by Anthony Clark
Laundry day can be exhausting, especially if you have many clothes and linen to deal with. Throw in some urine-stained items, and your task gets a little harder. While you can run most of your clothes and linen through regular cycles on your washing machine, you cannot do the same with urine-stained items. Not if you want to enjoy a urine-free environment again.
Pet and human urine carry a strong odor that you are only too happy to get rid of. But how do you do that?
For one thing, urine, if allowed to set in the fabric paint, will remain permanently. The distinctive smell is hard to avoid. It is also quite embarrassing to have urine odors lingering around your home.
Thankfully, there is a way to rid your clothing and linen of embarrassing urine odors for good.
To get going, you will need a few items, including:
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It is essential to start by pretreating the clothes or linen that are stained with urine. Do not place with other garments in the same wash load.
By first Pretreating the stained clothes, you remove the urine stain and odor much easier.
So, to pretreat your items, here are a few steps.
You will need to be careful to avoid any odor-removing product that contains ammonia. Cats, in particular, may mistake the distinctive scent of ammonia for urine and continue to pee in the same location. There are other, more effective odor removing mixes that you can use during the pretreatment stage.
Now that you have pretreated the garments, it is time to wash them with vinegar.
To do that, follow these steps.
The final step is laundering. By this stage, you should have gotten rid of most of the stain and odor. If not, you may have to repeat the earlier steps. With most of the urine stain and odor removed, the clothes are ready for direct laundering.
To do so, here are the steps.
Urine smell can be a real nuisance, especially if it's persistent. Here are a few ways to get that urine smell out of your clothes:
Whichever method you choose, be sure to follow the instructions carefully so that you get the best results. And remember, prevention is always the best cure, so try to avoid getting urine on your clothes in the first place!
So, there they are. The steps you need to take to remove even the most stubborn urine stain and odor have been outlined in an easy-to-follow guide. You will need to ensure that you have the items necessary to get started. You also need to avoid placing the urine-stained clothing with another laundry.
These steps for removing urine odors and stains will work with any urine, whether from your pet, child, or incontinent parent. Take the time to follow the steps carefully, and you will have the best results in removing urine smell from any item of clothing or linen. Once you have completed these steps, your home should be fresh and free of urine's annoying and embarrassing smell for good.
About Anthony Clark
Anthony Clark always had a passion for digital drawing and printing ever since he was young. He would wander around his parents' house in Phoenix, Arizona drawing various things with his older digital tablet. Be it just a memory collection or a portrayal of anything: objects, parents, school, events, etc. He received his BA in Graphic Design at San Jose State University - the heart of Silicon Valley. Now Mr. Clark is excited to present his experience coupled with some colorful dips to help shape the future of printing.