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    Creating Comfortable Casual Style On Your Patio

    You want your patio to be comfortable for  yourself and guests, right? Well, if you follow these five tips, you and your guests will be set in casual style soon.   1. Create a casual feel with color – Look at all the materials, shapes, and colors of your outdoor furniture. Using golden yellow fabrics for the seats and throw pillows can really make all the pieces come together and make it more colorful. Another option for creating a casual feel with the colors of your patio is buying colorful chairs or a dining table. You can also go smaller and decide to get colorful accents for outdoors like placements,…

  • Identifying and Remedying Dangerous Mold Exposure

    Identifying and Remedying Dangerous Mold Exposure Mold can be very dangerous, especially if a family is exposed to mold for a length of time. Symptoms of mold exposure might seem minor at first, but they begin to signal something far greater than a simple viral bug. Symptoms of illness will continue for weeks or months until the source of mold is eliminated. A never ending illnesses can signal families to have their homes inspected for mold growth. Symptoms of Mold Exposure After a brief period of living with a mold infestation, mild symptoms will appear. These might include watery eyes, sneezing, a runny nose, redness in the eyes, and even…

  • 6 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly

    6 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly Not everyone can afford to stick photovoltaic panels on their roof. The good news is that you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on home renovations to live a greener life. Here are six normal, everyday ways to be more eco-friendly. 1. Take Shorter Showers Can you shave just one minute off your morning shower? Because that translates into six hours each year, and that translates into gallons and gallons of saved water over the course of a lifetime. If you’re willing to skip the “repeat” cycle of your shampoo regimen, Mother Earth will thank you. 2. Shop Locally Hit up the neighborhood…

  • Housetraining an Adult Dog

    House Training an Adult Dog

    House training an Adult Dog Bringing an adult dog into your home demands as much effort from you and the family as does a puppy. It’s a mistake to think that just because the dog is full-grown and may have been potty trained in one home, that he’ll just immediately adjust to your home’s elimination schedule, too. That’s not realistic. The dog has many adjustments to his new environment and doesn’t instinctively know that you don’t allow peeing on the floor – especially if his prior owner didn’t mind or didn’t seem to care. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that because he’s an adult dog that he’ll just “know”…

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    To Crate Train Your Dog, Or Not?

    The Carlson Mini Tuffy is an amazingly versatile expandable pet gate with patented small pet door. This all-metal expandable is the first of it’s kind. Expanding 26-42-inch wide and stands a convenient 18-inch tall. The metal frame is strong, sturdy, and durable making this gate extra secure and superior to plastic. Super easy to install, takes literally seconds. Pressure mounts and locks with the patented Easy Fit Locking System. Soft rubber bumpers are gentle on walls and keeps them scuff free. The lightweight compact design is great for travel and storage. Slate size is 1.75-inch wide.   You might think that crates are great for shipping cargo, but that dogs…

  • Leash & Crate House Training for Your Dog

    Leash & Crate House Training for Your Dog

    This is How Leash & Crate House Training for Your Dog Can Make Your Life Easier Most dogs lack the opportunity to roam a large backyard at will. They’re more likely to spend the day indoors while their family members are away at work and school. This can make sticking to a potty training schedule more difficult. A combination of crate and leash training works for some dogs. If the adult dog is new to your family or returning home after time in a kennel while you were away, you may have to reinforce his potty training. One option is to return him to the crate during the day and…