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Pet Hair Vacuum

Struggling with pet hair? Superior Vacuums in Calgary offers a range of vacuums specifically designed for pet hair removal, featuring advanced technology and specialized attachments to clean your home thoroughly. With our commitment to quality, we also provide expert repair services and a vast selection of genuine parts, ensuring your vacuum maintains peak performance for years to come. Visit us to find the perfect solution for a hair-free, fresh living space.

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An In-Depth Guide to Vacuums Features Great For Pet Hair

As a pet owner, you know that shedding is just a part of life. But that doesn’t mean you have to live with pet hair everywhere! With over two decades in the vacuum industry, I’ve seen firsthand the battle against pet hair, and I'm here to help you find the perfect vacuum to keep your home fur-free.

Understanding Pet Hair Challenges

Before diving into the features of a good pet hair vacuum, let’s understand why pet hair is such a challenge. It’s not just about the amount; pet hair has a way of intertwining with fibers in carpets and upholstery, making it tricky to remove. Plus, dander and allergens can tag along, affecting air quality.

Suction Power is Key

For tackling pet hair, suction power is crucial. A vacuum with robust suction can extract hair from deep within carpet fibers and upholstery. Don’t just look at the wattage or amperage; focus on how the vacuum performs on different surfaces, especially where your pets love to hang out.

Choose the Right Filter

A good HEPA filter is a must for pet owners. It traps fine particles like dander and pollen, reducing allergens in your home. Ensure the vacuum’s filter is up to the task and check if it’s replaceable or washable, which can be a convenient feature for ongoing maintenance.

Brush Roll: Tangle-Free Solutions

A vacuum’s brush roll is where the magic happens for pet hair removal. Look for models with tangle-free brush rolls designed to handle long strands of hair without getting jammed. Some vacuums come with specialized pet tools that make removing hair from furniture and curtains a breeze.

Bagged vs. Bagless

This choice often comes down to personal preference. Bagged vacuums can be better for those with allergies, as they contain dust and dander more effectively. Bagless vacuums are convenient and eco-friendly, but emptying them can be messy. Consider which option will make your cleaning routine easier.

Durability and Maintenance

Pet hair can be tough on vacuums. Choose a model known for its durability and ease of maintenance. Vacuums that allow easy access to brush rolls and filters for cleaning and replacement can save you time and hassle in the long run.

Testing Before Buying

If possible, try before you buy. See how the vacuum handles, how heavy it is, and how easy it is to switch between functions. A test run can give you a feel for whether a vacuum will meet your needs, especially when dealing with the persistent challenge of pet hair.


Finding the right vacuum for pet hair is about balancing power, filtration, ease of use, and maintenance. By focusing on these key features, you can choose a vacuum that not only tackles pet hair effectively but also fits seamlessly into your daily cleaning routine. Say goodbye to pet hair woes and hello to a cleaner, fresher home!

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