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Building a Custom Home That is Pet Friendly

Posted by HiLine Hal
December 15, 2015

12-15-2015-bm-pet-friendly.jpgWhether you have an exotic pet or a more traditional dog, your custom home is a place of rest and relaxation for you and your pet. When building a new home on your lot, consider tips from an experienced custom home builder to create a pet-friendly space. A pet-friendly home is one that makes it easy for your pet to live inside as well as in the yard and one that won’t be easily damaged by active pets.

Utilize Storage Space for Safety

Remember a place for everything and everything in its place. You will find HiLine Home’s floor plans take into consideration storage needs. This will allow you to keep gadgets safely out of reach of pets. In addition, HiLine can customize your home with charging stations and places to store electronics so your pet doesn’t damage devices.

Create Adequate Area for Exercise

Depending on the size and type of your pet you will want to customize your home to your lifestyle. For example, many of the HiLine Homes plans have bonus rooms to separate playtime from more formal areas. Utility Rooms are beneficial to cleaning up after exercising outside pets.

When landscaping, avoid hazardous plants including poisonous berries. Also, a well-landscaped yard allows a pet to play but minimizes the dirt and mud that often gets tracked in from the outside. As you design your landscaping be sure to include a pet-friendly fence to allow you that much more peace of mind knowing your pets are safe.

At HiLine Homes, we look forward to helping you design your perfect pet-friendly home for your family. For more information on ideas for custom homes in The Northwest with unique architectural designs to build on your lot, please contact us.