Pet-Friendly Cleaning Tips: Keeping Your Home Clean with Pets

Pets bring joy, companionship, and love into our homes, but they also come with their own set of cleaning challenges. From shedding fur to tracked-in dirt, keeping a clean and pet-friendly home requires a bit of extra effort . Here are some pet-friendly cleaning tips to help you navigate the unique cleaning challenges that come with having pets and maintain a tidy home environment.

Keeping Your Home Clean

Regular Grooming

Regular grooming is key to minimising shedding and keeping your pet's fur under control. Brushing your pet frequently helps to remove loose hair and reduce the amount of fur that ends up on your furniture and floors. 

Vacuum Regularly

Frequent vacuuming is essential for removing pet hair and dander (plus any other allergens) from carpets and furniture. Vacuuming at least once or twice a week helps to maintain a clean and healthy indoor environment. If you find your house is getting overwhelmed with pet hair, give us a buzz in the Bizzi Beez customer care centre on 1800 646 477 or book online today.

Protect Furniture and Surfaces

Invest in furniture covers, throws, or pet-friendly slipcovers to protect your upholstery from pet hair, stains, and scratches. Place washable mats or rugs near entryways to trap dirt and moisture and prevent it from being tracked throughout the house. You could even use scratch-resistant materials for furniture and flooring in pet-accessible areas.

Clean Up Accidents Promptly

Accidents happen, especially during house training or in older pets. Clean up pet accidents promptly and thoroughly to prevent stains, odours, and bacterial growth. 

Wash Bedding and Toys

Regularly wash your pet's bedding, blankets, and toys to keep them clean and free of dirt, bacteria, and odours. Use pet-safe laundry detergent and wash bedding in hot water to kill germs and remove allergens. 

Pet-Friendly Cleaning

Use Pet-Safe Cleaning Products

Opt for cleaning products that are specifically formulated to be safe for pets. Look for products labelled as pet-friendly or non-toxic.

Ventilate Your Home

Proper ventilation will minimise your pet's exposure to cleaning fumes and airborne particles. Open windows and doors to allow fresh air to circulate throughout your home while cleaning, and use fans or ventilation systems to help remove pollutants from the air.

Keep Pets Away During Cleaning

While cleaning, keep your pets safely confined to a different area of your home to prevent them from coming into contact with cleaning products or inhaling cleaning fumes. Using baby gates or pet crates can create a designated pet-free zone until cleaning is complete.

By following these pet-friendly cleaning tips, you can maintain a clean home environment for both you and your furry friends. With a little extra effort and attention, you can enjoy the company of your pets without sacrificing the cleanliness of your home.


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