Pet Vomit Stain and Odor Removal from Carpet

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How do I clean up cat vomit?

Pet Vomit Stain and Odor Removal from Carpet

To remove a pet vomit stain or odor from your carpet, the newest technology uses peroxide and detergents to penetrate the soiled area for pet stain removal and odor deactivation. Simply spray a product such as PAWS - Pet Accident Washup Solution on the soiled area, and then allow it to penetrate for approximately five minutes. Using a clean white absorbent cloth, blot the area, pressing down firmly (do not rub) for 30 seconds. Repeat this blotting process until the area is dry. If the pet stain or odor persists, repeat the process. You can also try saturating the area with a 3% hydrogen peroxide solution. Let it sit for a few minutes. Then, using a clean white absorbent cloth, blot the area, pressing down firmly (do not rub) for 30 seconds. Repeat this blotting process until the area is dry. If the pet stain or odor persists, repeat the process. Another option is baking soda, which can be used to eliminate surface (but not deeply penetrated) odors. Dampen the area with clean water and then sprinkle baking soda over it. Rub the baking soda into the soiled area and let dry; brush or vacuum to remove the dry material.

   

Comments

8/30/2006 1:12:10 PM
Linda said:

I had pet vomit odor in my carpet and tried the 3% hydrogen peroxide solution suggestion and it worked great. Thanks for the tip - it smells good in my house again.


6/2/2007 7:02:00 PM
patricia Ames said:

Thanks! great tip using products I have on hand.


8/24/2008 6:29:44 AM
Sue said:

I had red stains from canned tuna barf on my beige carpet and the 3% peroxide removed all the stains. I was amazed that something so simple and inexpensive worked better than all the high priced cleaners.


2/10/2012 9:15:29 PM
Ce said:

Pet Stains in the carpet pad - will never leave. New chemicals are wonderful, but the smell and stain goes into the carpet, carpet backing, carpet pad, and wood beneath the carpet. The smell will return as humidity rises. After 3 cats and 30 years. I removed the carpet and pad, saturated the subfloor with an enzyme cleaner, let it dry and painted all tainted subfloor with a stain covering paint. Only then did I have a new carpet put in. Get the pet pad with a polyester carpet next time-it cleans wonderfully, and does not hold stains. Two years later still no smells.




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