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How do I get the smell of urine out of the couch?

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luvnmykidos

Asked by luvnmykidos at 1:40 PM on Apr. 1, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • My dad was a chemist, and he recommend wiping the area with vinegar or even just setting a dish of vinegar near the area. Of course I'd test the vinegar some place it wouldn't show just to make sure it wouldn't hurt the fabric. The vinegar evaporating combines with the ammonia from the urine which neutralizes the smell. It also works with cat accidents.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:11 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • There are some pet products on the market for carpets that also do the trick but I can't think of the brand off hand.
    twinclubmom

    Answer by twinclubmom at 2:26 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • you might be able to steam clean it.

    that sounds like a lot of work to me though.. i'd probably just throw it in the back of the truck.. drive to the dump.. then stop by the furniture store on my way back...lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:30 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • Febreeze???? Sorry not any help, I'm kind of in the same situation.
    DearmanMomma

    Answer by DearmanMomma at 4:31 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

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