This is the fourth in a series of articles about using bleach and other common household chemicals as safe, superior cleaning products.
Due to ongoing concerns regarding children, pets and chemicals, this list about the use of bleach may create a concern for you, but that need not be the case. In fact, when carefully used, bleach can be used to foster the overall well-being of your children and pets – and provide you peace of mind.
- Cleaning up pet accidents: After cleaning up a pet accident on a rug (or other area), spray the spot with a mixture of equal parts water and ammonia to cover the odor and discourage repeat incidents.
- Remove pet hair from sliding door rollers: Remove dog and cat hair from sliding door rollers and tracks with WD-40 by spraying directly into the problem area with the aiming straw. Wipe clean with a paper towel.
- Care for horse hooves: Have you ridden your horse in the local parade only to get home and find his hooves sticky with gum, tar or other sticky substances? Spray his hooves with WD-40, and then wipe them clean.
Now we will move to the list of how bleach can be safely used as you care for your pets.