Asked on Jan 6, 2019

How do I seal pet urine that went through carpet?

JoannaEdieGk

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I am going to install vinyl planking. While pulling up carpeting, I found spots from my pets on the plywood below. What’s the best way to handle these before I install my flooring? Also some spots from where the windows were left open. Thanks!

3 answers
  • Gk
    on Jan 6, 2019

    Hello Bill! You can vacuum and sweep up all the dirt and dust on the plywood sub floor and use a primer. It will seal in any urine odors.

  • Edie
    on Jan 6, 2019

    Paint using a latex paint which also seals any smell. Let dry before applying vinyl planking.

  • Joanna
    on Jan 7, 2019

    Paint the floor where the spots are with oil based Kilz primer after you wash with a 10% bleach solution. The Oder will be forever gone.

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