Managed Renovations, a home remodeling company located in Chevy Chase, MD, has released an article of top tips to keep pets stress-free during a remodeling project.
Managed Renovations has published a new article entitled '6 Tips for Remodeling without Stressing Your Pets,' which sheds light on one the most important aspects of remodeling for homeowners with pets. Those with pets who are remodeling and other interested individuals can view the full article at https://managedrenovations.com/6-tips-for-remodeling-without-stressing-your-pets/
Remodeling can be stressful for anyone in the family … including your pets.
We know your furry friends are an important part of your family. We also know that most animals are creatures of habit that don’t like change. Dogs and cats are the most likely to have a negative reaction and are, of course, the most common types of pets. So most of our advice applies to them, but any animal can benefit from taking these steps.
Below are a few tips to help your pets make it through a remodeling project.
Discuss with your remodeler
As part of our discussions before we even start on your project, we’re going to talk about specific issues, including pets in the home. It’s important to make sure your remodeler knows all about your pets and any special concerns you may have.
Find a separate space
The last thing you (or your remodeler) is going to want is for the pets to be underfoot during the project. It’s unsafe for the pets and unsafe for the workers. With that in mind, you’ll need to make sure your pets are kept in a separate part of the home. If the area being renovated can be sealed off from the rest of the home, that’s the best solution for you and your pets. If that’s not possible, you’ll want to find a room that you can keep them in during the day. For those pets that will accept it, a crate or cage will help make sure they don’t damage the room they are confined in.
Introduce your contractor
If your pet is friendly enough, it’s a good idea to introduce them to the people who will be working on your home. Even though they will be in another part of the house, having a chance to meet may help them get used to the voices and scents of the team.
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