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Wireless vs. Wired Electric Dog Fence: What’s Better?

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Here at Backyard Boss, we regularly provide you with recommendations and reviews on different subjects. Everything we write about is strictly connected with our passions and hobbies. However, there is one topic that is especially important for us. Since we’re all dog lovers, we truly enjoy writing about anything related to them. We always take …

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What Is a Wireless Dog Fence and How Does It Work?

Wireless dog fences are an ingenious system that completely replaces the need for a physical boundary fence. The system creates a safe dog perimeter “fence” as well as a “danger” or “no-go” zone for your pet. Wearing a special collar, whenever your dog gets too close, or attempts crossing the invisible perimeter you have set …

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11 Brilliant Ideas for a DIY Air Conditioner

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Looking for a clever way to keep the house cool? Nothing is more affordable, or satisfying than a good old DIY air conditioner made with your own two hands. Made from items like Coleman coolers and styrofoam coolers to box fans, blowers, and oscillating fans, you may already have some of the parts laying around. …

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The Best Outdoor Misting Fans to Keep Cool This Summer

Couple sitting on a porch enjoying coffee and the cool breeze of a Geek Aire misting fan.

Any misting fan can get you wet, but only one of the best outdoor misting fans will actually keep you cool while you’re hanging out on the porch or BBQing in the backyard this summer. Unfortunately, the market is over-saturated with misting fans to pick from. That means that as a consumer, choosing one of …

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The Best Evaporative Cooler for Hot Summer Days and Nights

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Evaporative coolers, also known as swamp coolers, are an excellent alternative to air conditioners, ceiling fans, and expensive central air units. They work on a simple scientific principle called evaporative cooling, hence the name. When hot or warm air from your home is brought into the cooler, it is rapidly cooled by water and damp …

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