How To Remove Pet Hair From Furniture, Floors, and More

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If you have cats or dogs (or both!), I hope for your sake you've got a leather sofa, because we all know that pet hair clings to fabric tighter than a squirrel with a nut in the dead of winter. Alas, leather furniture is expensive, so most of us are left on our hands and knees, with a roll of tape, going over every inch of each surface, and praying that—just this once—we get it all.

That's no way to live. So here are a few tips and alternatives to preserve your energy and mental fortitude:

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One big takeaway: Static electricity and low humidity make already annoying pet hair that much worse. Mitigate these two factors, and fur will remain more friend than foe.

How to Remove Pet Hair from Furniture

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And then, as always, let us know what else works for you!

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Re-edited from a post originally published 1.30.2014 - TW