Everyone loves nice, clean carpet, just like everyone loves their four legged housemates. Unfortunately, the two often don’t go together well. Pet stain removal is a skill in the repertoire of every animal lover. But what happens when you get a stain you can’t get out? Don’t fear, the pet stain removal pros at Thoroclean are here to back you up.
Let’s take a look at some tips for handling common messes pet owners face:
Pet stain removal for urine
The key with urine is to remove as much as possible before it dries. Once it’s dry, the odor will set in the fibers of the carpet. You can lay a towel over the stain and stand on it to soak the urine up from the fibers and pad. Next, mix equal parts vinegar and warm water, and add some baking soda. Pour the mixture onto the stain (conservatively) and blot it up with a fresh towel. Continue this process until you’re blotting clean water out of the carpet.
Pet stain removal for vomit
Like urine, the earlier you get to cleaning up vomit, the better. The acidic nature of vomit means that it can stain some types of fibers quickly if left to sit. After removing the larger chunks and blotting away moisture with a towel, mix hydrogen peroxide with a bit of dish soap. Sprinkle some baking soda on the stain, then pour your liquid mixture onto it. Gently scrub with a soft brush or a cloth, then blot or vacuum up to finish.
What if it’s not working?
Unfortunately, some stains are always going to be beyond the capabilities of DIY pet stain removal techniques. Maybe you didn’t see it until it dried, or maybe you’ve got one of those special pets that are exceptionally skilled at making messes. Fear not! The pros at Thoroclean have the expertise, equipment, and experience to tackle even the toughest clean ups.
Check back soon for Pet stain removal by Thoroclean, part 2