How to Keep Your Home Clean with Pets

Our furry companions bring a lot to a home. They give it life, love, silliness, and maybe a little too much messiness. When you think of a messy pet home, what do you think about it? Most like you’re thinking about fur everywhere, muddy paws, some accidental stains here and there, and toys all throughout the home. You’d be right. Fur babies may often be small, but they do pack quite the punch when it comes to being messy. 

A lot of people are constantly questioning why it’s so hard to keep a home clean if they have pets. All of these little things add up, you may notice that your home, especially your floors look different if you skip out on a day or two of cleaning. So how can this be combatted? What can you do to ensure your home remains clean while still having a pet-friendly place? Continue reading on to find out more!

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Keep your pet’s bedding clean

It is important to wash your pet’s bedding on a regular basis, especially if you have a dog. This will help with the smell and keep it from getting too dirty. Just cleaning up the bedding alone could make a big difference in the appearance of their sleeping corner and the smell that it emits.

Clean up after your pet

If you have a dog, it is important to pick up after them when they go outside or inside the house. If you don’t do this, then their urine can get on the floor and make the house smell bad. Cats are easier because they tend to use litter boxes or go outside more often than dogs do. But this doesn’t always work for everyone and it also depends on where you live (such as a house versus an apartment). 

Try to avoid leaving your pet’s toys out too often and keep them in a toy box nicely tucked away or just leave a couple out. The clutter can add up, so removing it can make a difference.

Vacuum regularly

It’s important to vacuum regularly in order to keep dust from accumulating in your home and on surfaces where you walk around all day long. Since animals shed a lot and bring in a lot of dirt, it may be handy to look into a robotic vacuum to take care of the mess.

Get your carpets and rugs cleaned regularly

This can include hiring Chem-Dry of Omaha company to help out with the job. If possible two to three times a year would be optimal for getting your carpets thoroughly cleaned. Carpets can trap a lot of odor. Not just odor from your pet, but from being walked on each day. It all adds up and eventually, the carpeting will begin to discolor and odors can get trapped.

Organizing your home is an important part of pet ownership. It can be time-consuming, but it is worth it to make sure that your home is safe and clean for your pet. It’s important to maintain an organized, clean, and pet-friendly home at all times. This will not only help keep your house from getting smelly or dirty but will also help you avoid the expense of hiring professionals for cleaning services.

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