That "pet smell" is something I hate the thought that our house smells like, especially for some one who is very house proud and I want my house to feel like a beautiful home even if we have a few four paws in residence.
1) Hoover and refresh carpets.
I clean the carpets and kitchen floor on a weekly basis, usually with a quick clean in between. This helps a lot with no only the hair, but also lifting the smell. I like to use a spray or powder carpet cleaner around once a month too, this really helps with any smell and stains. They're usually really easy to use and doesn't put too much time onto our usual cleaning routine.
2) Cleaning the dogs beds.
This is actually a large cause of that general smell. When we can, we give them beds a wash through the machine [I can take them to work too, which is super handy] This is something to think about when buying a bed for your pooch, can you remove the covers and is it washing machine safe.
3) Keep them out of certain rooms and off furniture.
I can't talk about this one a whole lot, as I totally don't do it! BUT....if you keep your dogs out your bedroom, and off the sofa if they go in the living room, this will help with not spreading the smell.
4) Go to the groomers.
Keeping your four legged friends smelling fresh and lovely, will keep the house smelling fresh and tidy too. Taking them to the groomers regularly, or even bathing them yourself can help this.
5) Constant fresh smells.
We like to use fabric sprays on the sofa, curtains, and carpets after we've given them a clean. As well as this, you can get plug in's or light candles when ever your home to keep the home smelling fresh and sweet.
This post is brought to you in collaboration with The Cleaning Wizard. Visit their website to find out more about household cleaning advice.