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Removing Pet Hair from a Car’s Interior

Here in Colorado lots of people love to haul their pets, especially dogs, around our amazing landscapes and beautiful towns, but this has presented a problem detailing their cars. How do you remove dog hair from the interior of your ride? Let us show you some techniques.

Methods for Getting Your Car Hair-Free

Liquid Fabric Softener

This is one of the most effective methods to get rid of hairs in your car, as the formula of this product loosens the strands embedded into the fabric of your car seats or carpeting. Mix a couple of teaspoons of liquid fabric softener with water. Pour it into a spray bottle and spray the desired surfaces. Let it dry for a few minutes, and then wipe down the areas with a towel; you can also vacuum or brush off the hair.

Rubber Kitchen Gloveget rid of pet hair in your car

Simply put on a pair of gloves – or just one – and get them barely damp and start rubbing the interior car surfaces in one direction. This will make large clumps of pet hair that can easily be vacuumed.

Inflated Balloon

Balloons have a static quality that makes hair to stick to the rubber. Just rub the balloon over the surfaces of your vehicle.


Use a vacuum built for the job. If rather than using the regular brush or hose, use a pet hair attachment or brush attachment with rubber bristles. They use static electricity, just like balloons do, to pick up stubborn hairs.

Sticky Lint Roller and Duke Tape

This fantastic tool has a sticky part for picking up stray hairs. Run it throughout the upholstery and carpets to pick the hair up. When it is full of hairs, pull them from the roller and keep brushing, or you can use Duke tape wrapped around your hand and press it against the surfaces.

Car Detailer

You can avoid all the hassles by taking your car to a professional car detailer like Mike’s Auto Spa. No only you will save time but the frustration of the seemingly impossible task of removing your pet’s hair from your vehicle’s seats and carpets.

Visit our Westminster car wash location off of Federal Pkwy close to 120th for express wash services, interior and exterior car detailing, deep cleaning packages, and more!