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While pets fill our lives with warmth, companionship, and joy, there are a few downsides to having a four-legged friend. The fur, on the one hand.
Unless you have a hypoallergenic breed, chances are your dog or cat will be shedding hair all over the house, causing you to vacuum a lot more often than you would like. Of course, even when you’re vacuuming religiously, there are places that tend to get missed unless you’re doing one of those whole-house deep cleans where you move furniture around and go wild.
Under heavy furniture like your couch, bed, dresser, entertainment center, or bookshelves are prime examples.
Pet lovers — and general fans of a totally clean home — swear by a low-cost tool on Amazon that’s designed to get into tough spots and grab all the hair, dust, and grime that comes your way. ‘he touches. The secret to the Mega Floor Large Lint Roller by Smart Design is its simplicity. As the name suggests, this is a large version of the sticky lint roller that you would use to remove pet hair from upholstery and clothing on an extra-long handle.
The secret to this handy lint roller is its handle, which extends from 12 to 42 inches in length, so you can use it for many cleaning jobs. The sticky sheets are 10 inches wide, allowing them to cover a much larger area than most lint rollers.
The Smart Design Large Mega Floor Lint Roller sells for around $26 on Amazon, where it has around 3,000 reviews so far, many of them rave reviews. It has an overall rating of 4.5 out of five stars, with nearly three out of four users giving it a perfect rating.
Many positive reviews praise how sticky the sheets are, with one cat owner saying he was “both horrified and satisfied” when using the device. The horror came from the amount of hair and other beauties they caught than they expected. Other five-star reviews talk about how easy the whole process is and how effective it is in removing hair from the carpet.
About 10% of reviewers gave it a rating of three stars or less, with the most common complaint being that the sheets are hard to peel off and you’ll need to replace the roller often.
The initial purchase comes with a 25-sheet roll, but you can order more from Amazon, including a two-pack or six-pack of 50-sheet rolls. It comes to less than $8 per roll if you opt for the six pack.
Do you have any secrets for picking up pet hair in hard-to-reach places in your home?
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