2018 June

How Do I Remove Carpet Stains From Cat Hairballs?

June 14, 2018

Oh, the joys of cat ownership! (Although the cat in question might object that it’s more a case of human ownership #felinism). Purrs and cuddles and squinty-eyed loving looks are lovely, but they don’t quite eliminate the irritation of finding a conveniently-situated furball coughed up on your carpet…. And the resulting stain deposited below.

At BCS, we’ve been handling the unadvertised horrors of feline ownership for our clients for over thirty years. Here’s the lowdown on how to remove pesky furball stains from carpet:

1 Remove the hairball using a piece of paper towel and discard.

2 Create a solution of one part plain white vinegar and two parts water. Spray liberally over the affected area.

3 Blot dry using clean paper towels.

If after employing this very complicated method you’re still struggling with furball stains, or if the stains are older and seem to be set in the carpet, call BCS today at 801 561 1730. We’ll have your carpet set to rights in a jiffy!

How Do I Remove Cat Hair Fur From My Sofa Couch?

June 11, 2018

Cats are lovely. If they’re litter-trained, have a nice disposition, and don’t spontaneously claw your face off in a fit of pique. But a big downside to having a
feline in the family is, well, all that FUR. It may be hair-etical to complain about but that hair just gets EVERYWHERE – blankets, couches, carpets, bedding – not to mention frequently up one’s nose (very tickly).

If your sofa is riddled with pokey little kitty hairs and you’re at your wit’s end trying to eradicate them, have no fear – BCS is here! Follow our simple strategy for eliminating cat hair from couches in a jiffy:

1 Suck up any clumps of fur with a hand vacuum. It’s much easier to man-handle (or woman-handle, as the case may be #feminism) than a full-size vacuum and will help you easily reach into corners.

2 If your kitty has a favorite spot on the sofa, run a squeegee or damp rubber glove over the surface to collect the fur and then discard the resulting pile of fluff.

3 If there are still stubborn cling-ons, use a sticky lint roller over the surface to remove the last vestiges of feline fluffitude.

4 Consider investing in the dark arts of fur-maintenance (buy a special kitty
furbrush). Regular use can remove loose hairs before they have a chance to float off and lie in wait of your nostrils.

If you’re still struggling to get a grip on in-grown hairs (in the couch, that is), give the carpet and fabric-cleaning professionals at BCS a call. We have gotten to grips with feline fluffdom throughout the Salt Lake Valley and beyond, and will have your sofa restored to its former fibers in no time. Call us today at 801 561 1730.

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