Whether you have a dog or a couple, a place in your home that is extremely dog space can prove handy and practical. A dog room offers space to play, no cell during the working day or night and indoor kennel when housing activities that are not friendly dog as carpet cleaning or dinner party. Read on to learn how to turn your basement into a room dog.
Site assessment. Important considerations include or no natural light is available, basement is dry, has outdoor access, no safety risks are moving and how finished area is. Use the health, safety and comfort as the criteria by which you can assess the potential of the basement.
A dog room can be a room in the basement of the basement or the entire area. Consider the size of dogs, people and activity levels. Once you have evaluated the area and the needs of you and your dog and choose the place, you are ready to decorate your basement dog room.
Adjust lighting. A walk out basement with windows is good, because your dog will have natural lighting when they are in the room during the day. If it is not, then close the full spectrum fluorescent lights in the room. Full spectrum lights better reproduce natural lighting than regular bulbs.
Reduce humidity. If you have very wet basement some serious improvements such as installation of a drainage system or thickening of the walls of the foundation may be in order. Anyway, get a room dehumidifier and use it diligently during the warmer months. A damp, musty environment is unhealthy for pets as well as humans.
Cover concrete. If there is no pavement in his basement put vinyl floor mats sold in hardware stores or home improvement. Remove carpet if present as holding hair, dander, dust and odors and is difficult to clean up. Choose a surface that you can easily wipe with water and disinfectant.
Section one area for dogs or provide separate rooms for different dogs with heavy gauge wire exercise pens that are available from suppliers kennel. They come in a wide range of heights and can be arranged in different shapes and sizes, making them hang together. You can also purchase chain link kennel runs.
Provide sleeping areas such as dog beds or crates with doors removed. Put toys for dogs and spin, which is available to keep them interested. Keep fresh water available at all times.
Room dog – safe by covering electrical outlets and remove electric cables, sharp objects and things that can be chewed up.