We love our furry roommates, but they generally have different hygiene habits than we do. Sure, your dog and cat buddies are great snugglers, but they sometimes indulge in rolling around on the remains of a dead raccoon and, as we all know, licking their own butts is a perennial favorite pastime. Not only that, they have a lot of fur, which can harbor fleas and ticks, and often creates fluffy little hair mounds under the furniture.
So, how do we keep the house clean when our pets seem bent on making it grimey and pest-ridden? Here are five cleaning tips for keeping your house fresh and clean in spite of your best friends' best efforts.