I don t know about you but i would have never thought to try some of these. The clothes need room to move freely in the water so that the hair can be loosened and flushed away down the drain.
Brush a dry sponge over the fabric to remove hair from the surface.
How to get dog hair out of clothes when washing. The vinegar will help the fabric fibers relax and release the hair. Add one half cup white distilled vinegar to the rinse cycle when washing loads with lots of pet hair. Get pet hair off clothes and out of the washing machine before you throw your laundry in the washing machine run your clothes through a 10 minuted dryer cycle on tumble with no heat.
When washing clothes do not overcrowd the washer. Regularly run your washer with a vinegar rinse and no detergent to clear it of stuck dog hairs. This softens the fabrics and loosens the pet hair which will be caught by the dryer s lint trap.
Rub a small amount of water on the palm of the glove and rub your glove covered hand. In this video melissa tackles how to get pet hair off your floors carpets furniture and my favorite laundry. The furzapper is made of soft tacky material that pet hair naturally clings to sweigart explains.
Simply running the laundry through a tumble cycle will loosen the fabrics and pet hair no heat needed. So it safely dislodges pet hair from your laundry in the washer and dryer. Take a kitchen sponge that you don t plan on using for washing dishes anymore.
Do this outside or over a trash bag so you don t get hair all over your floors. When the dryer is done take out the laundry give it one last shake to remove any remaining pet hair and put it in the washer. A pair of dishwashing gloves like the ones pictured to the left are cheap and can be used hundreds of times.
Then you ll want to use the dryer again this time on its normal setting. Wipe out the washer with a damp microfibre cloth when it s done draining making sure to get into all the nooks and crannies around the rim of the basin the lid and in any detergent or softener dispensers. While there s no such thing as bounce pet hair dryer sheets that s simply because all dryer sheets have anti static properties which bounce says will help repel a lot of that dog hair out of your clothes in your pre wash dryer session so be sure to put in a few dryer sheets.
Run the abrasive scrubbing side against the clothing or blanket to swipe off pet hair. A specialized gizmo like the furzapper or lint removing balls can be thrown in the washer or dryer to help dislodge and collect stray pet hair strands.