Pets are a part of the family and we love them. If you’re a pet owner, chances are that you will have to deal with pet stains and odor at some point and time. As diligent as you are about making sure they potty in the appropriate place, they will still have accidents from time to time. The stain is one thing, but then there’s the odor that comes with it. The first thing you need to do is train your pet, so they don’t have a repeat appearance. Then you need to tackle the stain. There are steps to take so your carpet will look and smell as good as new.
 

How to Get Rid of Pet Odor in House

While you can hide some pet stains, the odor will be hard to mask. Your pet’s “accident” can stick around for a long time when a foul odor is present. If the odor isn’t completely eliminated, your pet will continue to use that spot for repeat offenses and the odor will persist indefinitely. You need to deal with pet odors as soon as possible, because they get harder to remove as time goes by. Waiting too long will result in a call to professional carpet cleaners. Professional carpet cleaners use advanced cleaning products to eliminate urine and fecal odors from carpet and upholstery. These products have odor-busting enzymes in them that will break down the source of the odor. This is your best course of action if you want to ensure the odor has been completely eliminated.
 

Tips for Cat & Dog Urine Odor Removal

Tip #1- Identify the source of the pet odor on your carpet. Because some pet stains aren’t visible, this can be hard to do. You may have to get down on your hand and knees to sniff our offensive odors. You can also use a black light to detect the salts in pet urine. Turn off all the lights, close the window coverings and turn the black light on to find pet stains.
Tip #2-Treat the carpet odor. This can be difficult because urine can seep down into the backing and padding, and sometimes the floor beneath it. This means you can’t just wipe the stain away. You will need to buy an enzyme spotter. This product will eat up the proteins that the bacteria are feeding on. This is important because it’s the bacteria that’s causing the odor. This process might take days to completely eliminate the odor.
 

Carpet Cleaning, Stain Removal in Tracy, Livermore, San Ramon, Dublin, Mountain House, Walnut Creek, Danville & the East Bay of California

When you use an enzyme spotter, the smell might get worse before it gets better. If the odor doesn’t go away, you will need to call in the professionals. We have products and methods that are more powerful than anything you can do. Professionals use sophisticated pet stain removers that will also eliminate odor without damaging your carpet or upholstery. If you can’t solve pet stain and odor problems on your own, contact Carpet Care 2000 to refresh your home’s carpets and furniture. Give us a call today!