Many homeowners like to keep pets as their safeguard or as a family member, and that’s understandable. Having a pet gives another level of joy and luxury to the homeowner. But if anything has some luxury or perks, then it has some downside also.
As you all read in the title, we’re quite sure that you’ve landed because you’re looking for the solution for how to clean up dog pee from your carpet. Carpets play a crucial role in our home for interior design and for comfort on the floor.
So, whenever there is any stain due to dog pee, it is important to know the right solution; otherwise, you may end up ruining your carpet. As a carpet cleaning company, we know how to clean that, and that’s why we’re here to provide some crucial tips on how to clean up dog pee.
How to Clean Dog Pee from Carpets in 5 Steps?
It is crucial to clean and sterilize the carpet area properly when attempting to remove dog urine from the carpet. It is more difficult to get rid of pet urine stains and smells if it sits on carpets for too long.
Remember to look at your cleaning code tag on upholstered fabrics before spot cleaning and always do a spot test on a portion of carpet or upholstery that is normally not visible. These are suggested treatments only, and Sara cares carpet & Upholstery cleaning can’t be held accountable for any damage sustained by the use of the treatments in this spot removal guide.
Standard upholstery cleaning codes are W, S, WS, X, and D. always use caution on all carpeted & upholstered fabrics.
- W-for Wet.
- S-for Solvent.
- WS-for-Wet and Solvent.
- X-for Vacuum only.
- D-for Dry Clean only.
- Use caution on wool, viscose, rayon & silk area rugs.
- Use caution on the wool wall to wall carpets
Here are cleaning tips and a step-by-step guide to help you remove pet urine stains and odors:
Step 1: Drying the carpet
The first and foremost step should be drying the carpet. Why we’re saying to dry to carpet because it will make it a lot easier to clean the dog pee; try to clean with a soft and clean towel with some extra motion and absorb the extra moisture.
Step 2: Apply the vinegar solution
Apply the vinegar solution that has an equal combination of vinegar and water to that area where you’ve to remove the stain or smell. Then after that, scrub it lightly, and let the carpet area dry completely.
Step 3: Apply the baking soda
You would be wondering whether, after applying the vinegar solution, you need to apply baking soda or not. We recommend it because it is much easier than you might think to get rid of pet waste smells from your carpets after applying baking soda. Apply baking soda to the affected carpet area and allow it to deodorize for 18 to 24 hours.
Step 4: Adding hydrogen peroxide and detergent to the baking soda
Mix a part of water with one part of hydrogen peroxide (H₂O₂) and a little bit of dish detergent. Then, pour the mixture over the baking soda, and scrub the stain gently. This process of adding hydrogen peroxide (H₂O₂) and detergent will make your life easier when cleaning the dog pee or even removing the bad smell.
Step 5: Vacuum Cleaning
Vacuum cleaning will let you help in removing the remaining stain and residue. Believe us that this will make your life much easier and also an effective process in removing the residue from the affected carpet area.
Other Step To Clean The Dog Pee Or Pee Smell
If the above steps are not working for you, or you do not have the suggested items, then follow this extra tip to remove the stain—mix two cups of warm water with one teaspoon of dish detergent and one tablespoon of white vinegar. Use a sponge for dipping into the solution. Blot the stain with a paper towel. Continue this process until the stain disappears.
If still the stain or smell remains, then you may be dealing with a severe stain, and we recommend contacting us to help you resolve the stain.
We at SaraCares are committed to providing you with quality carpet and upholstery cleaning services. Call us today at 604-722-0459 for a quote, so we can introduce you to the next generation of clean.
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