- Making sure your dog's nails are trimmed – there are many ways you can do this, most groomers and vets will do it. You can do it at home too, but make sure it is a pleasant part of your pets life. Teach your dog to associate nail trimming with things he/she loves and take it slow and easy.
- Area rugs – Adding area rugs and runners to areas your pet frequently traffics will reduce the effects on the floor and on your dog as well. Cats are more suited for hardwood floors, but some dogs have a hard time with it. Bigger dogs tend to develop hip problems, which hardwood floors will only exacerbate.
- The type of wood – This plays a major part in how the floor will stand up to your furry family members. Brazilian walnut is a hard, dense wood that will stand up to your pets for a long time. Discuss this with your designer or flooring contractor before installation.
When finding a contractor, check to see they offer a dustless installation system. Not only will this be much safer for your pets, it makes your life easier. Majestic Floors specializes in dustless hardwood floor installation in Rockland County and offers many other hardwood floor services.
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