You might love having pets, whether it’s a cat or a dog, but sometimes they’re not always great for our floors. From carpet to hardwood floors, our pets can sometimes damage the floor from scratching and accidents; you’ve probably experienced it for yourself at some point! Whether your cat has scratched your newly laid carpet or they’ve had multiple accidents over the years, it can be frustrating. Luckily for you, The Rug Seller has offered some key advice to protect your floor from your favourite four-legged friends.
The reasons our dogs or cats can sometimes appear to attack our flooring are varied. Excess energy, anxiety, illness or other stress-related reasons are often the reason for dogs attacking your floor, while cats are more likely to do it for practical reasons. Cats can mark your floor for reasons including marking territory, flexing their claws or simply stretching their bodies.
“From carpet to hardwood floors, our pets
can sometimes damage the floor from scratching
and accidents; you’ve probably experienced it
for yourself at some point!”
By understanding the reasons, you may have more chance of stopping your pets from doing it in the first place. One of the simplest ways to protect your floor is to invest in a rug; but make sure it’s a pet-friendly one! This means opting for darker colours and small patterns; less chance of stains or ripping!
You can also implement some ideas to help your pets stop scratching; whether it’s by tiring them out through play, or giving them somewhere else to scratch, there are many different methods for protecting your floor from your pets.
Remember, you’ll probably also need to clean up the mess made by your cat or dog too. To keep your floor in top condition, you’ll need to follow different methods for fresh and set stains. Strangely enough, you should actually avoid using cleaning chemicals; instead, opt for paper towels, water, stain removers and an odour neutraliser.
So, to make sure your carpet and wooden flooring lasts for years even with pets, follow this handy advice.
How to Save Your Floor from Your Pets
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