Planning to make a dog house by yourself? This article presents short tips on how to make one. Check it out for ideas and inspiration, right here!
Do you already have an idea on how you’ll make it? Can you picture in your in your mind how it will look like when it’s done? If we are doing it ourselves, it sure takes a bit of our imagination and some expertise. A little help from this article may make it easier too!
When trying to make plans, there are important factors that you need to consider. This could be the location of the dog house, the size of your dog, materials, and design. The size of the dog house should be comfortable enough for your dog to stand and turn around.
2. It’s time to build!
When your plan is carefully prepared and the materials are already complete, it is time to build.
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The base is made up of the sides and the bottom panel. The sides are assembled first before attaching the bottom floor on top. Make a square base with screws securely fastened at the ends.
Attach the bottom panel on top of the assembled sides of the square base. Make sure that the screw heads sink safe enough not to cause harm.
3. Make a sturdy roof and paint the dog house.
The dog house will not be complete without putting shingles the roof and beautifying it with your favorite paint. An artistic dog house fits within a beautiful garden or house.
You can make the roof sturdy and extra dry. One method to ensure its dry is to cover the entire roof evenly with asphalt-impregnated roofing material. It serves as primary protection. Next, you can attach shingles to give its classic, lovely look.
Choosing a paint color is important. If it is located in the garden, green could be a nice suggestion, but of course, you can customize your dog house. Remember to let the paint dry before leaving.
4. Furnishing for the dog house!
When your dog house is done, you can let your puppy in or opt to put a little bit of furnishings inside. Placing a carpet inside, a dog bed or blanket is practical to buy. Your dog needs it for comfort. Putting toys inside will also entertain him.
It is optional to print your dog’s name in the dog house but putting a hook somewhere at the side for the leash could be practical.
For an easy tutorial, see video below on how to do it.
There are many ready-made types you can easily buy at stores. You can choose according to size, color, and design. But making your own dog house is more interesting and fun. Besides the fact that you can customize it according to your plans, it is always rewarding and fulfilling to be able to achieve a project at home.
For those dog lovers who have been dreaming of building your own design for the fur baby, this is your chance to start. Share this with friends who are interested as well. If this has been informative, you can hit like and share!
Dear my friends, I’m Susan J.Varney, as a dog lover, I’m here to give you best advices and experiences of mine to help you deal with your cute, lovely dogs. The4legged.com was established with the goal to equip you with knowledge about nutrition, common diseases, habits of your dogs. Also, I teach you some simple ways to train your intelligent dogs.