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Old July 13th, 2012, 01:24 AM
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Frustrated from vacuuming and looking for a solution

The topic speaks for itself; but let me give you a bit of background:
I work full-time, have two dogs and two children. My husband works long hours and doesn't help with the house work and my son is allergic to hair... my house is a mess everyday I comeback from work... sigh
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Old July 13th, 2012, 07:29 AM
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No entirely sure what you're asking, are you trying to find an alternative to regular vacuuming? I wish!!!! The only solutions I see are:
a) shave the dogs (I'm joking!)
b) move to a house with concrete floors and a drain hole in the middle so you can just hose everything down (my dream home!)
c) hire a cleaning service to come vacuum for you
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Old July 13th, 2012, 07:42 AM
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The only solution I know of is regular grooming of the dogs, outside. Apart from a new husband. Maybe both.
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Old July 13th, 2012, 08:00 AM
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The only solution I know of is regular grooming of the dogs, outside. Apart from a new husband. Maybe both.

I have seen on TV small vacuums uses to groomed pets. I LOL about getting a new husband. The OP could serve dinner on dirty plates and say she was too busy to wash the plates! Or have her dogs clean the plates then put the dishes away , maybe that will get her husband to wash the dishes.
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Old July 13th, 2012, 08:49 AM
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How old are your children?
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Old July 13th, 2012, 09:20 AM
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Maybe a Roomba would help--it does its own vacuuming. Not sure how well it would work with long-haired dogs around, though.
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