, July 2016

An enjoyable house/pet sit with Molly and Bentley in beautiful Wiltshire. Molly. a lovable black Labrador and Bentley, a rather grand Rhodesian Ridgeback (see my photo with article). They enjoy a couple of acres to run about in where we played fetching the ball every day. Molly was the boss while Bentley graciously bowed out […]

August 16th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

The Trauma of Kennels

Why Every Pet Owner Should Choose an At-Home Pet Sitter through House and Home Sitters
You jump into the car with your family, ready to go on another road trip when the car makes an unexpected stop. As you make your way out of it, you’re met with the distant sounds of many people. You enter […]

April 4th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Why Do I Need A Home Sitter

Why do I need a home sitter when I am away?

Getting ready to head out of town and wondered why you might need a house sitter? You are already planning on cancelling your mail/newspaper, turning the heat down and your lights are already on a timer, so what more might you need? Is it worth spending the […]

March 3rd, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Celeb House Sit in Kent

Towards the end of 2015 House and Home Sitters had its first ‘celeb’ house sit at a huge Manor House estate in Kent. Owned by Hollywood celebrities, a well-known actor and film director, before commencing the actual assignment a confidentiality agreement had to be signed to protect the home-owner’s identity. What follows is a description […]

March 3rd, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

House & Home Sitters

Wherever you may roam, there’s always House and Home
How do I keep my home and pet(s) safe while away?
Sadly, burglaries happen while we’re on away on holiday or business or other reasons. Here are some simple steps to ensure your home is safer while you and your family are away.
Be cautious of whom you tell about […]

February 4th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Going Away? Be Careful.

Don’t make it obvious
When going away be sure to cancel any newspaper or other delivery subscriptions until your return. Arrange for your neighbour to park on the driveway of your home to create the impression someone is home.
Deterring thieves
Deterrence of would-be criminals is one of the most effective forms of crime prevention. Studies have shown […]

November 16th, 2015|Latest News|0 Comments

Crime Prevention Advice

With acknowledgements to UK Police
Burglary
Homes with no security measures in place are five times more likely to be burgled than those with simple security measures. Good window locks and strong deadlocks can make a big difference.

Taking just a few steps can make a big difference in keeping your home safe from burglary. Here are a […]

April 29th, 2015|Latest News|1 Comment