Effective Ways and Tips in Cleaning Cat Hair on Household

I know how stressful it can be trying to cleaning cat hair on all of your households since you let your cat wandering and lounging anywhere in the house. With this troublesome work, of course, shaving your cat is absolutely not a choice. It’s not wise as well if you exchange your long-haired cat with the short-haired one because hair or fur is one of the important and beautiful things about cats. Thus, in making the cat hair cleaning becomes easier, you should find a vacuum cleaner.


Actually, you don’t have to spend high expense for a specialized pet hair vacuum cleaner. You can use a common vacuum cleaner in cleaning cat hair which is visible. Then you can dry mop the floor or wipe the wooden furniture to take off the remaining cat’s hair. Another option is using a wet mop or using a wet sponge.

If you feel that the work is too tiring. You may buy a robotic vacuum cleaner which will do the hard work of cleaning cat hair on the whole floor while you are away. However, you still need to clean away things off of your flooring because robotic cleaner can’t touch the underneath part of the large furniture. You need to take it all off, for example, dirty clothing or other articles on the floor. It can be set for only cleaning certain rooms by the use of towers which create barriers at certain doorways. You can find also that there are specialized robot cleaners for cleaning pet hair.


There are some other options for cleaning cat hair in your household without vacuum cleaner at all as explained below:

  • Put on latex or rubber glove then wipe down the area.
  • Mist the area with fabric softener, then wipe. The fabric softener will loosen the cat hairs from the fabric.
  • Sprinkle the furniture with baking soda before vacuuming. The baking soda will help loosen the cat hair from the fabric.
  • Pat the area with the sticky side of a broad tape, like duct tape or packing tape
  • Wipe the furniture with a barely-dampened sponge or washcloth
  • Wipe the area with a fabric-softener sheet.
  • Go over area with a rubber shower squeegee
  • Go over area with a chamois cloth and lint roller
  • Wipe the area with a nylon bath puff.
  • If the item can be put into the washing machine, add a cup of white vinegar to the water and the hair will wash off.
  • To get cat hair out of a computer keyboard, go around, between, and under the keys with a cheap, fairly stiff small paint brush.
  • Wipe the area with a lint mitt (available in grocery and discount store cleaning sections).
  • If the item can be dried in the clothes drier, put it in for about 15 minutes with a damp washcloth

Brush with a rubber-bristle broom, inflate a balloon and run across the fabric. Loose cat hairs will stick to the balloon.

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