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We love our pets but sometimes we don’t like the smells many of them may leave around the house.
In between the accidents and other mishaps that can happen when you have a little furball running around, these pet odor hacks will help your get your home smelling fresh and clean in no time.
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How to Get Rid of Pet Odors
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1. Get rid of urine odors with mouthwash.
Mix 2 cups of mouthwash with 1 cup of water and spray liberally on urine stains and furniture to instantly deodorize stagnant smells.
2. Get rid of pet odors in your car with a bowl of vinegar.
If you want to get rid of pet odors in your vehicle try this: Pour white vinegar in a bowl or bucket and place on the floor in front of your driver or passenger seat. Wind up the windows, open your floor vents and turn on the heat. Allow your car to run for 30 minutes before removing the bowl.
3. Use a bowl of charcoal to get rid of urine smells coming from the litter box.
Activated charcoal is wonderful for absorbing bad smells and scents, use a small bowl behind your kitty litter box or these baggies to quickly get rid of urine smells.
4. Use the natural cleaning powers of nature.
Sunlight and fresh air can do wonders for deodorizing your home. By simply opening up a few windows everyday you can help ventilate the air and diminish pet odors. Also, natural sunlight can kill odor-causing bacteria, so make sure to leave your pet’s bedding and toys in direct sunlight for a few hours a day.
5. Use a black light to find hidden stains.
There could be urine or other waste stains your pet could be leaving around the house that you do not know about. Once every week, conduct a sweep through of your rooms with a blacklight to find and eliminate these hidden stains.
6. Use a damp rubber glove to get rid of pet hair on furniture.
Put on a pair of rubber gloves and lightly wet them, use them to hand swipe your floors, furniture and other items around the home that collects pet hair.
7. Use Dawn and vinegar to wash your pet with regularly.
Some smells can linger on our pets due to their natural scent, so try giving your pet a nice bath every once in a while with a quick deodorizing shampoo of a few drops of Dawn dish soap and white vinegar.