Removing Pet Stains from Carpet

April 12, 2019 10:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You may pride yourself in how well you manage the hair and odors that come along with owning a pet, but then all of a sudden your cat has an accident for the tenth time, or your dog throws up his dinner yet again—and all on your beautiful white carpets. Tackling pet stains is never fun, but it’s worth it to make sure your furry friends have a place in your home.

If you’re working on pet stain removal in St. Louis, MO, read on to get some great tips for treating the problem yourself:

  • Cut down on the moisture: No matter what type of mess you’re dealing with, the first step is always to get rid of the moisture as quickly as possible. Never let anything like urine, feces or vomit sit on a carpet for a long time. If you do, the smells will bake right into the carpet’s fibers and make it very difficult to clean. Instead, wipe up what you can right away. Once you’re done removing any chunks, you need to blot at the area. You can use a dry towel or paper towels, and then stand on the area to suck up as much moisture as you can from the liquid.
  • Use some cleaner: You have a lot of options for what type of cleaning solution will work best. For things like vomit, experts recommend a combination of warm water, salt, dish soap and vinegar. For urine, you could do vinegar, warm water and baking soda. Whichever type of solution you use, you’ll want to apply it to the soiled area and let it sit for a bit before blotting. If you need something stronger, an amazing option is to pre-treat the stain with Purple Rhino, produced locally by Fenton Sew & Vac! It works wonders on all sorts of cleaning problems, and has a fresh citrus scent.
  • Rinse with water: Once you’ve removed the stain, you should rinse the area with clean water. The easiest way to do this is to dip a clean towel in water and rub at the affected area.
  • Dry: Finally, you’ll need to let the area dry. You can speed up the process by blotting it with a dry paper or paper towel, but it still will take some time to fully dry.

The absolute best way to keep your carpets looking their best for the long haul is by using a carpet cleaner rental in St. Louis, MO and pre-treating any stains with Purple Rhino Stain Remover and Enzyme D. Luckily, you can rent a commercial-grade carpet cleaning machine for a bargain through Fenton Sew & Vac. Adding the Enzyme D odor-remover and the Purple Rhino stain remover will make sure any trace of animal stains is completely gone.

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