How To Remove Pet Urine From Carpet- Parker CO
We have all had the experience of walking into a room or building only to be greeted by an unpleasant odor. They may range from mildly annoying to downright putrid. Besides being embarrassing, malodors are also a cause real for concern. Unpleasant odors are sometimes an indication of a potentially infectious, hazardous or unsanitary condition.
Bad odors can also cause psychological or emotional stress and even physical discomfort. Spraying deodorants and perfumes simply masks odors temporarily. Odor masking is not effective for long-term deodorizing success. Effectively eliminating odors requires an understanding of the principles of deodorization. The type of odor neutralizer and application process must be chosen based on the source of the odor, type of materials affected and the degree of odor penetration. To avoid a recurrence of the malodor, we use the following procedures:
Step 1: Find and remove the source. Odor is an effect. Since every effect has a cause, our first challenge is to find and remove the cause. If the odor comes from a dead animal, you must find the carcass and remove it. If the odor is from a pet accident, we must first locate the deposit and remove it from the carpet and other surfaces before we can treat the offending odor. The same applies to odors from smoke, cooking, mold, and mildew, etc.
Step 2: Clean the affected area to remove any remaining odor causing residue. Actually, cleaning is just a continuation of source removal. Start cleaning in the source area and work outward until all residues are removed. Residues can be sticky or oily residues, crystallized materials or dust and soot. The type of reside and the material you are cleaning determines the cleaning method. For instance, removing soot from a brick wall requires different cleaning agents, tools, and techniques than removing soot from silk drapes. Depending on the odor, source removal and meticulous cleaning may be all that is required. If not, we move on to the next step.
Step 3: Recreate the conditions of penetration. If your pet has urinated on carpet. You need to put enough special Enzymes down to break down the urine salts and penetrate the carpet like the urine did. This is where specialized equipment is often required. Or for example, if the odor is from smoke, it may have penetrated into wood, fabrics, drywall and many other porous and semi-porous materials. Any deodorizing products we use must penetrate the materials in the same manner as the smoke odor penetrated in order to neutralize the odors. If odors have migrated into areas that are inaccessible, it may be necessary to use specialized fogging equipment, electronic oxidation, or dry vapor equipment. Generally, odors caused by liquids such as urine or spoiled milk that saturate porous materials must be saturated with a suitable odor counteractant. In most cases, properly applying steps 1 through 3 will achieve the desired results. If there is still an odor, we proceed to utilize an ozone machine. Call TLC Carpet Care Today-720.314.0178