LIVE EXTRA TIP: Top 3 Tips to Keep Your Home Clean with a Dog

Posted August 26, 2022 | First time home buyers

We love our furbabies, right homeowners? But sometimes, having a pet and keeping your home clean don’t always go together. So here are a few tips we recommend for a pet-friendly yet mess-free home. 

1. Contain their mess

We already assume you are potty-training your pet - that’s the first step to make sure they don’t end up making a mess everywhere. When you’re done with that, you can add a few things to your home to avoid them from scattering dirt and germs. Place doormats so they can run over them when coming in from outside - you can’t exactly train them to rub their paws but atleast some of their dirt will be eliminated. Getting a lot of spills in their food and water bowl area? Why not put them in a tray for easy cleaning? The more catchment areas you can create, the less chance for them to spread their mess around the home.

2. Keep cleaning supplies on hand

Let’s face it - you have to clean up after your dog more times than you actually wish to. So it’s best to be prepared when these messy accidents occur. Use lint remover or latex gloves for removing fur on your sofa, throw pillows, and carpets. For stains such as pee and vomit, apply shaving cream and wipe off with warm water. Keep baby wipes handy for small spills. And for general cleaning, mix half water, half vinegar, and a few drops of dishwashing liquid for a pet-safe cleaner.

3. Invest in a vacuum cleaner

No matter how much we clean up after our dogs, we still might miss out on their hidden dirt. That’s when vacuum cleaners come to the rescue! The mean cleaning machines can spot even the smallest bits of dirt or fur residue. And depends on the type of dog you have, it’s best to vacuum daily or every other day to get rid of unwanted dirt right away.

Our pets are part of the family, too. So keeping a safe, clean, and pet-friendly home is every fur parents’ dream. It all starts with a home that’s fit for your family and your pets needs.

Good thing there’s space for everyone - humans and pets alike - in every home by PlusHomes. Each PlusHome is designed with multiple rooms and smart layouts to maximize utility and comfort in every square meter. Built by renowned construction company Megawide, each PlusHome also features gold-standard efficient construction using the latest technology for a safe and sturdy home. More than that, each PlusHomes Community is also  pet-friendly and includes outdoor amenities such as open parks and jogging paths where you can take your dog out for a walk or playtime. 

Are you interested to know more about PlusHomes? Check out our properties page for more info on our communities or send us a message via for your direct inquiries.

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