If you are home owner, you have probably smelled a few strange things around the house. If you are a pet owner, your noses has probably gotten a whiff of the strange and varied bouquet of stenches that even the best pets can bring into the house. If you are trying to deodorize the carpet in your home, business, or rental property we have a couple of tips to try:
Pet urine is both an unmistakable and disgusting smell. If let to dry and sit, pet urine can also grow bacteria and exceptional difficult to get out. So it is imperative to both your health and the longevity of the carpet to get it treated as soon as possible. We recommend dabbing the stain with one part vinegar and one part water. Use a wet paper towel and lay it over the top of the stain to sit o draw the rest of it to the surface.
Old Meat Trash and other organic smells
The smell of old rotting food can leave us all on the verge of losing our lunch, and if it is in your carpet it can seem downright impossible to get rid of. However there are a few basics you can do to cut down on the smell. First try gently spreading baking soda over the area and let it sit undisturbed for a couple of days, then sweep up the majority of it and go over the rest with a vacuum to get the rest up. The vinegar above can be as a great next step.
Walking in to a rental unit and discovering that a tenant smoked in it can be upsetting and expensive. However you should defiantly try doing what you can to rehab the carpet before you replace it. We recommend using a granular cleaner that disperses as you vacuum and the above tips will also help you get your house smelling fresh.
All of these odors can be headache and we recommend not going at it alone. Rainbow international has some of the best carpet cleaners in the industry our techs can really make your carpets shine once more. So if your DIY doesn’t get you very far, call us we can help.