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Old 06-12-2014, 11:12 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Getting urine smell out of carpets and furniture

My newly 2 year old son loves to pee as soon as his diaper or pants come off. Does anyone have any good homemade recipes that I could mix up in a spray bottle and use to clean up?

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We put white vinegar in a spray bottle and use it on the spot after cleaning up the urine.
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I put baking soda on the spot too after the vinegar to absorb any lingering odors.

I would suggest moth balls, but you have a little one who might eat them. I use the moth balls for a pet accidents to keep them away from returning to the spot.
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Thanks for the replies folks, I will try the straight up vinegar with a touch of some essential oil to cheer up the smell.
Baking soda, of course, makes a lot of sense; it absorba odor so well.
I have a recipe for a fabric spray made from witch hazel that I am meaning to make, and I imagine that will freshen things up further.

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You can soak citrus peels in the vinegar, makes it smell less like pickles.
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You can go to the pet store and get Natures Miracle, but rubbing alcohol works wonders too.
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Bac-out is the king. Of pee. I can't believe no one has mentioned it.
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Repeat bac-out three times. King of pee. Worth the expense.
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