5 tips to get in front of the pet hair in your home

5 tips to get in front of the pet hair in your home

(BPT) – From their loyal ways to their silly antics, pets bring so much joy to homes. While you wouldn’t trade any of the cuddles and welcome-home slobbers, one thing most pet owners don’t find quite as lovable is all the pet hair!

When you live with a furry friend, it’s inevitable that there will be pet hair everywhere-hiding under tables, collecting in corners and clinging to clothes and furniture. Cleaning up after it all can be hard work-but the good news is that there are some ways to keep it under control. With a few simple steps, you can keep your home clean and free from pet hair (at least until that next shake).

1) Embrace your inner groomer. The best way to deal with pet hair in your home is to stop it even before it starts. Regularly grooming your pet will help control pet hair and shedding. Get into the habit of brushing your pet each day. Chances are, they’ll enjoy the extra attention, and you’ll be able to collect and dispose of their hair before it gets everywhere else. If your pet needs extra care, take them to a groomer every couple of months to really control the undercoat or longer hair.

2) Use a vacuum designed to pick up pet hair. After you’ve used a conventional vacuum that fails to pick up your dog or cat’s hair a couple of times, it’s probably safe to say that you’ve had enough. Get your hands on a vacuum built for the job, like the BISSELL Pet Hair Eraser® Lift-Off® Upright Pet Vacuum, which is engineered specifically for homes with pets. It combines the power of an upright vacuum with the cleaning convenience of a lightweight, portable canister, so you can clean tight corners, stairs and furniture easily. It delivers a tangle-free brush roll, so you don’t have to worry about hair wrapping around it. When you’re done, you can empty the canister without touching the hair inside.

3) Strategically place throw rugs around the house. Carpet and rugs are a magnet for pet hair-so use them to your advantage! Place throw rugs in areas your cat or dog frequents and they can collect the lion’s share of the shedding before the hair infiltrates every nook and cranny in the rest of your home. Then you can easily vacuum those rugs!

4) Give your pet a designated hang-out spot.Health & Fitness While your favorite four-legged companion is hanging out around the house, offer them an extra comfy spot or two on the floor with large throw pillows or a pet bed so they have their own space. They’ll end up spending much of their time in these cozy spots and it will help you out by making the area you need to clean smaller.

5) Washable slipcover. There’s no reason to cut out couch cuddles with your fluffy friend. A washable slipcover for your furniture can work wonders to protect furniture from hair and messes. And, it doesn’t have to be the unsightly plastic covers people used to have -contemporary slipcovers are made of soft cloth, are easy to remove and look great. Most you can even throw in your washing machine to easily to remove the hair. In between washings, using vacuum attachments will help keep your couch hair free.

After trying out these tricks, the only evidence that there’s a pet in your home will be from the lovable, furry greeting they give you when you walk in the door!


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18 Responses to “5 tips to get in front of the pet hair in your home”

  1. Gail Briggs Reply

    Melissa..any suggestions on cleaning and shining a vinyl floor?

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  2. Mehnaz Abbasi Reply

    Awesome job on cleaning laminated floors.would it be OK to wet wipe the for and then polish it with pledge wood cleaning spray

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  3. Jenny Dominic Reply

    This is very useful tips for flooring care. I have recently installed wooden floors at my home from http://reclaimedflooringco.com/ . I hope this care tips will surely help me.

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  4. Peter Kroiss Reply

    What about cat pee? Any recommendations on getting that off the laminate flooring?

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  5. Margaret K Reply

    sorry lady! you are doing advertising for bullshit
    And do not give good advice to clean up

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  6. Wanda Roach Reply

    I steam moped my laminate floor it left a mark as I stupidly left the steamer on the floor when I went to unplug machine, is there anything that can be done?

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  7. Carolyn Pearson Reply

    Good tips.

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  8. Carolyn Pearson Reply

    How can you tell if you have laminate floors and if so what is a good laminate floor cleaning product?

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  9. Melinda Feliciano Reply

    Which vaccume do you recommend to use for laminate floors?

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  10. Jessica Berry Reply

    problem dcpp don't want to take their shoes off but if I don't let them in they will claim I wasn't letting them in or Co operating

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  11. Pam Meets World Reply

    Hi Melissa, can you tell me how to clean LVP luxury vinyl plank please? I'm scared to ruin the finish and I would love to have a slight shine on them, if possible.
    I can get a straight answer even from the people who I purchased the floor. Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks,
    Pam

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  12. Tania Willemse Reply

    How do I get rid of footprints on my laminate. I clean with microfibre mop and laminate cleaner but as soon as someone walks over it there are the footprints. I'm guessing its buildup, so how do I get rid of it.

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  13. Cheryl Blanko Reply

    I just used my new steam mop on my laminate floor. After watching your video I'm guessing this is a no no. Please advise. Plus there is a stain from one of my aquarium chemicals that won't budge. Any suggestions?

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  14. Shereen Abderoef Reply

    How often should one clean your laminate floors?

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  15. MStar10 Reply

    Usually I love your videos bc you suggest homemade solutions that are inexpensive and safer than the store bought chemicals – but in this video you just left it at use manufacturer laminate sprays. I don't know if this was influenced by where you shot the video… Or not.. But i really hope you do a part two as homemade solutions and strategies for laminate flooring is a big problem for many (especially condo dwellers). Thanks for all your other videos, they are and were really helpful. Thanks!

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  16. Thomas Halks Reply

    How about a cleaning Linoleum flooring vid?

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  17. Martha Dovenbarger Reply

    We used quick shine floor polish on our laminate floor we pretty much ruined the floor need to remove the polish help!!!!

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  18. sridevi kadali Reply

    Is steam mopping is good for laminate floors?

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