Pet Stains in your carpet
Pet stains accidents can happen with your furry friend that lives with you, These little ‘mistakes’ can be especially treated. tricky and troubling to clean up when they happen on a carpet. However a combination of immediate action, deep cleansing, and behavioral preventative measures can help you get your carpet looking, and smelling, pristine once more.
Immediate Action When Pet Stains Occur
If the area is still wet then the first thing you want to do is try and soak up as much of that moisture as possible.
Start by dropping paper towels on the affected area, and then pressing them firmly down into the carpet. Old newspapers can be used for this as well, although with lighter colored carpets you may have a problem with the ink smudging.
Remove the paper towels, and then put a fresh set down, and press firmly once more. Repeat this until the area is only slightly damp. At that point place a final layer of paper down over the stain, and then step on the paper, and stand there for at least a minute. Make sure that you are wearing shoes for this! After that you can remove the paper towels and or newspapers and proceed to the next step.
The last thing you should do is thoroughly rinse the area with cool, clean water. Make sure that the water flushes through the fibers in the floor. Then soak up as much of this moisture as possible using a clean dry towel, or several paper towels.
Rather than discarding the pet stained paper towels, place them in an area where it is appropriate for the pet to use the bathroom. This can be near a litter box, or wee pads, or in an spot designated for this behavior. Animals react to the smell of their own waste, and will learn that this is the place where those activities are acceptable.
Set In Carpet Stains
Sometimes you will miss a pet stain when it occurs, or won’t notice it until it has a chance to dry and set into the carpet. Unfortunately this is going to make it much more difficult for you to get the area clean, but don’t despair. The following tips will help you to neutralize the smell and remove the stain.