Cat urine and the resultant smell is a very difficult stain to get rid of. At first you might be blissfully unaware cat has been quietly slipping behind the sofa for a piddle while you catch up on the latest episode of your favorite soap opera, but after a few days or so, you will soon notice the pungent aroma. But unfortunately, once the smell is evident, the damage has already been done and you face a much more difficult stain removal task, so find out how to get cat urine smell out of your carpet before you are forced to turn the cat out and spend money replacing your carpet.

In order to remove cat urine odor from carpet, you need to eliminate the underlying enzymes than cause the smell. This is why regular carpet and household cleaning products have no effect on pet urine substances such as bleach and detergent are unable to break down the enzymes and even though the carpet appears clean, the smell remains. You would need to utilize the best cat urine odor removers so that it would soak deep into the floors also.

First things first there is very little point in spending time and money treating a smelly area of carpet if cat keeps on returning to his preferred spot. The lingering smell is the main reason why cat keeps coming back, so you need to be very vigilant during the cleaning process and if cat does approach the spot with his little legs crossed it might require some gentle persuasion to remind him of the error of his ways.

Cat urine stains only start to smell really bad once the bacteria in the carpet has had a chance to interact with the enzymes. For old stains, you will need to invest in a special cat urine cleaning spray in order to eliminate the underlying enzymes and kill the smell. Some sprays are more effective than others, so you may need to repeat the process several times, but try and persevere.

If the smelly area of carpet is particularly large, it is worth hiring a Carpet Cleaning Melbourne company to do a more thorough cleaning job. You can either tackle the task yourself, or pay somebody else to come in and do the job on your behalf. Alternatively, you can replace the carpet.

Fresh cat urine is easier to deal with as the smell has not yet had a chance to fester in the carpet, so if you catch cat in the act of peeing on your carpet, you must take action immediately!

Once you have removed the cat from the spot and admonished him severely, place a thick towel on the stain with a weight on top and leave it to soak up the urine. Replace the towel with a clean one after about ten minutes and once more leave it to soak up the urine. Lastly, apply a 50:50 solution of white vinegar and water to the spot and leave another clean, weighted towel on top overnight. By the time morning comes, there should be no trace of cat urine odor at all.

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Adler Conway is an expert Blogger and writer. He lives in Melbourne and interested in writing blogs on Cleaning services, cleaning tips.