Skip to Content

Strategies to Keep Your Saratoga Springs Rental Home From Smelling Like Your Pet

Saratoga Springs Tenant Cuddling Her Senior LabIf you’re a pet owner, you know that occasionally your furry friend can leave behind an unpleasant smell. This is especially true if you have a dog, as they tend to shed more than other pets. If you’re a renter, it’s important to prevent your rental home from smelling like your pet. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips on how to do just that!

Clean your pet’s bedding regularly and put it outside when it’s wet.

Your pet’s bedding is one of the places where smells can build up. If you clean it regularly, you can prevent this from happening. Just be sure to follow all cleaning instructions for your type of pet bedding. Furthermore, if your pet’s bedding gets wet, be sure to put it outside to dry so that the smell doesn’t transfer to your Saratoga Springs rental home.

Vacuum carpets and furniture often, especially where your pet likes to hang out.

Another way to prevent your rental home from smelling like your pet is to vacuum carpets and furniture often. This will help to remove any hair or dander that your pet leaves behind. Additionally, be sure to focus on areas where your pet likes to hang out, as these are likely the places where smells will build up the most. Invest in a good quality vacuum cleaner, and be sure to deodorize vacuum canisters and filters, too.

Bathe your pet and feed them a good quality diet.

Another way to prevent your rental home from smelling like your pet is to bathe them regularly and feed them a good quality diet. This will help keep their fur clean and their skin healthy, which will prevent bad smells from emanating from their body. Additionally, a healthy diet will help reduce the amount of gas that your pet produces, which can also cause odors.

Brush your pet regularly to reduce shedding.

Brushing your pet regularly is another great way to reduce shedding and prevent your rental home from smelling like your pet. Be sure to use a brush designed for your pet’s coat type, as this will make the process more effective. Additionally, consider using a de-shedding tool if your pet sheds a lot.

Invest in a self-cleaning litter box.

If you have a cat, one of the best ways you can prevent your rental home from smelling like your pet is by investing in a self-cleaning litter box. This will help to keep the litter box clean and free of odors. Whether you get a fancy self-cleaning version or not, be sure to scoop the litter box out regularly and change the litter completely every few weeks.

Wipe down walls and floors after your pet plays or walks around.

If your pet has been playing or walking around, you might need to wipe down the walls and floors afterward. This will help remove any dirt or mud they may have brought in with them. Also, it’s a good idea to keep a lint roller handy where you can quickly remove any hair that your pet leaves behind.

Give your pet their own room.

If possible, it’s a good idea to give your pet their own room. By doing this, you can keep the door closed to prevent odors from spreading throughout your rental home. Additionally, be sure to keep this room clean and free of clutter so that it doesn’t start to smell like your pet.

Use a carpet deodorizer to get rid of any smells left behind by your pet.

If you’re still grappling with pet smells in your rental home, you can use a carpet deodorizer to get rid of them. Be sure to choose a deodorizer that is safe for pets and follow the instructions on the package. Moreover, think about using an air purifier to help keep the air in your home clean and fresh.

 

You can keep your rental home smelling fresh and clean by going along with these tips. But if you find that part of the smell problem is because your home is a bit too small, contact Real Property Management Teague. We could help you locate a perfect rental home for you and your pet! You can browse our listings online.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. See Equal Housing Opportunity Statement for more information.

The Neighborly Done Right Promise

The Neighborly Done Right Promise ® delivered by Real Property Management, a proud Neighborly company

When it comes to finding the right property manager for your investment property, you want to know that they stand behind their work and get the job done right – the first time. At Real Property Management we have the expertise, technology, and systems to manage your property the right way. We work hard to optimize your return on investment while preserving your asset and giving you peace of mind. Our highly trained and skilled team works hard so you can be sure your property's management will be Done Right.

Canada excluded. Services performed by independently owned and operated franchises.

See Full Details