How to Remove Pet Hair From Your Couch
If pet hair has taken over your furniture, there's a way to get it off quickly and easily.
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As someone who lives in a multi-pet home, I know firsthand the struggle of trying to keep sofas and other furniture free of pet hair. There are several tricks you get use to coax stubborn hair out of upholstery fabric, many of which use materials you probably already have at home.
- Pet hair roller
- Rubber gloves
- Upholstery attachment
- Fabric freshener
- Water in a spray bottle
Project step-by-step (4)
Vacuum Using an Upholstery Attachment
- Start by vacuuming your couch with an upholstery attachment.
- This will begin to loosen up hair and dirt.
- Vacuum around and under pillows.
Wipe Down With Rubber Gloves
- Spray a small amount of water onto a rubber glove.
- Run the glove over the sofa, applying a light pressure.
- Focus on areas where pet hair is worked into the fabric.
- Pro Tip: Move your hand with the "grain" of woven fabric for best results.
- Re-wet your glove as needed.
- Vacuum up hair that's loosened by this step.