Pets

5 Ways To Stop Pet Hair From Taking Over Your Home

If you own a pet, then you don’t need us to tell you about the everyday struggle of having a hairy home. There’s pet hair on the floor, on the furniture, on your clothes, in your car – there’s no escape from the dreaded fur. Eventually this extra hair becomes just another one of the minor annoyances we accept about having a furry friend, alongside slobbery kisses and snatching unattended food, but we’ve got some ideas to help you fight back. Here are our top 5 tips to help you combat pet hair and keep your home fluff-free.

Regular grooming

While shedding is unavoidable, you can keep it under control with daily brushing and weekly baths. This not only removes loose hairs, but it encourages oil production in your pet’s skin, which helps keep it healthy. Daily grooming sessions are also the perfect opportunity to check your pet for any medical issues which may need attention.

Vacuum daily

A lightweight, or handheld, vacuum is your best friend when it comes to tackling pet hair. Use it to whip around any hotspots in your home each day to make sure hair doesn’t build up and become unmanageable. Less than 5 minutes a day can make all the difference!

Use the right tools

Rubber is the perfect tool for lifting unwanted pet hair. Run a rubber brush over carpets to bring up hair before vacuuming, or even pop on a pair of rubber gloves and rub your hand over soft furnishings to collect the hairs.

Fluff-free clothes

Invest in a cheap lint roller and spend a couple of minutes before you leave the house each morning rolling it over your clothes to remove pet hair. Or, if you can’t find a lint roller, a piece of duct tape will do the trick! Remember: prevention is better than cure. Put your clothes away so your pets don’t get the chance to lie on them in the first place.

Protect the furniture

Where possible, shield your furniture with removable sheets. Cover pet beds and sofas with blankets and simply pop them in the wash regularly – and don’t forget to add a capful of Zoflora to eliminate any odours and leave a beautiful fragrance!

 

Don’t forget to check out the Zoflora Pet Hub for lots of tips and hints to keep your home clean and healthy with pets.

Posted by Zoflora (01/05/2017)