Who would have thought that pet hair could be such a nuisance?
Keeping your home clean and tidy is challenging, especially if you have pets. Apart from the fur they leave on the couch or carpet, pet hair sticks to almost everything in the house, including clothes and carpets.
With so many products available on supermarket shelves, it’s tempting to buy some of them just to keep your home clean and tidy.
But why spend money on cleaning solutions when there are plenty of natural ingredients at home that can do the same?
In this article, we share with you 10 outstanding tips on how to get rid of pet hair using natural ingredients and household items.
Dryer sheets are brilliant for removing pet hair from upholstery.
Simply place one of these sheets on a couch or armchair and run a vacuum cleaner over it. As the dryer sheet is pulled into the vacuum cleaner, it will simultaneously remove pet hair and dust from it, leaving your upholstery spotless.
If your vacuum cleaner has a rotating brush, be sure to unplug it before using a dryer sheet to prevent damage to your furniture.
You can also try cleaning your furniture with dryer sheets. Simply sprinkle some dryer sheets over your couch, chairs, or bedsheets and let them sit for a couple of hours.
The longer they remain in place, the better they will clean.
Once the time is up, vacuum everything up, leaving you with furniture and bedsheets that smell great and look brand new. If you want to get rid of pet hair from your upholstery and carpets, you can also sprinkle dryer sheets over them.
Leave them for an hour or two, and then vacuum everything up.
Your carpets will look clean and fresh, and your upholstery will be pet hair-free.
Steamers are great for cleaning carpets and upholstery, as well as tackling pet hair. Simply put your steamer to work and you’ll be left with beautiful carpets and furniture that are free of pet hair and dust.
If you don’t have a steam cleaner, you can buy a handheld steamer that can get the job done just as well.
If you want to tackle pet hair on your furniture and bedsheets, put your steamer to work.
Simply put the steamer’s hose directly on the surface and let the machine do all the work. Your furniture and bedsheets will look clean and fresh within minutes. Steamers are also great for cleaning your floors.
Put them to use when mopping your floor, and you’ll be left with a sparkling clean floor that is also pet hair-free.
However, you should make sure that you don’t clean a heavily soiled floor with a steamer.
You probably have a rubber broom in your home if you have a dog. If not, you should get one, as it is a wonderful tool for removing pet hair from upholstery.
Simply place the bristles of the broom on a couch or armchair and run a vacuum cleaner over it.
As the vacuum cleaner pulls the pet hair towards it, the rubber bristles will at the same time catch them and transfer them to the vacuum cleaner bag. This way, you’ll have your upholstery spotless in no time.
There are many ways to get rid of pet hair using a hair dryer. If you have carpets that are covered in pet hair, you can use a high-power hair dryer to get rid of them.
Simply put the hair dryer on the highest power setting and direct it to the carpet. As the pet hair is blown away from the carpet, it will be caught by the airflow.
Keep the hair dryer moving so that you don’t overheat any one area. Once you’re done, vacuum the area to get rid of any remaining pet hair.
If you have upholstery that is covered in pet hair, you can use a hair dryer to get rid of it. Set the hair dryer to the lowest heat setting and hold it about 6 inches away from the upholstery.
Slowly move the hair dryer over the upholstery, using the airflow to blow the pet hair away. As with carpets, once you’re done, vacuum the area to get rid of any remaining pet hair.
If you want to get rid of pet hair from your clothes, you can use a lint roller.
Simply put the lint roller on your clothes and roll it towards you.
The pet hair will be pulled towards the lint roller, where it’ll be stuck. You can also try cleaning your clothes with a vacuum cleaner by attaching a lint roller to the hose or putting the lint roller inside a vacuum cleaner bag.
The pet hair will be drawn towards the lint roller and will be pulled into the vacuum cleaner bag, where it can be easily disposed of.
A lint roller can also be used to clean your furniture and bedsheets. Simply put the lint roller on your furniture or bedsheets and roll it towards you.
The pet hair will be pulled towards the lint roller and can be easily removed.
If you have hardwood floors, you know how difficult it is to clean them. But did you know that they can also be a source of pet hair?
You can employ the help of a squeegee to get rid of pet hair from your floors.
Simply put the squeegee on the floor and push it backward and forwards a couple of times until the floor is clean.
Getting rid of pet hair from your house can be challenging, especially if you don’t have a vacuum cleaner.
Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to remove pet hair from your home using household items.
Hopefully, this article has given you some ideas on how to get rid of pet hair without a vacuum cleaner. You can also use these tips to keep your home clean and tidy, even if you don’t have a pet.
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