Understanding Down Bedding

July 28, 2015

Down bedding has long been prized for its warmth, breathability, and durability. Though more expensive than synthetic alternatives, the right down comforter or blanket can provide many years of service in warm, mild, and cold climates alike. To be sure you get the most out of your investment, it’s important to understand what to look […]

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How to Store Pet Food Safely

July 21, 2015

Just like human food, the quality and edibility of pet food degrades over time. But unlike human food that is typically eaten within a week or so of opening, a single large bag of pet food can serve as your dog or cat’s main meal source for a month or more, which leaves it highly […]

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How to Store Ice Cleats and Other Winter Items for Summer

July 14, 2015

We know what you’re thinking: It’s now the middle of July and the cold, ice, and snow are impossibly far away. Why bring up winter gear storage now? That’s a fair question, especially if you’ve already stowed your ice cleats, battery heated apparel, electric blankets, ski boots, gloves, and other expensive winter equipment in an […]

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7 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe This Summer

July 7, 2015

Summertime provides dog owners with ample opportunities to romp with pets in a variety of fun settings. From barbecues on the beach and boating on the lake to hiking in the woods, fishing in the river, or simply playing fetch at the local dog park, there are always plenty of great destinations and activities to […]

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Help Pets Stay Safe and Calm During Fireworks

June 23, 2015

It’s no secret that dogs and cats of all sizes can be spooked by loud noises. Thunderstorms, jackhammers, drums, motorcycles, and backfiring cars are just a few of the sounds that might cause these house pets to whimper, hide, or engage in destructively anxious behavior. In the summer months—particularly July when Independence Day rolls around—you […]

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Cooling Bedding and Apparel 101: Phase Changing, Evaporative, and Temperature Regulating

June 16, 2015

When you browse for bedding and cooling apparel at the CozyWinters website, you’ll notice that we carry three types of products: phase changing, evaporative, and temperature regulating. While all three perform the same cooling function, the process by which they do this is different. Let’s take a look at how each type works. Evaporative cooling […]

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Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 9, 2015

What makes a great Father’s Day gift? Opinions are sure to vary on that one; however, it’s probably safe to say that neckties, cologne or aftershave, and kitschy products emblazoned with slogans like “World’s Greatest Dad” are out of the running. Instead, the best gifts tend to be the ones that Dad not only needs, […]

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End of Ice Cleat Season

June 2, 2015

It took a while, but all traces of snow and ice are gone from the parking lots, sidewalks, driveways, and loading docks of the lower 48. That means it’s finally time to put away ice cleats, grips, and other personal traction devices until winter returns and your employees need them again. But instead of simply […]

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7 Tips to Beat the Heat

May 26, 2015

As the seasons change from winter and spring into summer, the focus of outdoor safety shifts from staying warm to staying cool. High temperatures and intense sunshine combine to make heat exhaustion and heat stroke serious risks for those engaging in moderate to vigorous outdoor activities for sustained periods of time. So if you’re planning […]

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Pet Friendly Outdoor Adventures

May 19, 2015

Spending quality time with pets is one of the most important responsibilities of any owner. This not only provides pets with the exercise they need to stay healthy and nimble, but also deepens the bonds of loyalty, love, and companionship between human and animal. Here are some ideas for pet friendly outdoor adventures that will […]

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