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We turn down the thermostat to 53 deg and hope the heating system does't quit during the winter. Also shut off the main water supply. To keep an eye on things, I have motion dection camera's with 24/7 access. For temperature monitoring, I have an internet connected thermostat with full control and again 24/7 access. The thermostat will also email me when/if the temp drops below or above  the settings I programmed.

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I 'close down' the house for the season, lower the thermostat etc.  I have a house checker come in once a week to make sure everything is alright

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Do you rent it out? Do a housing swap? Find a housesitter? Or nothing?

 

And, if you do something, where do you find someone—A website? An organization? Local ads? Word of mouth?

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