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latex gloves work magic on fabric!

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Hiro

Hiro Nakamura- "Time and Space- Traveler"
 
 
Barked: Tue Nov 9, '10 4:13pm PST 
updated with clarification:
Our dog Hiro is a furry beast, and cleaning fur from every nook and cranny is part of the joy of having him. I accidentally happened upon this trick when washing my car one day... I was wearing a thin latex glove for washing windows and dashboard (the kind mechanics wear), and I happened to rub my hand against the car's carpet. I noticed that Hiro's fur which happened to be there (I hadn't vacuumed yet), was drawn out of the carpet. So I did it again. And it came off in bunches, like a magnet.
So I used the vacuum cleaner to pick up the "chunks" and I used the gloves to rub out the stuff that's stuck in fabric or carpet.

Edited by author Sat Apr 5, '14 1:01am PST

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Chloe,- KPA-CTP

Clearance Puppy - The best of them- all.
 
 
Barked: Wed Nov 10, '10 11:13am PST 
Can you please explain this further? I don't get it.
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Hiro

Hiro Nakamura- "Time and Space- Traveler"
 
 
Barked: Thu Jan 16, '14 3:19pm PST 
Yes that wasn't clear ... The fur from my dog came off in bunches, from rubbing it with a latex glove on my hand.
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Fitzcairn

Where's the- Ball?! Throw- the ball!!!
 
 
Barked: Sat Apr 5, '14 5:49am PST 
Great tip, Hiro!
We have a Setter mix that sheds long fur. That might save Mom from dragging the sweeper out to the car smile
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Fritz

Fritz, cats are- fun when they- run
 
 
Barked: Sat Apr 5, '14 6:23am PST 
Cool, I wonder if your trick would work on clothing too, not just carpet. It could save me a fortune on sticky rollers.
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