Our pets are part of the family. Letting these animals into our lives also means letting their pet hair come into the house (all over the place!). It is difficult to make peace with the fact that our furry friends can be so problematic. Here are a few simple ways to limit the mess in your home.
1. Brush and Groom Your Animal Frequently
Some animals consider brushing as torture. You can, therefore, purchase a silicon brush, such as the Groomie. This brush reduces the pain that can be associated with the brushing routine. You can also use this type of brush in the bath. Weather permitting, it is preferable to brush your animal outside to limit the pet hair inside the house.
2. House Cleaning Regularly
House cleaning regularly will save you most of the hassle. It is the most efficient way to win the ongoing battle with pet hair. Also, there will be less dust, which means better general health for your family. Do business with residential house cleaning professionals and save time! Make an appointment with Adèle House Cleaning and let one of our Pros take care of the cleaning.
3. Get a Humidifier
Static electricity is the worst thing for spreading pet hair, dust and other volatile matter. By keeping the humidity in your home at a reasonable rate, you will be able to reduce the spreading of pet hair. It is also a solution to reduce allergens and prevent the development of allergies.
4. Cover Your Furniture
Often, animals choose a favourite place to take their nap. Whether it be on a particular chair or the sofa, cover it with a blanket. You will be able to wash this blanket when necessary. Certain stores also sell furniture covers, particularly for this purpose. You have to put the cover away when your guests arrive 😉
5. Modify Your Laundry Steps
Would you be ready to add 10 minutes to your laundry routine to not have any more pet hair stuck onto your clothes? If so, start now by putting your clothes and linens in the dryer without heat for 10 minutes before starting the wash cycle. Make sure to empty the filter afterwards and there you go! You’ve just considerably reduced the amount of pet hair. You can also use dryer balls to limit static. They’re an excellent ecological alternative to dryer sheets.
The essential of all of these techniques is to be consistent. You will, therefore, breathe better in your home, and you and your pet will live in a better environment!
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