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How do I get urine out of our couch?

It's on the cushions. Thanks!!


Asked by TXdanielly at 10:19 PM on Jul. 1, 2008 in Home & Garden

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Answers (7)
  • Try vinegar and water

    Answer by bunco at 2:44 AM on Jul. 2, 2008

  • windex worked for us not sure what color your couch is?

    Answer by Patience1 at 10:20 PM on Jul. 1, 2008

  • our couch is a cross between olive green and brown...

    Answer by TXdanielly at 10:23 PM on Jul. 1, 2008

  • Most cushions have zippers so you can remove the cover to wash in the washing machine. Use cold water and don't use high heat to dry. Try air drying so they don't shrink up. I'd use baking soda on the (foam?) cushion itself.

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:56 PM on Jul. 1, 2008

  • I have the same question. What kind of couch is it? we have a microfiber suede couch and you can't just throw the cushion covers in the wash. I have heard moms suggest sprinkling baking soda on it and letting it sit overnight, then vacuum.

    Answer by Addys_Mom at 12:15 AM on Jul. 2, 2008

  • These can be tricky stains as what you use can damage the fabric and cause a bigger problem. I would only use an upholstery cleaner and test it on the hem underside before I use it on the stain. Try looking at a home improvement store, or at an furniture store for the cleaners. good luck

    Answer by MommasCooCoo at 3:26 AM on Jul. 2, 2008

  • Bac-Out. You can find it at Whole Foods or other natural food stores. It works wonders:)

    Answer by MommytoNakoa at 5:58 AM on Jul. 2, 2008