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Thank you Housesitters UK. It took just 48 hours to secure our sitter. It couldn't have been easier. Great site! Terri P

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Dear Housesitters UK. I had 3 house sits through your site from May to July this year. Each house sit was great. I've even made some new friends both the furry kind and human kind and am planning to come back in 2015. I even had to turn down some offers as I was returning to Australia in August. Thanks for making my long holiday fabulous Christine

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Welcome to the new site

You're looking at the new home of House Sitters UK. After a lot of work, we've launched a site with some incredible improvements that will make this site much easier to use and even more effective. In this post we'll take you through some of the new features, and how some of the old features ... more...

Free House Security

Security is the top concern of most homeowners nowadays. This problem has forced many homeowners to stay home and forego business trips or vacations that require them to leave their property for a period of time. You can stay at home and say goodbye to the opportunities offered by business ... more...

Holiday accommodation for free*

It need not be your vocation but you can answer the call to such a profession if you need a vacation and a new environment without paying anything in exchange. House sitting is the way to go if you want to go on a holiday for free. House sitting offers unimaginable benefits to both the house ... more...

UK House & Pet Sitting

House sitting is popular in the UK especially among those who want to spend their holidays without worrying about the security and upkeep of their properties. The concept of house sitting is really nothing new, except that it has developed into a mutually-beneficial arrangement for both the ... more...

Caring for your pet

Pets provide companionship and make your home so much more cheerful. However, they are also like children; they need care and affection. You will realise this when you need to travel, but find you can't because you cannot leave your pet alone. Of course, you can always ask your neighbours to ... more...

Our new Messaging System

The recent site upgrade introduced the brand new House Sitters UK Messaging System. This article helps to describe how it works and how you can make the most of it. Fundamentally, the Messaging System was introduced to make it easier and faster to organise House Sits. It has been working really ... more...

*FREE: House sitting is usually free, for both sitter and house owner, although this is completely up to the individuals. There are usually some costs that need to be covered by either the sitter or the house owner e.g. electricity, phone usage, vet fees etc. How these costs are handled needs to be agreed before the sit begins. House sitters pay a single annual membership fee, while house owners pay nothing to advertise their house or to contact sitters.