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Your dog is happiest when you’re home. They are social animals, and living in a group is part of their nature.   However, not many of us can spend all day with our dogs, although it would be great if we could. We all need to leave at home especially when going to work and for school.  You don’t need to as long as you follow these tips.

 

  How long can you leave your dog Young puppies should not be left alone for long periods during the day – around two hours a day is the limit. And Adult dogs those over 18 months of age can be left alone four to six hours a day. However, it is now advisable to leave your dog for a long time.

House Training Make him feel that being alone is okay. Your pet should learn that being on his own is normal and safe, so give him a treat when you leave the house but not as a reward when you return.

Make your dog tired Before leaving  give him some good, hard, morning exercise. This will give you the chance to leave the house without troubles.

Keep your dog busy Put away his food bowl and use food-dispensing toys instead. And make sure he has constructive ways to occupy his time when you’re not around.

Encourage your children to come home right away Teach your kids that going home early are for their pet’s needs and jump into a fun game of “fetch” or “cat and mouse” before starting other after school activities.

Make sure you keep your home, health, and sanity intact by taking the following preventative measures in this winter. Here are some tips to be prepared in winter.

WARMER BEDDINGS Prepare now your warmer weather beddings and down comforter or wool blankets. It will feel you extra comfort and warmth at night.

WARDROBE CONVERSION Change your wardrobe of stored sweaters, and packing up your shorts and tank tops.

CLEAN YOUR GUTTERS Go to your roof and get rid of all the buildup and any blockages to the gutters. Or if you can’t go to the roof you can hire an expert to do it for you.

REPLACE OUTDOOR GEARS Find time in scrubbing down all your patio furniture and either cover it or store it away. PREPARE YOUR WINDOWS Cover up small holes or other entrance that might cause the entrance of the cold air. Upgrade to heavier curtains in anticipation, or seal up windows with one of the many temporary products designed to increase energy efficiency.

PREPARE YOUR FIREPLACE OR WOODSTOVE Find time cleaning out last year’s ashes, and stock up on new wood for the winter.

WINTER ESSENTIALS As soon as possible prepare your snow removal gear and salt. Because the snow and ice will be here before you know it

PEST PROOF YOUR HOME Rodents, spiders, cockroaches, and other pests also seek shelter from the winter elements and unfortunately our warm homes make the perfect so find time to keep those pest at your house cause they will cause you headache.

People spend the first and last minutes of their days in the bathroom. So here is the trends for bathroom designs and decors for 2017.

Statement Furniture

Usually considering putting a chair or ottoman might add a beauty to your bathroom.

Minimalist Cabinets

Clean cabinets with simple knobs and handles ensure that the space doesn’t feel too crowded, It also adds a cozy effect to your bathroom.

Mismatched Tiles

 

Combining multiple types of tiles promises to be a cool and simple way to get a totally custom bathroom.

A small bathroom can rock a dark wall, especially if you paint the cabinets to match. Contrast with natural textures and a plain touch to achieve the style.

Round Mirrors

 

Round Mirrors manage to make space feel much more grand than their square counterparts.

Fish Scale Tiles

A fun variation on the popular subway tiles that still maintains a fresh, feminine vibe.

Spending time in nature is linked to reduced stress levels and tension relief. These houseplant listed below are easy to take care of and effective at increasing oxygen and clearing out toxins for cleaner breathing air. ALOE PLANT

This plant help to monitor the air quality in your home, and it soothe skin burns and cuts. And also serves as good ornamental design ENGLISH IVY

Ivy was listed by NASA as the air-filtering plant. It is incredibly easy to grow and adaptable — try hanging it or a floor plant. Grow in moderate temperatures and medium sunlight. RUBBER TREE

It is a good plant and low-maintenance plant is a powerful toxin eliminator and a good air purifier.

PEACE LILLY

This plant do well in shade and cooler temperatures, and they can reduce the levels of a number of toxins in the air. Also a wonderful low-maintenance flower to keep in the home. SNAKE PLANT

The plant absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen during the night. Snake plant don’t need much light or water to survive, so they’re an easy choice for any corner of your home.

PHILODENDRON

A popular plant choice for indoor areas that are easy to take care. Also a good air filter at home.

Quirk up the kitchen interiors

 

Use colorful and innovative designs to make the mundane tasks more fun.

Pastel colors

Keep the dining table plain or put up a dinning cloth of a pastel color, which will help accentuate your food. Use colorful tablemats to perk up your dining experience.

Thin Curtains

 

These curtains are not just only dry quickly but are also easy to wash. It is very useful this rainy season to avoid a hard time drying your curtains. Wind Chimes

To soothe your mood further, add the music of wind chimes when the cool breeze comes in.

Decorate your home with monsoon-friendly accessories that make your home bright and striking. And try adding fun furniture like hammock and swing to your favorite music or book.

Different Shapes of Candles

Setting shaped candles and incense sticks with mild fragrance that helps to prevent your home from musty smell.