Choosing a Pet Vacuum Cleaner

Pet vacuum cleaners are perfect for families with pets. Even better yet, pet vacuum cleaners are designed in a way that takes care of all kinds of messes, not just pets’ messes. Here are some tips you can use when choosing a pet vacuum cleaner.
By Pets Team
Published on Thursday, 28 October 2010

Pet vacuum cleaners are perfect for families with pets. Even better yet, pet vacuum cleaners are designed in a way that takes care of all kinds of messes, not just pets’ messes. Here are some tips you can use when choosing a pet vacuum cleaner.

1. Cost
Establish a comfortable price range and stick to it when analyzing vacuum cleaners. Buying something out of your budget is not a good idea.

2. Nozzles
Most of the time, it is the nozzle that makes all the difference when it comes to pet vacuum cleaners. With appropriate attachment nozzles, such as the high-powered narrow nozzle, you will be able to reach into cracks, corners and hard-to-reach places.

3. Hand-held
Would a removable hand-held vacuum feature be applicable to your cleaning routine? Some pet vacuum cleaners have this added feature and it can be very useful for some on-the-spot cleaning right before visitors arrive.

4. Bagless?
Generally, this is a matter of personal preference and your own cleaning routine. Decide whether you would prefer a vacuum cleaner that is bagless or one that comes with bags that must be discarded. Other vacuum cleaners have compartments that require regular cleaning after use.

5. Powerful suction
Sometimes pet hairs can get stuck in carpets and on furniture; if the vacuum cleaner has powerful suction, it would be a bonus as this can help pull up stubborn pet hair. Look out for turbo features and high-powered suction.