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How to Get Rid of Pet Hair in Your Car

Every pet owner faces the challenge of keeping their homes and cars clean. It is normal for cats and dogs to shed, but it is vital that you take care of your car too. Not only is it unpleasant to step into a filthy car, but it can lower your car’s resale value too. Not to mention, loose animal hairs can cause irritations and allergies for those with sensitivities. To ensure your car stays clean and comfortable, read on to learn some essential cleaning hacks to keep your vehicle odor-free and mess-free.


It is pretty evident that a vacuum cleaner is the best clean-up tool to use to eliminate your furry friend’s messes. However, it might not be accessible to drag a large vacuum everywhere you go. Instead, we recommend investing in a smaller hand-held vacuum with brush or bristle attachments. It makes cleaning up quick and easy.


Say you don’t want to invest in a device; you can perform the balloon trick. A traditional balloon is made of rubber latex which helps grab the hairs through static electricity. You can simply throw it away when you are done.

Lint Roller

If you have a cat or dog at home, you probably have one of these lying around already. They’re not just meant for your clothes, you can use them on your car too. Just press down and roll the hairs away.

Finish It Off with Air Fresheners

Once you remove the loose pet hairs from your car, don’t forget to do some deodorizing. Air fresheners are great at getting rid of any lingering stench in your car. Luckily, there are various scents and types on the market. 
The more often you clean the inside of your car, the better you will feel driving it. 
For all your automotive needs, please do not hesitate to call or visit the local experts at DRIVE AutoCare.

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