A house is not a ‘home’ without a pet. Research shows that a pet-friendly home is more comfortable to humans too. So technically, if a house does not work for your pets, chances are they may not work for your children and guests as well. The key to making your current house a pet-friendly home and a safe zone for your furry friends is to first accommodate their needs & then concentrate on how well you can remodel your home to match your comforts. Attention towards your pet needs to compliment your pet’s cuteness quotient. Remember, pets are for life. So a little redecorating can work wonders to make your pet feel at home.

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Pet-Friendly Home: The Basics
By Century Real Estate August 23, 2017

Century Real Estate A house is not a ‘home’ without a petCentury Real Estate Research shows that a pet-friendly home is more comfortable to humans too. So technically, if a house does not work for your pets, chances are they may not work for your children and guests as well. The key to making your current house a pet-friendly home and a safe zone for your furry friends is to first accommodate their needs & then concentrate on how well you can remodel your home to match your comforts. Attention towards your pet needs to compliment your pet’s cuteness quotient. Remember, pets are for life. So a little redecorating can work wonders to make your pet feel at home.

Here are some tips:

Pet-Friendly Plants - Century Real EstateFor starters, pet-friendly indoor & outdoor plants are a MUST. Statistics show that lilies may cause kidney ailments while daffodils can cause vomiting, diarrhoea and indigestion in pets. Make sure to have pet safe and non-toxic plants at home.

        Always have a pet door and make sure to fix it from time to time, eliminating chips and cracks. This takes care =of your cuddly pets from getting hurt or bruised. Pet Door - Century Real Estate

Wall Paint - Century Real EstateNo matter how groomed and clean your pet is, you cannot avoid those paw marks and smudges. Using semi gloss wall paint and paints that you can wash or clean easily will prevent long lasting stains on your walls.

Toys for Pets - Century Real Estate Toys, toys and more toys, as your pet gets bored faster than you get bored of your favourite video games. Choose safer, chewable and non-toxic toys made from pet-friendly chemicals.

Interiors - Century Real EstateMatch your interiors with your pet’s fur. Now, this may seem a little too expensive, but in the long run, if you calculate the cost of cleaning and revamping your home trying to clean those muddy paw marks all over, working on the interiors work reasonably cheaper!

Personal Space for Pets - Century Real EstateGiving your lovable pet some personal space mean your pet has a dedicated private space at home that to lounge around. Most pets are territorial, so personal space takes care of this.

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Opt for a pet bed that is not just cozy and warm, but has a removable cover that can be cleaned and sanitised regularly.

Air Purifier - Pet-Friendly Homes - Century Real EstateEnsure to have an air purifier installed in all the rooms to keep air clean at home for your pets and you to ensure fresh clean air. This eliminates pet dander and pet hair in the air.

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Choose stain resistant fabrics. This gives your pet all the freedom to do what your pet is good at – having fun and being a pet! This also saves you the trouble of buying newer fabrics and drapes often.

Pet Friendly Carpets - Century Real Estate Choose the right rugs and carpets that are easy to clean and wash. Pet-proofing your carpets do not mean a ‘NOT ALLOWED’ sign board on carpets for your furry friends, but choosing carpets that you can vacuum easily is. Dark coloured fiber or synthetic carpets are a much better option.

Closed Storage - Century Real EstateDesign closed storage options because you know your pet is highly active and super playful. So you don’t want your most expensive vase or an artefact being damaged or dismantled. Not that your pet is an adorable trouble-maker, but it is good to be safe than sorry.

Garbage Cans - Pet Friendly Homes - Century Real EstateIn order to make sure your pet eat right and healthy and don’t go about chewing everything around home, make sure to cover your garbage, always.

Window Guards - Century Real EstateWindow guards are a must, and do ensure not to keep your windows open and unguarded at all times.

Pet fence - Pet-Friendly Homes - Century Real Estate‘Petscape’ your yard and garden. This simply means structures and fixtures that not only protect your pet from jumping out and away, but also helps in protecting your neighbour’s garden from the cute menace!

Animal Grooming - Pet-Friendly Homes - Century Real Estate Regular grooming and styling can save you a lot of time from cleaning your home. Remember, a clean pet = cleaner home.

 

 Hope you enjoyed reading. If you have any more tips, do share as comments below.

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