How to clean the home when you have pets


Those who live with pets like cats and dogs know that the effort in cleaning the home is double. Since they are constantly shedding fur, leave food left-overs and water on the floor, bring dirt from the street and above all, when they are younger, they have little “accidents” with their physiologic needs. Besides, the cleaning in homes where pets inhabit must be most frequently than the rest of those who don’t have pets, due to the tendency to accumulate bad odors, coming from these furry friends.

Keeping their area cleaned: There where your pet sleeps and where it surely has marked territory with urine, it is recommended to prepare a mixture of vinegar with water and then you shake the mixture for it to make it work. Then after the mixture is ready, spray on paper towel or cloth to clean the area.

Washing frequently carpets, comforters and curtains, just like all knitting at home that could be in frequent contact with the pet. Of course, you need to wash also your pet’s sheets and beds, weekly at least.


Pet hair: You need to brush your pet regularly in spring and autumn, when cats and dogs shed their hair, and then vacuum to reduce the quantity of hair that is all over the floor during those times.  Even then and depending on thequantity and longitude of hair your pet sheds during those months you will have to vacuum twice a week. Besides it is also recommended to clean couches and their seats with the vacuum’s upholstery tool to reduce pet’s hair that is in those places.

Floors:  It is an important area to clean because where the odors and footprints accumulate. It is recommended vacuuming and mopping once a week. Paying close attention if you have children because they like to play on the floor.

If you want to keep your home perfectly clean, there will be certain factors and zones of the home that require the most effort. For example, when you are cleaning, clean the zones where your pet usually spend the most time, or its bed and toys, which is where is the dirtiest.

If you follow these tips, we will be sure that your home will stay clean always, even so like those who don’t own pets!



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