You have an uninvited guest in the house. You expect it every time you open the door. Sometimes it even wishes welcome. It’s not about your cat, darling, but urine smell. The good thing is that you can remove the smell of cat urine if you use the following methods on how to get rid of cat urine smell.
How To Get Rid Of Cat Urine Smell
1. Remove urine and litter cleaned as often as possible
The urine is less both in the litter and in addition to it, the less you have to clean. So when you notice that the cat peed elsewhere than in the litter, try clearing as much urine as possible as soon as possible. If the cat urinated on the carpet or couch, wipe with a wet towel intense area. You will not be able to absorb all the urine but will leave behind a smaller amount which emanates the unmistakable smell.
If the cat peed on the bed linen or curtains on your clothes, wash them or take them to dry as quickly as possible. The urine stays longer on the fabric, the more difficult it is to remove the smell later. Detergents which contain sodium or enzymatic additives are the best distance for the smell of the urine. If the urine is on walls or furniture, wash them thoroughly with a damp cloth.
2. Use an enzymatic detergent
Enzyme detergents eat bacteria release the urine, leaving the clean after drying. Detergents based on non-protein substances will not face the intense smell of cat urine. Cats have a more developed sense of smell than we humans. Thus, if the smell is not removed correctly and completely, your cat will feel and be attracted to urinate again in the same place.
By using detergents or other cleaning agents based enzymes, the smell is completely removed and your cat will not be going back to that place to urinate. These detergents can be found both in pet shop sites and districts devoted to animals in supermarkets. It does not matter where you buy them from, be sure to use them correctly, as it says on the package for a favorable outcome.
3. Clean the area with a vacuum cleaner with water, but do not use steam
These types of cleaners that release water in a clean fabric, which then auctioned, along with the dirt in the wet place. This method is ideal for carpets, sofas, chairs, etc. Avoid, however, use steam cleaners. The intense heat will cause the scent to permeate and stronger fabric.
4. Refresh air-based spray with a sodium bicarbonate
Sodium bicarbonate has a very high absorption capacity of flavorings. To use it to remove the smell of cat pee sprayed him in the area where you found urine (on the parquet, carpet, sofa). Leave it to act for an hour or two, after which it was washed with water vacuum.
Another recipe for removing cat urine odor is as follows:
1 cup of dried herbs (rosemary, lavender);
1 teaspoon of cloves;
1 teaspoon cinnamon;
1 teaspoon baking soda.
Stir the mixture and spreads them on the place of the urine. Let act 30 minutes then rinse area.
5. Try to prevent possible future accidents
The more your cat manages to urinate more than the house, the harder it will be to remove the odor. The best way to fight is to prevent the occurrence of odor. To prevent the need to discover the cause that led to the occurrence of odor. Most often it is a problem with cleanliness litter or medical problems.
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