House Sitting Instructions and Checklist

April 20, 2014

Now you’ve found your perfect house sitter, it’s a good idea to leave a list of house sitting instructions so your sitters have something written to refer to.

To make it as easy as possible we’ve created a template called House Sitting Instructions that you can download and update as and when you need to.

The House Sitting Instructions document includes these top nine things to consider.

    1. How to contact us
      • Holiday address and contact details – if applicable


    2. Travel details
      • Departure and arrival information – date and time, flight number if applicable


    3. Pet details
      • Feeding, walking and play schedules
      • Veterinarian name and contact details, medicine instructions (if applicable)


    4. Gardening and Pool maintenance
      • Watering and cleaning schedules


    5. Security
      • Keys types and locking up instructions – Alarm, doors and windows e.t.c


    6. Appliances and Technology
      • TV / TVR and WI-FI details


    7. Cleaning, Garbage and Recycling
      • Dates and instructions


  1. Miscellaneous
    • Mail, linen details, fuse box locations and quirks of the property


  2. Emergency contacts
    • Personal emergency contacts and maintenance emergency contacts

We hope you find it useful, if you think we need to add anything else please get in touch – comments are welcome.

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