Well, pee happens! Whether you have toddlers or pets, pee is pee and it needs to be cleaned A.S.A.P. before it starts releasing that pungent smell. If is easy to clean pee out of carpets, tiles or grout, I can’t say the same thing when it comes to clean pee out of fabric sofa. Yeah, my 2 year old child just made mom happy and wet the sofa! The second I turned around to grab a diaper it happened – little Mathew wet the couch! Why, Murphy? Why?
Since I was in hurry, I quickly changed the baby and ran to the doctor’s office, but not before throwing some paper towels over the pee stain to absorb the liquid.
Yeah, the pee stain stood there until the next day! It wasn’t that bad after all, but I had to do something to remove the odor and disinfect the couch because I’m not planning in changing it very soon.
So, I call the cleaning expert a.k.a. my older sister who knows a lot of tricks when it comes to cleaning and removing pee odor and stain from my fabric couch was literally a piece of cake.
Buckle up with the following ingredients:
- Cotton cloth/rag or paper towels
- White vinegar
- 1 cup of baking soda
- 15-20 drops of lavender essential oil
Let the pee-removal mission begin:
- Use the cotton cloth to absorb as much of the urine as possible. I already mentioned how I throw some paper towels over the pee stain. It seemed to be a quick and useful start.
- The next step is to mix 4 parts of water to 1 part of white vinegar in a bowl and give it a deep cleaning. Don’t worry! Your couch won’t smell like vinegar! Ok, so take a rag and start wiping and rubbing the stain until you feel you covered the spot well with this vinegar solution.
- Now, you have to get rid of moisture and odor. Just mix baking soda with lavender essential oil and stir well with a fork to distribute the oil throughout the baking soda. Start spreading the baking soda mix over the stained area of your couch.
- Waiting game! Let the baking soda mix to sit overnight to absorb the odors. The next day, vacuum well the baking soda and you will be surprised!
Murphy, up yours! The stain is gone!