Residences at Merrick Park is a pet-friendly apartment community in Coral Gables, FL featuring one, two, and three bedroom homes. We want to welcome you and your pup or cat to a life of luxury! When you’re the proud pet owner, there are additional challenges to consider when decorating and maintenance for your home. Here are a few ideas on how to make your apartment’s interior as pet-friendly as our community.
When choosing your sofa and chairs for your living room, which are the largest and most notable pieces of your décor, consider both form and function. It’s possible that your cat’s claws can easily scratch up furniture or that your dog may be prone to create messes. Try to find furniture with “pet-friendly” fabrics. A relatively new synthetic fabric called Crypton is resistant to stains, smells, bacteria, and scratches. Or, another good alternative is leather because it’s easy to clean and durable. If you’re looking for a cruelty-free option, Ultrasuede is a machine-washable microfiber that’s also soft to the touch.
Depending on your décor aesthetic, it may be a good idea to match the colors of your carpeting and furniture with your pet’s fur. If your dog sheds and has black fur, it will become an obvious eye sore on a cream-colored rug. With the right color and pattern, your pet’s fur will be less of a nuisance. We all have busy schedules. Implementing this idea into your apartment’s design can save you the time and headache of having to sweep and vacuum every single day.
Let’s be honest, it’s hard to resist your dog or cat when they beg for attention. This makes it likely that your pet will end up on your bed next to you when you lay down for a nap. It’s a good idea to prevent your bedding from scratches, smells, or stains by giving your dog a designated blanket to lay on. This way, your pet can stay close to you while avoiding direct contact with your comforter and pillows. Be sure to wash the blanket regularly.
If you keep up with your pets’ grooming and emotional needs, you can have a beautiful and harmonious home at our pet-friendly apartments in Coral Gables, FL. Come home to the unparalleled luxury of Residences at Merrick Park. Schedule a visit to our Coral Gables apartments today!