Eco Housekeeping Tip: Pet Odor Eliminator - 1. spray bottle, water, mouthwash, newspaper. 2. combine 2 parts water to 1 part mouthwash 3. spray mixture on soiled area, do not soak. Then place newspaper over the sprayed area & let dry. The newspaper will absorb the smell. Repeat if necessary. Your cushions or carpet may smell minty fresh, but once it wears off the urine smell will be gone.
Lemon juice also work great as an dog urine odor remover. Mix lemon juice -- commercial or freshly squeezed -- with water and sprinkle it on your carpets. This smell is pleasant for people, but will keep your dog at bay. The citric acid is also effective if you want to clean and remove urine odor from carpets.
To remove pet urine smells or other odors from carpet, rub vinegar into area and let sit for 10-15mins. Pour water onto area and scrub or use carpet shampooer with water. Sprinkle baking soda + cinnamon (or other carpet powder) onto area. Let sit 15-20 minutes. Leaves home smelling like cinnamon (or whatever smell is in carpet powder)!
When a dog urinates on the carpet, the best way to remove it is to act while the stain is still wet. Unfortunately, this is not always possible, especially if you are out of the house when the accident occurs. Dried dog urine stains are much more difficult to get out of carpet, especially if the stain is older or if the dog repeatedly urinates in...