Best way to vacuum.....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by itsy, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GRRRRRrrrr! We just moved into an awesome new place. I love it, but I'm cleaning like a nut. The previous people who lived here had three dogs and two cats and probably never vacuumed the steps. I just hit it up with my shop vac and I can't get all the hair up. It looks like it's woven into the carpet at this point. I think I'm going to need to try again with my regular house vac, but I don't have a spinning attachment on the handheld part.

    Any tips on picking up the hair? I've seen those pet rollers. Maybe I should get one of them or some shirt rollers.

    Any tips on sanitizing them? Baking soda? I really hate the perfume carpet cleaners/powders. I have way too sensitive a sense of smell and it drives my allergies nuts. Or...anything you can think of that is a liquid and will evaporate? I'm not opposed to rubbing alcohol! lol.

    Good thing the only carpet in the place is on the steps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. sulco

    sulco Out Of The Brooder

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    Up in da UP, eh!
  3. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

    I have a brush that is a plasic and its has a bunch of plastic bristles on it and it pulls up hair very nicely. I think i got it at walmart or petsmart. Not sure which.


    I have heard of people that make a mixture to get out pee stains and stuff that also takes the smell away. I think it was water with club soda and some laundry detergant.
     
  4. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A brush is a good idea. I think something bristly would work! [​IMG] TY guys!
     
  5. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    I house clean for a living, alot of times after going over stairs with proper vaccuum there is still hair..

    So anyways, we just use a damp cotton rag, and rub it across.. Amasing how much hair will come off..

    I think the brush would be way better though.. But a few of my "pet people" have "Berber" carpet, so that wouldn't work with the berber..

    Congrats on your new place [​IMG]
     
  6. cristina33

    cristina33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wear a pair of those yellow rubber gloves run them under the water and wipe the stairs . It gets pet hair of anything ! You have to rinse the hair off the gloves to
     

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