Detailing a car that has animal hair all over need tips.

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by BradUF, Dec 1, 2007.

  1. BradUF

    BradUF Guest

    I am going to be detailing a car that has animal hair all over and need tips for getting it out 100%. I haven't really had to deal with animal hair before so I don't know if there will be any extra tools I will need for the job. I want to go prepare so if anyone has any suggestions that would be great :)

    Another thing is that the car smells like animal so if there is anything that you all can suggest to help remove the smell without spending hours on getting it out or having to pull the carpet up. It is not animal piss but just that dog/cat smell. I would prefer something OTC but if there is anything fairly cheap online I could order that.

    Last thing I notice about the car is that all the dash/trim inside has become a dull gray. Now I have poor boys trim restorer but I have never used it on a dash before and was wondering how long this stuff lasts on the inside and if I might need to use a cleaner on the dash before I use the trim restorer on it and what type of cleaner?

    Thanks everyone..
     
  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Your regular carpet cleaner and rubber gloves will work on the pet hair. Lightly mist it with the carpet cleaner (after vacuuming up what you can), the run your rubber glove encased hand over the carpet and fabric towards the center of the area you are working and then get rid of the hair pile. I think Justin has a write-up he posted in this forum about it. Definitely works.

    Just clean all interior surfaces and that should cut down the smell significantly, then spray with an odor eliminator like Meguiars OdorX.

    Never used the Poorboy's product so I can't help you there. Just clean it and use your normal interior protectant and see how that works.
     
  3. MSIGuy

    MSIGuy om nom nom nom!

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    I've used Meguiars OdorX in friends vehicles and it works well, the car doesn't smell (as much) like an ash tray after.

    After that I tell them to pick up a Squash Air Spencer air freshener, those things rock.
     
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