Post # 1
…but I can’t locate any stain or anything!? No puddles, no wet spots, nothign. I just got home and while I was gone there were BAD thunderstorms. My three puggies are rescue and NEUROTIC… they have a lot of problems, so during scary storms we do sometimes have accidents. But I CANNOT FIND THIS ONE! HELP! What to do? How do I get rid of urine smell when I don’t. Know. Where. It. IS!!!!! LOL
Post # 3
- Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas
I find that when this happens to me I can just spray the whole room with Febreeze and the smell goes away! It’s like magic! 🙂
Post # 4
Haha I don’t know what to tell you, I’d just cover the room with febreeze and then use that Arm&Hammer pet odor powder when vacuuming the whole room.
Post # 5
I had this same thing happen, and I finally had to break down and have someone come in and clean the carpets. I even went as far as sniffing the floor on my hands and knees. My FH thought I was crazy, and I am sure that is how I looked, LOL.
Post # 6
check your pillows too! febreeze or nature’s miracle can be a godsend for those mystery smells!
Post # 7
Use a black light! If you turn off the lights and shine a black light around it will light up the pee!
Post # 8
Soak the floor with vinegar – It takes out the pee smell so even the dog can’t smell it!
But soak it enough so it gets down to the underpad (that is probably what is smelling) Let it dry completely (24 hours or so) then rent a steam cleaner from the grocery store ~$50 and easy to use!
Post # 9
You can sprinkle baking soda on your carpet (you can use a little or a lot). Let it sit for at least 15 minutes and then vacuum it up. It will help absorb the oders and any wetness still in the carpeting. It is also perfectly safe for pets to be around.
PS, you can also sprinkle salt on your carpets to help get rid of bugs and fleas. This can dry out the fibers in your capeting though if you leave it on too long.
Post # 10
Yeah serouisly bust out a black light!
Post # 11
This totally happened to me! I’m glad you posted it – I’m going to try some of these tricks before moving out of my townhome…no matter how diligent I am about watching my puppy, she manages to sneak a pee when I’m not looking, and I don’t want to lose my security deposit due to urine smell…
Post # 12
I would reccommend either baking soda or natures miracle (petsmart). I would not recommend vinegar because in my experience it makes it worse–at least with cat pee it makes it worse
Post # 13
- Wedding: October 2009 - Church Ceremony/Reception at The Waterford House
Use a black light! Then when you find the spot(s) you need to neutralize the it and the area around it with vinegar. Let it sit for a little while, then soak it up. This will ensure that the urine is neutralized down to the concrete below your carpet/carpet pad.
Post # 14
Uh-oh. Do you have vents on the floor? My old man-cat peed in the fri**en vents. Every time I turn on the AC…
I’m still working on a solution to this.
If you do have carpet- I’ve heard if you paint Killz on the wood floor below- it helps seal in the smell.
Post # 15
i second renting a steam cleaner from the store. my grandma had an amazing recipe that was like lemon-scented ammonia, water and baking soda. When I moved into my old apartment the carpet smelled like dirty socks. It was so bad that steaming the carpets didn’t get rid of it but it sure helped a lot!
Post # 16
Eeek. This happened to me once and I just rented a carpet steamer at the grocery store and steam cleaned the carpet for the entrire room. Didn’t take very long and then everything was suuuuuper clean and great looking again (and not smelly anymore!)!