If you have pets, it can be a challenge keeping your home looking and smelling clean. Pets can be messy. While lovable and fun, they don’t usually clean up after themselves or wipe their feet when they come inside. And, as is the case with an older pet or a new puppy, there are always going to be accidents. This can lead to bad odours, carpet stains and more. Do you want your home to smell fresh and clean even with pets? Keep reading as we share some of our favourite house cleaning tips to keep your home fresh and clean. Let’s get started:
Clean The Litter Box – One of the strongest pet odours you will find in your home is your cat’s litter box. To combat his keep the litter box clean and wash it on a regular basis with a 50:50 mixture of vinegar and water.
Clean Furniture And Carpets – Your furniture and carpets can become dirty, stained and smelling bad from your pets. For a super clean home, use an enzyme-based cleaning product such as Naturally Gone®. It’s unique formula is designed to remove pet stains and odours from carpets, furniture and area rugs. Once you have these clean, be sure to treat them with an anti-stain furniture and carpet treatment to avoid any future stains. You can also use Pet Proud Carpet Freshener to keep your carpets smelling fresh and clean between vacuuming.
Remove Pet Hair – To remove everyday pet odours around the house, remove any pet hair when they shed. Excessive pet hair will not only leave your home looking dingy, it can also make it smell. Use a special pet hair remover roller or duct tape wrapped around your hand to remove pet hair easily from any surface.
Clean Floors With Baking Soda – Baking soda is safe to use on any hard surface and it can neutralise pet odours on contact. Simply sprinkle some baking soda onto the hard surface and wait about a half an hour. Then, wipe up the mess with a damp cloth or vacuum the area.
Purchase New Fragrances For Your Home – Now that you and your pet’s home is clean and rid of any pet odours, you can add some fresh clean scents with plug-in air fresheners, scented candles and more!
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