We wouldn’t give up our pets for the world, but we’d be lying if we said that pet hair wasn’t an issue. Cuddling up with our furry friends on the bed or sofa can be oh-so relaxing, but the state of the comforter afterward can be enough to induce an anxiety attack. Short of shaving our four-legged friends bald (be honest — you’ve thought about it!) or carrying around a lint roller ($19.99 for a set of two, Amazon), a fur lifter ($14.99, Amazon), or even a roll of sticky tape for urgent fuzz removal, there's little to be done about the fur that gets stuck to your bedding. Or is there? While you may not be able to eradicate the problem completely, making sure you choose one of the best comforters for pet hair is a solid first step. Lucky for you, we’ve found 11 that will work to repel both dog and cat hair with ease!
What is the best type of comforter for pet hair?
The main determining factor in whether pet hair will cling to a material or not is the way the fabric is made. Tight-knit fabrics have no (or few) holes for hairs to get stuck in, whereas loosely-woven fabrics make for the perfect environment to collect fur and other debris.
Other factors to bear in mind are how sticky a material is. Fabrics such as velvet, nylon, velour, loosely-woven cotton, chenille, linen, and acrylic, are among the worst fabrics for pet hair, as they tend to attract fuzz and dust. As such, it would be best to steer clear of these and any other high-static materials when shopping for the perfect pet-friendly comforter. Highly-textured fabrics can also easily trap pet hair in their threads, so it's best to avoid those, too.
The best bedding fabrics for repelling pet hair are made with tightly-woven materials, such as canvas, tight-knit cottons, microfiber, rayon, satin, and silk. Fur will have a hard time sticking to these types of materials, allowing you to easily shake it off or wipe it away with a cloth.
Another big factor to take into consideration when shopping for the best comforter for pets is whether or not your pick is machine-washable, as fur — combined with other potential accidents — means you'll probably have to put it in the washer more often than not.
To save you the hassle of having to sort though hundreds of comforters to track down selections from the best fabrics list, we’ve done the hard work for you, tracking down 11 of the best fur-repelling duvets on the market. Keep scrolling for FIRST for Women's picks for the best comforters for pet hair.
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