How to Get Urine Stains Out of Carpet

Potty training your little one and wonder how to get urine stains out of carpet? Urine stains happen all the time, which explains the abundance of tips to removing the stains. Like most other stains, the earlier you can treat it the easier it will be to remove.

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How to Get Human Urine Stains Out of the Carpet: Method 1

What you will need:

  • Paper towels or white cloth
  • Warm water
  • Liquid Dish washing detergent
  • Wet-dry vacuum

This method of removing human urine stains from carpet is simple and easy if you are able to catch the stain early enough. You will need to make sure and soak up all of the urine before beginning the stain removal. This will help to prevent your carpets from smelling even after the stain is removed.

  1. To begin this stain fighting method you will need to soak up as much of the urine as possible. You can do this by taking several layers of paper towel and placing them on the stain. Now apply pressure with your foot. If the paper towel no longer soaks up the stain you will need to change the paper towels and repeat the processes until there is no more urine coming up from the carpet.
  2. Next, you will make a solution of 1/4 teaspoon liquid dish washing detergent and 1 cup warm water. Stir the solution until it has a thick layer of bubbles on the top.
  3. Now you will need to apply the solution to the carpet with paper towels or a clean white cloth. To do this simply blot the urine stain with the damped towel. Do not scrub the carpet, as this could cause the stain to go further into the carpet.
  4. Once you have gone over the stain with the solution you will need to flush the area. To do this you will need to simply applying warm water to the carpet with a squeeze bottle.
  5. Next, you will need to extract the water from the carpet. You can do this by using paper towels and apply pressure with your foot or you can use a wet-dry vac to suck up any remaining solution.
  6. Inspect the carpet. If the stain remains you can repeat the stain removal process or you can move on to the next method of urine stain removal.

How to Get Human Urine Stains Out of Carpet: Method 2

What you will need:

  • Paper towels
  • Ammonia
  • Warm water
  • Wet-dry vacuum

If you have completed the first method of removing human urine stains from the carpet and the stain remains you can move on to this method. Sense you are using ammonia it is very important that you never mix it with bleach. When mixed the fumes created are very poisonous and can cause death.

  1. To begin this method you will need to ensure the urine has been removed from the carpet. You can do this by using the paper towels to extract any urine left over.
  2. Next, you will need to create a solution of 2 tablespoons ammonia and 1 cup water. Remember never mix bleach and ammonia.
  3. Now you will need to apply the solution the stained area of the carpet. You can do this by dampening a clean paper towel or a clean white cloth with the solution.
  4. You will then need to blot the urine stain with the dampened towel until you believe that you have removed it.
  5. Next, flush the carpet with warm water. The easiest way to do this is by using a squeeze bottle to apply the warm water to the carpet.
  6. Now you will need to extract the water and any remaining solution from the carpet. You can do this by soaking up the moisture with paper towels or a wet-dry vacuum.
  7. Inspect the area. If the stain remains you will need to repeat this cleaning method or continue onto method 3.

How to Get Human Urine Stains Out of Carpet: Method 3

What you will need:

  • White vinegar
  • Warm water
  • Paper towels
  • Wet-dry vacuum

This third method of removing human urine stains from carpet calls for a vinegar solution. The vinegar should neutralize the urine stain from the carpet and remove the odor this stain some times causes.

  1. To begin method 3 you will need to try and extract all of the urine from the carpet. You can do this by taking several layers of paper towels and applying them to the carpet. You will then need to use your foot to apply pressure to the stain. Continue to change the paper towels and apply pressure with your foot until you can no longer remove  any urine from the carpet.
  2. Next, you will need to make a mixture of 1 cup white vinegar and 2 cups warm water. Mix the solution well.
  3. Now you will need to apply the solution to the stain with a white cloth or paper towels.
  4. Blot the urine stain with the damped paper towel. Again do not rub the stain, only blot.
  5. Next, you will need to flush the carpet with warm water. The purpose of this step is to ensure all of the stain fighting solution is removed from the carpet. If any of the solution is left on the carpet it could create a new stain.
  6. Finally, you will need to soak up the remaining moisture from the carpet. You can do this by using paper towels or a wet-dry vac.
  7. Once the carpet is dry inspect the area. If the stain remains continue to repeat the steps of this method until the stain has been remove completely.