Vinegar is very effective at neutralizing urine odors, but, in order for it to work on a set-in spot, you may have to repeat steps 1-2. In extreme cases, allow the solution to sit for up to 24 hours to get pee smell out of a rug.
If there is a strong, persistent poo smell after you have picked and cleaned up dog faeces from your carpet, a combination of white vinegar and baking soda – both effective, natural neutralisers for bad carpet smells – will take care of it.
To get dog urine smell out of carpet surfaces, apply a solution of one cup water, one cup white vinegar, and 2 teaspoons of baking soda. Let the solution soak into the spot for 5 minutes, then blot it dry.
Mix together 8 fluid ounces of peroxide, 3 tablespoons baking soda and a few drops of dish detergent. Test a small area first to make sure it does not discolor flooring, carpet or any other surface. Spray the mixture onto the affected area and allow it to sit for 10 to 20 minutes. After, brush/rub the area down.
This is best done by mixing 2 cups of warm water and 1 cup of white vinegar and pouring it over the affected carpet. Place a thick towel on the area, folded over several times, and stand on the towel. Use fresh towels and repeat the process until you can no longer detect the transfer of moisture to the towel.
The heat from a steam cleaner permanently sets the stain and odor. Apply a pet odor neutralizer (see our recommendations below). Be sure to follow the instructions and test a hidden area of the carpet first to make sure the neutralizer doesn't stain the carpet. Allow the spot to completely dry.
Standard carpet shampooing and steam cleaning are not always effective at removing pet odors; in some cases, they can actually reactivate the enzymes in pet waste that create odors, making the smell worse! Odor neutralizers and proper extraction techniques are needed to ensure proper pet odor removal.
Don't worry. It's easy to clean up the urine and get rid of the smell. To treat fresh stains, just blot the urine with paper towels, neutralize the scent with vinegar, and deodorize with baking soda. If the urine has dried onto the carpet for a long time, use a store-bought enzyme-based cleaner to remove the smell.
Using Enzymatic Cleaners One solution for removing pet urine odor from wood sub-floor is to apply an enzymatic pet cleaner to the soiled areas, and allow them to dry thoroughly for 24 hours. It's important that you allow the area to dry completely in order to give the enzymes time to remove the stain and odor.
Sprinkle the baking soda, covering and making sure powder seeps down into the carpet. Let the product sit overnight and vacuum up in the morning. Using baking soda on carpet for dog urine will ensure that your carpet is odor-free.
Vinegar Wash Mix one cup white vinegar with one cup water (1:1). Coat the urine-stained item with this solution and allow it to sit for a few minutes. Cover the stained area with baking soda, if you wish. Baking soda will work along with vinegar to absorb and neutralize odor.
One of the best products for removing pet urine stains from carpeting is Rocco & Roxie Stain and Odor Eliminator. This enzymatic cleaner contains natural bacteria that feed on the ammonia crystals found in urine, effectively breaking down the stain and any odors.
Sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda on carpets, rugs and couches using a cleaning brush to spread it around and into the fabric. Leave it for several hours or, if possible, overnight so that the baking soda can best absorb the odours. Then vacuum thoroughly.
Let it sit overnight. Give the deodorizer time to absorb the vomit smell. If the smell is very strong, let the deodorizer sit on the carpet for two days.
For a more resilient urine stain: Soak a rag in a mixture of vinegar and water (1:1 ratio) and blot the stain on your carpet. If the stain persists, pour a bit of the vinegar and water solution directly on the stain, scrub with a scrub brush and blot dry.