Pet hair and dander pose a unique cleaning challenge to a vacuum cleaner. Cats and dogs frequently shed fur and dead skin flakes that can make a huge mess, affect home air quality and cause symptoms in those who suffer from asthma or allergies. A standard vacuum model isn’t designed to address these specific challenges. Fortunately many manufacturers have designed vacuums specifically to deal with this issue.
Pet hair removal requires both a high quality beater brush and extra powerful suction. To keep animal hair under control, pet owners should vacuum their carpets a minimum of two times per week.
Strands of animal fur can also cling to furniture, mattresses and window treatments. That’s why it’s important to buy a machine that comes with tools and accessories specifically made for removing hair and dander. Look for small power-heads that have unique bristle patterns and wider than normal opening to reduce clogs.
Also, make sure the vacuum cleaner comes with an enhanced filtration system such as a HEPA filter. HEPA is an acronym for High Efficiency Particulate Air and is a type of filter that can trap very tiny particles and keep them from recalculating back into the air. Animal dander, which is not as visible as fur, can cause eye irritation and respiratory problems, so make sure your machine is up to the challenge.
To find a Pet Specific Vacuum Cleaner that’s right for you, come to AAA Sew Vac East. Their experienced staff will help you choose a machine that will control your animal’s hair and dander for years to come. Contact us today.