Eliminating Urine Stains from Carpet with Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is a great solution for pet urine removal and can be found in the common, brown bottle. To use it, mix 4 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide with 2 tablespoons of warm water and a few drops of dish soap in a spray bottle. Spray the mixture onto the stain and repeat as needed. Afterward, rinse the area slightly with water, dry it with a towel and absorb any remaining moisture.

It's important to note that pet urine can sometimes seep below the surface of the carpet and reach the carpet holder, the carpet pad, and even the floor. If you haven't been able to remove the stain with hydrogen peroxide alone, try using Angry Orange's effective stain remover. This three-step pet urine stain and odor remover uses natural, eco-friendly products that you likely already have in your pantry or closet. It can eliminate those persistent stains that professional carpet cleaners have been unable to remove.

The second step is for all people who have not been able to remove the stain with step 1, or for people who have been told by a professional cleaner that urine stains on the carpet are permanent. Start by spraying 3% hydrogen peroxide on the stained area and let it work for about an hour. Rubbing the stain with a towel only serves to spread more of the stain or urine, so unless you plan to rearrange the furniture to cover it, tap it with a paper towel. Sometimes yellow urine spots can be easily removed with a little 3% hydrogen peroxide, but sometimes 3% hydrogen peroxide alone isn't enough.

Nowadays, there are many effective stain removers that are affordable and non-toxic, making them safer for families and pets. To get your rugs smelling fresh and clean again, you may be tempted to use one of the most common stain removal tricks, hydrogen peroxide. However, if you want to make sure that your carpets are completely free of pet urine stains and odors, it's best to use a professional carpet cleaning service. Professional cleaners have access to powerful cleaning solutions that can penetrate deep into carpets and remove even the toughest stains. They also have specialized equipment that can help them reach areas that are difficult to access.

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