Best Vacuum for Pet Hair 2018: Buying Guide and Reviews
Pet owners will be all too familiar with the household issue of a standard domestic vacuum not being able to collect all the pet hairs around the house. When buying a vacuum to combat the issue of tackling pet hair it is important to take several factors into account. The type of flooring you have will have an effect on which vacuum is most effective. The location of the pet hairs will also impact your choices as you don’t want a vacuum too big and heavy if your pet’s biggest hangout spot is on the stairs. Adding into consideration your budget is it difficult to give a one size fits all solution to the problems of pet hairs; however this blog should help you weight up the pros and cons of each best vacuum for pet hair and allow you to choose one that is best for your situation.
Here are Reviews of Best Vacuum for Pet Hair
Handheld Pet Vacuum – Holife
The holife is a handheld vacuum that is designed purely for the reason of cleaning up pet hair. The main pros to this vacuum are its small nimble size makes it the perfect vacuum to be used on stairs and sofas. So if your pet likes to jump up and give you some evening cuddles it may be worth investing in a Holife to ensure your guests that come over don’t leave in a fur coat they didn’t bring with them.
The main issue with the Holife is its low charge time. Fully charged Holife state it can run from between 20-30 minutes. This can lead to issues if your pet’s cover a large surface area, but shouldn’t be a major issue if they have a favourite location.
Overall the Holife is a good choice for those pet hairs that are commonly found on the stairs or sofa. The small weight means it’s easy to clean around the house and can even be useful to pick up mess from kids or food dropped around the house.
Gtech AirRam K9 – Mk2
The Gtech AirRam K9 – Mk2 was designed for the sole purpose of cleaning up after pets. Several 5 star reviews across the board show this vacuum is very handy when it comes to keeping a house clean from pet hairs, stains and mess. This is the ideal cover if you have a carpet, as stubborn pet hairs can often be trapped in the carpet, the Gtech’s high suction power will remove them. One of the biggest benefits of the Gtech is the air fresher implemented into the vacuum. The common problem that comes hand in hand with pet hairs is the smell and odours. The Gtech ensures not only that your carpet is left clean but also smelling nice and fresh.
One of the only cons would be the size of the vacuum may be it difficult to get to some areas of the house, if your pet tends to sleep on the sofa or on the stairs it may be a challenge to get every hair collect.
Overall the Gtech is very impressive. It eliminates many issues pet owners face and will leave your home smelling nice and pet hair free.
Dyson DC40 Animal Pet Vacuum Cleaner
An article about best vacuum for pet hair cannot be written without mentioning Dyson. The infamous vacuum brand have now released a pet vacuum. The DC40 claims it can collect 100% of pet hair. It has a traditional upright design making it ideal for those that have pets that tend to leave pets on the floor.
One of the main cons shown in reviews of the DC40 is the fact that it can feel heavy to some users that means it may be tricky to collect hairs off the stairs and sofas.
Overall Dyson have created a well-designed vacuum that will be extremely helpful to most pet owners, it will come down to preference of if the user prefers a traditional or handheld design. If the answer is traditional then there’s no reason why the Dyson DC40 shouldn’t be chosen as a pet vacuum.
Vax Air Reach bagless upright vacuum cleaner
The Vax Air Reach bagless upright vacuum cleaner is super lightweight which will both eliminate both pet hairs and dust around the house. The vacuum comes with a lot of attachments that means it can be altered to ensure you can reach them hard to reach areas such as under the sofas and on the edge of the stairs.
The vacuum has good reviews across many websites and should be considered as an option by all pet owners. The price varies across countries and websites so it may depend on your budget if this is the ideal for your home.
All the best vacuum for pet hair, mention above, are effective when it comes to cleaning pet hairs. It depends on your personally preferences and the challenge you face. We contacted professional cleaners at CleanSafe Services to give their views on the most effective way to clean pet hair in a house. Alongside ensuring your pet is well groomed which will ensure loose hairs won’t be left all around the house. Professional cleaners gave us a top tip. Before using a vacuum in the hard to collect areas use a Lint pick-up roller which are designed to remove lint from clothing. That can be used on nearly every surface to ensure hairs are not left around your house. Lint removers are extremely cheap, small and easy to find.
One more bonus tip was to ensure your vacuum was kept well maintained this included cleaning out the bag often and ensure it was working at full suction. One final tip is to make your house as hair proof as possible, if your dog has a favourite spot on the sofa or carpet in may be worth putting an old towel or cloth down for your dog to lie on. This will ensure the dog hairs are all collected in one place and not spread onto your clothing which would lead to it spreading across the house.
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