Household Tips

Household Tips

  • Pet Friendly Gardening Tips and Tricks

    Traditional Patio by SGL Contractors, LLC in Levittown, PA Dogs love to play outside. Even cats and small furry pets can safely enjoy the outdoors supervised in a pet-proof enclosure or using a pet-appropriate harness. For those of us who like to keep our backyards green and lush, having pets means having gardens that can [...]

  • Pet Mess? Quick Tips for Cleaning Furniture

    Photo courtesy of Joseph Koelbel Architect in Brooklyn, NY When removing stains and other pet debris from your furniture, you don’t want to spend half an hour or more on the project. Sometimes — in the worst cases — the stains are deep and require a lot of work or a professional cleaning service — [...]

  • Pet Accidents: How to Clean Them Up and Prevent Future Occurences

    Casual / Comfortable Hallway by Heather’s House Cleaning in Las Vegas, NV Having a dog or cat, like having a child, means your flooring stands to see increased traffic and possibly some stains over time. You can take steps to prevent stains, like house-training your animals from the time they arrive home, but even that [...]

  • Pet-Friendly Home Remodeling Ideas

    Adding new family members to your home means changing up its design and making adjustments for the health and happiness of your new additions. Just like you would make improvements for a new child, you’ll need to make a few changes for the benefit of your new pets too. While you don’t have to design [...]

  • Quick Storage Solutions for Potentially Dangerous Foods

    Sometimes our pets get adventurous and search our homes for things to sniff and eat. And sometimes, they find things that pose a hazard to their health — food in the kitchen, in particular. It’s important to store food out of our pets’ reach to prevent them from getting sick and requiring an emergency trip [...]

  • Preparing for Pets: Fencing Options for Pets of All Shapes and Sizes

    Like most pet owners, you’re probably serious about the safety of your dog or cat. After all, there’s hardly any worse feeling than realizing your furry friend may have escaped. Fortunately, there are a variety of fencing options to put pet owners at ease — and a myriad of materials, styles and price points to [...]

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  • Pet Proofing Your Home 101

    If you adopt a new pet, is your home ready to welcome the new addition to the family? While you want your furry new friend to roam, you also want your home in one piece. So take these quick and simple pet proofing steps so everyone is happy and safe.   Closed Doors & Gates [...]

  • Renting with pets

    One of the top three reasons pet owners tell shelters they are giving up their pet is because of “moving” or “landlord” – but with some extra flexibility and knowledge about how to find a pet-friendly rental, or negotiating with your landlord, it doesn’t have to be that way! It is true that finding a [...]

  • Fun Indoor Dog Games

    You’re a great pet parent. Your pup eats only the healthiest of dog foods, and follows the perfect exercise regimen for his age and energy level. Unfortunately, winter or bad weather any time of year can throw a wrench into your morning jogs or afternoon walk routine. Have you ever spent a snow day stuck indoors [...]

 
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