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Just as parents have to deal with certain behavioral issues with their children, pet owners have to face different habits from whichever type of pet that they have. If you are a cat owner, one of the situations you may be facing with your furry feline is wall scratching. While this trait is considered normal behavior and most cats do it at some time or another, there are several reasons why they bring out their…

Licking is part of what dogs do. They lick themselves for grooming purposes, they lick other dogs or animals they are close to, they lick you, and sometimes, they lick the carpet. If your dog starts licking the carpet, you may find this behavior to be strange as well as disconcerting. It can be one of those quirky dog behaviors, or there might be more to it. Take a look at some of the non-quirky…

It’s happened to most of us: we’re cooking some food and we get distracted, only to find that there is a lingering smell of burned food in the air minutes later. The problem is that the smoke will not only set off the fire alarms, but it can get into the carpets, curtains, furniture, and other surfaces. If there’s enough smoke, it’s a smell that can last for weeks or even months afterwards. The Problem…

We all love our pets, but one little thing can be a bit of a nuisance: fur on your clothes. Luckily, there are several methods that you can use to remove your fur baby’s hair from your clothing. What causes fur to stick to clothing? Static buildup holds the fur onto the fabric in most cases, making it difficult to remove. So, if you’re tired of pulling your freshly washed clothes out of the dryer…

Nobody wants to come to the realization that their favorite pair of jeans has now been stained with grass. After all, grass is one of the most troublesome stains around, especially with a fabric like denim. Thankfully, there are a few different ways that you can work on getting the grass stains out of your jeans. You can either use household items and cleaners, or you can consider purchasing a commercial-brand cleaner from the store…

While birds might be beautiful to look at and listen to from a distance, they can become extremely problematic when they decide to make their homes near your porch, deck, or patio. When this happens, you can be in for a world of noise, cleaning up after the birds, and even having some of the more aggressive birds peck at you. Thankfully, there are several different ways that you can go about deterring birds from…

There are many, many benefits to having a hardwood floor. For one, it is one of the most beautiful choices that you have for flooring. At the same time, there are a lot of problems that can arise when you have such a slick flooring. For instance, there might be the issue that your furniture never stays in one place. If, every time you try to sit down on your couch, it moves away from…

There are many, many reasons why you might decide to light a candle. It could be that you want to get rid of a smell that you dislike, or it could be that you want to save some money on electricity. However, there might come a time when you find that you don’t have a lighter to light your candle with. While you might not know what to do when first faced with a situation…

Have you ever worn clothes that have a musty kind of smell? It’s not uncommon at certain times of year for clothes to develop an odor that is not altogether pleasant. Sometimes this is because the washing machine isn’t cleaned. Other times, it’s because the clothes are damp and not properly stored. It can also be because other strong smells in the home, such as cooking or pet smells, seep into the fibers of your…

There are many different reasons why you might decide that you want your room to be darker. It could be that you want to sleep better at night, but you can’t get the room dark enough for your comfort. It could be that you suffer from migraines and light is a trigger for them. No matter what your reasoning is, there are plenty of ways that you can make sure as little light as possible…

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