Tips to Clean Up Pet Urine on Your Carpet
Did your beloved dog or cat just pee on your carpet?
Aha, that precious pet is no longer on the beloved list at the moment, right? We know. We have all been there. At least those of us with pets in the home.
Don’t worry too much. It can be cleaned. Actually it is important to clean and eliminate the smell to prevent further accidents from reoccurring. If not property cleaned and sanitized, your pet may smell the spot and think, “okay, this is the toilet place….” And none of us want that to happen—just remember this while working through the steps below.
Here is the best carpet first aid you can apply immediately (Oh, by the way, when you bring the pet into your home it is wise to try this spot removal technique on a hidden spot of each of your carpets. If it damages your carpets, then don’t use it on the visible spots—just call in the professionals.):
If you wait too long, bacteria will start to grow and it is the stinky kind you know so well.
If your pet is suddenly urinating or eliminating in inappropriate areas, it may be a sign of illness or disease, and a visit to the vet might be appropriate. If you have this problem with a puppy or kitten, well, you asked for it when you brought home an animal not yet house broken.
Uric acid in the urine is not water soluble and requires enzymes to break down its chemical bonds. Using water and vinegar is good first aid, but they do not break down the uric acid. In time, the smell of urine may surface again. Your pet will be able to smell it and again associate the spot as an appropriate place to urinate. If this happens, it is time to use an enzymatic cleaner on the spot, or call the professionals.
Love Cleaning uses truck-mounted cleaning systems and professional grade supplies to clean, sanitize and remove stains and pet odors. Contact Love Cleaning today at (801) 936-0586 to learn more about removing pet urine stains from your carpet or upholstery.