The igloo dog house is one of the many available choices of dog houses on the market today. As the name suggest, the design is for colder climates and resembles what people invasion as an Eskimos dwelling. You use to see this type of dog house everywhere you went back in the day, but quickly lost popularity and appeal. Doesn’t mean you still can’t buy one today, in fact I think they look better now.
Igloo dog houses are available with in specified budgets, where comparable wooden dog houses are costlier. If your looking for something cheaper and ready built for a colder climate than a Igloo is what your looking for.
A Igloo dog house is designed which incorporates an entrance in the front and a closed back, the dog has choice to rest in the front or stay the back of the house, whereas in case of wooden dog houses, the porch has to be built separately for this purpose. Closing the entrance is simple in the igloo design over wooden designs.
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Igloo doghouses are made usually with plastic and structural foam with additional insulation to keep the room warm in winter and cool in summer. Its protection from rain is better over wooden designs due to its design and shape. They withstand all weather conditions, easy to maintain and can ever be cleaner than wooden ones.
Igloo dog house are made with layers of foam depending on strength requirements. Nitrogen filled Igloo houses are also available to keep the dog house cool in summer and warm in winter. This type of construction is difficult in wooden houses.
Igloo dog house are energy efficient as it is a dome shaped dog house. Most of the hot or cold air surrounds the dog keeping it more comfortable due to its shape being a dome. The house is lighter when compared to other dog houses can be moved to different locations easily.
Igloo dog house is cheaper and easy to move and accessible, but it doesn’t always look so cool as the wooden ones. It is made as one piece avoiding the problem of ceiling leaks. The exterior does not require any maintenance like periodic painting, stays good for number of years.