Hello all, I’m cleaning up my apartment for my next tenant. The previous tenant left the place is complete disarray, including the smell of cat urine. Does anyone have a solution to solve this particular issue?
replace the carpet
Replacing carpet might not be enough. may need to treat subfloor it is penetrated through.
@Todd Marsh if replacing the carpet is not enough, I would clean the floors with water and baking soda. Then use Killz to block the odor.
Hope this helps.
Also if the house is empty buy or rent an ozone generator.
Thank you everyone for your input! Much appreciated!
@Bill Brandt I agree on ozone generator.
None of you appear to own cats. Baking soda on carpet? That won't do it.
There are carpet cleaners for carpet steam cleaners that are designed for cat/dog odor. I've also found that the ingredient in Lysol Antibacterial Kitchen Cleaner works well for getting rid of the cat odor. Of course, you then have to steam clean the carpet to get the Lysol cleaner smell out.
We have 3 cats in our house. No one who comes over realizes we have cats unless one is seen. There have been accidents over the years, but they've been dealt with in the method I described above.
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