Animal Urine On The Carpet
There are a few reasons why an animal, particularly a cat, may urinate on your carpets. Fear, marking their territory, feeling threatened or illness are just a few of them. Either way, it’s something that needs to be acted on quickly to discourage your pet from doing it again.
So, what do you do? The drastic option is ripping them up and purchasing new carpet to be laid. The other option is you could call Dale or Colin over at Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning Brisbane. These guys are the experts in getting stains and odours out of your carpets.
But you know, we love to save you money. So here are several tips to try get rid of that smell yourself.
- Vinegar and Baking Soda, is probably the most common way if the urine has just happened. Sprinkle generous amounts of the baking soda into the carpet and brush it in. Next drizzle the vinegar over and sit back and relax for 10-15 minutes. Flush with Water and dry using some absorbent towels.
- Store bought products are always an option. Just please make sure it is gentle on your carpets, and as always try on a hidden piece of carpet to make sure it is safe to use, and doesn’t bleach or degrade the carpet in any way.
- Cornstarch. Grab a good amount of cornstarch and apply it directly onto the urine stain .Let the starch settle for around 30 minutes and then rinse with water. Using a cloth towel or paper towels, press firmly to absorb any remaining water. Simple!!
- After cleaning, spray citrus oil around the area. Dogs and cats dislike the smell and will generally avoid the area.
- Bonus Method. Give the carpet cleaning brisbane team a call and save the hassle 🙂 Send us a message through here and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Otherwise, give us a call directly on 0450 489 150 and we’ll sort you out!