Month: February 2019

How to Get Your Home Ready For the Summer Months

As soon as the sun begins to warm things up, people’s thoughts turn to spending time outdoors. If you want your family to be able to enjoy the outdoor space at your house, you may need to make a few improvements so the space is safe and comfortable for everyone. If you have spent previous summers outdoors there is probably already the shell you need to turn your backyard into a great outdoor space. If the space is large enough, you can use it for entertaining.

It will be as if you have expanded your home and added an extra room. Even though you may only be able to use the space for a few months out of the year, it is still a great way to relieve the cramped feeling that a lot of homes get over the years. As people accumulate stuff, your home will eventually feel as … Read More

Does Your Dog Bark Too Much? Use My Bark Training Tips to Help Quiet Him Down

I like dogs for the most part, but it aggravates me when the family next door leaves their German Shepherd and Husky out all night to bark and howl at everything they hear. All the noise makes it very difficult to get a good night’s sleep. I don’t understand how it doesn’t bother the owners to listen to it. Does your dog make too much noise? Is he agitating your neighbors also?

Barking dogs themselves are not the problem. The problem is where, when, and how long the dog barks. Dogs typically bark because they’ve been created this way. A baby cries, a dog barks – this is how they communicate. We humans can’t relate. We don’t understand a dog’s language, and because we don’t, we want them to shut up when we feel they’re supposed to.

There’s a reason dogs bark. They bark when they’re happy, but also when … Read More