This thread is archived. There's virtually nothing I can do to fix it, and it's become a major point of stress in the delicate balance our functionally neurotic home. I'm in the navy, stationed in Connecticut, and one of my duties is snow removal. It's really not that bad, but it does take a bit of getting used to. Before I leave you until we next meet, I'm so excited to share with you guys the trailer for my book, on sale February 25. This will help your dog want to go potty in the right place. Read more on House Training (Potty Training) your dog Jolie Kerr is the author of the upcoming book My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag … And Other Things You Can't Ask Martha (Plume, February 25, 2014); more cleaning-obsessed natterings can be found on Twitter, Kinja, and Tumblr. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Your home may already have dog hair everywhere. When I vaccum it picks up tons of hair. Think of house dust as one of life’s inevitabilities — along with death and taxes. I've seen talk of certain kinds of supplements that can help reduce shedding, and something about using black tea as a rinsing agent, but the reality is that it's normal to shed hair to the tune of 30 to 100 strands a day, depending on hair type, health, and environmental factors. Matt regularly sent texts from work threatening divorce as he plucked my hair from his clothes, laptop and lunch. When he finds one, he'll deliver it to me and flick it in my direction, and usually throw in some hilarious announcement, like, "I think this belongs to you." She came back to me from a very bad place and those hairs are just a little reminder to not take things for granted. There's no right or wrong answer, though the "you make the mess, you clean it up" people will insist that you subscribe to their newsletter, while the "you care about the mess, you clean it up" folks will invite you to an indoctrination session. I say that not to be all, "EWW YOU'RE GROSS TOO," but because I want you to be kind and gentle to one another when it comes to negotiating the gnarled and matted underbelly of cohabitation. Hitman 3, Juku STEAM Coding Kits, Peach & Lily Glass Skin Serum, Aukey USB-C Car Charger, and More. 05 of 12. share. I've used a leather cleaning/refreshing kit with no luck, so any advice you have would be immensely helpful! I also mention it so that I can point you to this Dirt Devil vacuum I found while noodling around on Amazon, because 1) it looks to be an excellent deal—a 3-in-1 number for about twenty bucks?! Daily vacuuming will also help if you have long-haired cats and dogs. I mention that as it might also be a factor you want to consider given how often I'm suggesting you vacuum. Because I flat-out refused to get the requisite short haircut that moms often give into, my kid yanked it out in handfuls whenever it wasn't tied back in a pony. Simply put on a damp rubber glove and run your hand over your couch, bed, chair—whichever fabric-covered surface the dog or cat likes to make his or her home. Now she is just pooping which smells just as bad. I go out to dinner and look down to find beautiful cat hairs firmly attached to my suit. René Furterer's TRIPHASIC Reactional Concentrated Serum is one of the best hair growth serums on the market—designed to be used once a week for three months, where you'll see a change after … Our furry friends are like members of the family—we love them dearly, but the fur they shed when summer rolls around? If your cat is eating a complete and balanced diet, and drink ing enough … 19 janv. I find my dog's hair EVERYWHERE in my house. Her hair was important to her and I remember her sitting in a hospital bed all bloated and bald saying "I wish I could feel pretty again", mostly because she'd lost her beautiful locks. Although my husband claims to love long hair, mine is the reason he hates me. It's a good idea to put a towel or folded blanket over your regular bedding in your … When I vaccum it picks up tons of hair. Liz Bomford / Getty Images. 05 of 12. I’m not sure how the hair got inside my bra, but after living with two cats for the last six years, I’ve more or less stopped being surprised when I find cat hair in strange places. The Hoth weather aside, my bangs are in the infinitely frustrating in-between stage, so it's just easier to cover it all up. I tried to confine my grooming to the bathroom and gave our furniture an extra weekly once-over with the Dyson, but it didn't make much difference. My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . Clean the Living Room. The same theory applies to gently combing the wet hair. 5 comments. As someone stated earlier, your house is not "dirty", its hairy. The vinegar trick goes like this: Mix equal parts white vinegar with water; apply the mixture sparingly to the leather using a soft cloth, rag, cotton ball, or a paper towel. I suppose there are other choices, like shearing your girlfriend's mane under the cloak of darkness, but this is as much an advice column as it is a column about cleaning and I do not advise that you shear your partner. It's a shit ton of maintenance and I'm perpetually preening. ; Body: Their ears and tail also bear hair, although much less than their bodies. If your beloved can get in the habit of brushing her hair slowly before she washes it and then giving it a combing while it's wet, that might serve to contain the shedding a bit. Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. Kiwi makes one, as does a horse and leather care products company called Feibing's. Amanda louise. Vacuuming can control pet dander and hair inside the house. Here, some tips on how to deal with it! A good handheld vacuum can be found for about $30, and there are excellent uprights, sticks, and canisters that cost under $100. Excessive heavy sighing, along with muttered comments and the banging of the vacuum cleaner about the house? Mus musculus. But I was wondering, is there any way to make your hair … Those need to be removed manually. Also it was easier to wash the sweatpants or even discard them because they were not expensive. I vacuum, dust and clean the house only to see new tumbleweeds of hair rolling across the floor. So: heavy sighing, yes. I don't know if this will make you feel better or not, but yeah, pretty much all of us—myself absolutely included—who have long hair leave deposits of it all about our homes. The air purifier spit out a lot of air and dust went flying everywhere in my bedroom. My husband and I are both neurotically tidy. Seemingly acting drunk, with or without dry heaving, vomiting, or other clinical signs, is a sign your Yorkie may have been poisoned. Your dog was house-trained years ago, but you’re suddenly beginning to find a few drops of urine in their dog bed, or puddles around the house. Reward your dog for peeing outside in the appropriate places. I go out to dinner and look down to find beautiful cat hairs firmly attached to my suit. If that turns out to be the case, there are stain-removal products specifically designed for treating salt-stained leather. Because I've always worn my hair long, a few loose strands around the house are just a part of reality. Medical Reasons. But when the great shed began, he became a man unhinged. You have two choices, my friend. Hair everywhere! Also if she blow dries her hair, it's best to do it in the bathroom, where there's less furniture for the hair to wind itself around. In desperation, I explained the phenomenon to my doctor. 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