It just happened—the moment you dread. Your beloved pet left a stain on the carpet that seems almost impossible to treat.

Before you panic, here are a few simple tricks to increase the likelihood of removing the stain and its accompanying odor for good.

When It Comes To Pet Stains, Act Fast

The good news is, you can remove the majority of surface stains as long as you act quickly.

As soon as you notice your pet has had an accident on the floor (and you’ve done the necessary disciple and training with them to help make sure it doesn’t happen again), scoop up or blot the stained area with an old towel. Absorbing as much of the stain as you can is crucial in the treatment process.

As you do so, make sure not to rub or scrub too hard. This can force the stain even deeper into your carpet fibers—making it much more difficult to get rid of.

Next, treat the area with a simple stain remover. This could be a homemade solution or a store bought cleaner that is non-toxic and safe for pets.

Don’t saturate the area with too much cleaning solution, as it leaves behind a sticky residue that makes the affected area more vulnerable to stains. Rinse the area well to remove as much soapy residue as possible, then dry it with a soft towel.

Schedule A Long-Term Solution For Stains, Odors, And Bacteria

If there are pets in the home, a professional Pet Urine Removal Treatment should be scheduled about twice each year.

The reason for this is because while spot treating pet stains when they happen is important, this won’t completely remove the stain or the odor trapped beneath.

When pets urinate on carpet and the moisture dries, potent, odor-filled crystals remain trapped deep within the carpet—and sometimes in the padding or flooring below. Even the best at-home methods can’t completely remove these pet stains and odors, meaning your carpet will remain filled with bacteria and odor-crystals unless professionally treated.

Luckily, E & L Chem-Dry in Hollywood, Florida removes 99.9% of pet urine odors and 99.2% of bacteria from pet urine in carpets—helping you rest easy from your pet stain worries.

Schedule your regular Pet Urine Removal Treatment in South Florida with E & L Chem-Dry! We’ll leave you with a cleaner, drier, healthier home—guaranteed.