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Top 10 Car Checks Before Your UK Staycation Trip

10 Canny Car Checks before setting off on your summer holiday Planning a getaway road trip? Be sure to give your car this once-over before you hit the road. With continued unpredictability of holidays abroad over the summer season, most of us will rather opt for a local staycation as a safer choice. Before you [...]

2021-07-10T19:12:41+01:00 July 10th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

Did You Hug Your Hound or Cuddle a Cow Today?

It is well-known how animals affect our psyche. The benefits of swimming with dolphins or the positive effect horses may have on disabled or mentally impaired persons will be familiar examples for most of us. Similarly, during the lockdowns and our obligatory “house arrests” it has been reported the domestic pets found in more than [...]

2021-03-21T16:22:21+00:00 March 21st, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

Defer, Don’t Drop

Having trouble finding a house sitter? Well, at least one who is friendly, reliable, privacy-oriented, professional, insured and competent? “I cancelled a family holiday. I felt a failure. Then I found House and Home Sitters. My wife was happy again. You can’t put money on that." Could this be you? Life is full of the unexpected, [...]

2021-03-21T16:38:13+00:00 March 18th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

12 Top Tips for All House Sitters

As professional sitters, we have learned and discovered some useful points in the process. Here are 12 top tips we share with all house sitters. 1. Ensure your lines of communication are in place before, during and even after the house sit.  Make certain you touch base before the assignment, establish a good relationship-connection early, [...]

2020-09-20T12:38:31+01:00 September 13th, 2020|Latest News|3 Comments

Flood, Fire and Housesitters by Julie Fairbank

There is nothing worse than going away on business or on holiday and coming back to leaking pipes, slates off the roof and worse. I live in a flat where, on separate occasions, the two previous tenants upstairs have had a blocked cistern, and left the tap on in the kitchen. I had been in [...]

2020-08-10T13:20:42+01:00 August 10th, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

Another Manor House Review – So Good!

Chris and Tanya from House and Home Sitters were perfect for our animals and home. We have a huge menagerie of horses, sheep, dogs, cats, chickens and goldfish. I was nervous about leaving such a lot of different animals for two weeks, but I need not have worried. The house was spotless, the plants all [...]

2020-08-10T12:08:02+01:00 August 10th, 2020|Reviews|1 Comment