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How To Get Rid Of Pet Hair On Furniture

Do you have a pet? If so, you know that they can be a lot of fun, but they can also be a lot of work! Whether it’s cleaning up after them in the yard or dealing with the scattered food mess they made while eating, every pet will bring with them their own unique amount of work to do. However, almost every pet owner will have to deal with one challenge; pet hair! Pet hair can get everywhere, and it can be challenging to get rid of. So, to help with the pet hair problem, this blog post will give you some tips on removing pet hair from furniture!



Using your vacuum cleaner on your furniture is an excellent way to get rid of pet hair. A vacuum cleaner with a hose can effectively get all the little nooks and crannies where pet hair hides. You will want to make sure you do this regularly so that the pet hair doesn’t build up too much and become harder to remove. The best way is to include vacuuming the furniture in your weekly chore list!


The next thing that you can try is using a duster. Using a duster can be a great tool to remove pet hair from wood, metal, or plastic surfaces. However, it is important to ensure that you get the right type of duster for the surface you are trying to clean. For example, if you have a piece of solid wood furniture, you will want to use a duster with soft bristles so that it doesn’t scratch the surface. 

Steam Cleaner

Another way to get rid of pet hair on furniture is to use a steam cleaner. Steam cleaners are excellent for getting rid of pet hair from various surfaces such as couches and armchairs. It is crucial to make sure that you follow the instructions carefully, though, so that you do not damage or ruin your furniture.

Professional Dry Cleaning

You can also try hiring a professional dry cleaner who specializes in cleaning upholstery fabrics such as those found on couches or chairs. These cleaners can effectively remove pet dander from the surface without causing any damage or tearing of the material. Unfortunately, this method is typically more expensive than other options. Still, it may be worth it if you have a lot of pet hair and dander on your furniture or if you want to get rid of pet hair quickly and easily without having to spend too much time or effort doing so yourself.

Lint Roller

One of the simplest and most common options you can use to get rid of pet hair on furniture is a lint roller. A lint roller will help remove any loose strands or clumps of fur from almost any fabric surface. This cheap tool can be great, especially if you have a lot of pets. As most pet owners know, it is impossible for pets not to shed their coats all over the place when they are living inside with us humans. So it’s good to have something on hand to pick up hairs as your furry friend loses it!

Rubber Glove

Most times, the rubber glove method is for removing hair from clothing or carpets. However, it can also be effective for getting rid of pet hair on furniture. All you have to do is put on a rubber glove and then run your hand over the surface of your furniture. The pet hair will stick to the glove, and then you can easily dispose of it once the glove is covered.

Wet Rag

Another way to remove pet hair from furniture is by using a wet rag. This method is only effective on surfaces that are not sensitive to water, such as wood or metal. You will want to soak the rag in warm water and then wring it out so that it is not too wet. Next, rub the furniture’s surface with the rag until you see all the pet hair collecting on the rag. 


Another way to get rid of pet hair from furniture is by removing it with a brush. There are many different types of brushes that you can use, including those made specifically for removing animal furs such as cat or dog brushes. Many of these products are similar to lint rollers; however, you can also find other pet brushes with uniquely designed brush heads, especially for removing pet hair from furniture. 

Duct Tape

If all else fails and you cannot seem to get the pet hair off of your furniture no matter what methods you try, then you can always resort to using duct tape. This is a last-ditch effort, but it can be effective for removing stubborn pet hair from furniture surfaces. Simply wrap some duct tape around your hand, sticky side out, and then press it against the surface of the furniture. The adhesive on the tape will attract the pet hair and hold it in place so that you can easily remove it. Just be careful of the types of fabrics you use this trick on. The adhesive from duct tape is strong, and the residue can damage certain materials.


Cleaning pet hair is a chore, but it doesn’t have to be complicated! There are many different ways to get rid of pet hair on furniture, and most of them don’t require very much time or effort on your part. Just be aware of the different fabrics and materials that make up your furniture and pick the proper removal method! Then, go ahead and give some of these tricks a try the next time you need to clean up after your furry friend!