Tips for Cleaning As A Pet Owner
Managing Animal Hair
One of the most common issues pet owners face is animal hair and pet odors. It’s everywhere. On your floors, on your furniture, and even on your clothing. One thing you can do is have an handy. These are great for quickly removing hair from furniture and pet beds. Or having a furniture cover that you can quickly shake off outside and throw in the wash will save you some time. And most importantly having your pet groomed regularly will help diminish the problem of untamed animal hair.
Keeping Their Paws Clean
Dogs get let outside to use the restroom, while cats step into the litter box to use the restroom. Can you guess what happens next? They then track that waste that they stepped in, back into your home.
In order to keep them from walking on surfaces with their dirty feet, make sure you clean them! This is another reason why grooming your pets is important. Just like you need to be cleaned, they do too. An important note: don’t forget to clean your dog’s ears! They can develop yeast and give off an odor if left unkept.
Quickly Cleaning Accidents
Animals have accidents in the house. That’s just a part of being a pet owner. No need to scold them for hours. Think about if you had to go to the bathroom but you couldn’t tell someone that you needed let out. Would you go to the bathroom in your pants? Probably. The only thing you need to do is act quickly when your pet as an accident.
Let them outside and begin to clean up the mess. The sooner you can clean a pet stain, the better. First remove any solid residue, then blot fresh stains with a clean cloth, and apply carpet cleaner if you have it. It’s preferred that you use carpet cleaner designed specifically for pet odor.