Urine Stain and Odor Removal from Wood Floor

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How can I remove a urine stain from a wood floor?

Urine Stain and Odor Removal from Wood Floor

To remove pet urine stains and odors from wood floors, you can use a product such as PAWS Pet Accident Washup Solution. Spray PAWS on the stain and let PAWS sit for a few minutes. Blot the area with a clean absorbent cloth to remove as much moisture as possible. Cover the area with baking soda and let the baking soda sit overnight to absorb any remaining moisture. In the morning, sweep up the baking soda. However, if the urine has deeply penetrated the wood, there will be no choice but to sand it down and refinish. This may be best left to a professional.

   

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5/7/2007 6:18:08 PM
Brenda said:

I found the best way to remove cat urine from wood is to cut up onions and cover the whole urine area (LOTS OF ONIONS) and let it sit for 7 days, the onion draws the stain and the odor right out of the wood. We've tried this and it works!! And if you think your house will smell like onions, IT WON'T.


3/25/2009 1:47:29 PM
Lauren said:

Not true about having to sand and refinish wood floors from penetrated urine! U can use an enzyme like Nature's Miracle and let it penetrate the wood by soaking paper towels with the enzyme and applying to the wood...reapplying each time paper towels dry until smell is neutralized. works on brick, cement, wood floors and carpets too. Use multiple times if necesarry...but eventually the urine smell will vanish.




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