Looking after someone’s home and pets is a big responsibility. We’ve put together the following checklist to ensure all your assignments go smoothly.
Only 22% of burglaries happen when someone is there – so when you go away for one or two weeks your home is at its most vulnerable.
Research presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress has suggested that setting aside 20-25 minutes a day to walk could add up to seven years to your life.
For us, using Homesitters is money well spent as it gives our pets stability, and it’s also reassuring to know that the house is occupied too as there have been several burglaries in the local area recently.
86% of Britons said they took a holiday either at home or abroad in the 12 months to August 2016, which was a significant increase on the previous year (77%).
January is the month when our thoughts turn to holidays and AOL recently revealed their top 12 destinations for 2017.
Keeping busy, meeting new people and taking a break from your usual routine are all said to contribute to a person’s wellbeing and happiness. For those looking to do just that in the New Year, becoming a homesitter could be just the job.
Peter particularly likes looking after dogs as he loves going out on walks and keeping fit, but he has also looked after cats, pigs, sheep, fish and chickens.
Many online agencies won’t find you an alternative sitter if the one booked can’t make an assignment for whatever reason, leaving you to either frantically try and find a replacement, or in the worst case scenario cancel your holiday.