New House Sitters Member Area / Control Panel Released.

HouseCarers pioneered Secure matching of Housesitters and Homeowners in October 2000.  We have included 15 years of customer feedback into the new Members Portal.

It has many new exciting features - and provides a modern, easy to use interface with prompts on improving your profile. It will also respond, and function on mobiles and tablets.

Login now to take advantage, or register to get started.
New Responsive House Sitters Control Panel / Members Portal - responsive for mobiles, tablets

We have improved the selection and structuring of Locations and all members should login to check and edit your Profile preferred locations. Also select Preferences Preferred Portal New or Classic; for Login via your encrypted email link in housecarers notifications.

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We Sleep Around (Homeless by Choice ) by Susie and Bill Davidson

Great new Housesitting Book We Sleep Around  (Homeless by Choicel)
Written by members Susieand  Bill Davidson

We Sleep Around (Homeless by choice Pictorial)

Update Your Housesitting Calendar with your housesit commitments

Don't forget to update your Calendar with your Housesit Commitments (Tools / Calendar after login) Here is a great example of how one House Sitter has filled out their Housesit commitments The visiting Home owner can view your calendar by Year, Month , Week even day.

 Do you know that Calendar is one of the most mis-spelt words often spelt Calender (Author is guilty)

Plumbing Expert advises we should Line up housesitters to Prevent Pipes Freezing

Plumbing Expert advises we should Line up housesitters

People jetting away on southern vacations may want to take extra precautions so they don’t come back to big bills.

Depending on insurance policies, homeowners may be required to have someone physically in a home within a certain time frame in order to get coverage.

Geno Pace, an NSCC plumbing instructor, says half the calls plumbers get this time of year are related to frozen pipes. (Courtesy Nova Scotia Community College)

Pace says house sitters should run taps throughout the house and check to ensure rooms aren’t cold.