What is the best way to get pet urine out of carpet and padding

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Moved into rental house and the carpet smells really bad from pet urine cat and dog how Can I clean it that will get to padding too?

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  • Peg Peg on Dec 17, 2017
    Steam clean them.

  • I was thinking the same thing. We use vinegar on the first run then steam on the second run. Such a shame landlord was to cheap an inconsiderate not to do before you moved in.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Dec 17, 2017
    The Rug Doctor rental machines are awesome- so much so we purchased one from Costco!

  • Judy Judy on Dec 17, 2017
    Can you lift this up at all? If you can, spray, and then use a veg. brush, and scrub the area. You may have to blot, and do it again. When this is fine with you, then blot again, and spray with a nice smelling scent. J.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Dec 17, 2017
    Report it to management and tell them that it should have been gone before you moved in. There is a potential for bacteria, mold or mildew growing under the carpet which is a health hazard, especially if you have kids or allergies. If they won't do anything, call the county or city and find out what your options are. I have used vinegar with great success, just make sure you get enough on there to soak into the padding and the flooring underneath. Once the vinegar finally dries the vinegar odor will go away, and then check to see if the urine smell is gone. It will also take care of any bacterial and fungal problems in the carpet and below. I would definitely go to management first.

  • Shirley Twomey Hill Shirley Twomey Hill on Jan 04, 2018
    I pulled up all carpet. Owner said ok.