The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Dog-Friendly Backyard

Even if your dog spends most of his time inside the house, your backyard belongs to him. It should be a pleasant place where he can eat, play with his favorite toys, sleep, bask in the sunshine and even frolic in the rain. It’s your job to make sure that he can do all this […]

Winner: The Home Depot $50 Gift Card

Our giveaway for a $50 gift card from The Home Depot was super popular! We hope you all enjoyed the series on our installation of the Kwikset SmartKey Lock which is so great for pet households. (We’re really enjoying ours…no more keys on our dog walk!) Out of 2,951 entries, the winner of The Home […]

Giveaway: $50 The Home Depot Gift Card CLOSED

**This giveaway is closed. Out of 2,951 entries our winner is Serge B. Congratulations!** We’ve been reviewing the Kwikset SmartKey Lock available at The Home Depot…and now one lucky reader will win a $50 gift card from The Home Depot! Here’s our series of review posts if you missed any this week: Kwikset SmartKey Locks […]

Review: Using the Kwikset SmartKey Lock

We’ve now had our Kwikset SmartKey lock from The Home Depot installed for a few days. And what do we think? We are loving it. The very best part: NO KEYS when we go out on our twice-daily dog walks! We use the keypad and lock the door behind us then, when the walk is […]

Review: Installing the Kwikset SmartKey Lock

This week we’re reviewing the KwikSet SmartKey Locks available at The Home Depot. In Monday’s post we looked at the different Kwikset SmartKey locks, Tuesday we went to our local store to select a lock, and in today’s post we’re installing! As we told you in yesterday’s post, we selected a Kwikset SmartKey lock with […]

Review: Selecting a Kwikset SmartKey Lock

In yesterday’s post, we talked about the Kwikset SmartKey locks we’re reviewing this week and the technology that allows you to rekey the lock yourself without removing the lock from the door. After John read through all the specifications for the different lock styles, we headed off to our local The Home Depot store to […]

Review: Kwikset SmartKey Locks at The Home Depot

As we’ve written about before here on DogTipper, we love working on our home. John built the original portion of our home, our catio, our barn, workshop, and all our other outbuildings, so we’re always looking for ideas for projects to do around our house. (John might say I’m coming up with too many ideas […]