As a construction worker, it is important to understand the need to create a pet-friendly space for those who love their four-legged friends and want to ensure they are comfortable in a place their owners call home. If you are wondering what you need to do for a construction site to be pet-friendly then let’s take a look at a few details you should always pay attention to.

Begin With The Floor

No matter how small or large the construction site is, you have to make it a point to start with the floor. This is because while humans are careful where they step, pets tend to just walk behind their owners. The floor should be sturdy and there shouldn’t be any obstacles in the way so that a pet can wander around the site without the fear of getting injured.

You May Want To Pet Proof

A pet does not understand how to read signboards so if there is a portion of wet concrete in the construction site you may want to pet-proof it before the owners come in with their pets. It makes a lot of sense to invest in pet-proofing material because it helps you to keep some areas of the construction site out of bounds for pets. This will not only help protect the construction site but also the pet.

Choosing A Concrete Floor

When creating a home there are various flooring options available. Although the carpet seems to be a popular choice among pet owners, there are many reasons why it is best avoided. When creating a home for someone who loves pets, it is always recommended to opt for concrete floors rather than carpet because a carpet can spread allergies and become a breeding ground for bacteria.

Concrete is easy to clean up, does not become a breeding ground for any sort of allergens and this makes it the perfect floor for a pet lover. It is also resistant to moisture and this keeps the floor looking new for longer.

Less Damage With Concrete Floors

Pets tend to scratch around and when you choose a hardwood or a carpeted floor, there is a strong chance that this would get destroyed within a few months of it being laid down. Concrete, on the other hand, is resilient and it doesn’t affect the playfulness of your pet.

These days’ contactors are offering concrete flooring which makes the floor a cozy space for your pet to hang around. If your client complains about your floor getting cold at night then this can be resolved with a heated concrete floor that will last a long time and will look beautiful while being easier to clean.

Concrete floors are abrasion-resistant and once it is laid down, the owner would not have to worry about replacing them for a long time. This makes it a budget-friendly, economical, and smart choice while being the best option for your pet to roam on.

Meet Lance Davis


Lance Davis is a third generation Concrete Contractor with over 10+ years experience in concrete repair and slabjacking. His company Davis & Sons Concrete has proudly served all of North Central Illinois, Rockford and the outer suburbs - and he would love to hear from you!

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