How to get rid of cat urine smell
Many cat owners are faced with many challenges concerning the pet one of them is how to get rid of cat urine smell. There are a variety of cleaning agents available from the stores that will assist you in cleaning and solution for cat urine. However with very simple ingredients you can getting rid cat urine smell. These ingredients are baking soda, vinegar (White) dish cleaning detergent and 2-3% solution of hydrogen peroxide. It is a good practice to eliminate the urine while it’s still wet, otherwise when it dries up, the odor will be stronger and the stain will be more difficult to remove.
Below see the steps of how to get rid of cat urine smell from a carpet
1. If the cat urine is fresh and has not dried use clean dry towels and place them over the wet area to soak up the urine residue, tread them so as to absorb the urine as much as you can.
If the urine is dried, you can make use of a black light touch to locate it. Cat urine will illuminate when in contact with the light from the flash light. A visible stain in the carpet or fabric may indicate the presence of dried urine.
2. Mix the vinegar (white) with about 50% water and mix the solution thoroughly, apply the mixture to the cat urine area until it penetrates to the fibers. After the solution is spread enough, dried off the area, you can make use of a vacuum cleaner to help you dry the area. The vinegar actually neutralizes the ammonia found in urine. If you are cleaning a dried cat urine, its recommended you make the mixture describe in this step using warm water.
3. Apply some baking soda all over the area with the cat urine; make a mixture of hydrogen peroxide with liquid dish cleaning agent in the ration of a quarter cup of hydrogen peroxide with a teaspoon full of dish cleaning detergent. Apply the mixture over the baking soda. Spread it well with the help of a brush or your fingertips. It’s advisable to put on some gloves while using your fingers. The function of hydrogen peroxide in this process is it kill the bacteria found in the cat urine which makes the urine smell.
Baking soda is one of the best know deodorizer that absorbs the bad smell. If you sprinkle sparingly in small quantities on your carpet once in a while and vacuum clean, it will make your carpet smell great always.
Once you have completed remove the solution and dry up the area. A vacuum cleaner or a fan can assist you to dry the affected area.
Its recommended that you don’t use a high concentration mixture of hydrogen peroxide, otherwise your carpet or seat may be bleached. Never use ammonia based chemicals or detergents while getting rid of cat urine small, the traces left by the ammonia based chemicals may make the cat to urinate on the same spot.
The urine odor will disappear in three easy steps on this how to eliminate urine smell. To discourage your cat from repeating the urination again, ensure that you remove the smell and stain completely.