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Dogs Hairs easy solution?
Posted by Auto_Groom (Auto_Groom), 21 January 2004Can any 1 help, or tell me an easy way to remove dogs hairs out of car upolstery and carpets it took me 3 hours to do a car today... it was minging" really minging
Posted by denzle (Denzle), 21 January 2004Get a big roll of cellotape and wrap it around your hand sticky side outwards, then dab it off. Replace the cellotape as needed. It used to work wonders on my uniform when i was at the old bill training school.
Posted by Auto_Groom (Auto_Groom), 21 January 2004thanx m8
will need a few rolls a week. you know what some peeps are like with there vehicles. my wife is terrible with hers.
might need to get some shares in sellotape.
Posted by Ian_G. (Ian_Gourlay), 21 January 2004Acording to the book How Clean is Your House.
Half price at all good book shops.
£1 World Books.
A damp shamie will do the trick.
Let me know if it works.
Can of Coke idea failed in the loo.
Posted by Auto_Groom (Auto_Groom), 21 January 2004ok will give it ago. Cheers for that
Posted by petra (petra), 21 January 2004Can of coke in the loo tell us more....
Posted by DP (DP), 22 January 2004Well
Minging dog hairs in cars
Policemen working with dogs
What can I say ?
Except in respect of cleaning have you tried those giant rolls of sticky tape with handles on them that you get from dry cleaners.
They seem to work very well on clothes and in the car
Posted by Clean_Waterless (Clean_Waterless), 22 January 2004Hi Andi
A tip given to me by a V experienced valeter.
This is to used very carefully on carpets.
Take a hacksaw blade and scrape it against the carpet grain. Very effective & Waterless!
Posted by Les (Les), 22 January 2004Someone passed on the tip of using one of those rubber Dog Brushes. The one's with lots of little rubber 'nodules'. I got one from my Valet products supplier and it does work quite well. Otherwise try a pet shop, (bit obvious really)
Let me know how you get on.
Posted by Charles_@_lakeland (lakeland), 22 January 2004Hi Andy,
I have been cleaning cars for sometime and find a rubber marigold glove helps. Also you can purchase a spray foam from Auto smart that helps.
Posted by catrodney (catrodney), 22 January 2004Hi Andy,
the easist way to remove pet hairs,get a damp cloth wrap around your hand and brush the fabric
Posted by petra (petra), 22 January 2004Ok went to tesco's and bought Andy one of those lint removers (stick roller).
Posted by martin_606 (martin_606), 22 January 2004In answer to the coke post.
In the book it said that a can of coke emptied into the bog and left overnight would get rid of limescale, haven't tried it yet.
Had one today, went and got dishwasher tabs and put one into the bowl and 20 mins later gone, excellent.
Put it into the other one, no effect, now left 3 in there overnight, keep you posted
Posted by petra (petra), 22 January 2004But that means you have to go back 2morrow...surley acid wash would be easier?
Posted by stephen_c (stephen_c), 22 January 2004Andy,
Have you tried the tweezer method? slow but effective.
Failing that blitz it with 'nuetrosplodge'
Posted by Ian_G. (Ian_Gourlay), 24 January 2004Another method in How Clean is your house for cleaning bogs is to use False teath cleaning tablets.
Not impressed by that one.
PS While we are talking about Valets what is the going rate for a car bodywork valet.
Posted by nick.solution (nick.solution), 24 January 2004Awkward on car carpets but for house carpets use a window cleaning blade on a broom handle and a light water mist then just rake the carpet and lift the hair of easily when its roled up
Posted by DP (DP), 24 January 2004Another thought about the dog hairs, how about a black bristled carpet pile brush on a short handle, used to do a great job on all our carpets and upholstery, when we had our dogs. A bit expensive but with an extra handle bracket you could cut it up into a couple of perfect sized ones.
Posted by Auto_Groom (Auto_Groom), 25 January 2004got a sticky roller works really well ' thanks every1
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