How to Get Rid of Pet Stains and Odors from Carpet

Feb 16 07:28 2012 Ma. Theresa Galan Print This Article

Cats and dogs are the main culprits. As sweet and loving as they are they can still do a number on your carpet flooring. Even the best trained can have an occasional accident. Here's how to get rid of those nasty pet stains and odors in your carpet flooring. Let's start with pet stains.

On lighter shades of carpet they are simply unsightly. One accident can leave a spot that will stay. Here's what to do. As soon as you discover the accident clean it up. Blot the spot with paper towels to absorb all of the wetness after you've cleaned the solids up. When the wetness remains in the carpet the odor will linger. Once you've cleaned the mess up it's time to scrub. This is how you remove the stain. This will work even on the lightest of carpet colors. Get a bucket of very hot water. Find some rubber gloves and a good scrubbing sponge. Add some Lysol. This will eliminate odors as well as stains. Once your supplies are set scrub the spot well. Once you've scrubbed it well freshen your bucket of water. Scrub it again. Once the spot has been scrubbed twice you're ready to dry it. Get an old towel,Guest Posting or use paper towels to blot the carpet and get all of the wetness out. The spot should be completely gone. If it's not apply some stain remover. Stain remover is generally used on clothing. You rub or spray it on and leave it set. Then you go back and scrub it again after it's set. The stain will be history! How to Remove Pet Stains and Odors from Carpet Removing Pet Stains and Odors For lingering odors that don't go away with scrubbing this is what to do. Purchase baking soda, or a carpet freshening powder which contains baking soda. Sprinkle it on generously and leave it set for one hour. When the hour is up vacuum the floor thoroughly. The will help to remove any odors in your carpet. Baking soda naturally absorbs odors and then when it is vacuumed up the odors are completely out of your carpet! To prevent pet stains and odors in your carpet flooring make sure your litter box is clean, and that your dogs have regular potty breaks. Dogs need to be walked or let out several times per day. Cats will not use a dirty litter box. When you must leave your dogs for the day, to go to work for example, leave them in a room that is not carpeted. Accidents are much easier to clean up off from vinyl flooring and they do not soak in. So there you have it. These tips will help you to eliminate pets stains and odors from your carpet flooring. Thanks for reading and take care! More of this topic in the link below:carpet stain removal, stain removal northshore, stain removal east auckland

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Ma. Theresa Galan
Ma. Theresa Galan

Graeme Stephens has been running the largest owned carpet cleaning company
in new Zealand for 24 years. IICRC qualified "master restoration technician"

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