Cats lose their hair and dirty our homes. They are cute but they give us a hard time when it comes to household chores… Fortunately, there are effective and simple cleaning tips to perform. Discover our selection of the best tips!
Cat hair: the washcloth
A lightly dampened washcloth can then gather the hairs into piles. Pass it on your sofas and textiles with a circular motion. A few minutes will suffice to collect the hairs and then you can remove them by hand in handfuls.
Cat hair: the dishwashing glove
Same as the washcloth, dishwashing mitts thus have the ability to collect spilled hair. Indeed, this trick is particularly practical for cleaning carpets and rugs. You will then only have to pick up the hairballs thus formed.
The self-adhesive brush to get rid of cat hair
The self-adhesive brush is the essential accessory for any owner of cats or dogs. In the form of a roller, this brush makes it possible to rid clothing and textiles of the hairs which are attached to them. Thus, refills are sold commercially at a low price, which makes it a durable and economical tool.
The electrostatic brush to get rid of cat hair
This electrostatic plastic brush, available in stores, is equipped with a velvet surface capable of removing hairs left on any surface.
The suede brush
Brushes designed for cleaning suede surfaces are also effective against hair. To pass on your cushions, sofas and sheets… It allows in fact to eliminate a good part of it even if you will have to finish the work with the vacuum cleaner.
The rubber brush is as useful for grooming your cat as it is for picking up their hair! However, it only acts on the surface, so its effect is not the most radical! It is therefore better to combine its use with another brush or vacuum afterwards.
The wet sponge
The damp sponge helps loosen the hairs caught in the fabrics. Be careful not to wet it more than necessary! You also risk getting the things to be cleaned wet. A simple moistening is enough to gather the hairs by rubbing in circular motions.
Used pantyhose and stockings
If you have used tights or stockings… Keep them to use as “hair catchers” on all surfaces! How to do ? Wrapped around your hand, they will allow you to collect them by rubbing.
This alternative to the vacuum cleaner actually makes it possible to clean rugs and carpets in a particularly effective way. Fitted with silicone pins, it allows you to unhook the hairs lodged in the fibres.
The vacuum cleaner
From now on, the vacuum cleaner remains your best ally in the fight against hair. By passing it daily, you will considerably reduce the quantity in your habitat.
To make your vacuum cleaner more efficient, consider acquiring several nozzles intended to eliminate the dirt that accumulates in the recesses. Indeed, some have more or less hard hairs. This is therefore an interesting cleaning option for scraping while vacuuming.
Condemn certain parts
Yes, the presence of the cat is not necessarily desirable in all rooms of the house. Like the kitchen and the bedroom. So do not hesitate to banish access to your pet as far as possible. This will prevent him from lying on your pillows and climbing on tables.