Dog Urine Stain Removal From Linen
Whether out of frustration, boredom, or just because he couldn’t make it to the back door, many dog owners are faced with the need to tackle dog urine stain removal from the linen on their bed.
Don’t toss the sheets and quilts out in frustration, there are a few tricks to quickly and effectively removing the stains so you can once again dream sweetly.
- Thoroughly soak the stain with the enzymatic cleaning solution for fifteen minutes. No pet household should be without at least two bottle of this type of cleaning solution on hand at all times!
- Rinse in the sink using cold water.
- If the stain remains then soak the sheets or quilts with another splash of the enzymatic cleaning solution in a bucket or sink full of cold water. Soak overnight.
- Run the linens through the washing machine on a regular cycle and check to make sure that the stain has been removed before line drying the linen.
Consider using white vinegar in your final rinse. It will help to deodorize and soften your clothing, and can also be used as a deterrent to help keep your pup from using your bed as his personal potty palace.
Dog Urine Stain Removal From Furniture
It is important to always check for colorfastness by testing your cleaning solutions on a hidden area of your furniture.
While the majority of fabrics can withstand today’s cleaning solutions, it will save you a world of frustration if you quickly test before getting to work on the dog urine stain removal from your favorite sofa or dining room chair.
- Thoroughly soak the stain with the enzymatic cleaning solution and place a clean towel on top of the stain. Press down firmly on the towel, but do not rub at the stain.
- Apply another spritz of the enzymatic cleaning solution and place another clean towel on top of the stain. Place a heavy object like a book or plastic container on top of the towel for up to thirty minutes.
- After thirty minutes remove the towel and see if the stain is still present. In most cases, the stain will be either completely gone or greatly diminished. You may need to repeat the first two steps a few times.
- Mist white vinegar over your furniture to discourage your pooch from using your furniture as his potty pad from now on.
Remember that fabric refreshing sprays may leave a pleasing smell in the air when sprayed, but they simply mask the smell of the urine.
Dog Urine Stain Removal From Your Car
Short of rolling your windows down, it may seem like there are ways to escape the smell of dog urine in your car. Dog urine stain removal from your car’s floor mats and seats is a snap, thankfully.
- Remove the mats and spray them with an enzymatic cleaning solution.
- Allow the solution to sit for up to thirty minutes before spraying off with your garden hose.
- Allow to air dry.
For your seats, there are a few extra steps.
- Thoroughly soak the stain with enzymatic cleaning solution and place a clean towel on top of the stain.
- Firmly press down to work the solution into the stain and help to lift it out with the towel.
- Repeat until the stain has been removed.
- You may wish to use a car shampooer to effectively remove all traces of the enzymatic cleaning products.
- Allow to air dry with the windows open.
Enough can’t be said about the value of an enzymatic cleaning solution. They are even effective at removing cat urine smells from the soft surfaces inside of your home.