Although pets are a wonderful companion, especially dogs, more often we welcome them to our beds with open arms. However, accidental urination from dogs are the most common problems dog owners have to deal with. The effect of the constant urination or dog pee can be quite distracting and frustrating at the same time. Luckily, there are numerous well-tested ways and strategies to remove odor and pee from any type of mattress in your home. Therefore, in this article, we highlight some of the simple strategies on how to get dog pee out of a mattress. Read on to find the most fascinating, yet simple methods to deal with dog pees.
Removing Wet Dog urine from a mattress
Step 1: Soak up the urine.
In order to deal with wet pee, you need to place a thick layer of newspapers and paper towels on the soiled area. Press the towels or papers for a few minutes. This is done in order to allow the liquid to be pulled out of the mattress. Once you have soaked much urine as possible, take the soiled papers outside the dogs’ bathroom or a store them in an area where your dog always urinates. This help reinforces the expectation of bathroom habits.
Step 2: Pour some cold water on the soiled area
Once you soak towels and sip as much pee as possible, take a glass of water and pour it gently on the soiled area. Allow each pour to soak into the mattress before pouring more. Take caution while pouring on water on the fabric, you should pour the water gently to allow it soak fully the remaining urine on the mattress.
Step 3: Add drops of detergents to the wet area
In this step, you will need to add a few drops of detergents like dish detergent in small drops. Disperse the detergent evenly throughout the wet area. Ensure the mixture of detergent gets to every affected place in equal measures. Take caution to ensure that all the soiled are is fully sprayed with the detergent.
Step 4: Soak up the soapy water with new towels
Note, in this step, you should use a fresh towel. Do not reuse any papers that you had used earlier. Since doing so will only replace the urine that you had already removed. Press the new towel for a few minutes. This will ensure that the soapy water is fully absorbed and the area is ready to vacuum.
Step 5: Spray the area with a mixture of vinegar and odor persists
In order to get the best mixture, mix about two cups white vinegar and two cups of warm water and five tablespoons of baking soda into a bowl and spray dispersly on the wet area. Allow it to sit for almost five minutes before you clean it out. Caution, ensure you have gloves or protective wears while mixing the detergents, you do not want to involve yourself in another health hazard while performing the act of cleaning the mattress.
Step 6: Blot the area with new towels or papers.
Blotting the mattress with new towels will help ensure that the excess water is removed from the mattress. This will help avoid mold from forming. Ensure you blot the area until the area is slightly damp. Then dry the area with a dry vacuum cleaner in order to suck excess water from the fabric.
In addition, once the mattress is blotted and the excess soapy water is cleaned out, in order to ensure that your mattress is fully cleaned, you would consider taking it out under a shade and allow it to cooled with some fresh air. This will not only allow the odor to get away quickly, but also ensure that the mattress gets some fresh air.
Pets are our close associates, however, dogs, for instance, should be handled with care. Dog urination on a mattress is a common phenomenon and if you experience such, do not panic, just follow the above steps to ensure that your mattress is cleaned in the right way and the odor is dealt with.
Notably, the process should be carried out immediately your notice that your pet has messed your mattress. Besides, in order to avoid such occurrences, you always need to train your dog on how bathroom matters, this will ensure that they always know where they should pee each time they feel like.